We have a track record of delivering pan-African and regional programmes right across the continent for high-profile individuals, multi-national investors and campaigning organisations.

As well as a specialist Africa expertise in our London office, Portland’s Nairobi team acts as a valuable resource for insight, news and information on Africa, guiding client strategies and providing world-class tactical capability in Kenya and East Africa.

Across highly diverse markets, we pride ourselves on managing our network effectively, ensuring uniformly high standards and providing clients with a single contact point. Our Nairobi team is integrated into a network of top agencies across Africa.

We are experts in integrated communications in Africa. Our pioneering study, ‘How Africa Tweets’, measured how Twitter has impacted communications throughout the continent.

Our experience:

  • Providing global media relations for the annual Prize and Index announcements for the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
  • Advising on digital and media strategy for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Africa.
  • Highlighting the socioeconomic contributions of SABMiller.
  • Conducting a global perceptions audit and advising on external affairs strategy for Tullow Oil.
  • Supporting thought leadership and profile raising for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.


For more information about Portland’s work in Africa, please contact Robert Watkinson.