What’s Communiqué about?

Communiqué is a publication that analyses the media business in Africa.

It’s the perfect resource for media and technology entrepreneurs, creators, investors, scholars, and marketing communications professionals looking to make sense of the opportunities within the African media ecosystem.

In the past year, Communiqué readers have learned about Paystack’s media strategy, the opportunities in Africa’s creator economy, and how Netflix is approaching its market in Africa.

The newsletters arrive twice a month on the first and third Tuesday, 7 AM (GMT+1).

Here are some reasons to subscribe

  1. Ideas and opportunities. There are high-quality ideas and opportunities for anyone looking to understand how to build a great media business in an emerging economy. Communiqué gives you the insight and resources you need while exposing you to the frameworks for working through those ideas.

  2. Community. As a subscriber, you will connect with some of the smartest and most ambitious entrepreneurs and creators on the continent.

  3. Smart analysis. In a noisy world, Communiqué brings you analysis crafted with care and attention to detail, expert reporting, and research.

Here’s what people are saying

  • "David's dispatches from the African tech scene introduce me to companies and entrepreneurs who are as fascinating as they are unfamiliar. The sharp analysis and quality-over-quantity approach to newslettering makes it stand out." - Casey Newton, Publisher, Platformer.

  • “As a marketing and communications consultant who gives strategic advice to clients on content and media, Communiqué provides me with actionable insights on the African media landscape.” - Femi Falodun, CEO at ID Africa.

  • “Communiqué is arguably the most valuable resource to understanding the trends and changes we’re seeing in African media.” - Ope Adedeji, Managing Editor at Paystack.

  • “As a media entrepreneur and community catalyst within Africa’s tech and innovation scene, I’ve found the insights and commentary provided by Communiqué useful and stimulating.” - Andile Masuku, Head of Community at Founders Factory Africa.

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