Welcome to UbuntuFM, Paolo, and thank you for the opportunity to sit down with us. Every story has a beginning. Where did yours start?
I have been always fascinated by travel and foreign cultures. Africa, in particular, has been so important in my life because of my granny who lived in Zimbabwe, then called Rhodesia. So I grew up with Africa and travel with Africa on my mind.
By sheer luck
The Igbo nation is one of the most populous of the indigenous African peoples almost equaling their population in the diaspora. The Igbo are an ethnic group native to the present-day south-central and south-eastern Nigeria. UbuntuFM's Ikenna Okeh recently recorded the interview with 'Maazi' Okoro Mark Ogbonnaya as follows:
It’s nice to get in touch with you, Maazi Ogbonnaya
It is my pleasure
Institutional capacity in public health care systems, law enforcement, and regulatory agencies, as well as the capacity of the state to commandeer production of essential goods and services, have become decisive interventions in this pandemic. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, whose conservative government had for years underfunded the public sector, confirmed this unequivocally when he
#Interviews #People #Nigeria #ModernHistory #Europe #Africa #NetNeutrality #Secessionism #Xenophobia #BookPublishing #Biafra Richard AliPersonal Perspectives #1: Richard Ali - book publisher and lawyer from NigeriaPersonal Perspectives is an interview series, a platform on which we invite people to share their perspective on issues that affect us all. Recently UbuntuFM was privileged to sit down and speak with Richard Ali, book publisher and lawyer from Nigeria.
Richard Ali was shortlisted for the John la Rose Short Story Competition (2008). He has participated in various writing workshops including the 2012 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop and the 2013 GRANTA/British Council Workshop. Richard has served as Judge for the BN Poetry Award [Africa’s only Africa-wide poetry prize] and Rwanda’s Huza Press Short Story Prize and has been a Guest at
The late 60’s were a period of international turmoil. The Vietnam War was on every household TV screen. Student protests met violent repercussions in many places. A time of cold war on the one side and détente on the other. Symbols of flower power, peace and love, competed with scenes of war atrocities in the news headlines.
Then this conflict flared up in a West-African backwater called Biafra
There is a saying amongst my people that the unheeding ear falls off with the severed head. Such adage as this comes in handy when one is to consider the present state and the likely future of the African continent with regards to the indifference of its governments on issues affecting their neighbours.
At present, the UK has been deporting African nationals quietly and without publicity. On
If we are under the perception that Africa’s problems are so huge, complex and diverse…
Where to start…? How to establish real change…? How to improve the people's lives and futures…?
This documentary about Thomas Sankara - Burkina Faso’s President from 1983 to 1987 - may well reveal that our perceptions are in fact misconceptions...
Thomas Sankara became president of Burkina Faso after a
What do Somalia, Sudan, Libya, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Syria presently share in common?
A temporary ban on its nationals from entering the United States of America.
And for what reason? Best known to the United States' government and its people. But it is not my place to dictate to the people and government of a sovereign country. Instead, I intend to point out some issues that might be in the
King Vusi Mavuthela brings you more than 3 hours of non-stop music from the African continent and beyond, occasionally with special guests and artists tributes.
Marabi, Kwela, Mbaqanga, Traditionals, Kwaito African music as well as music from the world plus a bit of poetry to spice it up! Just be with UbuntuFM Africa and you are going to be with the trend of music both locally and