The African Sun Times, Africa’s number one and largest newspaper in America, has announced its Persons-of-the-Year, as well as the Corporate Social Responsibility Company of the Year. The categories the newspaper has chosen this year include International Person of the Year – Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, African Statesman of the Year – Dr. Jakaya Kikwete, former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Corporate Social Responsibility Company of the Year – Arik Air, the Nigerian international carrier, is the only African airline in West Africa, Pan-African Person of the Year – Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the Institute of the Black World and the Pan-African Unity Dialogue, Diaspora Person of the Year – Ambassador Dr. Erieka Bennett, Founder and President of the African Union Diaspora African Forum (AU/DAF), Most Influential Person of the Year Under 40 – Ms. Linda Ikeji, founder of the lindaikeji.blogspot.com, and the African Tourism Ambassador of the Year – Mr. Ikechi Uko, founder of the world-famous Akwaaba Expo held every year in Nigeria.
There is a lot of fragmentation within the Pan-African Diaspora movement in the Diaspora, but Dr. Daniels has achieved success by bringing all the groups together, whether you are African, African-American, Caribbean or Latino American, he makes everybody comfortable and welcome to participate in the organization. Dr. Daniels also has to be applauded for his 20 years of service to the people of Haiti.
As a participant of The Pan-African Unity Dialogue (PAUD), Black Westchester Magazine congratulates Dr. Ron Daniels on being named African Sun Times Pan-African Person Of The Year and salutes him for his years of service to the movement.
About the African Sun Times: The African Sun Times is the No.1 and largest weekly African newspaper in America and has been publishing for the past 37 years. It is the only African newspaper online and in print in the U.S.; and its Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Chika Onyeani, has won 73 awards for journalistic excellence, civil rights activities as well as philanthropic engagement. Dr. Onyeani is the author of the phenomenally successful and No.1 best selling book, Capitalist Nigger: The Road to Success.” Onyeani is also the author of the latest successful new book, “Roar of the African Lion,” as well as his blockbuster novel, “The Broederbond Conspiracy,” (aka The Black James Bond), and the children’s book, “ODUM: The Lion.”