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Akunna Cook: Shaping Africa’s Global Image Through Media

Change Africa Podcast In this episode of the Change Africa Podcast, Akunna Cook, the founder and CEO of Next Narrative Africa, shares her unique journey and vision for transforming Africa’s global narrative through media. The conversation began with an exploration of Cook’s transition from her career in policy and diplomacy to the realm of media and entertainment. She emphasized the […]

Africa Is Ready For Its Next Narrative

Smart policies and investments can help reimagine a more prosperous and inclusive creative network in Africa—and beyond. Six months into my former role as the Biden administration’s Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, I found myself at a very swanky private club in New York City, sitting across the table from a tech investor. One of my key […]

Next Africa Now

Next Narrative Africa recently gathered 100 Black investors, entrepreneurs, leaders, and changemakers from across the African diaspora on Martha’s Vineyard to collaborate and strategize on ways to shift the narrative about investing on the Continent and build wealth together. We are grateful to Congressman Steven Horsford, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Congressman Greg Meeks, Ranking Member of the […]