oa Global Media Journal - African Edition - The role of the media in Africa's development : from vision to reality
|Article Title||The role of the media in Africa's development : from vision to reality|
|© Publisher:||University of Stellenbosch|
|Journal||Global Media Journal - African Edition|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||172 - 180|
|Keyword(s)||Empowerment, Media, National development plans and Strategic visions|
African countries have prepared long-term plans and strategic visions for their national development that capture their aspirations, and these commonly include becoming industrialized by 2020 or at the latest 2030. However, the realization of these visions is constrained by several challenges. This paper will briefly examine the factors impeding implementation, and the positive role the media could play in accelerating the process.
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