The Future Africa Awards and Summit announce global expansion


This week, the Central Working Committee of the Future Africa Awards & Summit(TFAAS) announced its formal global expansion of its brain trust.Conversely, the TFAAS will be expanding their Board of Judges, along with their Independent Audit Committee and its Global Board of Advisors.

According to Mfon Ekpo, a memeber of the Central Working Committee and Fellow with President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiave, the expansion will consist of distinguished leaders from across the world.

The announcement coincides with the launch of nominations for the 2014 edition of TFAAS. The 2-day TAAS event will host the African continents’s most influential leaders and institutions, who will work together to chart immediate action-points for the expansion of jobs and opportunities, as well as good governance and citizen engagement, geared at youth.

“Africa is at a stage where its young population is needed in order to secure the continent’s future,” said Belinda Otas, one of the Judges. “I am excited about this generation of young Africans, for their hunger, their pursuit of purpose and their passion to see a better Africa. This is what The Future Africa Awards is about and I am honoured to be a part of it.”

Nominations for TFAAS close 12 June, 2014. If you are interested in submitting, please visit TFAAS’s website.

Marguerite Heyns


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