Uzo Iweala


Uzo Iweala is the CEO and editor-in-chief of Ventures Africa, a publication that looks at business, policy, innovation and culture on the evolving continent of Africa. Under his leadership, Ventures Africa trains young people in Nigeria to write articles for the magazine. Uzo is also an award-winning writer and a medical doctor. His first novel, “Beasts of No Nation,” won numerous awards, was translated into 12 languages and has been adapted as a major motion picture. He was previously the acting CEO of the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria, and is a co-founder of Txtlite Nigeria Ltd., a company that provides pay-as-you go solar solutions across Nigeria.

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