Our Team

Advisory Board

Franklin Cudjoe

Franklin Cudjoe is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of IMANI Centre for Policy and Education, a think tank of global repute dedicated to the promotion of the institutions of a free society across Africa. IMANI, based in Ghana, has been consistently ranked among the top five most influential think tanks in sub-Saharan Africa and among the top 100 worldwide.

In 2010, Franklin was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He was named a fellow of the Africa Leadership Network in 2012, and the only named Think Tank Leader in “Top 50 Africans” List of the respected Africa Report Magazine in 2012.

Frans Cronje

Frans Cronje is the Chief Executive Officer of Institute Of Race Relations (IRR), a privately financed policy think tank established in 1929. He was educated at St John’s College in Houghton, Johannesburg, and holds a Ph.D. in Scenario Planning. He has been at the IRR for 15 years and established its Centre for Risk Analysis as a scenario focused research unit servicing the strategic intelligence needs of corporate and government clients.

He has advised several hundred South African corporations, foreign investors, and policy shapers. He is the author of two books on South Africa’s future; scenarios from those books have been presented to an estimated 30,000 people. He writes a column for Rapport and teaches scenario-based strategy at the Business School of the University of the Free State.

June Arunga

Ms. June Arunga is the founder and president of Open Quest Media LLC, a film and television production company in New York City. She is a Law graduate from the University of Buckingham in England. She has written and hosted several television documentaries for BBC and Channel 4, UK.

Ms. Arunga has a passion for economics and explores the impact of economic policy on wealth creation in various industries in Africa through her documentaries.

She is H. B. Earhart Graduate Fellow of Law, a Fellow at IMANI Center for Policy & Education, the International Policy Network- (IPN) – a London based public policy charity.

Kofi Bentil

Kofi Bentil is a Lawyer, a Business Strategy Lecturer and Consultant. He has lectured in Ashesi University and the University of Ghana Business School. He holds corporate training sessions yearly on Business Strategy, Services Marketing, and Management.

He is a Senior Vice President and Policy Analyst with IMANI, a top ranking thinks tank in Africa based in Ghana.

In 2005, he was honored by the World Bank with the Global Development Marketplace Award. In 2009 he was inducted into Africa Leadership Network, a part of Aspen Institute’s Global Leadership Network. He holds a B.A. in Geography and Resources Development, an MBA in Marketing and a second MBA in Think Tank Management, a Post Graduate LLB, and the QCL from the Ghana Law School.

Staff

Linda Kavuka
Managing Director

Linda Kavuka K. has a Bachelor Degree in Law from the University of Nairobi and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She is soon to be admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. Linda became interested in promoting the ideas of liberty in 2013, after being introduced to SFL and the Ideas of liberty by her friend Emeka Ezeugo, then a Charter Teams Member. She applied for the SFL Charter Teams program the same year and on completion, she was among the team of three who helped in growing the libertarian movement in Kenya. Linda sharpened her oratory and leadership skills by visiting Universities around Kenya to speak to students about the Ideas of liberty. She successfully formed pro-libertarian student groups in various campuses in Kenya and has assisted in identifying young pro-libertarian leaders in Eastern Africa.

Ibrahim Anoba
Editor

Ibrahim B. Anoba is the managing editor of AfricanLiberty.org and the African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program manager. 

Ibrahim is a fellow of the Center for African Prosperity at the Atlas Network. His academic background is in political science and the history of Africa and the African diaspora. He is completing a Ph.D. in African History at the University of California, Davis.

Interns

Bayonle Fesobi
Media

Bayonle Fesobi is a social change agent and a Nigerian advocate for peaceful and inclusive societies towards sustainable development. He is passionate about youth participation in governance and holds a bachelor’s degree in political science & public administration from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Nigeria. Bayonle is a certified human resource manager

Abimbola Abatta
Media

Abimbola Abatta is a journalist, content writer, and editor. She holds a bachelor’s in English and literary studies and has published two e-books. She is passionate about etching impact, influence, and inspiration through words.

Anna Suberu
Communications

Anna Suberu is a 25-year-old digital strategist, writer, dietitian, and social entrepreneur. She is a Nigerian creative with a burning desire to spread hope and inspire communities of young people to partake in global affairs through campaigns supporting social inclusion, peace, equity, justice, equality, and integration. Anna is the digital campaigns manager at the Wadi Ben-Hirki Foundation.

Emmanuel Akin-Ademola
Alumni relations

Emmanuel Akin-Ademola is a young Nigerian writer and poet. He currently studies mass communication at Adekunle Ajasin University, Nigeria.

Nicholas Aderinto
Editorial

Nicholas Aderinto is a medical student at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria. His works have appeared in Legit.ng, Kahalari Review, Bunnaj, Ripples Ng, Tush Magazine, etc.

Hammed Sulaiman
Editorial

Hammed Sulaiman is a poet, writer, and freelance journalist in his final year studying law at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. Due to his passion for social activism, Hammed is with African Students For Liberty as a Local Coordinator. 

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