Unstoppable Africa

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Creating movement through stories.

A boutique media advisory firm focusing on groundbreaking communications products and vehicles in emerging markets.

On Line

Communications and media advisory

We work with our partners on organization-wide communications strategy, including audience and channel strategy, digital and platform development, team design and competency development.

On Point

Content and storymaking

A core competency of theZVG team is holistically using different story development techniques to create content experiences and deploy messaging that excite and delight our partners’ audiences.

On Stage

Live events

theZVG brings an exciting live engagement programming and events framework that navigates at all levels and powers dialogue, from one-day high-level intimate meetings to multi-day productions with audiences in the thousands.


We work with our partners to co-create impactful connections with audiences, with the clear and simple intention to shift narratives.

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Unstoppable Africa

A global event online and on-stage highlighting opportunities on the African Continent.

The center of gravity for Africa during UNGA with a cutting-edge agenda, spectacular location and layout, and dynamic conversations.

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The African Narrative

A creative talent accelerator that served as a talent discovery and creative lab for Africa’s story makers. Over 100 creatives from 20 countries were part of 4 Amplify cohorts. With the support of the MasterCard Foundation, each fellow received $500 per month for the duration of the program.

Arts & Culture
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Qatar Economic Forum

Positioning Qatar as a gateway to Africa.

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Nimble, responsive and on-message.

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A digital and content play tackling misinformation.



We are explorers who thrive in the open spaces of imagination, inspiration, and possibility.

Our mission is to create movement through story. theZVG was created to bring a unique flavor with carefully curated, audience-focused principles, a lean delivery methodology and a deep rolodex, all infused with a proudly African DNA.

We do this with a lean, diverse, multidisciplinary team of all ages and backgrounds. we deploy our solutions on platforms that provide reach and relevance and use digital technologies that are proven and validated for our partners' success.

We ensure the most diverse voices are represented in our work and strongly believe in the role of the creative as the most important agent of a community’s soft power.


Comms Strategy

Speaker curation

Content and Storymaking

Digital platform

Event Creation

Senior team

theZVG is made up of a team of heavy-hitting strategists, communicators, digital influencers and content creators doing what we believe is magical work.

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Zain Verjee

Founder & CEO

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Chidi Afulezi

Managing Partner

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