Filomena Silva Filomena Silva

Investigative Journalist

Background: Filomena Maria Tavares Correia e Silva is the director of A Semana, a leading weekly newspaper in Cape Verde considered to be a model for media in Africa. With close to 30 years of experience and expertise, Silva is a highly regarded journalist in Francophone Africa and is an active advocate for press freedom, human rights, and media pluralism in West Africa. In the early 1990s, she was one of the leaders of the West Africa Journalists Association and served on the board of the Media Foundation for West Africa.

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