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.

Metuge Mekongcho Terence
Technology, SMEs, Free Market Policies


Metuge Mekongcho Terence is co-founder and researcher at the African Policy Reform, affiliated to the College of Economics & Trade at Hunan University in China. He is from Cameroon, and his studies are related to Africa and emerging economies.

He is a Ph.D. candidate in Applied Economics at Hunan University—College of Economics and Trade, Changsha—China. His research is focused on technological innovation in emerging/developing countries, SMEs, and free market policies in the African healthcare industry. He has co-authored research papers that were presented at the Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Annual Meetings organized by the American Economic Association (AEA).

Metuge is a volunteer research analyst and affiliated with AMC, San Diego – USA. He has earned fellowships from the National Association for Business Economists (NABE), the Mises Institute, and Cato Institute. Metuge is also a member of the African Finance and Economic Association (AFEA). 


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


Feyisade Adeyemi
Development Policy, Indigenous African Ideas, Government


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