Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache interviews Gambian film director Ibrahim Ceesay.
In addition to directing films, Ibrahim Ceesay is also a young executive coordinator of the African Youth Initiative (an organziation on youth and climate change in Africa).
Ceesay was also one of the youth representatives during the COP 21 forum in Paris earlier this month. In addition to this he attended the last Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa, held in Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), organized by the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
In his films, Ceesay studied in Nigeria, portraying stories based on social challenges facing Africa:
‘The Hand of Fate’
Ceesay also supports and promotes artists in Gambia and all over Africa:
Stephanie Pownal- Kenya
Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache is a freelance journalist. Born and raised in France, with a Bachelor Communication, she started her career in investigative journalism in South Africa, as a postgraduate journalist student at Rhodes University (Grahamstown), more than ten years ago. Back to France, with her postgraduate diploma (in Writing and Editing, TV and new media), she has decided to work as a freelance journalist dealing with African current affairs and the African diaspora. Over the past few years, she has expanded her skills on environmental issues concerning the treatment of Africa’s natural resources.
She is an expert on Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Water and Sanitation, Biodiversity and Food Security. She is also on the board member of three environmental associations of journalists which names are African Network of Environmental Journalist (ANEJ), Association of Environmental Journalist (AJE) and Journalist and writers for the Nature and Ecology (JNE). She also works for various publications in France and outside France, such as Le Point Afrique.
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