Session Information

Date: 30 September 2015

UK Time (BST): 10.30

Kenya Time (EAT): 12.30

About Sir Samuel Jonah


Sir Samuel Jonah is the Executive Chairman of Jonah Capital. Jonah Capital invests in mining and mineral resources in Africa as the continent grows, the need for a sustainable supply of strategic metals and minerals to meet rising global demand.

Sir Samuel Johan spoke passionately about the important of reading, learning and the opportunity that the internet provides for the students to educate themselves. 

‘You want to be a leader. You want to be successful. There are three things you need: education, education, education. This is the most important ingredient on the way to becoming successful [and] a good leader… You have no excuse to be ignorant, in this new [connected] world’.

Sir Sam Johan

Key facts

Jonah Capital's logo is the Griffin. An ancient mythological creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle

Jonah Capital invests in mining and mineral resources in Sub-Saharan Africa

In June 2003, Samuel Jonah was presented with an honorary knighthood, by the Prince of Wales