In recent months, the historic media Jeune Afrique, which has just lost its founder, has gone through a period of turbulence following the difficulties caused by the pandemic and its transition to digital.
His imposing aura and his interpersonal skills contributed to the immense success of Jeune Afrique, which is sometimes referred to as the 55th state of the continent. Present in Africa since the beginning of independence, the company, which has become a powerful group, dominated the continent almost without any valid competition until the early 2000s.eune Afrique is losing its founder today in a complicated context marked by the financial problems of the group, which has had two recovery plans in a few months. Between the switch from paper to digital format and the Covid-19 crisis, the group went through a small crisis. Its weekly magazine has become a monthly and the group has planned to cut 21 jobs out of a total of 134, with a team more dedicated to digital formats.