Africa Is A Country’s humorous tag line says a lot about the website – ‘The blog that's not about famine, Bono or Barack Obama’. And so does its ironic title, which refers to the fact that the Western world often lumps the continent’s vastly different nation states under the banner of Africa – assuming some sort of homogenous whole.

Africa Is A Country attempts to ‘re-imagine’ Africa, while critiquing the lazy journalism that is trotted out so often by so many mainstream Western media institutions.

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The Congolese Media Observatory (OMEC) is an organisation exclusively reserved for journalists.

It is a totally independent structure that monitors journalists’ ethics, and promotes their rights and professionalism. It is a non-profit association that was created in Kinshasa on 20 November 1998.

OMEC organises workshops, conferences and seminars on subjects related to the integrity of the press, the professional treatment of information, and the safety of journalists.

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