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Ilona Eveleens

Ilona EveleensIlona Eveleens has lived in Africa since 1994. First in South Africa, then moving to Kenya almost 15 years ago. She freelances for Dutch and German newspapers and South African radio station Capetalk.

"One11 is a chance to let unique “ordinary” Africans speak. There’s more to the continent than the clichéd media images of thieving dictators, crazy militia fighters and starving children. This is an opportunity to bring Africa’s image a little bit more in line with the reality.”

Ilona Eveleens is working for: Trouw / Internationale Samenwerking

Atia Yahya

Atia Yahya

A Kenyan business woman sees promise and growth where others see only misery. Her ideas have helped countless Africans.