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Reading: African Entrepreneur, Sidi Saccoh, to Inspire Change and Empowerment at 13th African Achievers Awards
Reading: African Entrepreneur, Sidi Saccoh, to Inspire Change and Empowerment at 13th African Achievers Awards

African Entrepreneur, Sidi Saccoh, to Inspire Change and Empowerment at 13th African Achievers Awards

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The African Achievers Awards is gearing up for its 13th ceremony, and this year promises to be an event filled with inspiration, change, and empowerment. Among the distinguished guest list, one name stands out – Sidi Saccoh, who has been invited to speak at the prestigious event.

Sidi Saccoh, a renowned figure in Africa, will take the stage to share his insights and experiences with leaders from across the continent. His presence alone is enough to draw attention and anticipation for what he has to say. Saccoh’s ability to captivate audiences with his words and ideas is well-known, making him the perfect choice for this year’s event.

The African Achievers Awards has always been a platform to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of individuals who have made significant contributions to their communities and the continent as a whole. It is a moment to honor those who have gone above and beyond in their respective fields, inspiring others to follow in their footsteps.

This year’s ceremony is even more special as it is hosted by The Right Honourable Lord Simon Woolley, a Member of the House of Lords in the UK Parliament. Lord Woolley brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge, making him an ideal host for an event that aims to inspire change and empower communities.

The African Achievers Awards has become synonymous with excellence, leadership, and innovation. It serves as a reminder that Africa is a continent filled with talented individuals who are making a difference in various sectors such as business, politics, arts, and social development.

Through events like these, the African Achievers Awards not only celebrates the achievements of these remarkable individuals but also provides a platform for networking and collaboration. It brings together leaders from different backgrounds and industries, fostering a sense of unity and shared purpose.

The theme for this year’s ceremony is “Inspiring Change and Empowering Communities,” which resonates deeply with the current state of affairs in Africa. The continent is going through a transformative phase, with individuals and organizations working tirelessly to bring about positive change and uplift their communities.

Sidi Saccoh’s presence at the event is a testament to the impact he has had on his community and beyond. His journey serves as an inspiration to others, showing them that with determination and hard work, anything is possible. His words will undoubtedly motivate and encourage leaders to continue their efforts in making a difference.

The African Achievers Awards is not just a ceremony; it is a movement that aims to shine a spotlight on the incredible achievements of Africans and inspire others to follow suit. It is a reminder that Africa is a continent filled with immense potential and talent, waiting to be unleashed.

So, if you happen to be around and want to be part of this momentous occasion, make sure to attend the 13th African Achievers Awards. Join Sidi Saccoh and other distinguished guests as they celebrate African achievers, inspire change, and empower communities.

Sidi Saccoh is an operation strategist, Programs Manager, Mobilization expert and Entrepreneur who has worked and executed projects on both national and international levels. Sidi is the founder and lead strategist of InvestMe SL (Organizers of the seedstars world competition in Freetown, Sierra Leone). He also most recently Co-founded and lead the operations of Mentor X-Africa (Currently in Stealth mode) a mentorship enhancement platform with presence in more than 30 countries.

Sidi is a multiple award recipient and nominee,  and was a finalist for the Great British Entrepreneur Award 2020 in the category of Entrepreneur for Good Award for the South East Region (GBEA is supported by Sterling Bank). He was also listed under the 100 most influential young Sierra Leonean in 2019 by the Youth Advocacy Network through the Ministry of Youth and National Youth Commission in Sierra Leone.

