Meet the inaugural class of ‘Africa No Filter’ Academic Fellows!

After a rigorous review process of 191 applications, and interviews with 18 candidates, Africa No Filter is proud to announce our first cohort of Academic Fellows. Their research will span more than 15 African countries and investigate African narratives across a variety of story-telling mediums and topics.

They are:
Asihene Kofi 🇬🇭
Fungai Machirori 🇿🇼
Babajide Owoyele 🇳🇬
Gladys Kalichini 🇿🇲
Molemo Moiloa 🇿🇦
Loubna El-Mkaouar 🇲🇦
Kwabena Opoku-Agyemang 🇬🇭
Gideon Chitanga 🇿🇼
Mphathisi Ndlovu 🇿🇼
Maame Nikabs 🇬🇭
Daniel Oloo 🇰🇪

Read more about the selected fellows and the exciting work they’re embarking on:

About Africa No Filter

ANF is a donor collaborative funded by Ford Foundation, Bloomberg, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Luminate, Open Society Foundation, Comic Relief and the Hilton Foundation.  We support the development of nuanced stories that shift existing, stereotypical narratives about Africa through research, grant making and advocacy. ANF’s goal over time is to leave an empowered narrative change ecosystem and an informed community of storytellers who work more deliberately to change harmful narratives about Africa.  

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