As a growing body of African journalists continue reporting on the technology and business sectors, we want to showcase and celebrate these individuals. Wimbart’s African Media Spotlight will feature a writer or publisher each month who is communicating Africa’s stories with the vigour and insight that they deserve, bringing them out from behind the pen and shining the light on their skills and perspectives.

Jacqueline Mahugu, Standard Group

What led you into journalism and what would you be doing if you weren’t a journalist? I got into journalism because I always loved stories – reading and writing them – as evidenced by my decision to study English and […]

Ciku Kimeria, Quartz Africa

Never has it been more important to own the stories of African brilliance and innovation in the world media. In our spotlight this week is Ciku Kimeria, Africa Editor, Quartz Africa, who shares her journey from consulting to her accidental […]

Abraham Augustine, TechCabal

This week we feature Abraham Augustine, Senior Writer at TechCabal. Abe speaks about his journey into journalism which began with his love of writing poetry and fiction, before landing his first opportunity in tech and development journalism. What led you […]

Juliana Olayinka, Channels TV

In our latest conversation with a leading journalist focussed on telling stories of African innovation, broadcaster Juliana Olayinka, from ChannelsTV, explains how her childhood love of reading and curiosity about storytelling led her into journalism. She also tells us about […]

Victor Oluwole, Business Insider Africa

This week we feature Victor Oluwole, Head and Editor at Business Insider Africa. Victor talks about his journey into journalism, the importance of audience engagement and why everyone wants a piece of the African pie. What led you into the […]

Ogheneruemu Oneyibo, TechPoint Africa

This week we feature Ogheneruemu Oneyibo, Reporter at TechPoint Africa, whose innate curiosity led her into journalism and the art of masterful storytelling. Ogheneruemu sees writing as an art with the power to help shift a more empowered narrative of […]

Tom Jackson, Disrupt Africa

In our latest edition of Wimbart’s African Media Spotlight series, we feature Tom Jackson, Co-founder of Disrupt Africa, an online newsletter for all news and information regarding Africa’s tech startup, investment and ecosystem. He tells us about his early fascination […]

Lehlé Baldé, Businessday Weekender Nigeria

This week we feature Lehlé Baldé , Editor of BusinessDay Weekender which is the weekend publication for BusinessDay – a daily business newspaper based in Lagos. It has both daily and weekend titles circulating in Nigeria and Ghana. She tells […]

Justin Norman, The Flip

This week we feature Justin Norman, Founder of The Flip – a podcast and newsletter exploring contextually relevant insights from entrepreneurs changing the status quo in Africa. Justin tells us how he was inspired to start his podcast, the sectors […]

Uche Okoronkwo, CGTN

This week we feature Uche Okoronkwo, Anchor at CGTN Africa. She talks about the dangers of a single African story, why she loves tech and how the continent’s dynamic culture leads to great storytelling opportunities. What led you into the […]

Tage Kene-Okafor, TechCrunch

For our third edition of our African Media Spotlight series we spoke to Tage Kene-Okafor, Reporter at TechCrunch. He talks about how he would be a founder if he wasn’t a journalist, why fintech is still grabbing his attention and […]

Sam Wakoba, TechMoran

Our second Wimbart African Media Spotlight features Sam Wakoba, Founder and CEO of Techmoran. The series brings writers and publishers out from behind the pen to shine a light on their skills and perspectives of the African tech and business […]

Koromone Koroye, TechCabal

As a growing body of African journalists continue reporting on the technology and business sectors, we want to showcase and celebrate these individuals. Wimbart’s African Media Spotlight will feature a writer or publisher each month who is communicating Africa’s stories […]