Speakers In Category: Sub-Saharan Africa

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  • Abebe  Gellaw

    Abebe Gellaw

    Exiled Ethiopian journalist and founder of Addis Voice.

  • Andrew  Feinstein

    Andrew Feinstein

    South African scholar and author of “The Shadow World,” an exposé of the global arms trade.

  • Abdel Nasser Ould Ethmane

    Abdel Nasser Ould Ethmane

    Mauritanian abolitionist.

  • Kasha Jacqueline (Nabagesera)

    Kasha Jacqueline (Nabagesera)

    Ugandan LGBT rights activist, founder of Freedom and Roam Uganda.

  • George Ayittey

    George Ayittey

    Ghanaian economist, author, and president of the Free Africa Foundation.

  • Owen Maseko

    Owen Maseko

    Zimbabwean visual artist known for his provocative paintings and open defiance of dictator Robert Mugabe.

  • Rafael Marques De Morais

    Rafael Marques De Morais

    Angolan journalist and civil rights activist known for his reporting on government corruption.

  • Lapiro de Mbanga

    Lapiro de Mbanga

    Cameroonian musician, pro-democracy activist, and former political prisoner.

  • Afua Hirsch

    Afua Hirsch

    Ghanaian-British journalist, barrister, and human rights activist.

  • Peter Godwin

    Peter Godwin

    Zimbabwean journalist, filmmaker, former human rights lawyer, and author of “The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe.”

  • Meron Estefanos

    Meron Estefanos

    Eritrean journalist, radio presenter, and co-founder of the International Commission on Eritrean Refugees.

  • Lee Ann De Reus

    Lee Ann De Reus

    Co-founder of Panzi Foundation USA, which raises awareness about the human rights crises in Democratic Republic of Congo.

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