by Oge Okonkwo
Media entrepreneur and young African leader, Chude Jideonwo has kicked off the global tour for his new book. A book reading for the book, Are We the Turning Point Generation? held on Saturday, 17 May 2014 at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
The event, which attracted young leaders from across Africa, was hosted by Media Advocacy and Development Initiative (MADinitiative) “I was starting to give up on Africa but after this reading I am challenged,” said Mahlatse Masimene, from South Africa. “This is further an evidence that Africa is the future – I am so happy I heard these words,” said Rosina Mabapa a student of Wits University, who also attended the event.
This book reading officially kicks off the book tour which will span major world cities including Abuja, Port Harcourt, Berlin, London, Washington DC & New York taking the message the book shares to young African leaders and change-makers the world over.
“Are We The Turning Point Generation? Is a collection of essays written by renowned entrepreneur and young leader, Chude Jideonwo. The book aptly captures the evolution of youth-led ideas in managing Africa’s leadership and social development challenges. The book will be launched in Lagos at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island on Sunday, 25 May.