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- Created on Friday, 04 July 2014 13:29
AFFORD – THE NEXT 20 YEARS
IT’S ABOUT JOBS!
Decent jobs, long term jobs, African jobs
- Created on Friday, 27 June 2014 17:22
Dr Abiola Ogunsola
Researcher, Educationalist, Community and Development Worker
(2 November 1953 to 9 December 2013)
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our colleague and sister Dr Abiola Ogunsola, a much loved and valued member of the board of trustees of AFFORD. Abiola became ill in the summer and underwent major surgery. She recovered enough to be released from hospital and was making steady progress. Sadly, she was not well enough to undergo further necessary surgery and passed away on Monday, 9 December 2013. At AFFORD, we remember her for her commitment, energy, support and encouragement. AFFORD sends its heartfelt condolences to her son Niilante and her family, friends and colleagues.
- Created on Thursday, 26 June 2014 06:01
Komla Dumor: 1972-2014
Last time I saw Komla was at a small leaving party in St James’ for Joel Kibazo, another respected African journalist, relocating to Tunis to work for the African Development Bank. It was Friday evening January 17th, 2014.
There was a buzz at the party, lots of well wishes to Joel, but a profound optimism about Africa, a continent that was now attracting back increasing numbers of the diaspora, to well paid jobs and lifestyles those of us left in the West could only envy.