Stephanie Busari Selected Into Yale World Fellow Program Class Of 2020

Stephanie Busari has been selected alongside twelve (12) others into the Class of 2020 for the annual Yale’s World Fellow Program.

The 2020 cohort include: Stephanie Busari, Sally Abi Khalil, Ambroise Brenier, Hamish Falconer, Ying Lun “Allen” FUNG, Mohammad “Musa” Mahmodi, Evan Mawarire, Mauro Mondello, Edwan Ngum Tah, Hyppolite Ntigurirwa, Jorge Soto, Jovitta Thomas, and Ann Thomas.

This cohort brings the total number of World Fellows since the program’s start in 2002 to 359 Fellows, representing 91 countries. This year marks the 19th cohort of World Fellows.

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Damilola Ogunbiyi Appointed Into United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Inaugural Development Advisory Council

Damilola Ogunbiyi has been approved as one of the first members of the United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) inaugural Development Advisory Council by Corporation’s Board of Directors.

Damilola Ogunbiyi will serve as Chief Executive Officer and Special Representative of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All and Co-Chair of UN-Energy.

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Dr. Akinwumi Adesina Awarded 8th African Leadership Magazine African Of The Year 2019

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has been awarded the 8th African Leadership Magazine African Of The Year 2019 award at a ceremony held in Johannesburg.

Themed ‘Africa for Africans – Exploring the Gains of a Connected Continent’, the event brought together dignitaries including South African Deputy President, David D. Mabuza, South African Ministers Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Lindiwe Zulu, and Dr. Ken Giami, Publisher of African Leadership Magazine.

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