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.


Africa’s Mysterious Mobile Gaming Industry

At first glance, a description of African market realities may sound like a mobile game developer’s dream. A continent where two-thirds of the population are under the age of 24 and where smartphones are dominating…

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Africa Business Day: Dialogue between the private and public sector

Opportunity and necessity have invigorated a general interest among European businesses and government agencies for the African continent. One of the consequences of this emerging trend has been the German push for an African equivalent…

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Looking back at this year’s Africa Energy Forum

Djembe’s Drummers from Angola and Nigeria, with support from our Swiss-based Drummers, attended the 19th African Energy Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 7-9 June. This premier forum gathered over 2000 of the top decision-makers across…

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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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