Global Advocacy for African Affairs



Global Advocacy for African Affairs is led by an International board of Advisors as well as a team of Management made up of committed like-minded and focused individuals and supported by strategic partners.


Gambia: H.E, Amb. Angela Colley-Chair Emeritus, Global Advocacy for African Affairs Board
Her Excellency, Ambassador Colley is a former Gambia Minister of Tourism and Culture and the Gambian High Commissioner to the Federal Republic of Nigeria with concurrent accreditation to Ecowas, Gabon, Togo, Benin, Cameroun, Equatorial Guinea and Democratic Republic of Congo. She is the Chair Emeritus of the Board of Global Advocacy for African Affairs.

United Kingdom: Dr. Larry Jones-Member
Dr. Jones is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sunderland in the United Kingdom. He was also the Director of Studies and CEO of the London Academy Business School, London School of Leadership with branches in Dubai, Nigeria and Mauritius. He was part of a team who organised trade missions to promote UK education around the world including India, Pakistan, Nepal, Ghana, Cameroon, Hong Kong, Thailand and Nigeria.He is a foremost Africa Investment Facilitator.

Liberia: Senator Sando Dazoe Johnson-Member

Senator Dazoe is a Senior Senator, representing Bomi County, in the Senate Republic of Liberia. He Chairs the Senate Committee on Concessions and Investment, Co-Chair, Public Works and Rural Development.

Nigeria: Professor Kayode Makinde-Member
Prof Makinde, is emeritus professor of Political Science, Religion and Administration. He is one of Africa’s finest pioneers of innovation and excellence in Africa’s tertiary education. He was the 2nd President of the first Private University in Nigeria; Babcock University.

Kenya: Dr. Leah Barasah-Member
Dr. Barasah is a former Lead Consultant to the African Union Commission for the Heads of State Government directives on African Standby Force (ASF) Rapid Deployment Capability Assessment in Addis Ababa, She also Consult for the United Nations with hands-on exposure on operational and strategic integrated planning of the African Standby Force, liaison and partnership experience in the Eastern Africa countries.

South Africa: Ms. Hawa Charfaray-Member
Hawa has taken the world by storm. She was Acknowledged by the Centre for Economic Leadership Development an organization in special consultative status with the United Nations- leadership award in 2016 and was also recently awarded for the CMO Africa leadership citation in Mauritius in Dec 2017 and nominated for the Amazons Women Watch Emerging Economies Top 100 Most influential Women, all in acknowledgement of her inspirational work in Africa.

Nigeria: Amb. (Dr.) Paddy Njoku-Member
Dr. Njoku is the Director General of the International Institute for Leadership and Governance. He was the former board chairman of the National Examination Council (NECO) Nigeria.

Liberia: Hon. Acarous Moses Gray-Member

Honourable Gray is the Head of Liberia’s Delegation ACP-EU. He is a member representing District#8, Monsterrado Constituency, Republic of Liberia. He chairs the committee on Maritime in the Liberia Parliament.

South Africa: Dr. Hoosain Ebrahim

Dr. Ebrahim is the Chair of the Board of the Global Advocacy for African Affairs.He is an Associate Professor from the University of Minnesota, USA, and currently the chief diagnostician, trainer and supervisor at ATF Learning Difficulty Center in Dubai. He is also an Academic Trainer and Supervisor in the field of Psychology with notable reputation for human capacity building especially in the developing nations of the world. So passionate about education with four PhD’s and is currently pursuing his fifth.  Dr. Ebrahim soft spot for swift development has endeared him to the board of Global Advocacy for African Affairs.

United Kingdom: Zeta Yarwood

Zeta is a British Citizen who has spent the better part of her life and career improving the quality of life for people in developing countries. She is a Dubai-based Executive and Career coach, working with individuals across 4 different continents and striving to help others perform at their best. Zeta is considered one of the leading coaches in the Middle East and has featured in over 20 publications worldwide. She is a member of the advisory board of the Global Advocacy for African Affairs.

Dr. Chrys Anyanwu-Executive Director

Dr. Anyanwu is a passionate African who has giving a lot in promoting and upholding quality leadership and enduring development in Africa. His belief in the Africa project has stirred his commitment toward robust multilateral actions and debates while proffering sound panaceas to peculiar challenges of the continent. Having enjoyed rewarding careers in banking, media and community service up to management cadre, Dr. Anyanwu has repeatedly being recognized for excellence. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the African Institute of Public Administration, Fellow of the International Council of Management Consulting Institute-ICMCI, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Information and Strategy Management, Fellow of the Institute of Management Consulting, , Certified Management Specialist from the London Graduate School with distinction, Member of the Chartered Management Institute, London and a Certified Management Consultant with the Institute of Management Consultants, Nigeria. He is also a board member of the Greater Tomorrow Africa Initiative with International Headquarters in Valencia, Spain,

The Management Team

  1. Chrys Anyanwu- Executive Director
  2. Godson Aigbogun Esq- Project Director
  3. Elizabeth Percy- Research and Development
  4. Amechi Mumeh-Programme Supervisor
  5. Nyemazi Johnbosco-Programme Coordinator
  6. Ukpa Esther-Programme Manager