Nigerian designer Yinka Ilori creates chairs that are as much sculptures as they are functional furniture
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Always dressed in a loose shirt and baggy jeans which barely hid his thin frame, Babacar M’Bodj Niang was not a man who spoke out of turn, but he respectfully commanded attention when he did speak in his quiet and considered way.
A retired professor and his wife are working with governments in the Sahel to solve the region’s constant demand for water.
Dynamic Kenyan social entrepreneur George Gachara, who inhabits a multitude of roles from venture capitalist to filmmaker, is a rebel who shirks labels and challenges institutional or systemic injustice.