Kenyan Scheaffer Okore is appointed to a ten member board that includes two Nigerians, Blessing Omakwu-Soremekun, Angel Adelaja and a Moroccan, Radia Cheikh Lahlou
By John Wanjohi
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How a little-known Wall Street sovereign fund manager ended up as a CEO of the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency to give development and transparency a whole different meaning.
By Teshome Debalke
Continue reading “Meet the Ethiopian-American Economic Hitman from Wall Street to Poverty Street in the no man’s land”
Kenyan-American Mike Kenyanya, 22, was elected to a six-year term on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents
By Cynthia Simba
Newly elected regent Mike Kenyanya has a lot to look forward to. Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree, Kenyanya has been awarded one of Minnesota’s highest seats in public education.
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By Zita Allen
Abdel Salaam, artistic director of BAM’S DanceAfrica, has announced that when the 42-year-old festival, founded by the late Baba Chuck Davis, returns to the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Memorial Day weekend (May 24 – 27) it will highlight a dramatic international story of rebirth, reconciliation and transformation in the African nation of Rwanda.
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