Tag Archives: leadership

Success Story from Sudan: Dr. Mo Ibrahim Supports Good Governance and Emerging Leaders

BONUS POST Celebrating those supporting excellent leaders Mohamed “Mo” Ibrahim was born in 1946 in Sudan. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Alexandria University in Egypt, a Master’s Degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from the University of Bradford in the UK, and a PhD in Mobile Communications from the University […]

Success Story from Tanzania: Allen Kimbelwa is Empowering Young Leaders

Allen Ezekiel Kimbelwa was born in September 1986 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He grew up with his parents, two brothers, and two sisters. Allen attended Mtendeni Primary School and completed his secondary school studies at Loyola High School in Dar. While in high school, Allen met an amazing teacher from India, Mr. Faizan, who […]

Success Story from Zambia: Stella Mutale Sata Supports Future Leaders

SPECIAL BONUS POST in honor of October marking one year of African Development Successes. Stella Mutale Sata was born on Valentine’s Day in Lusaka, Zambia in 1994. She is the daughter of His Excellency Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, who served as the fifth President of Zambia from September 2011 until his death at the age […]

Success Story from Sierra Leone: Dr. Sylvia Blyden, an Advocate for Women and Youths

Sylvia Olayinka Walmina Oreshola Blyden was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone in October 1971 to a family of achievers. She is the great-great-granddaughter of Edward Wilmot Blyden, who is considered the “father of Pan-Africanism.” Her maternal grandfather is the politician Solomon A. J. Pratt, and her paternal grandfather is the late diplomat Edward Wilmot Blyden […]

Success Stories from Africa

Welcome to African Development Successes I started this blog because I was tired of all of the negative mass media coverage of the continent.  I wanted to share with others that there are many excellent African leaders engaged in development efforts in their home countries and beyond.  This site shares uplifting stories about the positive […]