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Godfrey Chacha Works to Prepare Youth for Success in Tanzania

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

Godfrey Chacha is a Youth Development Specialist at the Prime Minister’s Office in the United Republic of Tanzania. His work focuses on programs that will assist the up-and-coming workforce in the country. The programs develop opportunities, build leadership skills, scholarship education for those that need assistance, provide volunteer opportunities, and empower youth with self-advocacy.  Chacha informs that the voices of …

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AU Commissioner Oscar Mhlongo Preserves African Language and Facilitates Proper Monarch Succession

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Culture, Publisher Channel by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

African Union Commissioner Mhlongo is an avid reader and appreciator of African culture, particularly valuing indigenous languages. His work for the AU centers on bringing those languages to the forefront in business and academic settings. He talks with Frontrunners Innovate Producer, Mary Kurek, and her Co-Host Igweshi Augustine about this work and his unique impact with African Monarchies through the …

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Igweshi Augustine is a Global Peace and Youth Advocate Who Uses Policymaking to Create Change

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

Igweshi Augustine of Nigeria works as hard at impact as he does with his real estate and global resources business. Working under several leadership titles that show his social impact passion and direction toward governance that matters, he makes the kind of progress that brings needed change. Igweshi speaks with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Business Developer, Mary Kurek, about his …

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Writing and Publishing with Doreen Ngemera by Namara Lwansa

In Africa, Fill Your Mind With Namara, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

By Namara Lwansa Writing is an interesting process for a lot of people, letting your imagination run free and using your mind to create stories that other people can read.  Most people find their love for writing after reading books and seeing how people can take the 26 letters of the alphabet and make words out of them and use …

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Sam Adewale Innovates Solutions Before and During Disasters and Pandemics

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

Sam Adewale is native to Nigeria but currently lives in the United States working through his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University with a devoted interest in public health. Sam is also a social entrepreneur who is a founding team member of a couple of programs aimed at helping those in need during disaster situations. But, this 2x winner of the …

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Chukwuma Okenwa is a Voice for Education in Nigeria

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Education, Publisher Channel by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Chukwuma Okenwa is a school administrator, social entrepreneur, and oftentimes, the spokesperson for issues on education in his country of Nigeria. Chukwuma has a global vision for moving entrepreneurship forward and bringing innovation in education and lifelong learning to his continent. He creates impact through the Lead Network, the Values Project, and more, and is continuously looking for new opportunities …

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ThankGod Okosun and Holds Q & A with African Civil Society Organizations

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Life Lab, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

ThankGod Okosun of the Palladium Group in Nigeria speaks with Amb. Yasmin Jemal, founder of Know My Generation of Ethiopia and Prince Omenihu, founder of Caring Beyond Borders of Nigeria about how he works with CSO leaders on preparing for grant funding. He also talks about his vision in the works for training subject-matter experts to consult with CSOs as …

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ThankGod Okosun Helps Nigerian Civil Society Organizations Prepare for Funding

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek1 Comment

ThankGod Okosun, MPH Ph.D. is the Organizational Development Advisor for the Palladium Group in Nigeria. The work he does helps Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to develop the structure that is necessary to achieve grant status.  Even with thousands of CSOs in the country, ThankGod says that only about 5% are eligible for funding.  There are many administrative steps to take …