Monthly Archives: December 2020

ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, DIENABA LAMPTEY – FOUNDER OF ESSENTIALS BY ESME

I am Dienaba, the founder of Essentials by Esmé. Essentials by Esmé is an online retailer specialising in the supply of experience and gift boxes made up with products from small wellness and homeware businesses, responsible and environmentally engaged suppliers … Continue reading

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REV DR ROSE HUDSON-WILKIN FROM JAMAICA – 1ST FEMALE BLACK BISHOP IN THE UK

Rose Josephine Hudson-Wilkin, MBE, QHC (born 19 January 1961) is a British Anglican bishop, who has been suffragan Bishop of Dover since 2019: she is the first black woman to become a Church of England bishop. She had served as Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons from 2010 … Continue reading

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CARIBBEAN MALE ACHIEVER FOR 2020 – JAMAICAN BORN LINFORD SWEENEY BASED IN MANCHESTER, UK (BLACK HISTORIAN)

My name is Linford Sweeney and I live in Manchester, United Kingdom. I am Jamaican-born of West African descent, and I am a self-employed Community Black Historian, Caribbean Genealogist, Spirituality-Life Coach, Numerologist, Poet and Published Author of two books. I … Continue reading

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CARIBBEAN FEMALE ACHIEVER FOR 2020- NATASHA BYNOE – PAN-AFRICAN HISTORIAN FROM BARBADOS (BASED IN THE STATES)

Natasha M. BynoeChief Executive Officer About Natasha Margaret-Victoria Bynoe the HistorianMs. Bynoe has worked on many projects that researched the lives of the enslaved in the Caribbean for the University of the West Indies and various government agencies. As of … Continue reading

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AFRICAN MEDIA PLATFORM FOR 2020 – THE AFRICAN COURIER, BERLIN, GERMANY

About The African Courier The African Courier is a news platform for the African community in Germany. It reports on the diaspora experience, with a focus on community life and issues of migration, discrimination and racism, African-German cultural exchange and generally … Continue reading

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SOUTHERN AFRICAN ENTREPRENEUR FOR 2020 – AWARD WINNINNG TSUNGAI TSIKIRAI FROM ZIMBABWE

Tsungai Tsikirai is an award winning singer-songwriter and dancer, born and raised in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, and based in the United Kingdom. Her first proper taste of the world of arts was at the age of 15 when she joined the … Continue reading

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EAST AFRICAN ENTREPRENEUR OF 2020 – LYDIA TETT OLET FROM KENYA, FOUNDER OF KENYA IN THE PARK

Lydia Tett Olet is the Founder and Director of Malaika Dance Unique. MDU was created in 2008 after Lydia worked  and gained experience and skills in a large number and wide range of performing organisations including: The mushrooms, Jabali Africa, Adzido … Continue reading

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YOUTH MALE ROLE MODEL FOR 2020, PETER ODU FROM NIGERIA

Recognised as a budding global leader from Nigeria, Peter Odu works as a Project Manager for Cater &Merger, a consulting firm based in the United Kingdom. He is a past President of the Law Students Association of Nigeria, University of … Continue reading

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YOUTH FEMALE ROLE MODEL FOR 2020, JACKLINE WAZIRI FROM TANZANIA – PUBLISHED POET

ABOUT JACKLINE WAZIRI  Jackline Waziri was born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1993, she was the daughter of Fauzia Waziri Juma. Her mother Mwanjaa Shabaan Robert, Jackline is the great granddaughter of the legendary Swahili language writer and poet Late … Continue reading

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MALE ROLE MODEL OF 2020 – ISMAEL LEE SOUTH, DIRECTOR OF SALAM PROJECT UK (BASED IN MANCHESTER)

DIRECTOR & PROJECT MANAGER The founder of The Salam Project, honoured to be working with a talented, hardworking and passionate team. He started The Salam Project in the hope of challenging ignorance (Islamophobia, extremism, radicalisation, re-offending, gang crime and hate … Continue reading

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