Perhaps the greatest call for our generation goes way beyond leadership and extends to the ability to stand up loudly for the things we believe in. We no longer have the option, as young people of waiting in line or participating simply as by-standers in matters that actively affect us.
The sixth Annual Writivism Literary Festival is taking place from 17 – 19th of August 2018 with the theme, Legacy. Over three days, starting at the National Theatre on Friday and The Square Place on Saturday and Sunday, we will think how the past is remembered, negotiated and adapted to inform the present and future through among others, book launches, panel discussions, keynote addresses, poetry and music performances, visual arts and photography exhibitions, poetry and so on.
As the CEO of the Media Challenge Initiative and a Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) fellow, Abaas Mpindi attended the Obama Leaders’ Program Africa 2018. This is a peak into what the experience meant for him as a young and emerging African leader.
Speaking to the Fellows and Alumni, Dr. Korir shared his personal leadership journey starting out as an advocate in Nairobi, to his work in the field of human and minority rights in and an attempt at running for political office as MP for Kwanza constituency in Kenya
We used the latest techniques from artificial intelligence to study how support for – or opposition to – a piece of fake news can spread within a social network.
The YELP Class of 2018 were at Victoria Forest Resort, Kalangala for their second seminar, ‘Achieving and Managing Success’, from 6th to 8th July.
As Uganda thinks of its own airline, there may be lessons to learn from not only Ethiopia but others particularly Kenya, South Africa and Rwanda.
Embracing the accessibility of modern technology, African social media bloggers and commentators are using Facebook, YouTube and other platforms to undermine longstanding “Afro-pessimistic” stereotypes – the backward continent characterised by strife and poverty.
Dr. Martin Balaba
Shapers look for opportunities to have impact on a global scale by joining forces with other hubs. They represent a network of peers connected through technology, events and joint projects.