Nigerien journalist and feminist activist, Mariama Keïta, Died at 72

  Activist, Media

Mariama Keïta was born in 1946, in Niamey and died on October 29, 2018, Turkey.

She was Niger’s first woman journalist and feminist activist.

She started as a supervisor and moderator of a daily paper and on general society radio station La Voix du Sahel.

Keïta took an interest in the advancement of the Constitution of Niger in 1993, which permitted the holding of the main just races of the nation.

From 2003 to 2006, she was the leader of the Higher Council of Communication (CSC), the body in charge of the direction of the nation’s media.

Amid her last long periods of her profession, she filled in as the executive of La Voix du Sahel.

Keïta is the primary Nigerien lady to be a writer when the calling was considered solely for men in Niger.

A women’s activist dissident and figure, she was a pioneer in the protection of ladies’ rights in Niger.

Keïta is the organizer of non-legislative associations and ladies’ relationship in Niger, a gathering of around fifty structures.

Keïta is likewise the head of one of the nation’s first NGOs, the Association for Democracy, Freedom and Development.

She passed away at the age of 72, following a long illness.


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