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What Does It Mean To Be A Global African? Eliot Clarke, Oyinsan, Mbamalu, Wolfe, Omari For Sankofa Live Webinar

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Sankofa Pan African Series is organising a virtual conference to raise awareness around the need for effective global African movement.

The conference, themed ‘What does it mean to be a Global African in the 21st Century’, will be held on Monday, December 5, 2022, at 1:30 pm Eastern Time, 6:30 pm UK, 7:30 pm WAT (Nigeria).

Sankofa is a platform exploring Pan African Experiences, through organised thematic discourses on African historical values. The goal is to achieve an Afro-sociological regeneration by documenting African histories and values to be passed on to the younger generation.

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The summit will have a Canadian poet and playwright, Professor George Elliott Clarke, as keynote speaker. Professor Clarke is a literary critic who served as the Poet Laureate of Toronto from 2012 to 2015 after which he served as the 2016–2017 Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate.

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He is also known for chronicling the experience and history of the Black Canadian communities of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, creating a cultural geography that he coined ‘Africadia.’

Other speakers include, Dr. Bunmi Oyinsan, Renowned educationist and international development strategist; Meskerem Wolle, a leader, founder and innovator; Michael Omari, CEO of 2Nachek; and Dr. Marcel Mbamalu, CEO of Newstide Publications, publishers of Prime Business Africa.

Dr. Oyinsan is the producer and presenter of the Sankofa Pan African Series and sankostorybooks.com. She is a writer, producer/presenter, who has published novels, a book for young adults, illustrated books for children, several short stories in anthologies and literary journals. She has also edited a collection of short stories for the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA).

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Wolle is a leader, founder, and innovator, who has founded and led initiatives globally and innovated structures for a fair, cooperative, and secure world.

Omari is a Pan-African Content Creator and African Analyst who founded 2nacheki, a Digital media platform thats aims to achieve media independence for Africa.

Dr. Mbamalu, a seasoned development journalist, scholar and media entrepreneur,  is a former Editor at The Guardian, Nigeria.

According to organisers, participants are to register for the event at www.sankofapanafricanseries.net and thereafter receive a link for the webinar.

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