How to Win Elections in Africa: A Talk by Yale World Fellow Chude Jideonwo
Wednesday 8 November, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Luce Hall, Rm 101
From their frontline role in two democratic revolutions (Nigeria, 2015 and Ghana, 2016) the authors of ‘How to Win Elections in Africa’ – Chude Jideonwo and Adebola Williams highlight their experiences and draw parallels with global events like Brexit, and the recent election of Donald Trump. With citizens discovering their power and dictators losing their grip, Africa is at the cusp of remarkable change with great possibilities and opportunities for citizen and political engineering. Named by Forbes as one of Africa’s 30 best entrepreneurs under 30, Chude Jideonwo is co-founder and managing partner of RED – a Nigerian media company and is currently a fellow of the 2017 Greenberg World Fellows Program at Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.