Leaders for Inclusion Head for Global Athlete Congress in Santo Domingo

Meet the 8 newest members of the Special Olympics Africa Region’s Input Council Clockwise from top left) Jimmy Masina, Joyce Ramabusa, Brightfield Shadi, Yannick Tano, Tomiwa Adeyemo, Al Sayyed Curumthaullee, Boniface Kimeu, and Nyasha Derera.
Meet the 8 newest members of the Special Olympics Africa Region’s Input Council Clockwise from top left) Jimmy Masina, Joyce Ramabusa, Brightfield Shadi, Yannick Tano, Tomiwa Adeyemo, Al Sayyed Curumthaullee, Boniface Kimeu, and Nyasha Derera.

The newest members of Africa Region’s Athlete Input Council were elected recently and represent a diverse array of nations. They include Jimmy Masina, and Joyce Ramabusa of South Africa, Brightfield Shadi of Botswana, Yannick Tano of Côte d’Ivoire, Tomiwa Adeyemo of Nigeria, Al Sayyed Curumthaullee of Mauritius, Boniface Kimeu of Kenya and Nyasha Derera of Zimbabwe. These leaders will soon be travelling as Africa Region’s representatives to the first Special Olympics World Tennis Invitational and the Special Olympics Global Athlete Congress in November as part of the initiative to “Stand Up for Inclusion” The celebration of these events intends to show the excellent sports abilities of the athletes, while simultaneously raising awareness of the social and human value of inclusion.

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