M&G Africa was launched on May 8 2014 as one of Africa's most ambitious
digital Pan-African news publications. It brings deeper understanding to
Africa’s possibilities and difficulties today, challenges conventional views,
explores the future of the continent, and use new tools to give voice to
perspectives that both Afro-optimists and Afro-pessimists don’t want you to
It is edited by Ugandan editor Charles Onyango-Obbo.
Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, M&G Africa is published by M&G
Media, South Africa, which is 77.69% owned by Zimbabwean publisher
and entrepreneur Trevor Ncube. A 10% share each is held by the
M&G Staff Share Trust and Media Development Investment Fund and
the remaining 2.31% in shares is attributed to other minorities.