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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 a dozen countries, differing from Mali and South Sudan to D.R. Congo and Ethiopia. In order to better comprehend the visited countries he only works with people and organizations from the given countries and sticks around for several weeks. 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 The Bright Continent where he works together with the next generation of African creatives and change makers.

He currently writes a book at Pluim Publishing House.