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9 March 2022

Media Newsletter - 28 February

Podcasts are taking Africa by storm as more storytellers turn to the medium to build digital communities and possible revenue streams. Nairobi-based Africa Podfest has been tracking the development of podcasting in Africa since 2018, when the organisation launched their crowd-sourced database of African podcasts and podcasters.

9 March 2022

ANF February Newsletter (French)

Le mois de février a été mémorable ! Nous avons lancé un rapport narratif inédit, nous avons utilisé notre voix pour réclamer davantage d'histoires alternatives sur l'Afrique et nous avons annoncé la deuxième cohorte du Fonds Kekere pour les Storytellers.

2 February 2022

ANF January Newsletter (French)

L'année 2022 a démarré sur une bonne note. Nous avons débuté la deuxième année de Africa No Filter sur une note positive avec notre premier rapport annuel. Deux projets de ANF ont suscité l'intérêt des médias, et notre communauté de champions du discours comprend désormais la première cohorte du programme de bourses pour artistes émergents et le premier blogueur culinaire de Côte d'Ivoire.

2 February 2022

ANF January Newsletter

2022 kicked off on a high note. We started year two of Africa No Filter on a high note with our first annual report. Two ANF projects got the media talking, and our community of narrative champions now includes our first cohort of the Emerging Artists Fellows programs and Ivory Coast’s first food blogger.

31 January 2022

Media Newsletter - 31 January

Still think TikTok is for prepubescent teens showing off their dance moves? Think again. Tiktok is becoming the go-to social media platform for publishing news content. And some publishers believe that paying more attention to Tiktok and Instagram will be a game-changer. Spanish start-up Ac2ality is what happened when TikTok meets news. They built up around 3 million followers for a service that includes a one-minute round-up of top stories.

31 January 2022

ANF December Newsletter (French)

Cette année ne se résume pas à Omicron, aux coups d’État et aux élections en Afrique. En revanche, le continent a obtenu sa première cryptomonnaie de conception africaine. La Tanzanie a remporté son premier prix Nobel de littérature.

31 January 2022

ANF December Newsletter

This year wasn't just about Omicron, coups and elections in Africa. On the flip side, the continent got its first homemade Cryptocurrency. Tanzania won its first Nobel Prize for Literature. David Adjaye became the first black person to be awarded the UK’s highest honour for architecture. The West African superfood grain fonio won an award for being an outstanding new product, and the Time 100 list of the most influential people featured seven Africans this year.

31 January 2022

Media Newsletter - 31 December

Thinking of launching a news website? Now might be the right time to start. Inflection Point International has revealed that with consistency you could earn more for smaller audiences, measured as page views, than equivalent media in Latin America and Southeast Asia. Also, 57% of the African digital newsrooms have won national awards and 28 per cent had won international awards in recognition of their work.