ANF Blog

1 December 2023

New funding opportunity for emerging African storytellers

Are you a content creator, performance artist, visual artist, or journalist whose work tells African stories beyond stereotypes of poverty, conflict, disease, poor leadership and corruption?

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. 
8 June 2022

8 tips to help you get rich online

Africa has more than 500 million internet users, making the continent a ripe market for digital products like blogs, vlogs, podcasts and newsletters that can be turned into money-making media outlets — something that Bella Naija founder and CEO Uche Pedro has mastered. She shared her expertise at the Africa No Filter Academy Presents: How to Monetize your Digital Platforms masterclass.

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

Call for a Wikimedian in Residence to lead the Africa Knowledge Initiative

The Africa Knowledge Initiative is a collaboration between the African Union (AU), Africa No Filter (ANF), and the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) designed to address African knowledge gaps on Wikipedia and its sister projects (e.g. Wikimedia Commons and Wikidata).

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.