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African Journalists and Politics

Written by  The Patriotic Vangaurd Thursday, 11 August 2016 21:23
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By Gibril Koroma, Vancouver, Canada.
Somebody recently asked me whether it's okay for a journalist to become a politician and I told them there is absolutely nothing wrong with that; a journalist, a palm wine tapper, a nurse, a doctor, a lawyer, an Okada man or woman and so on can and should become politicians whenever they like as long as they can read and write and understand English which is our official language (a shame because Krio would have been a better official (...)

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