• we make and tell the world Africa's amazing stories

    producing kickass content and content creators across Africa

  • Stuff We Do

    ...and do really well

    original and branded short and mid-form content development with brands and organizations in Africa

    community and marketplace of pan-African content creators commissioned by aKoma

    a six-month paid content fellowship for multi-media content creators in East and West Africa

    an open source platform for written and visual content available to African creators and the public

  • Our Mission

    aKoma’s mission is to boldly astonish, delight and engage the world about Africa and its people

    By relentlessly delivering stories that capture the essential vibe of the continent, showcasing amazing storytelling talent

    And do it better than anyone else

  • Founders

    Zain Verjee

    CEO and co.founder

    Zain has range. A journalist, master interviewer, CNN international anchor and storyteller. Bona fide Kenyan woman, with a massive love for the African continent.

    Chidi Afulezi

    COO and co.founder

    A Naija boy true and true, Chidi has serious product and business chops from his time as an exec at top media and entertainment brands such as Time Warner, Sony Music and CNN.

  • we are story tellers

    we are creators

    we are a tribe

    we are aKoma

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