Our senior and writing fellows are young African leaders and researchers in African affairs. We work with these young journalists and experts in politics, economics, culture, and philosophy to bring fresh perspectives towards Africa’s prosperity and liberty.


Senior Fellows


Phumlani M. Majozi
African Trade and Development, African Politics, African Technology Trends

South Africa

Phumlani is a politics and economics analyst, a host of The State of Africa on Salaamedia radio and One Nation FM 88.9.

He’s also a columnist at News24, South Africa’s leading news website, writing on politics and economics. His other writings have been published in the City Press, BizNews, African Liberty and Politicsweb.

He sits on the board of two organizations: Free Market Foundation South Africa and Organization Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA). He is also a member of the Council of the South African Institute of Race Relations.

Alexander C.R. Hammond
Economic Freedom, African Development, Intl. Trade

United Kingdom

Alexander C. R. Hammond is Research Associate at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity. He is also a Young Voices contributor and frequently writes about economic freedom, global well-being, and African development.

Hammond’s works have been translated into multiple languages and have been featured in Reason, National Interest, Washington Examiner, CapX, Yahoo News, El Cato, Academia Liberalismo Económico, FEE.org, Contrepoints, among others. He is a graduate of History and Politics, from the University of Exeter.

Feyisade Adeyemi
African Ideas of Liberty, African Development, Economic Freedom, Culture and Tourism in Africa


Feyisade Charles Adeyemi teaches citizenship education, culture, and ecotourism related courses at Elizade University. He is a Doctoral Candidate at the Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Ibadan and serves as the Academic Director of African Students for Liberty. He is the founder of The Chale Institute and teaches African Ideas of Liberty on Udemy. He frequently writes about economic freedom, African development, culture, and tourism in Africa.  

Feyisade’s writings have been published by multiple outlets including New Telegraph, Business Day, and The Guardian. Some of his writings have been translated to French and published by French outlets such as Libre Afrique, Le Nouvel Afrik, afrikipresse among others.  


Writing Fellows


Ponmile Orija
Government, Social Development, Human rights


Precious Ohaegbulam
Nigerian Government, Social and Economic Development


Okoth Paul
Human Rights, Social and Economic Development, Government


Akinyemi M. Adedeji
Government, Technology, Education


Musila Muoki
Government, Economy, Drug Policy


Abdullah Tijani
Philosophy of Freedom, Government


Oluwasegun Ajetunmobi
Immigration Policy, Public Policy, Human Rights


AbdulSamod Balogun
Government, Human Rights, Business and Entrepreneurship


Lewis Tanguhwar
Government, Technology, Entrepreneurship


Ayogu E. Nnamdi
Government, Development Economics and Policy, Education


MuhammadulFatiu Adepeju
Education Policy, Culture, Politics, Government


Abdulsalam Mahmud
Government, Human Rights, Education


David Kapito
Agriculture, Government, Development Politics


Ajayi Olufemi
Government, Rule of Law, Development Policy and Evaluation


Kenechukwu P. Nwachukwu
Political History, Development Politics, Intl. Relations


Haleed Sulemana
Gender Relations, Government, Development Policy, Morality


Ferdinand Mbonihankuye
Development Policy, Agricultural Development


Muneer Yaqub
Health, Government, Childhood Education