Edward DeMarco was Bloomberg foreign policy editor in Washington, directing U.S. diplomatic and United Nations coverage and working with reporters throughout Africa. He’s now a consultant to the African Union-linked Institute for Peace and Security Studies in Addis Ababa and publishes a blog on change in Africa: africabrain.posterous.com. DeMarco has shaped extensive coverage of Africa, from UN Security Council action on Sudan peacekeeping to U.S. policy toward South Africa to award-winning reporting on the return of multiparty elections in Democratic Republic of Congo. As a side project, DeMarco has developed a Facebook social-brainstorming game on energy, environment, African development and other challenges, played so far in 20 countries. In 2011, DeMarco helped launch the American Chamber of Commerce in Zambia with the involvement U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Kenyan-born and Africa-focused speaker and consultant passionate about a new African narrative.
I’m consulting with brands, agencies & nonprofits across the African subcontinent to communicate with a new generation of Africans online.
I am also Technology Pundit for NTV and various local & international media.
International Speaker on New Media, Innovation & The African Technology Renaissance.
In my spare time I curate African Animated Films and share the 75 year history of African animated cinema. In 2011 I did this for CinemAfrica in Stockholm, Forum for the Future of Africa in Bayreuth and in Saarbrucken, Germany.