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Sallu Kamuskay is a Sierra Leonean communication strategist, fixer, blogger, youth organiser, event manager, spokesperson, and public relations expert. His work has been regularly referenced and published by national and international media and public policy institutions. Sallu Kamuskay was a child during the brutal war in Sierra Leone. Growing up in the midst of conflict, Sallu witnessed unimaginable abuse of children and gross violations of human rights. The horrors he witnessed during the Civil War had a terrible impact on him at a very tender age. But despite the shock of the war, Sallu never lost hope. He started on a journey of recovery, studying, and working for a better future. At age 15, Sallu entered into the world of activism and advocacy. Sallu Kamuskay was the Vice President of the Young Leaders Organisation, a member of the National Youth Council. The Young Leaders is one of the oldest youth-led organisations in West Africa. The organisation was formed by a group of young leaders, and launched by the then Head of State/President of Sierra Leone. Sallu was part of the group of young leaders who participated in and contributed to the establishment of the National Youth Council. The Commonwealth supported the training for trainers programme with line ministries and youth stakeholders in which key, representatives of youth council, student union and civil society/private sector youth platforms were engaged and empowered in the effective engagement and inclusion of youth. Sallu is co-founder and Executive Director of the Salone Messenger, a global multimedia and public relations firm based In Sierra Leone. Sallu has worked on various developmental and policy issues such as Poverty, Climate Change, Human rights, Child Rights, Education, Health, Gender Equality, Civic Engagement, Government policies, Information Communication Technology for Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, and has also been contributing to various global events and advocacy campaigns. Sallu Kamuskay is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Salone Messenger, a global Multimedia and Public Relations Firm based in Sierra Leone with the latest news and information, on top stories, business, politics, entertainment, and more. Sallu is working with a leading technology company in Africa, Techfrica, that has recently developed and launched a social media, messaging Supfrica with over 150,000 downloads on the Google play store in less than 4 days. He is the Adviser and Media coordinator for the App to give people the platform to connect and communicate to help shape their future with a very fast internet that allows users that live in deprived and hard-to-reach areas with poor internet facility to be able to communicate as it allows and stronger on 2 and 3 G network reception. Sallu has over 9 years of experience in youth engagement, inclusion, and coordination both at local and global levels, giving voice to young people and engaging young people to build a better world. He has served as coordinator for the Wave Alliance which brought together youth-led organisations who attended an international training in South Africa organized by the International Organization – Waves for Change. Sallu is working with the MLT, Waves For Change, and the Government to develop safe spaces for young people, with a view to contributing to the overall development goals of young people including health, as well as to community rebuilding. Sallu is currently the Programme Director for the Wave Alliance, which is a coalition of youth-led and community-based organisations that have successfully introduced evidence-based Surf Therapy programs to young people in communities, with a focus on mental health, peace building and sustainable development. Sallu is currently the focal point and face of Africa’s Faces Social media platform which is a global Social media platform that brings together people from across the world to share their moments, connect, share videos, and interact with friends giving more preference to excluded continents like Africa. Sallu Kamuskay has devoted his time to working for or contributing to a number of national and international organizations and companies, including the Techfrica Technology Company, United Nations, ECOWAS, European Union, Commonwealth Africa Initiatives. This work has led him to travel to a number of countries to contribute to global youth platforms. Sallu is the lead Coordinator for Peace Tour programme, an initiative supported by the European Union, Africa Union, ECOWAS focusing on uniting and empowering young people and local communities. Over the years, Sallu Kamuskay has been using his Techno phone to be able to tell stories, the phone he used to tell the story of Gbessay during Ebola who was admitted at one of the Ebola treatment centers after rumors that she had Ebola when the actual sickness was ulcer, she was almost abandoned at the treatment canter with no medication provided to her. She could have died. Sallu told the story via social media and was able to secure funding from the United Sierra Leone to buy her medication and advocated for her. She was later discharged and taken home, He did the same to a patient that died and was abandoned in the street, Sallu Kamuskay used his phone and shared the message across, the corps was later taken and buried. It could have been more disaster without his voice. The story of late America Stress 3-year-old daughter. The hero’s daughter was abandon after his father's death. He shared her sad story and was able to get a sister who has taken the child as her own and is currently providing her with educational support. The article of America Stress can be read on the link below Sallu Kamuskay feels the stories of Gbessay, America stress and that of many others need to be told. The media house we have cannot better tell these stories, they are better reporters than telling human interest stories. He created the Salone Messenger platform and brought together passionate storytellers to be able to tell these compelling stories.