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2 December 2022

New report on innovation in Africa finds youth believe the next Mark Zuckerberg could come from the continent

Africa’s youth prefer using local innovations and believe that the next tech billionaire could come from the continent, according to the recently launched Africa – innovator or imitator? Exploring narratives around Africa’s technological capabilities report by Africa No Filter. 

10 November 2022

IPASA’s 2022 Annual Review of South African Philanthropy

Separately, a dustpan and a brush are of little use. Together, they can help to sweep a house clean. This is the power of unity - greater, long-lasting impact. Read more on page 57.

3 November 2022

The specialist news agency, bird, today announced Ndu Okoh as its new Editor- in-Chief

A partnership between the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a call for applications to ensure creative voices find a space in the public awareness campaign marking the 20th anniversary of the AU, known as AU20.

20 September 2022

New report on Africa’s creative and cultural industries finds youth admire creatives, but they won’t spend on their work

Africa’s youth love local films and admire creatives, but they don’t read books by African authors for pleasure or spend on creative products, according to the newly launched Africa's Soft Power: Can Africa’s creativity transform the continent? report by Africa No Filter.

3 August 2022

New handbook outlines how journalists can write about Africa beyond stereotypes

Narrative-change organization Africa No Filter is challenging stereotypical news about Africa with its latest handbook, Why Change the Way We Write About Africa?A storyteller’s guide to reframing Africa.

22 July 2022

AU Media Fellowship: 15 AU Media Fellows selected to advance Africa’s Agenda 2063 through storytelling

To ensure Africa is at the forefront of defining its own narrative and promoting the continents’ development framework Agenda 2063 to African and global audiences the African Union (AU) Information and Communication Directorate (ICD) launched the African Union Media Fellowship. 

22 July 2022

A ‘good news law’ for Africa?

The old media adage, ‘if it bleeds, it leads’, giving priority to bad news, has been the guiding principle for much of the mass media. Should African media organisations be compelled by law to include ‘good news’ in their output? asks Moky Makura.

12 May 2022

We Want More Young, Famous and African

The reality show fits neatly into the category of celebrity content that thrives on drama, scandal, beef, and over-the-top displays of luxury, to hook audiences. But there’s more to it than that, which is why it’s important.