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Increasing access
to content

At AfriContent, we believe that sharing knowledge on global challenges facing Africa, is the key to enable local communities to influence the sustainable development debates and negotiations.

UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré

about us


AfriContent is an independent non-profit organization based in Geneva, the heart of international governance.
The goal of the organisation is to enhance sustainable development and strengthen Africa’s inclusiveness in international debates, by sharing knowledge on global challenges with focus on Africa.

Our priority areas:

Information Communication and Technology (ICT)

Information Communication and Technology (ICT)

Climate

Climate

Agriculture

Agriculture

Trade

Trade

Why AfriContent?


At AfriContent, we believe that the population of Africa need to have better access to the information and analysis on global challenges facing their home continent.

AfriContent gives open access to reliable, accurate, and timely information and analysis that serves as indispensable tools for academics, policy makers and influencers among others.

Headquartered in Geneva, the heart of international governance and multilateral diplomacy, AfriContent has access to many high level international gatherings and actors. This gives AfriContent an advantage to create opportunities for dialogues that bring African voices and perspectives into international arena .

Our initiatives

 

Gapeli Project

Gapeli provides a new experience by allowing quality live-remote viewing and participation in important events.
 

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Content institute

Content institute is a knowledge transfer platform connecting a wide variety of stakeholders with interests in Africa.

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Content Lab

Content Lab is a project that encourages Content-related innovations.
 

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Team

Yves-René Kayonga
Co-Founder and CEO
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Solange Ingabire
Co-Founder
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Brice Besançon‬
Platform Developer
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Eddy-Patrick Donkeng‬
Project Development
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ADVISORY BOARD

Anne-Rachel Inné
VP of Government Engagement for ICANN
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Dr. Alistair Soyode
Founder and Chair of BEN TV
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Ian Warden‬
Co-founder of Treehouse Digital Marketing
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Adiel A. Akplogan
VP, Technical engagement of ICANN
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Yves-René Kayonga
Co-Founder and CEO
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Partners

Business Day Ghana
Business Day Ghana
treehouse digital marketing
Treehouse digital marketing
Africa21
Africa21
Ben Television
Ben Television
Unesco
Unesco
Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation
Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation
Penplusbytes
Penplusbytes
Maïsha TV
Maïsha TV
JournAfrica!
JournAfrica!
Chinafrica
Chinafrica
African Media Agency
African Media Agency
The World Trade Organization
The International Telecommunication Union
The International Telecommunication Union
Ellen Macarthur Foundation
Ellen Macarthur Foundation
DIF Disruptive Innovation Festival
DIF Disruptive Innovation Festival

News

Gapeli Miniplayer

AfriContent is proud to announce that Gapeli Miniplayer will be launched in the first quarter of 2017

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ITUWORLD 2016

AfriContent and Gapeli are the official media partners of the ITUWORLD 2016, taking place in Bangkok, Thailand from 14-17 November.

View more November, 2016

World Bank Group

AfriContent is content partner with the World Bank Group for their 2016 Spring Meetings.

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AfriContent at the WEF in Davos

AfriContent attends the annual conference of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

January, 2016

The Content institute

The Content institute to be launched in mid-2017.

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WTO Tenth Ministerial Conference

Gapeli to broadcast live the WTO's Tenth Ministerial Conference.

View more December, 2015

Valletta Summit on migration

Valletta Summit on migration Live at Gapeli.org

View more November, 2015

The Disruptive Innovation Festival

AfriContent is proud to be an official collaborator of DIF2015.

View more November, 2015

Chinafrica

Chinafrica.info est notre nouveau partenaire media.

View more October, 2015

ITU Telecom World 2015

AfriContent is the official media partner of ITU Telecom World 2015 Taking place from 12-15 October in Budapest, Hungary.

View more October, 2015

Africa Media Agency

Africa Media Agency (AMA) becomes AfriContent media partner.

View more September, 2015

BEN Television

Based in London is now AfriContent media partner

View more August, 2015

Gapeli Content Platform

An Initiative by AfriContent, is set to launch on the 30st September 2015.

View more August, 2015

WTO Public Forum

This year's World Trade Organiasation’s (WTO) Public Forum will be the launching event for the Gapeli Content Platform.

View more September, 2015

A big welcome
to Anne-Rachel Inné

Anne-Rachel who is currently the VP of Government Engagement for ICANN Is now a member of the AfriContent advisory team.

View more August, 2015

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