L'Écho du Katanga

L'Écho du Katanga ('The Echo of Katanga') was a French-language weekly newspaper published from Elisabethville, Congo-Leopoldville.[2] l'Écho du Katanga was founded in 1929 by Jean Decoster.[3] It replaced Journal du Katanga, which had been founded in 1911.[4] The newspaper promoted European settlement in Congo.[2] Later Decoster's son, Albert Decoster, took over the post as the editor of l'Écho du Katanga.[3][5][6]

l'Écho du Katanga
EditorAlbert Decoster
Founded1931 [1]
LanguageFrench language
Ceased publication1962

L'Écho du Katanga was closed down in 1962.[4]

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  1. ^ Mukala Kadima Nzuji [fr] (1984). La littérature zaïroise de langue française: 1945-1965 (in French). Paris: Éditions Karthala. ISBN 978-2-86537-100-6.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ a b Nomenclature des journaux & revues en langue française du monde entier. Paris, Les bureaux de l'Argus, 1937, p. 535.
  3. ^ a b World's Press News and Advertisers' Review. World's Press News Publishing Company, Limited. February 1951. p. 105.
  4. ^ a b Ainslie, Rosalynde. The Press in Africa: Communications Past and Present. New York: Walker, 1968, p. 122.
  5. ^ Young, Crawford. The Politics of Cultural Pluralism. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1976, p. 178.
  6. ^ Gwendolen Margaret Carter (1966). Politics in Africa: 7 Cases. Harcourt, Brace & World. p. 195.