Meet the Philanthropists: General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma

General TY Danjuma had a long and distinguished career in the Nigerian Army where he rose to the rank of Lieutenant General and served as Chief of Army Staff. Following his retirement from the army, General Danjuma embarked on a business career and founded many Nigerian companies including the NAL-Comet Group, one of the most […]

Meet the Philanthropists: Janade du Plessis

Janade du Plessis is an investment banker and social entrepreneur. Janade began his career at Standard Bank and then Goldman Sachs, and went on to work at Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) and the African Development Bank. He is the founder of Abrazo Capital, a social impact investment company, which he established to invest in small […]

Meet the Philanthropists: Dr. Frannie Leautier

Dr. Frannie Leautier has had a distinguished career in international development and the private sector. She is currently Senior Vice President at the African Development Bank (AfDB). Previously she was Vice President of the World Bank Group and held variousroles during herfifteen-year careerthere, including Chief of Staff to the President of the World Bank. Before […]