artHARARE is an artist-run project that promotes and supports the development of the contemporary art scene in Zimbabwe and the Zimbabwean Diaspora.
Manyano Media is a multidisciplinary creative company that creates employment, platforms and opportunities for South African independent black queer women storytellers,
including through the Black Girl Live Fellowship.
Rele Arts Foundation’s art-driven initiatives like The Young Contemporaries, Art Summit and Nigeria in Venice project are instrumental in connecting, supporting, and amplifying contemporary artists in Nigeria.
AYA Academy has helped over 65 young
women in Ghana and West Africa establish their creative careers through programmes that educate and empower through economic development.
The Republic provides in-depth coverage of underreported stories and issues affecting Nigerians and Africans. It was recognised by Al Jazeera, Quartz and Reuters for offering serious journalism from an African worldview.
Everyday Projects is changing Africa’s visual narrative by collaborating with and empowering African photographers with skills, networks, and economic opportunities.
And meet our narrative champions who are making headlines:
Netflix is growing its footprint in Africa through original content made in Africa by Africans. It’s a much-needed step in the right direction when it comes to representation. Their latest stride is working with Lagos-based animator Uzoma Harry Dunkwu on an animated feature film that’ll be released in 2025. He’s the character designer... and a #KekereChampion.
Rape is one the hardest things to talk about, more so when survivors are men. #KekereChampion Onyango Otieno is using his experiences of violence to get men to talk openly about trauma. His interview with BBC sheds more light on his mission.
bird – our story agency, which is shifting narratives about Africa, one story at a time, now has over 30 media partners signed up to take our content. Yay! See some of our favourite stories below: