TÊTE-À-TÊTE: AfricaWorld News editor, Ukachukwu Okorie confers with the 2015 pan-African lecturer, Mazi Azukaoma Uche Osakwe at the launch of the series in 2012


I wish to inform the general public that the Guest Lecturer for the 2015 AFRICAWORLD PAN-AFRICAN LECTURE has been selected by the Board of Directors.

AfricaWorld News Director - Dr. Prosper Chiedu Obioha
AfricaWorld News Director – Dr. Prosper Chiedu Obioha
Mazi Azukaoma Uche Osakwe (Odumnaegbuagu) will be the 4th Lecturer of the pan-African lecture series. He is an Author, Writer, Columnist and Doctoral Research Student at Mater Dei Institute, Dublin City University, Ireland.
During his time on the -Dimkpa Series- while penning for AfricaWorld newspaper from 2011 to 2013, Mazi Osakwe was reputed to be fearless with his pen especially ‘in throwing punches’ when it mattered. He is also a public affairs commentator. Mazi Osakwe will be doing justice to what he knows best – discussing (ZIK) the greatest pan-African born in the continent of Africa and the father of modern Nigeria.

The lecture will be reviewed by Ashimedua Okonkwo, an Ireland based Solicitor, Attorney and Counselor at Law. Ashimedua Okonkwo (Meddy) is the Principal at Cyril & Co. Solicitors, an Ireland based law firm.

Reviewer: Ashimedua Okonkwo
Reviewer: Ashimedua Okonkwo
In line with tradition since 2012 when AfricaWorld News established the lecture series to remember African heroes and their contributions to global development, special recognition will be accorded to outstanding people with the Community Service Awards.
The brief ceremony will witness side attraction, question and answers and photo-call. Short interviews and statements on Africa for the press, bloggers and practitioners of the social media will feature prominently.
The general public are hereby invited to the ceremony at:
The Irish Writers Centre on 19 Parnell Street North, Dublin 1,
@ 12noon
Saturday 12 – December – 2015
Lecture Title – Nnamdi Azikiwe: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.
Ukachukwu Okorie
AfricaWorld News editor