1. A24 Media’s Yebo is a nine-episode documentary series exploring history, agriculture, and an explainer series called How It Works. The production was used to create a three-month digital storytelling course, which had 60 students from 28 African countries. The series reached an audience of 3300 on Facebook and YouTube.
2. bird Story Agency celebrated a year of telling alternative stories of Africa. Born from insights from our How African Media Covers Africa report, bird stories connect the continent through better representation by profiling innovators, artists,
entrepreneurs, and people and communities flipping the script on stereotypical narratives.
3. Six women artists from Senegal, Mali, Togo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, and Ghana and 15 artistic groups in West Africa took part in Visa For Music 2021, a seven-day artists residency organised by ANYA as part of their mission of empowering women creatives with the skills to turn their creativity into sustainable livelihoods through training, mentorship and networking opportunities. It culminated in a festival viewed by an audience of over one million.
4. Artist Ibrahim Mahama made the news for a unique project that turns old aeroplanes into a community learning space where young people attend free lectures on the physics of flight, computer science, basic engineering, conservation and history.