Tag: Class of 2017


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 and experiences that create opportunity and inclusion for youth entrepreneurs by allowing …


Meet Rama Yade

  Rama Yade is a Senegalese-born French politician and the author of several books. She served as the French Secretary of Human Rights from 2007 to 2009, and the Secretary of Sports from 2009 to 2010. She was the Permanent Delegate of France to UNESCO from December 2010 to June 2011. She was vice president of the centre-right Radical Party until …


Meet Ndaba Mandela

Ndaba Mandela is the co-founder and co-chairman of the Africa Rising Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting a positive image of Africa around the world. He as the co-host of An evening with the class of 2017 alongside with Tais Araoju (a renowned Actress from Latin America). We are proud of his achievement and we name …



Imagine a world where you are called by your talents and last name is your gift? A world where the first thing you ask another human being is not, “what is your name?” or “where are you from?” instead the first thing we are programmed to find out is what talents and gift each human …


MIPAD partners with The Commonwealth Africa Summit 2018

Did you know that more than 300 global and African thought leaders, eminent and emerging leaders from Africa and other parts of the Commonwealth, and friends of Africa will converge at the 5th Annual Commonwealth Africa Summit on March 12th – 15th 2018 in London, United Kingdom?    MIPAD will be present at the Commonwealth African Summit …

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GoodNews !!! Canada Officially recognize the International Decade for People of African Descent

Just recently the Government of Canada through her Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, officially recognize the International Decade for People of African Descent. This announcement  came as a result of  concerned citizens and organizations from across Canada, including the Federation of Black Canadians, who need the help and support of the Canadian Government. In the Prime Minister’s …


Celebrating an Icon of Excellence, Wizkid

  Just recently @wizkid (AKA Ayodeji Balogun) was bestowed as the Best International Act 2017 by the @MOBOAwards in which a category that included music heavyweights like Jay-Z, Drake, Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar. He received many praises from Nigerian leaders where he is from,  such as the  Ex-President Of Nigeria, Vice President, Ex-VP and Well wishers all around …