About

Learn more about our mission to positively change the narrative about Africa and the team helping to fulfill this mission

Mission

Our mission is to positively change the narrative about Africa.

The Africa I Know initiative was founded to showcase African success stories and to narrate Africa's rich history. We hope that this will inspire young Africans and enable them to actively contribute to the future of the continent.

Three Pillars



Inspire

African hidden figures - all over the world - are engaged in successful careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and more. The Africa I Know sheds light on their journeys through a set of interviews to inspire young Africans. We hope their advice from learned lessons will guide the next generation to reach its full potential.

Inform

Africans - both in the continent and abroad - are making strides to solve Africa's most dire problems. We highlight all the exciting ways in which Africans are leveraging technology to solve the continent's problems, in the areas of education, health, agriculture, etc.

Educate

"Until the lion tells his side of the story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunters" -African proverb.

We give voice to historians from the continent to provide a balanced recounting of Africa's rich history. We also publish analyses of contemporary issues through a historical African lens.

Team

Meet these African researchers, academics, engineers, entrepreneurs, scientists, historians, students who are helping realize the mission.

Adji

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Senegal

Awa

Managing Editor

Senegal

Redouane

Contributing Editor

Morocco

Chambi

History Editor

Tanzania

Franck

Translator

Cameroon

Zikra

Contributing Editor

Mali

Awa

Contributing Editor

Senegal

Fama

Social Media

The Gambia

Brian

Translator

Kenya

Debbie

Contributing Editor

Nigeria

Imane

Translator

Morocco

Oumaima

Contributing Editor

Algeria

John

Contributing Editor

Cameroon

Beatrice

Translator

Kenya

Salamata

Social Media

Guinea

Amal

YouTube

Tunisia

Biko

Senior Historian

Nigeria

Louisa

Social Media Advisor

Namibia

Mouhamadou

Web Developer

Senegal

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