It should go without saying that the most credible and authoritative voices on African politics are African residents themselves. But how do we give a voice to the voiceless, to those that actually possess the legitimacy and authority to talk about the political realities of their own countries?
Last week, I decided to leave my job as a journalist because I felt the industry wasn't doing justice to its talented writers. I wanted to leave in a way that would make my parents laugh and do justice to my position as viral video editor. I came up with this video.
The founding team of La Jeune Politique sees the changing world of journalism not as a death threat but as an opportunity. While the rest of the world is talking about the lack of jobs, this most dedicated team of young people has decided to create their own.