Lead Ambassadors

The Lead Ambassador is your main anchor for Africa Code Week event orchestration, questions and support in your country. Feel free to reach out to them on social to get started on hosting your own coding workshops or simply get introduced to other interested schools / organizations. They are here to help you engage as many children and youth as possible in your community!

Seydou Sy
  • Seydou Sy
  • Lead, Jokkolabs Bamako,
  • Mali

Passionate about innovation and digital skills, Seydou founded the Ecole supérieure de commerce et de technologie in Bamako, where he also heads Jokkolabs for Mali.

Seydou is involved in activities such as open innovation programmes of the training of women and entrepreneurs in digital and non-technical skills. He also leads jokkokids in Bamako, a program that encourages coding at school from an early age.


Victor Frederick Janjue-Browne
  • Victor Frederick Janjue-Browne
  • Project Coordinator, Knowledge Aid
  • Sierra Leone

Victor’s early passion for computing soon turned into a career. After studying in former USSR, he returned to Sierra Leone as a teacher and computer center manager at the Annie Walsh Memorial School (AWMS), the first female secondary school in the whole of West Africa. There he taught mathematics and music for twelve years before moving to Knowledge Aid Sierra Leone (KASL) as a Project Coordinator, where he still works today.

Victor also always considered himself a musician. Band master in his school band for almost fifteen years, he played several instruments like trumpet, trombone, Bb Bass, saxophone and even the Bass guitar. He was the Master of the AWMS Brass Band for several years as well as Music Director at his local Church.

Victor attended the Christ Church Primary School, completed his fifth form at the Albert Academy and graduated in Electrical Installations in former USSR.


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