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Africa Policy Journal

Topic / Public Leadership and Management

Video Interview: Thione Niang

Thione Niang, Co-founder and Managing Partner of AKON Lighting Africa, sat down with our Partnerships Editor, Katherine Townsend for a conversation during his visit as a speaker at the 2019 MIT Africa Innovate Conference. In addition to his work with AKON Lighting Africa, Thione created the Give 1 Project, which promotes leadership and entrepreneurship through women empowerment and global leadership programs in its its incubation centers in over 30 countries.