Category Archives: Great Africans

Meet Kenneth Gyamerah – A Changemaker from Ghana

It is with great delight that we introduce this change maker – Kenneth Gyamerah Kenneth Gyamerah is an enthusiast on all issues concerning youth and Education. He feels fulfilled by engaging in policy related discussions and deliberations on youth empowerment and … Continue reading

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Meet Enow A Georges – A Changemaker from Cameroon

We are pleased to introduce this amazing AYC’s Changemaker – Enow A. Georges! Enow A Georges is a Cameroonian Youth Development Worker and an esteemed Emerging Entrepreneur. He is a YALI fellow from the Regional Leadership Centre in Accra, Ghana cohort 4. … Continue reading

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Get Featured on AYC’s Changemakers Corner

The African Youth Corner is pleased to introduce the Changemakers’ Corner. Beginning in 2017, we shall be featuring young changemakers across Africa. The aim of this is to know the extent to which young people are driving change in their … Continue reading

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AYC’s Great African for May 2016 – Wilberforce Kakaire from Uganda

May 2016 We are pleased to introduce our Great African for the month of May 2016, Wilberforce Kakaire from Uganda. Wilber having studied for a Bachelors of Information Technology at Makerere University, one would have expected him to practice his … Continue reading

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Great African: Ndifreke Andrew-Essien

March 2016 Still in the spirit of celebrating – the International Women’s Day, Mother’s Day and other campaigns for women – we would like to celebrate our Great African for the month of March – Ndifreke Andrew-Essien. Ndifreke Andrew-Essien (born … Continue reading

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Great African: Chinwe Chukwuogo-Roy

February 2016 This name may not be familiar to many but she was one outstanding African. Chinwe Ifeoma Chukwuogo-Roy was born in 1952 in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria but moved with her family to Ikom in Cross River State, where … Continue reading

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Great African: Strive Masiyiwa

Ever heard the name Strive Masiyiwa? The AYC is proud to celebrate him as her first Great African. Strive Masiyiwa is an African, Entrepreneur, Businessman and Philanthropist from Zimbabwe. Born on the 29th of January 1961 in his home country, … Continue reading

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