Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice award winner for best overall movie, Dry as produced by Stephaine Okereke-Linus has made its debut in Gambia.
The movie which premiered during the African Youth Summit Banjul plus 10, was lauded by all, and further opened up the conversation around maternal health care and Fistula in Africa.
The audience was made up of distinguished personalities including the Vice President of Gambia, Dr Isatou Njie Saidy; UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Mabingue Ngom; Assistant Minister for Youth Liberia, Kula Fonfana and many others.
The summit was organized in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to capture the creative, innovative and pro-active voices of African youth and utilize these voices as a tool to encourage decision makers to address the myriad issues young people on the continent face.
It focused on discussions around reinforcing implementation of the policy frameworks in Africa and their pivotal role in harnessing the youth potentials to attain the Demographic Dividend and Africa’s inclusive growth and sustainable development.