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TYODUGH JOSEPH: Keeping Together Through Art & Football

TYODUGH JOSEPH: Keeping Together Through Art & Football

Interview with Tyodugh Joseph, Artist and an Aspiring Football Star who is currently scaling life’s hurdles throuh his athletic talent, and art. Tyodugh Joseph holds a bachelor degree in History. Due to the negative impact of the pandemic on job opportunities, Joseph has decided to pursue his childhood dreams of becoming a professional footballer while honing …

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Chris

CHRIS DIAZ: The Brilliant Face of Marketing In Africa

Born in Kenya, Chris Diaz grew up to become a diverse and certified African and global leader.  He is one of the most influential global marketing leaders, recognized and awarded by World Marketing Congress in 2016. Chris Diaz has spoken in notable leadership conferences before leading corporations such as IBM and high-ranking universities across the …

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Harry

HARRY BARNES-DABBAN: The Maven Designing Health Into The Future of African Ports

Harry Barnes-Dabban is the Founder and Executive Coordinator of Ports Environmental Network-Africa (PENAf), an organization created with the sole aim of securing the environmental health of African ports. Harry is influencing the future of African ports towards addressing existing challenges through local and international partnerships for a better future. He studied Environmental Policy and Governance …

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Erica Opare

ERICA OPARE: Setting A Great Tri-transformation Example

INTERVIEW WITH ERICA E OPARE Erica Opare is a tri-transformation coach, pharmacist, and co-founder of Liria Digital Health, a tech startup based in Leeds, UK. Erica radiates the wisdom and openness exemplary for a transformation and mindset coach and A New of Africa had the pleasure of interviewing her: How has the journey been for …

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Bright Future

HOPING FOR BRIGHT FUTURE: But The Lights Dim As You Hope On

INTERVIEW WITH ABDULKADIR TAHIR Having a Bright future comes at a great expense in Nigeria, Abdul has seen first-hand how the system stifles any hope for a good life. He shared his pain with A New Touch of Africa: What has your experience been growing up in Nigeria? My experience growing up in Nigeria hasn’t …

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Ladi Kwali

LADI KWALI: Born from the Coils of Clay

Without an advanced machine to quicken the pot-making process and to impress aesthetic designs, Ladi Kwali carved and engraved her name on history-making iconic pottery marked with African culture and identity. Born in 1925 into a family who preserved the female heritage of pottery, where the girl-child is handed tools, mentored, and left with her …

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Gregory

GREGORY UGWI: The Idea Alchemist Behind Thinkum

Gregory Ugwi is a former strategist at Goldman Sachs, established in 1869. A company committed to advising companies on buying and selling businesses, raising capital, and managing risks for over 150 years. With Justin Zhen, a former college classmate and hedge fund employee, he leads a multi-million dollar company with Goldman Sachs as one of …

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I see no limitations

I SEE NO LIMITATIONS: I Can Achieve Anything, With or Without A Degree

INTERVIEW WITH JACINTA UDE What motivated your movement from the East to Abuja? I came here for a job hunt in 2019. I actually come from a poor family trying to survive. We’re seven in number. In 2015, I concluded high school in Enugu, my hometown. I was troubled by the state of things and …

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