The Business in Africa Narrative Report

The Business in Africa Report

Source: Africa No Filter (ANF)

2 March 2022

What’s the narrative about business in Africa?

Africa No Filter analysed 750 million business stories published between 2017-2021, on more than 6000 African news sites and 183 000 global platforms.

Stories and the perceptions they create are powerful. Stories about business in Africa – and how they are framed – directly impact individuals’ motivation and desire to set up new businesses and trade with, invest in or finance businesses.

This report shows why it’s critical to shift perceptions about business in Africa and presents over 30 trends that many analysts and business writers miss out on.