Change Makers

Celebrate the change agents and leaders driving change around the continent and beyond. From the business, social, and public sectors follow the stories of Africa's change makers

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Social Justice Activist Makes a Literary Debut: Watch Out For Her Book-By Drive Africa Writer Social justice activist Tamika Mallory is set to venture into the publishing world with a new book titled ‘The State of Emergency’. A native of New York City and an eloquent and passionate orator on issues related to social justice,…

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How Three Women Ignited A Global Conversation on Race and Social Justice-By Drive Africa Writer In 2013 following the murder of black teenager Trayvon Martin and the eventual acquittal of his Murderer, former police officer George Zimmerman, three black women Opal Tometi, Patrisse Cullors, and Alicia Garza birthed a movement for justice. They created Black…

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Noah Tapped to Host Musics’s Biggest Night-By Drive Africa Writer South African comedic maverick’s star keeps shining brighter and rising. The host of the Award winning ‘The Daily Show’ is set to set to host music’s premier show-the Recording Academy Grammy Awards. The comedian is set to host the 63rd edition of the Grammys set…

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A Human Development Activist

Driven To Touch Lives Bernadette is the Executive Director of Zambia’s Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC). The centre works to complement and supplement the government’s work in public policy issues. When one first meets Bernadette, one sees the passion which she brings to the task of building people’s lives and making a difference. Ask…

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Paul Kagame: A CEO President?

To some he is visionary. To others he is an autocrat. Some find him controversial. Yet these are just some of the monikers used to describe the man who has presided over the transformation of Rwanda’s economy-Paul Kagame. A former guerrilla commander, Kagame is credited for bringing to end the horrors of the 1994 genocide…

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Dambisa Moyo: Big Ideas

DAMBISA MOYO Global Thought Leader Sometimes controversial. Often unorthodox. Zambian born and Oxford trained Economist Dambisa Moyo has emerged as a global thought leader on the global macro economy. A prolific author and thinker, Dambisa has penned influential books which have made the New York Times bestsellers list. Dambisa is the author of Winner Take All,…

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Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe: Impacting Lives

  SISTER ROSEMARY NYIRUMBE Changing Lives Long before the world came to know about the atrocities of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) through the viral 2012 Kony Campaign, Sister Nyirumbe had been taking care of the survivors of the cruelties of the rebel group. In her work, Sister Nyirumbe encourages women who have undergone cruelties…

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Akon: Lighting Africa

AKONDelivering Power Global superstar and recording artist Akon is lending his star power to a cause that is dear to his heart-providing power to the millions of people who lack access in Africa. Almost most 600 million people-representing close to half of the world’s people who do not have access to power. Through his Akon…

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