ANF Blog

25 May 2023

The dream of a united Africa is alive, but xenophobia and lack of free trade remain a challenge

25 May – Johannesburg, South Africa: Africa has more success in the international arena, with Africans elected to positions of significant power within international organisations. However, the continent still faces significant challenges when it comes to promoting continental integration through free trade, peace and security, infrastructure and cultural diplomacy. These are some of the findings from the recently launched literature review, One Africa: Pan-African dream or reality?, by narrative change organization Africa No Filter.

10 May 2022

Africa No Filter and Thomson Foundation partner to deliver a disruptive journalism course

10 May, Johannesburg: Narrative change organisation Africa No Filter has partnered with the Thomson Foundation for a groundbreaking digital course called African Stories: A guide for journalists on how to tell better stories about Africa.

21 April 2022

Call for a Wikimedian in Residence to lead the Africa Knowledge Initiative

The Africa Knowledge Initiative is a collaboration between the African Union (AU), Africa No Filter (ANF), and the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) designed to address African knowledge gaps on Wikipedia and its sister projects (e.g. Wikimedia Commons and Wikidata).

21 April 2022

Greta Thunberg speaks for Africa when it comes to climate. Where are Africa's voices?

21 April 2022, Cairo: Africa has become the face of the global climate crisis, yet Greta Thunberg has emerged as the continent’s leading voice of advocacy - even among African activists, according to the newly launched report, Climate Change in Africa: Are Africans sleepwalking to disaster?

28 March 2022

Experts say this is how Africa can take ownership of its business narratives

Johannesburg, 28 March 2022 - “Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will glorify the hunter. The same can be said about the media, ‘until the lions have their own journalists the news coverage of the hunt will glorify the hunter,” said Yasmin Kumi, award-winning entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Africa Foresight Group.

15 March 2022

Africa No Filter and Meta announce the next generation of XR creators in Africa

14 March – Lagos, Nigeria: Africa No Filter and Meta today announced the next generation of Extended Reality (XR) creators in Africa with six recipients selected from the Future Africa: Telling Stories, Building Worlds program.

1 March 2022

Un nouveau rapport met en lumière les discours persistants sur les affaires en Afrique, alors que le potentiel du continent continue d'être négligé

    2 Mars 2022, Nairobi : Africa No Filter et AKAS, le cabinet international de conseil en stratégie de communication, ont publié aujourd'hui un nouveau rapport, intitulé le rapport narratif sur les affaires en Afrique, qui met en évidence l'existence d'un certain nombre de récits problématiques sur les affaires en Afrique, à la suite d'une analyse complète des environnements médiatique, numérique et universitaire internationaux et africains.
1 March 2022

New report on narratives on business in Africa shows another ‘scramble for Africa’ by foreign powers is underway in international media

    2 March 2022, Nairobi: There is another scramble for Africa according to international media, but this time it is about who can best profit from the continent’s business opportunities.
25 February 2022,  Arekpitan I. Ikhenaode

7 steps to get your book published

How do you turn a manuscript into a book? The Africa No Filter Academy fireside chat with literary magazine founder and publishing expert Nancy Adimora was deep-dive into the business of books.