ANF Blog

30 June 2022

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

    • The $30,000 fund is powered by Heirs Insurance and Heirs Life Assurance
    • Open to journalists, filmmakers, content producers, visual and performing artists
    • Projects must amplify entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in Africa
25 February 2022,  Arekpitan I. Ikhenaode

7 steps to get your book published

How do you turn a manuscript into a book? The Africa No Filter Academy fireside chat with literary magazine founder and publishing expert Nancy Adimora was deep-dive into the business of books.

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.

28 January 2022

Storify Africa Fellowship - Be a Part of the First Cohort of Fellows

The Storify Africa Fellowship trains, supports and builds the capacity of young and emerging African storytellers to tell those stories. In doing so, Fellows help organisations shift entrenched stereotypes, and highlight their impact in a way that avoids reinforcing damaging narratives about Africa.

24 January 2022

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

These are some of the stories produced by 11 emerging artists taking part in the Africa No Filter Emerging Artists Fellows program, making it possible for upcoming and mid-career artists to work on career-defining projects.

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

Voici quelques-unes des histoires produites par 11 artistes émergents participant au programme de bourses pour artistes émergents de Africa No Filter, permettant à des artistes en début ou en milieu de carrière de travailler sur des projets déterminants pour la suite de leur carrière.

18 January 2022

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

L'indice mondial des médias examinera 20 grandes plateformes médiatiques internationales afin d'analyser la manière dont elles racontent l'histoire de l'Afrique, quelles voix sont entendues, quels sujets sont prioritaires et comment ils sont couverts. L'index mondial des médias mettra également en évidence les meilleures pratiques en matière de reportage sur le continent.

18 January 2022

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

The Global Media Index will put 20 leading global media platforms under the microscope to analyse how they tell Africa’s stories, whose voices are being heard, which topics are prioritised, and how they are covered. The Global Media Index will also highlight best practices in reporting on the continent.

6 December 2021

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

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