The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), Nigeria’s foremost youth awards, has announced its call for nominations for the 2018 edition. Building on the theme ‘Nigeria’s New Tribe’ launched in 2017, the 13th edition of the prestigious awards seeks to reward excellence by celebrating advocates, creators, and pioneers between the ages of 18 and 31 – young peopleContinue Reading
In preparation for the 2018 edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), organisers of the awards, The Future Project (TFP) have launched its post TFAA activities starting with the school tour. The School tour is focused on developing young individuals in leadership, career and active citizenship, began on Tuesday April 24, 2018 and will runContinue Reading
Winners of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) 2017 were hosted to a dinner by the African Young Chefs Competition on Saturday, 24 February, 2018 at the Culinary Academy, Ikoyi, Lagos. The event was a celebration of young talents and entrepreneurs driving the new African narrative, while also highlighting the impact of the Awards on theirContinue Reading
The Future Awards Africa 2017 Nominees Reception hosted at The Ford Foundation office, in Ikoyi. Photos of some of the nominees and guests at the reception. Bukunyi Olateru-Olgbegi Chair, The Central Working Committee of The Future Awards Africa
With the mandate to celebrate and accelerate innovation among Nigerians aged 18 – 31, the TFAA acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and creativity. Arguably Nigeria’s most influential artist this year, Wizkid released one of the biggest albums of the year, ‘Sounds from the Other Side’. He recordedContinue Reading
The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled its list of nominees for the 12th edition of the prestigious awards. With the mandate to celebrate and accelerate innovation among young Nigerians aged 18 – 31, the TFAA acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and creativity. The Central Working Committee ofContinue Reading
Following the announcement by the Central Working Committee (CWC) for Africa’s biggest youth event The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), the Awards is launching its country model plan with a focus on Nigeria. This has been a difficult year in Nigeria, but despite the adversity, the youth have risen to the challenge. A new cohort of extraordinary peopleContinue Reading
The Central Working Committee for Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), has announced its plans for the next 10 years of the awards. The move follows a review of the last ten years by its Global Board of Advisors – meeting in July 2016. Based on that decision, the series ofContinue Reading
Philip Obaji Jr winner of The Future awards Africa(TFAA) was among the participants at the 37th International Human Rights Training Program (IHRTP) which held from June 5 – 24, 2016 in Montreal, Canada. The IHRTP was designed to build capacity within participants to undertake more effective human rights education. The emphasis throughout the Program isContinue Reading
The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), Africa’s biggest youth awards, will be touring 10 African cities to host town hall meetings as part of run up to the 10th edition of TFAA set to take place in December. The town hall meetings, designed to gather leading young people within communitiesContinue Reading
The Future Awards Africa (#TFAA2014) which took place on the 7th of December, 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria was heralded by lots of celebration and fanfare, most of which were centered on the recognition and acknowledgement of young entrepreneurs breaking boundaries (literally) to define themselves. From determined entrepreneurs like Boniface MwangiContinue Reading
Before I turn 30 next year, help us reach over 500,000 youth with jobs and skills
Being a speech delivered by Chude Jideonwo, Executive Director, The Future Project at The Future Awards Africa 2014, 7 December, Intercontinental Hotels, Lagos, Nigeria
In March next year, I will finally turn 30. I can’t wait for that day to come.
More importantly it will be 15 years since I started my work career, and all of that 15 years has been focused on the youth. At least 10 of it, specifically on youth development.
Winner, The Future Africa Awards Prize in Advocacy Boniface Mwangi AGE 31 TITLE Pawa 254 initiative PROFILE While hawking goods on the streets of Nairobi, Mwangi, discovered a different passion – Photography. Leaving school at age 15, he convinced the director of a private journalism school to let him enroll. To put himself through journalismContinue Reading