Press Releases

23 August 2022

Africa No Filter launches The Last Mile Film Fund for African filmmakers

23 August, Dakar: In recognition of the power of film to change narratives, Africa No Filter has launched a fund that will provide grants to filmmakers in the final stages of production.

20 July 2022

New handbook outlines how journalists can write about Africa beyond stereotypes

20 July 2022, Johannesburg: 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. 

30 June 2022

Africa No Filter Launches the Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund to Empower Emerging African Creative Talent

    30 June Lagos, Nigeria: Africa No Filter, a donor collaborative working to transform stereotypical narratives of Africa, has launched the Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund. 
10 May 2022

Africa No Filter and Thomson Foundation partner to deliver a disruptive journalism course

10 May, Johannesburg: Narrative change organisation Africa No Filter has partnered with the Thomson Foundation for a groundbreaking digital course called African Stories: A guide for journalists on how to tell better stories about Africa.

21 April 2022

Greta Thunberg speaks for Africa when it comes to climate. Where are Africa's voices?

21 April 2022, Cairo: Africa has become the face of the global climate crisis, yet Greta Thunberg has emerged as the continent’s leading voice of advocacy - even among African activists, according to the newly launched report, Climate Change in Africa: Are Africans sleepwalking to disaster?

28 March 2022

Experts say this is how Africa can take ownership of its business narratives

Johannesburg, 28 March 2022 - “Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will glorify the hunter. The same can be said about the media, ‘until the lions have their own journalists the news coverage of the hunt will glorify the hunter,” said Yasmin Kumi, award-winning entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Africa Foresight Group.

15 March 2022

Africa No Filter and Meta announce the next generation of XR creators in Africa

14 March – Lagos, Nigeria: Africa No Filter and Meta today announced the next generation of Extended Reality (XR) creators in Africa with six recipients selected from the Future Africa: Telling Stories, Building Worlds program.

1 March 2022

Un nouveau rapport met en lumière les discours persistants sur les affaires en Afrique, alors que le potentiel du continent continue d'être négligé

    2 Mars 2022, Nairobi : Africa No Filter et AKAS, le cabinet international de conseil en stratégie de communication, ont publié aujourd'hui un nouveau rapport, intitulé le rapport narratif sur les affaires en Afrique, qui met en évidence l'existence d'un certain nombre de récits problématiques sur les affaires en Afrique, à la suite d'une analyse complète des environnements médiatique, numérique et universitaire internationaux et africains.