Press Releases

1 March 2022

New report on narratives on business in Africa shows another ‘scramble for Africa’ by foreign powers is underway in international media

    2 March 2022, Nairobi: There is another scramble for Africa according to international media, but this time it is about who can best profit from the continent’s business opportunities.
23 February 2022

Representation is top of mind for the latest artists funded by the Africa No Filter Kekere Storytellers Fund

How do you tell a story powerfully? Represent yourself. That’s the theme in the stories that will be produced by 11 emerging and mid-career artists selected to be in the second cohort of the Kekere Storytellers Fund.

24 January 2022

African artists to produce career-defining projects as part of the Africa No Filter Emerging Artists Fellows program

Johannesburg – Monday, 24 January 2022: What does a formerly enslaved Gambian have in common with Basotho food, the kitenge textile found in East Africa and Dada pottery from Kwara State in Nigeria?

24 January 2022

Des artistes africains vont réaliser des projets déterminants pour leur carrière dans le cadre du programme de bourses pour artistes émergents de Africa No Filter

Johannesburg — Lundi 24 janvier 2022 : Quel est le dénominateur commun entre un ancien esclave gambien la nourriture basotho, le textile kitenge que l’on trouve en Afrique de l’Est et la poterie Dada de l’État de Kwara au Nigeria ?

18 January 2022

Une nouvelle initiative médiatique pour mieux appréhender la couverture de l'Afrique par les médias internationaux

Johannesburg - Lundi 17 janvier 2022 : The Africa Center, basé à New York, l'organisation pour le changement de discours Africa No Filter, Media Monitoring Africa et l'Université du Cap (UCT) ont uni leurs forces pour développer l'indice mondial des médias qui suivra et mesurera la manière dont l'Afrique est couverte par les principaux médias internationaux.

18 January 2022

New media initiative to put global media’s coverage of Africa under the spotlight

Johannesburg – Monday, 17 January 2022: The New York-based The Africa Center, narrative change organisation Africa No Filter, Media Monitoring Africa and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have joined forces to develop the Global Media Index that will track and measure the way Africa is covered by top global media outlets.

6 December 2021

Africa No Filter and Meta announce a new fund to improve Virtual Reality in Africa’s storytelling

6 December 2021, Johannesburg: Africa No Filter, a narrative change organisation, and Meta have announced a partnership to launch the “Future Africa: Telling Stories, Building Worlds” program. It's aimed at boosting the use of Virtual Reality in Africa’s storytelling.

11 November 2021,  Africa No Filter

Corruption is the most common story Africa’s youth hear about the continent

Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi - 10 November 2021: Young people in North Africa are unlikely to befriend, date or marry someone from sub-Saharan Africa. This revelation was made in the ‘One Africa?’ report which unpacks narratives about Pan-Africanism and continental integration.