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MY ROOTS IN AFRICA

My Roots in Africa Project is a unique project designed by the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD), in support of the Great Green Wall Initiative, to further close the gaps between Africa and its global diaspora by enabling people of African…

Most Influential 100 (MIPAD) Honourees Educate Audience On Dynamics of Accessing Capital

A panel of notable business leaders have called on entrepreneurs to, amongst other things to do, build the profiles of their companies in order to facilitate their access to capital. This call was made at the annual reception organized in Lagos by the…

Canada as Gold Standard for UN International Decade for People of African Descent

  Canadians Recognized among World’s Most Influential People of African Descent Several Canadian trailblazers are named as part of the 2019 cohort of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Under 40. These finalists will receive the recognition at the MIPAD…

Meet Colette Otusheso

  Colette Otusheso is an experienced, value-driven marketing, communications and project management professional with a proven record of championing organizational wide initiatives within cross-functional teams. Colette has worked with well-established global and local organizations including VIACOM International Media Networks Africa and MNET Africa.…

Meet Jacqueline Nwobu

Jacqueline Nwobu is the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Munaluchi Bride Magazine, the leading and nationally distributed wedding magazine and online wedding marketplace; which caters to multicultural couples and serves the $200 billion wedding and events industry. Since the launch of Munaluchi in 2010, Jacqueline…

Meet Akinyi Ochieng

Akinyi Ochieng is a Gambian-Kenyan strategist and social impact leader. As Corporate Communications Manager at leading fintech company WorldRemit, she drives high-impact social innovation and global communications and policy programs across the Global South, with a keen interest and passion for Africa. Ms.…

Meet Abel Makkonen “The Weeknd” Tesfaye

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born 16 February 1990), better known by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, dancer and record producer.[3] His work has been categorized as alternative R&B.   In 2010, he anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name “The Weeknd” and released…

Meet Ola Brown

Dr. Ola Brown is a medical doctor, a trainee helicopter pilot and an entrepreneur who founded West Africa’s first indigenous air ambulance service, the Flying Doctors Nigeria which saves hundreds of lives across the West & Central African region every year especially in the…

Meet Velile Nhlapo

  Velile Nhlapo has been Group Executive of Strategy at Impala Platinum Holdings Limited since November 2018 and he was its Member of Executive Committee from 2018 until November 2018. Mr. Nhlapo served as General Manager of Styldrift at Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited…

Meet Benjamin Benaim

  Mr. Benjamin Benaïm is a Co-Founder of Seedstars. Mr. Benaïm has been a Founding Partner of Seedstars SA since November 2012. He is an Advisor to Chief Executive Officer at official.fm since May 2012. Mr. Benaïm acts as a Complementary duo with the…

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