L'Écho du Katanga

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l'Écho du Katanga
Type Weekly
Editor Albert Decoster
Founded 1931
Language French language
Ceased publication 1962
Headquarters Elisabethville

L'Écho du Katanga ('The Echo of Katanga') was a French-language weekly newspaper published from Elisabethville, Congo-Leopoldville.[1] l'Écho du Katanga was founded in 1929 by Jean Decoster.[2] It replaced Journal du Katanga, which had been founded in 1911.[3] The newspaper promoted European settlement in Congo.[1] Later Decoster's son, Albert Decoster, took over the post as the editor of l'Écho du Katanga.[2][4][5]

L'Écho du Katanga was closed down in 1962.[3]


  1. ^ a b Nomenclature des journaux & revues en langue française du monde entier. Paris, Les bureaux de l'Argus, 1937, p. 535.
  2. ^ a b World's Press News and Advertisers' Review. World's Press News Publishing Company, Limited. February 1951. p. 105. 
  3. ^ a b Ainslie, Rosalynde. The Press in Africa: Communications Past and Present. New York: Walker, 1968, p. 122.
  4. ^ Young, Crawford. The Politics of Cultural Pluralism. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1976, p. 178.
  5. ^ Gwendolen Margaret Carter (1966). Politics in Africa: 7 Cases. Harcourt, Brace & World. p. 195.