Category: Press Release

Dorcas Ndegwa

MIPAD Intensifies Efforts at Uplifting People of African Descent Worldwide

The Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD), a global civil society, has resolved to re-double its efforts towards elevating global Black narratives and uplifting our people & continent at every opportunity it gets. This is one of the take-outs from its global team retreat, held in Accra, Ghana from Friday, 4-6 February, 2022.   …


MIPAD Hosts Recognition & Awards Ceremony, Unveils 2020 Global List

The Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Recognition and Awards ceremony recorded massive success on Sunday, Oct 5th as outstanding personalities and high achievers across the globe were acknowledged and their contributions towards African advancement in these unprecedented times applauded. This year’s edition commenced with the MIPAD 2020 week which featured leadership workshops, personal …


Most Influential People of African Descent Honors Under 40 in New York City

NEW YORK CITY, October 1st, 2018 – In support of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent 2015-2024, the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD), a global civil society initiative, will honor young high achievers of African descent from around the world. This prestigious event will take place on October 3rd …


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 entire adult life, from his university years at Macalester College in Saint …

Delegates of African Union

African Union Diaspora Headquarters to be established in Accompong Jamaica

  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 24 January 2018 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- African Union Permanent Ambassador to the USA, Hon. Dr. Arikana Chihombori Quao, has re-affirmed the decision to establish an African Union Diaspora Headquarters in Accompong Jamaica during the official ceremony to mark the anniversary of the signing of the Peace Treaty between the Accompong Maroons and …