Get Involved!

Do you write, take pictures or engage in any other form of expression?

Share your passion with us and make your voice heard!

Types of contributors

Regular contributors who are willing to contribute at least once a month and guest contributors who can provide one off contributions. Regular contributors will have their bio featured on the contributor’s section of the website while guest contributors will have their name featured.

To be considered kindly send us your work. Written pieces should be thoroughly researched and in line with our guidelines.

Topics and structure

Various forms of expression including but not limited to photograph’s, book or film reviews and interviews are welcome. We understand that people express themselves in different ways therefore our aim to provide a platform for individuals with varying skills and interests to share their work. You can explore and share meaningful insight into key issues such as elections, the environment, conflict, education and public health.

We accept submissions that are 800 words or less, essays and longer reads are accepted and can be over 1200 words. Photographic submissions could be of a landmark, a group of people or anything that depicts the beauty of Africa and our world.

In consideration of editors, please refrain from using offensive language.

Editing

Once received we will edit your work and then send it to you for approval before upload.

How to submit a contribution.

  1. Send a Word attachment or photo attachment to info@thebestofafrica.org or  submissionstba@gmail.com
  2. Written work should include a title which may be changed during editing. Photo submissions should be accompanied by your social media user names and a brief description of what is depicted in the picture.
  3. If you wish to contribute regularly (at least once a month), send a bio (100-150 words) written in the third person and a picture of yourself to be uploaded to the contributors page of the website.

Remuneration

Our website is volunteer led, no one including the founder receives compensation. For regular blogging and editing, a commitment of at least 3-6 months is required. We kindly ask that volunteers meet these requirements or contribute on a guest basis. The key incentive we offer is a platform for individuals to publish their work. If you are a recent graduate or in education, this is a good opportunity for you to gain experience that will look good on your CV!

Learn more: https://thebestofafrica.org

Queries should be sent to info@thebestofafrica.org

Submissions should be sent to submissionstba@gmail.com