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Reading: Sierra Leone’s Tejan Ishaq Kamara nominated for Africa Forty Under 40 Awards
Reading: Sierra Leone’s Tejan Ishaq Kamara nominated for Africa Forty Under 40 Awards

Sierra Leone’s Tejan Ishaq Kamara nominated for Africa Forty Under 40 Awards

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Sierra Leone’s Tejan Ishaq Kamara nominated for Africa Forty Under 40 Awards
Sierra Leone’s Tejan Ishaq Kamara nominated for Africa Forty Under 40 Awards

Popular and renowned public administrator and event host,Tejan Ishaq Kamara has earned enormous praise after he became the only Sierra Leonean to earn a nomination at the Africa Forty Under 40 Awards for the year 2023.

Tejan gained a nomination as a result of his community development which he is extremely passionate about.

Tejan who is a Public Administrator, Event Host, Mental Health & Special Needs Advocate, Researcher, Educator and social worker has impacted change beyond measure which qualifies him as the only qualified nominee from Sierra Leone.

Tejan is competing with 11 others for the award and needs all and sundry to give him undiluted support.

The Forty under 40 Africa Award is to identify, honour and celebrate a cross-section of the continent’s most influential and accomplished young business leaders under the age of forty from a wide range of industries they cover, who are committed to business growth, professional excellence and community service and have risen up the ranks of their companies or industries at a relatively young age as a result of this.

They believe that putting the spotlight on these young achievers will not only celebrate them but also build a strong platform for them by giving a voice and opportunities to the next generation of industry pacesetters whiles building a positive attitude in the youth to strive for excellence at a tender age.

Voting Link: https://nacagha.com/poll/community-development/

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Festus Conteh is an international youth that functions conveniently in all forms of writing including article writing, news, script, content writing, constitution and project/proposal writing. Writing is fun to Festus and has brought fame and recognition in his clime. In 2019, he was awarded best upcoming writer in an online writing completion that was organized by the Association of Sierra Leonean Authors (ASLA). After his impactful contribution to national development and cohesion through writing, he was nominated for the African Genius Award for the Best Writer in Africa Award Category an award he lost to one of the greatest African Writers - Chinua Achebe. In 2022, Festus was one of the applicants to the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) as Vice Chairperson (Policy and Advocacy) a process that met imperil feedback. As a freelancer, Festus has written articles for magazines, newspapers, and media houses and his articles have attracted big media houses including BBC, Aljazeera and Legit. Ng and is the Head of Programs at Salone Messenger a public relations firm based in Sierra Leone with the latest news and information. He is the founder of Africa’s Wakanda a platform that spotlight the beauty of Africa. Festus is also a perpetual volunteer in life-changing causes and has shown great commitment and dedication to being a catalyst and solution to the challenges faced by young people like himself. Festus currently serves as the Secretary General of the Africa Youth Leaders movement which is a network of youth between the ages of 20 – 30 years who have shown achievement, leadership potential and commitment to make a difference. Festus is also the Africa Focal Point of Youth for Change Initiative, which is a platform through which young people can access resources, be empowered and given the opportunity to grow to become useful members of society who will participate in the development of their communities and nation. Along with another Africa Youth platform, Festus has Co-Founded the Future of Africa initiative which is an advocate forum with the aim to bring together local and international socio-economic stakeholders to support innovative programs aimed at advancing the radical and practical progress of adoption awareness-vulnerable children and youth and youth leadership-through interlinking local, regional and international resources and opportunities.