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The Attention War that was COP26

The Attention War that was COP26

by Amy Harris, Senior Consultant, BrightGuide Africa In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the Attention War that was COP26 – and what cut through the noise. This time last month, it was practically impossible to avoid coming across some sort of comms

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What does meaningful work *really* look like?

By Richard Flockemann, Research and Reporting, BrightGuide Africa Why walking away from your “vocation” can be good for the soul One of the most striking elements of modern capitalism is how popular some relatively poorly paid jobs are. Jobs in academia, journalism, the civil service

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Escaping AfCFTA’s communications trap

By Richard Flockemann, Research and Reporting, BrightGuide Africa Escaping AfCFTA’s communications trap – how do we talk about AfCFTA honestly, acknowledging both its transformative potential and its unpredictable prospects of success, in ways that don’t feel either irreparably jaded, or like we’re selling snake oil?

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Call for EOIs – Research Uptake Manager (UK)

  Seeking recommendations and EOIs for the FCDO-funded Evidence Fund Job Title: Research Uptake Manager Location: United Kingdom (You will need to have the existing right to work in the UK or the ability to obtain it.) Contract type: Fixed term contract for the duration

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Call for EOIs – Communications Manager (Nairobi, Kenya)

Seeking recommendations and EOIs for the FCDO-funded Evidence Fund Job Title: Communications Manager Location: Nairobi, Kenya (You will need to have the existing right to work in Kenya or the ability to obtain it.) Contract type: Fixed term contract for the duration of the project

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Tough love: AfCFTA won’t work unless we do

by Amy Harris, Senior Consultant, BrightGuide Africa The agreement could dramatically shift the dynamics of trade and growth in the continent. But we’ve got to be honest about how much work it will take. AfCFTA won’t work unless we do. For it to succeed, African

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Are you awesome? We’re hiring.

Are you awesome? We’re hiring. The opportunity BrightGuide Africa is hiring a Junior Associate (communications, research, writing) to join us for a 12-month fixed term contract, working largely remotely. This is an ideal role for a recent graduate, who is interested in Africa, international trade