DIA joins The Continent!!!

The Continent Issue 6
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All of us at Democracy in Africa are thrilled to announce that we are joining The Continent, the brilliant new venture from Simon Allison and the team at Mail&Guardian. As many of you will know, The Continent brings together fantastic writing from journalists across Africa and, what is more, makes it available to you for free. From now on every issue of The Continent will also bring you the latest research from those from and working in Africa, curtesy of DiA.

The second collaboration is out now and features Idayat Hassan’s exciting insights into the way that fake news is hurting efforts to combat COVID19 in Nigeria.If you would like your research to be considered for future editions, just send us an email!

Download the latest edition and Idayat’s article here: The Continent Issue 7 – 30 May 2020

Past issues

The Continent Issue 6 – 22 May 2020

How Mauritius beat the pandemic and other stories

DiA collaboration: Zac Chiliswa’s hard hitting analysis of the way that religion is hurting the fight against COVIC19 in Africa.

The Continent Issue 3 – 2 May 2020

On the frontline: stories of heroism and hope

The Continent Issue 2 – 25 April 2020 

How not to handle a pandemic

The Continent Issue 1 – 18 April 2020

Life inside the lockdown


How much does The Continent cost?

It’s FREE.

What is The Continent?

The Continent is a new weekly newspaper that brings together the best reporting on Africa. It is written by journalists across the continent, in partnership with the Mail & Guardian, the continent’s leading independent newspaper.

Why share it on WhatsApp?

By using the same viral networks exploited by disseminators of disinformation, the publication aims to counter the fake news on people’s phones with real news.

How do I subscribe?

To receive your copy of The Continent, email ‘SUBSCRIBE’ to TheContinent@mg.co.za or WhatsApp us on +27 73 805 6068.


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