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Want to learn more about my work as an independent journalist covering sub-Saharan Africa? Please listen to the podcast below (in Dutch)

Daaf Borren (1989) journalist, author and speaker

Daaf studied International Relations and 

International security at the University of Groningen during which he developed a sincere interest for sub-Saharan Africa. 


After working as an investigative journalist and a humanitarian advisor respectively, he started as an independent journalist on the African continent in 2017. Since then he covered background stories in over ten countries, differing from Mali and South Sudan to Ivory Coast and Ethiopia. His work can be found in Dutch, Belgian and international media (written, audio and visual).

At the same time he is the founder and editor-in-chief of a platform called The Bright Continent where he works together with talented African journalists and photographers. Repeatedly he was asked to speak at events and radioshows concerning this platform. 

He is currently writing a book at Pluim Publishing House.