Chinenye Ogwumike, Nigerian-American basketballer, joins Constituency of Africa

Chinenye Ogwumike, Nigerian-American basketballer, joins Constituency of Africa

- Chinenye "Chiney" Ogwumike is a Nigerian-American basketball player making waves in the United States

- Ogwumike has joined Constituency of Africa (CFA), a very significant organisation to African matters in the US

- The WNBA all-star basketballer is also an ESPN NBA analyst and Adidas athlete

At a time when Nigeria is in serious need to launder its image in international communities, the achievement of Chinenye “Chiney” Ogwumike’s is everything the country needs to do exactly just that.

Ogwumike is a Nigerian-American basketballer and also doubles as a TV analyst for National Basketball Association (NBA) for ESPN.

She recently joined the Constituency of Africa (CFA), an organisation that is at the center of Africans in the United States.

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CFA was founded in 1990 out of the need to create an organisation that would be vested in building an organised support for Africa in the US.

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The constituency is also charged with educating the states on Africa and creating programmes that are targeted at empowering Africans and African people.

It should also be noted that one of CFA's very important events is the annual Ronald H Brown African Affairs Series which is in honour of the late US commerce secretary for his great works.

More than 1,000 individuals and representatives of various organisations attend the programme every year.

Among other achievements of the Nigerian-American basketball player is that she is a women's National Basketball Association (NBA) all-star player and a signed Adidas athlete.

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that British-born Nigerian writer, Tade Thompson, recently emerged winner of Arthur C Clarke award, the UK’s most prestigious prize for science fiction novels.

Thompson's Novel, Rosewater, was submitted for consideration alongside 124 novels and his was selected as the best.

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