Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020 winners (from left to right): Sowmyan Jegatheesan from Canada, Brian Galabuzi Kakembo from Uganda, Hafiz Usama Tanveer from Pakistan and Sagufta Salma from Fiji.

Ugandan Wins Commonwealth Young Person of the Year

By Abdi Ali Published April 6, 2020 Brian Galabuzi Kakembo of Uganda has won the 2020 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year award. Kakembo’s biodegradable plastics and organic waste into eco-friendly charcoal briquettes,won him both the the overall 2020 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year and the Africa and Europe…

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Kenya's Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti

East Africans Among Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020 Finalists

By Abdi Ali Published March 4, 2020 Three East African youngsters are among 16 people who have been shortlisted for the British Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020. The three, Kenya’s Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti, Uganda’s Galabuzi Brian Kakembo and Tanzania’s Salvatory Kessy are among the individuals the 54 country-member Commonwealth describes as…

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