In his latest release ‘Migration Blues’ (2017) Eric Bibb - 2017 Grammy nominee in the best traditional Blues album category - draws a parallel between the former African-American share-croppers leaving the segregation and misery of the Southern USA for the industrial cities of the North, and the current migratory movement to Europe of the refugees from the Middle East. Talking about the Blues.
L'heure d'ailleurs was born as a little sailboat, drifting from one island to another, from one continent to another, from one culture to another. It's a vessel, drifting without a compass wherever the wind blows, without frontiers, without boundaries, prejudice or religious confession. So is the music presented in a 1-hour show on UbuntuFM World Radio. Every THURSDAY 10PM CET (11PM EST)
A most comprehensive full interview with Michael Yeadon, former Vice President and Chief Science Officer of Pfizer. Mr. Yeadon outlines his position on the pandemic, the vaccine, the issue of variants, boosters and the loss of our civil liberties. It is truly an appeal to the world.
We had a sit down with Paolo Genovesi, global citizen, self-declared pro-Apartheid supporter, turned pan-Africanist. On the effect of music, musicians, and one musician in particular - Johnny Clegg - affected his life and altered his worldview. Sit back for a lengthy read of an interesting conversation that covers a lot of topics.
Amidst recent social upheaval, internet shutdown and government crackdown we tried to find an answer to whether Zimbabwe’s current woes are the product of former president Robert Mugabe’s ghost still lingering in the battered country. For this we delved into the country’s recent history ending up interviewing the leader of the Tajamuka social justice movement, Mr. Promise Mkwananzi.
UbuntuFM recently linked up with Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, writer, journalist, and intellectual of note from Nigeria. Personal Perspectives is an interview series, a platform on which we invite people to share their perspectives on issues that affect us all.