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Making the Case for Youth Leadership in Africa!

313 delegates, 512 Livestream viewers, 750 GooglePlus Hangout participants, 13 speakers, and 6 sponsors! With the theme “Building Capacity for a New Generation: The Case for Youth Leadership in Africa”, the 2012 Oxford University Pan Africa Conference held on 5 … Continue reading

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Man on a Mission: Idris Ayodeji Bello – talks about Social Entrepreneurship, Technology, Africa and Much More!

The young and amazing Gbenga Awomodu interviewed me recently for BellaNaija Its a verrryy long interview (even for myself to read), and I understand if you just take a look at the pictures. However, if you find anything useful in … Continue reading

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Making the Case for Youth Leadership in Africa – 2012 Oxford Pan Africa Conference is here!

Register now! An article I co-authored on the conference

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An Afternoon with an m-trepreneur –Nick Hughes- Founder M-PESA (Mobile money platform)

I got a chance to spend some time with Nick Hughes this afternoon at the Said Business School over lunch. Organized by the Skoll Centre for social Entrepreneurship, he was here to meet with students to discuss the future of … Continue reading

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Michaelmas @ Oxford; A tale of classes, dinners and confounders!

As my first term at Oxford slowly slides into history, I am taking a moment to sit back, and remember the highlights of what has turned out to be an amazing nine weeks. The Term: Michaelmas-pronounced “Mickel-mas”. Michaelmas term derives … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford Appathon

One  of the great things about going to school at Oxford is the crazily large amount of activities going on at anytime. There is even a joke that Oxford students are tested on their ability to fit in a large … Continue reading

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1st Week -Oct 9-15, 2011

Acada begins! With Freshers’ week now out of the week, work proper started this week. I had 4 core courses spread between Monday-Friday each week; Challenges in Global Health, Health Policy and Public Health, Statistical Concepts for Global Health, and … Continue reading

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Global Health for Dummies: What everyone deserves to know

It’s been a great time so far in the Global Health Science Program here at Oxford. I am privileged to be in class with 24 other very smart and highly achieving young people from thirteen different countries. While the class … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Oxford’s Collegiate System

One of the new aspects of life at Oxford that I have had to adjust to is the role that the college plays in the life of the student. Not being familiar with the collegiate system, I had not put … Continue reading

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Why are you getting a degree in Global Health?

Why do you need a third Masters degree?  You mean you left a job in an oil company to go back to school? Are you a doctor? How does your past education and experience tie in with this degree? I … Continue reading

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