We’re taking up space: we’ve been nominated to receive the Most Influential People of African Descent’s 2021 Hall of Fame Award for “outstanding service and contribution to changing the narrative of Africa”.
ANF's executive director made the Quartz Africa Innovators 2021 list: Moky Makura is one of 26 women who made the list. The women are from 12 countries and 15 sectors, whose impact shows the power that’s unleashed when bold women
We’re building the next generation of the internet with Facebook: The future of the internet is fully immersive. We’ve partnered with Facebook to support creators who are pushing the boundaries of digital storytelling through augmented and virtual reality.
We (nearly) broke the internet: We received over 6,000 downloads and thousands more views of our How to Write About Africa in 8 Steps: An ethical storytelling handbook.
You (nearly) broke our mailbox: our funding season ended at the end of August. We received just over 3500 applications from 65 countries (only 48 of which were in Africa). We’re currently reviewing applications.
We are using our voice … Three op-eds: Hear what we have to say about the narrative around climate change in Africa, how
african elections are contributing to stereotypical narratives and who is to blame for vaccine inequality.
Where Nigerian entertainment goes, the rest of the continent follows: Read our August Twitter report to find out which Nigerian TV show trended in 45 African countries.
We asked Google for the most searched topics in
Africa: Jobs, sports betting, and Covid-19 continued leading searches in Africa. Read the report here.
As part of our work to highlight trends, conversations and the people leading them, we set out to find out who is influencing education in Africa on social media platforms: Meet the top 5 accounts influencing Twitter conversations about education in Africa.
Boost your brand and hustle: ANF Academy and Boost with Facebook are hosting a series of digital marketing workshops for journalists, creatives and artists. Sign-up here.
We discussed why stories are essential with a prolific poet: Efe Paul Azino dropped gems on creativity, history and memory in shifting narratives. Catch up with the Insta Live
Stories worth sharing. It takes a collection of stories to create and shift narratives: bird, our story agency, is doing it one alternative story at a time, and you can read some of them here. Content is free to use for media platforms. Contact email@example.com to become a publishing partner.