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Your Opportunities for Impact: 19th Edition on Sustainable Development in Africa

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Producing the 19th edition of Frontrunners Innovate on Self-Sustaining Continent-African Innovations for Development was a labor love for myself and Dr. Osita Aniemeka.  The people who shared stories of impact and offered suggestions and ideas on how to achieve sustainable development are remarkable.   Normally, about a week after we release a new edition of the magazine, we put up a …

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Adopting to New Models – Container Based Sanitation From Sanivation Kenya

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By Jane Wambui Mugo Rapid urbanization in the developing countries leaves very little time and space for proper infrastructure and settlement planning. This is because rural-to-urban migration in the past few years that has been fueled by search of employment and opportunities in urban centers. In the case of Naivasha, almost 400,000 people inhabit the municipality about 90 km North …

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Youth Empowerment to Drive Social Change: Youth Initiative for Africa Development

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By Abdul-Rahman Abdullai The desire to positively impact the life of the average African youth as well as the need to drive development through the modern-day youth were the key principles that guided me to form the Youth Initiative for Africa Development (YIFAD) a non-governmental organization in Ghana whilst at undergraduate studies in the University of Ghana, Legon. YIFAD was …

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Hot Topic: What’s Really Happening: A look in the Coronavirus Mirror

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Dr. Raymond Mobrez, featured in the January edition of The Introducer Magazine on FinTech Literacy and Creativity in Finance, introduced Dr. Adam Tabriz to me this past weekend to have an honest and informative chat about what is missing in the conversation about the coronavirus. Along with his background as an international trade developer, Mobrez holds a Ph.D. in human …