Our Team

Alpha Bah

Alpha is the founder and CEO of ZMedia Tech Group. He manages technology strategy, implementation and leads software development for the ZNews Africa brand. In his career he has helped develop and maintain programs and applications for The Associated Press, the New York Stock Exchange and MLB Advanced Media.

Mr. Bah is a graduate of Columbia University, holding bachelor degree in Computer Science with a concentration in Political Science. He is a native of Guinea and currently resides in Harlem, New York.


Michael Rain

Michael is the co-founder of ZMedia Tech Group. He leads content strategy and product management for ZNews Africa as editor-in-chief and product manager. He has consulted with some of the world’s largest and best known product and media brands including TimeWarner, Toyota, The Wall Street Journal and Madison Square Garden.

Michael earned a bachelors degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from Columbia University. He is Ghanaian-American, a life-long New Yorker and Brooklyn native.


Elizabeth Ogunwo

Elizabeth “Lyzz” Ogunwo joined ZNews Africa in 2017 as the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.  She overseas strategic planning and partnerships and growth opportunities for the company.

Additionally, Lyzz also works as a Program Officer for the National Basketball Players Association Foundation where she provides strategic funding and support to NBA Player community efforts. Over the past ten years, Lyzz has worked on both President Obama’s campaigns and within his Administration, serving as the White House Leadership Development Director and White House Liaison to the Peace Corps under the Obama Administration