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Magatte Wade is the Director of the Center for African Prosperity at Atlas Network, the leading organization of African free-market think tanks. She was listed as a Forbes “20 Youngest Power Women in Africa,” a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and a TED Global Africa Fellow.

Magatte is the bestselling author of The Heart of A Cheetah, and the host of The Magatte Wade Show. She's spoken at the United Nations, Aspen Institute, Harvard, Oxford, Stanford, Yale, MIT, and the TED mainstage. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, the BBC, CNN, Fast Company, Fortune, and the Huffington Post. She has been on both Lex Fridman and Jordan Peterson’s podcasts (where she was among the most popular guests), with over 10 million views.


Magatte's passion for the role of free markets in overcoming poverty and the power of enterprise to tackle social issues and promote entrepreneurial education make her a sought-after speaker and thought leader at major conferences, events, and universities around the world.

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David Hundeyin: How I Exposed the DARK Secrets of Nigerian Elites (Revelations)

David Hundeyin: How I Exposed the DARK Secrets of Nigerian Elites (Revelations)

David Hundeyin is a fearless Nigerian investigative journalist known for his impactful and often controversial reports. With a career marked by uncovering corruption, political scandals, and social injustices, Hundeyin has become a significant voice in Nigerian media. His dedication to exposing the truth has earned him both praise and criticism, solidifying his reputation as a tenacious and courageous journalist. - David's 𝕏 account: - His latest book, "Breaking Point: - His TED Talk: 0:00 Trailer 0:59 Introduction 1:36 Who is David Hundeyin? 4:54 What Started the Journey? 11:22 The Absence Of African Elites 15:09 Direction Change 27:08 Dangerous Stories 35:47 Threats & Risks 50:35 Tinubu, 2023 Elections & ECOWAS vs Niger 1:09:31 Crypto for Africans 1:22:53 The African Poverty Saga 1:39:42 Understanding the Issues 1:46:37 A Re-Education 1:50:00 Closing Remarks Sign up for Magatte Wade's Newsletter ➡️ Get Magatte's book on Amazon ➡️ Magatte Wade is an entrepreneur, speaker, and visionary leader in African entrepreneurship. She is recognized as one of Forbes' "20 Youngest Power Women in Africa" and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Magatte has spoken at prestigious organizations like United Nations, Aspen Institute, Harvard, and TED. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and she has been a popular guest on podcasts hosted by Jordan Peterson and Lex Fridman. Visit Magatte Wade's Website: Follow Magatte Wade on Twitter: Follow Magatte Wade on Instagram: Follow Magatte Wade on LinkedIn: Follow Magatte Wade on TikTok: Follow Magatte Wade on Facebook: If you enjoyed this video, please like, comment, and share with others who might benefit from Magatte's thoughts. And don't forget to subscribe to her channel for more inspiring content. Thanks for watching!
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