Category: My Africa

Dorcas Ndegwa

International Day for People of African Descent

Today, 31st August 2022, marks the second time celebrating the International Day for People of African Descent. Through this Observance the United Nations aims to promote the extraordinary contributions of the African diaspora around the world and calls for elimination of all forms of discrimination against people of African descent. According to the U.N., 2020 …

Dorcas Ndegwa

Muhammed Lamin Saidy Khan

Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan is an award winning Pan African Advocate of the year 2018 and was named as 100 most influential young people leaders in Africa in 2019. As a human rights activist he organised widespread protests to get long Gambia dictator Yaya Jammeh to step down. Muhammed Lamin the Movement Coordinators of Africans Rising …

Dorcas Ndegwa

Meet Kwame Opoku

Kwame Opoku  is a Ghanaian footballer who plays as a forward for USM Alger. Opoku began his career at Division One League side Nkoranza Warriors, before signing for Asante Kotoko. In 2020, Asante Kotoko announced that they had signed him from Nkoranza-based club Nkoranza Warriors on a three-year contract. He scored a brace to earn a win …

Dorcas Ndegwa

Celebrating Africa Day

Did you know Africa Day was formerly known as African Freedom Day and African Liberation Day?  In case you don’t know, Africa day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity on 25th May 1963. It is celebrated in various countries on the African continent, as well as around the …

MIPAD

Are you a MIPADian?

At the time we started this journey, we knew that having influence as a person of African descent is meaningless until it is connected to support the protection of human rights and the dignity of our people. Fast forward to 2020, many of our honorees are on the fore front of leveraging their influence to …

MIPAD

The future starts NOW

        What does Excellence mean? According to Oprah Winfrey, Excellence is seen as your Personal Brand and when people come in contact with your Personal brand,  you become unforgettable. And that is the effect we are creating for the continent called AFRICA. We at the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD),  it …