Global communications consultancy that understands Africa

Who we are

Positively contributing to local communities


Bringing African perspectives to global audiences


We are committed to developing African talent



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.


Empowering the smallholder farmer

There is a Nigerian joke that goes: “An old Igbo farmer wrote a letter to his son in prison. “Emeka”, he said, “this year I won’t be able to plant yam and cassava because I…

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Africa Energy Forum 2017 – A big chance for ‘off-grid’ companies to shine

As most delegates will tell you, the primary reason for attending the Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is networking. At last year’s event, $2 billion dollars’ worth of deals were struck. In the past, these revolved…

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Impact Hubs: Innovation through community in Ghana

The Ghanaian entrepreneurial landscape is booming and impact/innovation hubs have become the beating heart and centre of this community. This is especially true for young entrepreneurs with great ideas and vision seeking likeminded people to…

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Densifying Africa’s Sustainable Energy Entrepreneurs

In 2013, the U.S. government launched Power Africa, an ambitious initiative coordinated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), aimed at doubling access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by 2030. Four years on,…

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Impact Hubs: How “Yaba” is bridging the Silicon Valley Gap in Nigeria

“Next stop: Lagos!” That was how Mark Zuckerberg announced his visit to Nigeria in August 2016. “This is my first trip to sub-Saharan Africa”, the Facebook CEO added. “I’ll be meeting with developers and entrepreneurs,…

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