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Sonita Mbah Explains Ecovillages and Permaculture to Climate Advocates

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

Note from Publisher:  We quickly found out that our time with Sonita Mbah would be less like an interview and more like a classroom session.  We learned and relearned what we thought we knew about ecovillages and how permaculture fits into the picture.  Sonita Mbah is the Exec. Secretary of Global Ecovillage Network Africa.  Sonita is from Cameroon, but, she …

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Ambassador and Fashion Designer Gilbert Boye Teaches By Inspiring Planet-Friendly Designs

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

Ambassador Gilbert Boye teaches Management In Living and General Knowledge In Art while developing his own fashion business, Gabidezin House of Fashion, in Ghana. His unique style matches his mission to help alleviate waste and create sustainable solutions that can be adopted throughout communities. Amb Boye speaks with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Impact Business Developer, Mary Kurek about how he’s …

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Adeyinka Adewale and Genevieve Bosah Talk About the Africa Social Innovators Network

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

Adeyinka Adewale founded the Africa Social Innovators Network after he arrived in the UK from his homeland in Africa and began working with young people at a local church on developing confidence and empowerment toward education and entrepreneurship. The youth needed help in confidence-building and some skills to tackle creating a better future for themselves.  The solution began forming in …

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Ambassador Ghazala Khan Meets with Young Policymakers to Answer Questions

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Life Lab, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

What you see below is a clip of a Q & A conversation between Ambassador Ghazala Khan of Pakistan, Prince Omenihu, James Akan, Chukwuma Okenwa, (Nigeria), and Sam Dougherty (US). The young leaders have an interest in policymaking as well as understanding how the United Nations can be of assistance to them as they try to make impactful changes in …

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Lumbie Mlambo on a Quest to Finish Her Father’s Work Found and Established Her Own Impact

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

Lumbie Mlambo of Texas traveled back to Africa after her father’s passing to finish the philanthropic work that he started. The problem is that it (the work) wasn’t where she thought and, as it turned out, the work wasn’t something the locals wanted. They wanted clean water and pretty much told her if she didn’t have water to give them, …

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Prince Omenihu Works to Save Kids From Drugs and Develop Public Policy That Provides Global Benefits

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

Prince Omenihu from Nigeria is an action-oriented young man who has completed his education as a chemical engineer while building a charity that helps to get kids off the streets and away from drugs. His impact is growing as sports and recreation activities that his organization runs connect kids to a healthier pastime. Along with his nonprofit, Caring Beyond Borders …

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James Akan Aims High To Lead Through Policy to Create Change for African Youth

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

Already a policymaker with policy drafts in his hands, James Akan uses his position as a Spokesperson at Democracy Africa Youth Parliament as a training ground for bigger dreams in governance. James’ passion is only eclipsed by his intelligence about how to create change through policymaking and, like a smart governing leader, he listens to the youth he is serving …

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MAXIMIZING THE POTENTIAL OF AFRICAN YOUTHS – THE TIME FOR YOUNG PEOPLE TO TAKE LEADERSHIP IS NOW

In Africa, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Youth by Casey Riley

Our new young friend, Mustapha Fofanah has sent out this passionate plea on behalf of African youths.  We share it here as we share in his hope for a brighter future for youth everywhere, but, especially in Africa, where (in the language of the Gates Foundation and other NGOs) there is a very large “*youth dependency burden.” *Definition. The youth …