On Wednesday, 31 January, 2018, How to Win Elections in Africa: Parallels with Donald Trump will be launched for the first time in Abuja before a group of 40-50 young Nigerians. The event will be hosted by Fireworks Creative Media ltd (www.fireworks.com.ng), a digital media start-up in Abuja. Through one of the Fireworks brands, “YOUNG”, (www.younghq.co), Jesse Dan-Yusuf, founder and creative director of Fireworks and his team will host Chude Jideonwo, co-author of How to Win Elections in Africa: Parallels with Donald Trump to an interview session titled ‘Conversations’ during which the Chude will engage with guests on the substance of How to Win Elections in Africa: Parallels with Donald Trump. There’ll be a book reading, followed by an interview/Q&A session and then book signing while guests network.

YOUNG is a magazine dedicated to documenting and celebrating Young African voices. YOUNG navigates and shares stories from politics, pop culture, food, travel, entrepreneurship, entertainment and everything else that matters.

Speakers

  • Chude Jideonwo

    After leading the African media group, RED for more than a decade, achieving 100 percent team retention, a 94 percent trust rate and a 96 percent joy rate in his last year; and working on national elections and social movements in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Liberia, Chude Jideonwo began a new mission with Joy, Inc. (joyinc.xyz), an American benefit corporation with a Nigerian subsidiary, which mainstreams the research and science on human flourishing and positive emotions to transform the culture and build a new generation focused on the greatest happiness for the greatest many. All of Joy, Inc.'s profits are invested in charities. He has been a Forbes 30 under 30 honouree, a CNBC Young Business Leader of the Year winner, and a World Fellow at Yale University. His writing and work have been featured on the BBC, CNN, the Guardian, Aljazeera, the Huffington Post and the Financial Times, and he is the author of two books, Are We The Turning Point Generation? and How to Win Elections in Africa: Parallels with Donald Trump. A former board member at Microsoft 4Afrika, he now sits on the boards of RED, and the Oando Foundation.

Sponsors

Hosts

  • YOUNG!

    News, Pop Culture & Lifestyle || Documenting youth culture, passions and experiences

  • Jesse Dan-Yusuf

    "I set myself on fire so the world can watch me burn" || Creative Director @FireworksHQ, Centre Coordinator @YWAPabj and Co-founder @RytersInc.

Location

Aiivon Innovation Hub - St. James House

167 Ademola Adetokunbo Cres, Wuse, Abuja, Nigeria

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