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Archive of posts published in the tag: Politics & Governance

Meet David Moinina Sengeh

  David Moinina Sengeh is the Chief Innovation Officer for the Directorate of Science, Technology, and Innovation in Sierra Leone. He is a TED Senior Fellow. In May 2018 Sengeh joined the Office of the President of Sierra Leone, working as chief innovation officer. He ensured that each child…

Meet Carolyn Joy Ratzlaff Parker

  Carolyn Parker is a U.S. Foreign Service Officer who joined the State Department in 2011. Currently, she is the Visa Chief at U.S. Embassy Abuja, where she runs a multinational staff that is part of the largest visa processing operation in Africa.…

Meet Aya Chebbi

Aya Chebbi, an award-winning Pan-African feminist. She is the first African Union Youth Envoy and the youngest diplomat at the African Union Commission Chairperson’s Cabinet. She is the founder of multiple platforms such as Youth Programme of Holistic Empowerment Mentoring (Y-PHEM) coaching the next generation…

Meet Akua Gyekye

Akua Gyekye is Facebook’s Public Policy Manager for Africa, where she focuses on issues relating privacy, safety and security, freedom of expression, the impact of the Internet on economic growth, and new opportunities for democratic engagement across Sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining Facebook, Akua…

Meet Aisha Augie-Kuta

  She is is a Nigerian photographer and filmmaker based in Abuja. She is a conservative Muslim and Hausa from Argungu local government in northern Nigeria. She won the award for Creative Artist of the year at the 2011 The Future Awards. She currently works as the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Kebbi State, Nigeria…

Meet Áurea Carolina de Freitas e Silva

Áurea Carolina de Freitas e Silva is a sociologist, political scientist and Brazilian Marxist, elected to the Municipality of Belo Horizonte for the Socialism and Freedom Party. She is an activist of the struggles for the inclusion of women, youth and the black population. She was elected federal deputy in the general…

Madam President: Congratulations to Ethiopia’s first Female President

Ethiopia just made history as she elects her first female president in the person of Sahle-Work Zewde, making her become the first female head of state in Africa. To us that’s huge and a big deal. Words reaching us is that the Ethiopian prime…

THANK YOU: Nomination for Class of 2019 Now Open!!!

The Recognition Week for the Class of 2018 ended on a delighted note with Honorees all smiles and cheers in attendance was the First lady of Sierra Leone in person H.E Mrs. Fatima Maada Bio who was the valedictorian speaker for the Class…

Meet Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings, MP

Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings, MP is the eldest daughter of the 1st President under the 4th Republic of Ghana Jerry Rawlings (1993–2001) and former first lady Nana Konadu Agyeman (1993–2001) . She currently works in General Practice. She has participated in various foundations and initiatives championing women’s and children’s…

Meet Yohannes Mezgebe

Yohannes Mezgebe is co-ordinator AU Talks, African Union (AU). Mezgebe is the Service Delivery Manager, at the African Union Commission. Prior to that, Yohannes was Founding President of the Ubuntu Leadership Institute and founding member of Africa 2.0. In 2013, Yohannes was appointed in…