Thursday, 30 March 2017

[Chude Jideonwo named 2017 World Fellow at Yale University

Displaying Chude Jideonwo.jpgChude Jideonwo, co-founder and managing partner of Nigerian media group, RED [redafrica.xyz], has been named a 2017 World Fellow. He is one of only 16 people chosen for this prestigious global leadership development program at Yale University, a private ivy league institution in the U.S.


Jideonwo joins a network of 309 Fellows representing 87 countries.

“The 2017 World Fellows are extraordinary individuals who share a commitment to open society and a belief that what unites us is far greater than what divides us,” said Emma Sky, director of the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program. “They join our network of over 300 World Fellows, working to make our world a better place for all,” she said.

World Fellows is Yale University’s signature global leadership development initiative and a core element of Yale’s ongoing commitment to internationalization. Each year, the University invites a group of exemplary mid-career professionals from a wide range of fields and countries for an intensive four-month period of academic enrichment and leadership training.

“I am honored and delighted to welcome these leaders and innovators to campus,” said Yale President Peter Salovey. “World Fellows have improved people’s lives, and their contributions have far reaching influence on society. They enrich our learning environment by sharing their expertise and experiences with our students and faculty. They have the opportunity to grow academically and personally as they interact with our community. This program is an example of Yale’s commitment to developing globally engaged leaders.”

Red Media Africa wins at the Communication for the Future Awards in Switzerland

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Red Media Africa, a leading African PR and communication agency, has been announced winner of the ‘Evangelist of the Future’ category at the Communication for the Future Awards. This award was announced during a gala event in Geneva, Switzerland on 14 March, 2017.


The prize was given in the name of its chief executive officer, Adebola Williams.

The C4F Awards, which was launched in 2011, recognizes highly professional and globally remarkable organisations and individuals with a creative approach and unique vision of the future of the communications industry worldwide.

Currently in its seventh edition, the 2017 C4F awards had representatives from 30 countries on 5 continents.

Red Media Africa is the communication outfit under RED, a network of four companies including Generation Y!, a media content outfit with TV and online components; StateCraft Inc, a nation-building company with expertise in elections and policy; and The Future Project, a social enterprise which hosts Africa’s biggest youth social change event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA). Congrats to them

JULIET IBRAHIM TO BE HONORED AT MR IDEAL NIGERIA 2017

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The House of Twitch have announced Juliet Ibrahim as the recipient of this year's IDEAL WOMAN OF THE YEAR at the Mr Ideal Nigeria 2017 to be held on the 16th of April , 2017 at the Bespoke Center Lekki. 


'Juliet embodies everything an ideal woman should be , hard-work , passion and a heart for others and we had no second thoughts on who this year's recipient should be' 
Juliet Ibrahim is a  Ghanaian actress, film producer,singer and humanitarian. She won the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the  2010 Ghana movie awards for her role in 4 play. She has been referred to as the "Most Beautiful West African Woman" according to A-liters Magazine.