How do African media outlets portray politics, economics, and cultural life in their own countries and in the broader region? Aanu Adeoye (The Continent), Moky Makura (Africa No Filter), and Yinka Adegoke (Rest of World) join Judd Devermont for a lively discussion on how increased media coverage on Africa and a focus on human-interest stories can foster unity and drive continental potential. Guests also discuss the impact of Tanzanian President Magufuli’s previous denial of Covid-19, and Africa’s path to economic recovery over the next few years.  

Background Readings:

The country where Covid-19 doesn’t exist: Nothing to see here, says Tanzania’s president – The Continent

Unfinished Business: Magufuli’s Autocratic Rule in Tanzania – Marielle Harris  

Africa’s diversified economies are set to rebound quicker than its extractive giants – Yinka Adegoke

How African Media Covers Africa – Africa No Filter 

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