Njamba Koffi

Njamba Koffi is an award-winning community leader, author, poet, public speaker and (amateur) musician. Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, he has lived and traveled in multiple countries in East and Southern Africa, Western Europe and North America.

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Posts by Njamba Koffi

Camp for African refugees and displaced people on the outskirts of Hargeisa in Somaliland under UN auspices.

Becoming Agents of Change: Power, Privilege, and Choice

I was still living in the refugee camp in Swaziland when, on the night of October 8, 2014, I woke up to high pitched screams and hysterical, distressed cries of three women—two of whom I would soon learn were my teen peers. It was around 4.30 a.m. I seemed to hear sounds of burning. I…

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