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Moses Busher Coordinates Life-Changing Support for Villagers in Malawi

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Diasaster, Education, Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

   Ambassador Moses Davide Busher is the Regional Director for Africa (stationed in Malawi) for the Yorghas Foundation, which is headquartered in Poland. The organization focuses on women’s maternal health, human rights for youth and women, and proper education. Most recently, though, Busher tells us of critical needs following floods in Malawi. They’ve been able to provide basics for …

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Geofrey Julius is Creating a Competitive Education and Entrepreneurship Environment in Tanzania

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Education, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Geofrey Julius is a young entrepreneur and dedicated solution provider when it comes to education that brings the best opportunities to youth. As the Chairman and CEO of ICESA-AFRICA headquartered in Tanzania, Geofrey Julius aims to build leaders with skills and experiences that matter in upper-level business settings. Through a combination of training, conference events, and programs, ICESA-AFRICA is bringing …

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Olusiji Aina is a Development Economist Working to Improve Financial Inclusion and Sustainability

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Economic Development, energy, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Ambassador Olusiji Aina has a collective string of years in finance, energy, and economic development that puts him at the top of governing leaders’ list for go-to on anything that touches the economy in Nigeria. As a Board Member of the US-Africa Trade Council, Co-Chair of the Kogi State Economic Advisory Council, and the founder of Optiss Ventures, an agribusiness …

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Omar Bah is a Former African Refugee Running for the US Congress on a Platform of Humanitarianism

In Africa Innovators and Influencers, Politics, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Omar Bah lives in Rhode Island and is the Founder of the Refugee Dream Center, a place of resources and opportunities offering a hand up as opposed to a handout. Omar is also a former journalist who endured captivity and torture before escaping from his homeland in Africa. Now, an accomplished trauma counselor, author, and a visible advocate for creating …

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Maka Ibrahim Helps Orphans and Widows in His Community in Uganda

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Human Rights, Poverty, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Maka Ibrahim has a mission; a mission he says was inspired by his brother. As CEO of Lift Up Hope, Maka works hard to create opportunities for education, sheltering, jobs, and more in his home village of Bugiri in eastern Uganda. Lift Up Hope is a Community Based Organization that seeks to help provide basic necessities to build up the …

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Igweshi Augustine Creates Platform for Youth To Simulate UN Diplomacy

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Global Youth Engagement Model United Nations GYEMUN-3 is happening May 6-7, 2022 REGISTER HERE Igweshi Augustine is the Director of the Center for Peace Advocacy and Sustainable Development based in Nigeria. He is also the President of the African Transformer Institute. An experienced convener and multi-award-winning youth leader, Igweshi annually organizes the Global Youth Engagement Model United Nations (GYEMUN). The …

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Ahmed Abdelatif is a Sudanese Diplomat Particularly Focused on Renewable Energy

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Economic Development, energy, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Ahmed Abdelatif of Sudan has been focused since young adulthood on international affairs and diplomatic service; something for which he can thank his mother.  Today, having already served his homeland in diplomatic roles in a multitude of countries, Ahmed is taking an “education” break to continue working on his Masters in International Relations in Scotland.  Upon completion, he looks forward …

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HM Dr Uba Iwunwa Uses Her Artistry and Monarchy to Help African Widows

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Peace, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Her Majesty Dr. Uba Iwunwa is an actor, vocal artist, and awarded humanitarian, referred to as the “Empress of Peace.” Using her own personal story of overcoming gender challenges, she is carrying on the royal legacy her father left her to impact the world with her talents and her leadership abilities. Her Majesty (of the African Dynasty of the Monarchy …

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HE Ambassador Henry Andako Works Every Aspect of Economy Building to Advance Kenya

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Economic Development, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

HE Amb. Henry Andako is the Executive Director of the National Council of NGOs and the Founder of the Henry Andako Foundation based in Kenya. The collective works of the network of organizations he leads create large-scale opportunities that impact locals first and then spread throughout the country. They are working with education, entrepreneurship, employment, infrastructure like energy, and much …

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H E Dr Favour Ayodele is a Nigerian Presidential Candidate Dedicated to Solving Governance Issues

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Politics, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

His Excellency, Dr. Favour Aydoele is running for the presidential seat in Nigeria for the 2023 election. In this interview with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Host Mary Kurek and her Co-Host, James Akan, H E, Dr. Ayodele takes a deep dive into the problems he sees and how he plans to move the country forward through the African Intellectual Resource …