Published in 4M ABIDJAN 2012

Img 4M_AbidjanCanal France International (CFI) is organising the fifth session of its itinerant 4M forums in Abidjan. Held on 29 and 30 November, the event features conferences, debates and workshops on the theme of "Internet in Sub-Saharan Africa, issues and new practices".

Around a hundred professionals from French- and English-speaking Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe will be sharing their experience of the web, including experts in telecommunications, journalists, bloggers, analysts and regulators.

The two days will be geared around plenary conferences and workshops.

Topics to be discussed by participants in 4M Abidjan will include:

  • An updated overview of new media in Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • The dual, complementary role of traditional media and new players on the web;
  • Feedback from bloggers and journalists;
  • The place occupied by new media in the public debate.
Published in 4M ABIDJAN 2012

Jeudi 29 Novembre 2012



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