2022 Fellowship Alumna Dr. Na’ima Idris Usman has over a million followers across four platforms – Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube – and is a...
Global Citizen Announces Winner of 2023 Cisco Youth Leadership Award
This year's Cisco Youth Leadership Award recipient is 2021 Fellowship Alumnus Nkosana Butholenkosi Masuku, Founder and CEO of Phenomtech-Sciency Learning, from Zimbabwe.
Alumna Wins Funding to Scale Plastic Pollution Solutions
2021 Fellowship Alumna Tayba Mohamed Mohamed Hatimy won £250,000 to scale their solution, the #StopPlasticPollution campaign, through the Afri-Plastics Challenge
Fellowship Alumni Attend African Diaspora Investment Symposium
In March 2023, 6 Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni attended the eighth annual African Diaspora Investment Symposium in Mountain View, California.
CJID appoints new programme director
The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has appointed Akintunde Babatunde, 2022 Fellowship Alumnus, as its new Programme Director to oversee all programmatic work at one...
Kunle Adewale Appointed to WHO Jameel Arts & Health Lab Steering Committee
2015 Fellowship Alumnus Kunle Adewale has been appointed as a steering committee members for the WHO-Jameel Arts and Health Lab in New York.
Inside Africa: El Hadji Malick Badji
2018 Fellowship Alumnus El Hadj Malick Badji from Senegal was recently featured on CNN's Inside Africa.
Nkem Okocha is on a Mission to Empower Low-Income Nigerian Women
2017 Fellowship Alumna Nkem Okocha founded MamaMoni, a fintech social enterprise that empowers rural and urban women with vocational skills and mobile loans to start...
Catalyst Grant Winner Increases Food Security in Tanzania
2021 Fellowship Alumnus Abdallah Mabrouck and his team, Ayubu Mundekesye and Kelvin Mwise, are Mandela Washington Fellowship Catalyst Grant winners.
Fellowship Alumna’s Documentary Wins Rotterdam’s Tiger AwardFellowship Alumna’s Documentary
2018 Fellowship Alumna Cyrielle Raingou’s documentary “Le Spectre de Boko Haram” won the Tiger Award, the top prize of the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Friday.