African Leadership magazine is led by an International Advisory Board as well as a team of Management and Editorial staff, National Representatives and supported by strategic partners.


joyce– Dr. Joyce R. Aryee, GHANA –
Chair Of Board (former Ghanaian Minister of Information, and immediate past President / CEO Ghana Chamber of Mines.)



cletus– Sen. Cletus Wotorson, LIBERIA –
Vice Chairman (former President of the Senate of the Republic of Liberia)



tahir– Dr. Tahir Aktar, UAE –
Member (An experienced medical doctor and successful entrepreneur, Chairman Adams Holdings PLC  )



igali– Amb. Dr. Godknows Igali, NIGERIA –
Member (former Nigeria’s Ambassador to Sweden and currently Federal Permanent Secretary, Nigeria’s Ministry of Power.)



KennethRt. Hon. Kenneth Merende, KENYA-
Member (Former speaker National Parliament of Kenya)



preshant– Pranesh Manek, UGANDA –
Member (COO Mara Group Uganda, CEO Mara Capital UAE and Community Leader.)



JoeMr. Joe Beasley, USA-
Member (Foremost American civil right leader and South – West Regional coordinator Rainbow Push Coalition )



Alphonso– Prof. Alphonso O, USA –
Member (Faculty member, and former Dean of Faculty of Marketing, Clayton State University, Georgia USA.)



sodngiSen. Abubakar Sodangi, NIGERIA-
Member (A former senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and leading legal luminary)



Esther– Hon. Esther Murugi, KENYA –
Member (A Former Kenyan Minister and member of Parliament)




tukur– Alhaji Dr. Bamanga Tukur, NIGERIA –
Former Board Chair ( Foremost African Business Leader, Statesman, former Nigerian Governor and Minister and president African business round table.)



 Dr. Joyce R. Aryee – Chair Of Board African Leadership Magazine

Joyce Aryee PIXJoyce Rosalind Aryee is a former Minister of State in Ghana. She is also a Management & Communication Consultant and a Professional Counsellor.

She is currently the Executive Director of Salt and Light Ministries. She is also the former Chief Executive Officer of The Ghana Chamber of Mines and the first woman to head an African Chamber of Mines. Joyce draws her experience from over 40 years of service to the nation, dealing with a wide range of issues including environmental and publicity. Ms. Joyce Aryee was awarded Companion of the Order of the Volta, Ghana (CV) by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana in 2006. She is also recipient of the CIMG Marketing Woman of the year 2007 award. On recognition of her immense contributions to the mining industry, an honorary doctorate degree was conferred on Ms. Aryee in July 2009 by the University of Mines & Technology (UMaT). Dr. Joyce Aryee emerged as the award winner of the African Female Business Leader of the Year 2009 by the African Leadership on Centre for Economic and Leadership Development. She was inducted as an Honorary Fellow of the Ghana Institute of Engineers in March 2010, the Charted Institute of Financial and Investment Analyst in September 2011 and the Graduate school of Governance and Leadership in October 2011. Dr. Aryee was also honoured in mining and public service at the maiden edition of the Women in Excellence award in 2011. The American Biographical Institute (ABI) has nominated Auntie Joyce the “2011 Woman of the Year”.

Dr. Ken Giami – Publisher / Editor in Chief, African Leadership magazine

Ken GiamiDr. Ken Giami is a dynamic African Role model, motivational speaker and author. His quest for good governance and responsive leadership in Africa led him to establish the Centre for Economic & Leadership Development, an NGO currently in special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). He is publisher and Editor in Chief of the highly rated African Leadership magazine, a journal aimed at promoting good governance and celebrating impactful leadership in Africa; African Energy & Infrastructure magazine and Prime Lawmakers magazine.

Apart from his primary interest in Publishing and PR Consultancy across Africa, Dr. Giami is also a businessman with interests in Real Estate, Investment & Business facilitation, Renewable Energy & Environmental Re-mediation. He serves as Chairman of the Nigeria Indonesia Commercial Association; Chairman, Greenland Energy & Exploration Ltd and Chairman, African Leadership Holdings Ltd. In March 2013, Dr. Ken Giami and the African Leadership magazine was commended for its roles in promoting trade relations between Africa and the Sate of Georgia in the United States by the Senate of the State of Georgia, via Resolution 563 in a motion moved on the floor of the senate by Senator Donzella James (http://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/en-US/display/20132014/SR/563). He was also honored with an Honorary citizenship of the State of Georgia in a communication by Georgia Secretary of State, Brian P. Kemp.

Dr. Ken Giami has a Bachelors degree in Government and Public Administration, a Masters degree (AC) from the York St. John University in the UK and a Doctorate degree in Communication Arts (Honoris Causa) from The Abbey College, London Graduate School / Commonwealth University. Dr. Giami has attended several Leadership and Management courses in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East and Asia; and has traveled extensively across 5 continents of the World.

He is married with children.



Publisher /CEO
Dr. Ken Giami

Executive Director
Centre for Economic & Leadership Development
Furo Giami

Group Managing Editor
Kingsley Okeke

Group Head Finance and Admin / Communications
Boma Benjy – Iwuoha


Director of Operations, North America
Happy Benson

Head Research and Admin, North America
Isioma Orewa

Head UK Operations
Amina Abdulraham


Group Head Events and Special Projects
Ehis Ayere

Sales and Adverts
Samuel Elaikwu

Kembet Bolton

Executive Assistant to the Publisher
Mayowa Jolayemi