South Sudanese Activist recognized as AfroArab Youth Champion

Yoal Gatkuoth known as Change de Gatkuoth participating in youth leadership forum in Africa Union. Photo/credit: suppliedYoal Gatkuoth known as Change de Gatkuoth participating in youth leadership forum in Africa Union. Photo/credit: supplied

South Sudanese’s peace, social justice, and human rights activist and founder of Pan – African Peacemakers Alliance (PAPA), Yoal Gatkuoth aka Chànge De Gatkuoth recognized among 30 AfroArab youth champions under 30. The announcement was made by Mastermind Afrisynthesis on Friday this week.

Guardians of AfroArab Leadership is a platform that aims to promote the integration between the African and Arab young leaders. Yoal has been recognized by Guardians of AfroArab Leadership and Mastermind Afrisynthesis for his exceptional performance in supporting his local communities in South Sudan.  

Yoal is known for his various contribution to African young people. He is the founder of Pan-African Peacemakers Alliance-PAPA, A co-founder at Nile Youth Development Actions, Alumni at The Human Project.

His appointment was announced yesterday which he shared on his social media account. Speaking to Yoal from Juba, South Sudan, he said being part of this award is an encouragement for celebration. He is happy to end the year.

“I am glad and happy that South Sudan is among the recent list of Mastermind Afrisynthesis top 30 under 30 young leaders for 2020. It is a great news to end the year.”

He said there is more to be done by young South Sudanese to participate to peace building in their various communities across the country.

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