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Archive of the posts written by author : Segun MIPAD.

Meet the Speaker : Djibril Diallo

With over 35 years of experience in international relations, Dr. Djibril Diallo serves the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network (ARDN) as President and Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Dr. Diallo leads ARDN’s global “Pathway to Solutions” initiative which aims to popularize the…

Class of 2019 Nominations Open Oct 5, 2018. Have you met Kamissa Camara?

  Just recently the Malian re-elected President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita appointed and named 35 years old Kamissa Camara as Minister for Foreign Affairs on his cabinet. Before we go deep into let’s talk about her previous roles before she became Foreign Affairs Minister for…

Meet the Men behind ATIGS Group

  Bako Ambianda is the Founder, Chairman, & CEO of Labacorp Group, a diversified portfolio of businesses and strategic investments in key economic sectors spanning manufacturing, construction, power, agribusiness, real estate, and exhibition among others, with operations in five countries. The Group notable…

Meet Nina Marina Barbosa da Silva

She has been an IT Executive for more than 16 years, with international experience in writing, mentoring and serving as a technology business manager. She considers herself an African born in the Diaspora knowing that being of ‘African Descent’ is something more inherent in…

Meet Jaha Mapenzi Dukureh

Jaha Dukureh is a Gambian women’s rights activist and anti-female genital mutilation campaigner. Dukureh became the first UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for Africa. Dukureh was subjected to female genital mutilation in The Gambia when she was a little more than a week old.…

Have you heard of AKOIN ?

So what is AKOIN you may ask?  Stick around let’s tell you more. Akoin is a new cryptocurrency from visionary changemaker Akon and is the foundation of the Akoin Ecosystem – a unique global venture that offers an abundance of digital and in-real-life platforms…

A MIPAD Initiative called TechSolves

    In September 2015, the General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With that in mind MIPAD following the Number 16 SDG goal (Peace and Justice Strong Institution) We introduce you to; TechSolves…

MIPAD host Class of 2018 at Nigeria Stock Exchange

MIPAD hosted a function at the Nigerian Stock Exchange headed by Mr. Oscar N. Onyema (OON) with Class of 2018 of  Nigerian Origin which was graced by the former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the person of H.E Namadi Sambo (…

Statement by MIPAD on the passing of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Atta Annan

  MIPAD is profoundly saddened and deeply affected by the news of the passing of Secretary-General Kofi Atta Annan. Mr. Annan has been a wonderful example to all of us at MIPAD. He was a champion of internationalism and human rights for his…

The Intra-African Trade Fair 2018

    According to  African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the main reason why Intra- African trade is low is due to lack of Access to Trade and Market Information compared to that of Europe (59%), Asia (51%), and North America (37%). To curb this challenge,…

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