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The ripple effect of training young leaders: Fred Swaniker at TEDxEuston

Fred Swaniker has lived and worked in 10 different African countries. He passionately believes that good leadership is the most critical need for the continent. He has founded two organizations that aim to catalyze a new generation of ethical, entrepreneurial African leaders: African Leadership Academy and the African Leadership Network, both fulcrums of leadership training for the continent.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 16:25

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Unleashing African potential from an African youth perspective: Taleni Shimhopileni at TEDxWindhoek

Taleni Shimhopileni is a 23 year old Namibian who is passionate about Africa's rising glory, formal education in the 21st Century and Leadership for and within the African continent.

TEDxTempleU - Daud Watts - Youth: Changing the Face of Africa

DAUD MALIK WATTS is the founding faculty advisor of Temple University SEAL, the Society of Emerging African Leaders, and has been an adjunct professor in the university's African American Studies department since 2002, specializing in Africana History.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 16:16

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Africa in the hands of its youth - Alcinda Honwana at TEDxEuston

Alcinda Honwana is currently a visiting professor in anthropology and international development at the Open University (OU) in the UK.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 16:11

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Failing All the Way to Success: Jason Njoku at TEDxEuston

Jason Njoku is a Nigerian internet entrepreneur, and is CEO and founder of Iroko partners, the largest distributor of Nigerian music and movies online.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 16:09

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Unthinkable Leadership: Joseph Oubelkas at TEDxHanzeUniversity

Joseph is an author and entrepreneur who was born and raised in the Brabants village of Raamsdonksveer. At age 16 he started his HBO Information Technology study and four years later became one of the youngest IT engineers from the Netherlands. After establishing his own IT company, during a trip abroad, his life would change forever during a bizarre chain of events.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 16:06

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What drives human migration?

Highly developed countries tend to be more migratory than the poorest countries of the world explains Hein De Haas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 14:01

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Will climate change cause mass migration?

The idea that future changes in climate or environmental degradation will lead to massive outflows of migrants to the Western world are highly exaggerated says Dr Hein De Haas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 13:59

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Why do people migrate?

Why do some people migrate while others do not, when exposed to similar structural factors, such as employment opportunities, conflict, environmental and political factors? Dr Mathias Czaika explains the drivers of international migration.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 13:57

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Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped our Past and Will Define our Future

In this interview, Professor Ian Goldin discusses the themes arising in his book Exceptional People with IMI's Hein de Haas. Ian's book looks at the profound advantages that such dynamics will have for countries and migrants the world over. He challenges the received wisdom that a dramatic growth in migration is undesirable, and proposes that new approaches for governance should embrace this international mobility.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 13:55

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