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New report on innovation in Africa finds youth believe the next Mark Zuckerberg could come from the continent
Africa’s youth prefer using local innovations and believe that the next tech billionaire could come from the continent, according to the recently launched Africa – innovator or imitator? Exploring narratives around Africa’s technological capabilities report by Africa No Filter.
IPASA’s 2022 Annual Review of South African Philanthropy
Separately, a dustpan and a brush are of little use. Together, they can help to sweep a house clean. This is the power of unity - greater, long-lasting impact. Read more on page 57.
The specialist news agency, bird, today announced Ndu Okoh as its new Editor- in-Chief
The award-winning Nigerian journalist has held positions in top regional and global news and media houses including Agence France Presse, The Nation Media Group and The Standard Group.
How Lewis Hamilton showed the world the positive side of Africa
Two high-profile visitors recently came to Africa, but while one shone the light on a broken continent, the other portrayed a vibrant, beautiful one. Moky Makura contrasts the outcomes of USAID’s Samantha Power and F1 champion Lewis Hamilton’s visits to Africa.
New report on Africa’s creative and cultural industries finds youth admire creatives, but they won’t spend on their work
Africa’s youth love local films and admire creatives, but they don’t read books by African authors for pleasure or spend on creative products, according to the newly launched Africa's Soft Power: Can Africa’s creativity transform the continent? report by Africa No Filter.
New handbook outlines how journalists can write about Africa beyond stereotypes
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.
AU Media Fellowship: 15 AU Media Fellows selected to advance Africa’s Agenda 2063 through storytelling
To ensure Africa is at the forefront of defining its own narrative and promoting the continents’ development framework Agenda 2063 to African and global audiences the African Union (AU) Information and Communication Directorate (ICD) launched the African Union Media Fellowship.
A ‘good news law’ for Africa?
The old media adage, ‘if it bleeds, it leads’, giving priority to bad news, has been the guiding principle for much of the mass media. Should African media organisations be compelled by law to include ‘good news’ in their output? asks Moky Makura.