Global communications consultancy that understands Africa

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Positively contributing to local communities


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Named after the West African drum, Djembe Communications is a unique communications consultancy committed to amplifying an African narrative founded on opportunity, growth and innovation. An old African proverb proclaims that when the drummers change the beat, the dancers must also change their steps—and Djembe Communications strives to help our clients change theirs.


BSR 17 – “Business is Central” in Achieving Global Sustainability

The penultimate week of October saw a major gathering of some of the brightest and most influential minds in business, government and the non-profit sector. The occasion? The 25th annual BSR Conference (BSR17), which seeks…

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Djembe Sustainability Roundtable

Part 1 Our corporate social responsibility (CSR) team leads Mi Thich (Zurich), Debbie Ghamkhar (Washington, DC), Zara Bott-Goins (New York), Daniel Sievwright (Zurich) and Paschorina Mortty (London/Accra) conducted Djembe’s first internal roundtable. Across topics, ranging…

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UNESCO IPDC Talks: Powering Sustainable Development with Access to Information

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquarter in Paris was the ideal meeting point on 28 September for individuals from all corners of the world to convene in the City of Lights…

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Could BSR17 foreshadow a change in business sustainability communications?

Businesses have long seen the advantage of communicating their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. In fact, as far back as 2011, a McKinsey survey revealed that external communications were ranked second among the areas into…

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Democratizing Access to African Law to Strengthen the Continent’s Inclusive Growth

The rule of law and its application in society is widely regarded as a central pillar for achieving inclusive growth, political stability, human rights protection and good governance. Its necessary corollary and accompaniment is a…

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