Johnny Clegg, South-African musical icon and anti-apartheid activist. 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.
Soon we’ll find out who is the real revolutionary. 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.
Through the window. Thoughts on Winnie Mandela by Suthukazi Arosi. Through the window, we all looked and have decided without knowing the exact truth.
On book publishing and other affairs. Mr. Ali informs us on book publishing in Africa and his experiences in Europe in that field. When we shift themes, Mr. Ali unfolds his perspective on other matters like the digital revolution, secessionism, xenophobia, modern history, the role of governments, politicians, and intellectuals against an African-European backdrop.
We are UbuntuFM. We were privileged and honored to receive an interview request from Voyage LA Magazine just before the year’s ending. Staff member Kris Williams invited us to share our story with them. Once a link has been established, a bond is made. Jo’burg is now an official part of the LA Valley!
Language is a culture. Maazi Ogbonnaya is an academic, writer, and translator of the Igbo language. His work aims at preserving and reviving the language & culture of one of Africa's largest ethnic groups. UbuntuFM reached out to Mr. Ogbonnaya for this exclusive interview. Language is a culture. Culture is people. No one lives without language.