We produce evidence-based insights on the impact of the current stereotypical narratives on the continent's development

Our research partners are Facebook, AUDA-NEPAD, The African Union Commission and the Africa Centre in New York.

See our reports at the links below.

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

Who is influencing African youth?

Africa – Innovator or Imitator? Exploring narratives around Africa’s technological capabilities

New report shows Africa’s creative and cultural industries are lacking local support


Climate Change in Africa: is Africa sleepwalking to disaster?


The Business in Africa Narrative Report shows another ‘scramble for Africa’ by foreign powers is underway


Africa’s youth proud to be African but believe the continent’s too expensive to explore, new report finds


Research: How African media covers Africa


Literature Review: African youth and the impact of narrative


Literature Review: Academic writing on African narratives


Research: Africa in the U.S Media


Research by ANF Academic Fellows

Kwabena Opoku-Agyemang

Gideon Chitanga

Loubna El Mkaouar

Fungai Machirori

Kofi Asihene

Molemo Moiloa

Daniel Oloo Ong’Ong’a

Maame Nikabs and Mphathisi Ndlovu