Djembe Communications expands scope in Africa
Djembe Communications, the Pan-African communications consultancy firm, has increased its African presence, by winning new clients, earning additional industry accolades and recruiting new team members.
Djembe recently established offices in Accra, Ghana to support client projects in West Africa and another office in Rabat, Morocco, which will serve as a hub for the Maghreb region, and plans to establish an office in Mauritius to further solidify its position across the continent.
Djembe has been recognised with top industry awards this year, highlighting the agency’s strategic and creative capabilities is the SABRE Award for Best Live Event category, Hermes Creative Award for Djembe Insights Roundtables, Premios Lusos Awards for Public Relations Agency of the Year.
The company’s managing director, Mitchell Prather, said, “our growth is a mirror image of what we are witnessing with clients, who are actively pursuing opportunities in the region.”
She noted that the company was implementing impactful communication programmes to support its growth strategies, while building strong reputations for its clientele on the global stage.
“We are, therefore, delighted to be working with quality clients in the private and public sectors, as together we look to change Africa’s narrative to one of a region with enormous potential. These industry awards are a testament to our solid growth and performance over the last two years,” she said.
The new team members include, Debbie Ghamkhar, to serve as Country Manager of the U.S., Walid as the consultancy’s Digital Director and Country Manager of Morocco and Toyin Dania as Djembe’s Country Manager in Ghana. There were other recruits in Angola, Mozambique, Nigeria, Switzerland and the UAE.
Prather also stated, “I am incredibly excited that we have embraced the Consultancy’s vision of being the communications partner of choice for Africa by recruiting people that are passionate about their careers and passionate about the region. By bringing such talent on board to develop informed reputation management strategies we will continue to make a meaningful impact for our clients, our consultancy and the region.”