We are Nurmara - the Africa-focused content specialists. We produce high quality commentary and analysis on African affairs, and help companies and organizations communicate better through bespoke, end-to-end content partnerships.

Nurmara’s daily e-mail brief is essential reading for anyone interested in Africa-related business, policy and development. It’s no-nonsense, authoritative style is a refreshing and positive addition to the media landscape.

Arnold Ekpe

Non-executive director

Crown Agents Bank

What We Do.

We help companies and organizations communicate better through high quality content, events, and strategic partnerships. We believe content, quality and strategy are the key to effective engagement, and offer end-to-end services tailored to your needs.

Nurmara’s content partnerships cover branding and marketing, media outreach, content production and distribution, as well as live event services. Run by a team of media professionals with decades of combined experience, Nurmara offers a unique blend of expertise in global, Africa-focused business media, bringing a fresh and modern approach to the challenge of effective communication. Nurmara is your ideal Africa-focused content specialist.

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The media has a vital role to play in changing misconceptions about Africa among international business, but this requires more credible, reliable and high quality sources of information. Nurmara represents exactly that, and I would gladly recommend them for those seeking a strong content partner.

Rt Hon Lord Boateng

The Nurmara Team

Lanre Akinola

Nurmara’s Editor, Lanre has worked at leading news and information companies including the Financial Times and Bloomberg. A respected commentator and writer, he has also edited African Business Magazine, and is a Desmond Tutu Leadership fellow.

Christopher Thompson

Chris is the banking columnist for Reuters (Breaking Views). He has previously worked as a Lex columnist at the Financial Times covering EMEA, as well as a correspondent on numerous other desks for publications including the Sunday Times, TIME and the Economist Intelligence Unit.

James Knight

James has worked in strategic communications, government relations and investor relations for over a decade. Starting his career in Westminster in London, James worked with Governments and businesses to effectively run communications programmes and campaigns around the world. Recently, James became the Director of Communications for an international NGO and an African focused investment group in Mauritius, before starting Swift Communications in 2018.


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