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Personal Perspectives #3 | Johnny Clegg

UbuntuFM | Johnny Clegg | Personal Perspectives #3 #Interviews | #People | #Africa| #SouthAfrica| #Zimbabwe| Johnny Clegg | A personal perspective on 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.

Language = Culture

UbuntuFM | Language is Culture: interview with Maazi Ogbonnaya #Interviews | #Writers | #Africa| #Nigeria| #Biafra| Igbo| Maazi Ogbonnaya | on the significance of language to 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.

Africa’s unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenation

UbuntuFM | Africa’s unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenation by Mamphela Ramphele #Feedback | #Society | #Africa| #SouthAfrica | By Dr. Mamphela Ramphele It has taken a tiny organism, SARS-CoV-2, to get even the most conservative traditionalists to accept that state institutions are essential to mobilizing national resources to protect and promote the common good. The fragilities of neoliberal economics have been laid bare.

Interview with Richard Ali

UbuntuFM | Interview with Richard Ali #Interviews | #People | #Nigeria| #ModernHistory| #Europe| #Africa| #NetNeutrality| #Secessionism| #Xenophobia| #BookPublishing| #Biafra| Richard Ali | Personal Perspectives #1: Richard Ali - book publisher and lawyer from Nigeria Personal 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. 

‘Biafra’ All Over Again

UbuntuFM | ‘Biafra’ All Over Again #Feedback | #Society | #Biafra| #Nigeria| #Africa | History is about to repeat itself. Between 1966 and 1970, Biafra was all over the news media for those old enough to remember. What was called a war, was in fact a genocide comparable to the Rwandan genocide of the 90’s or worse. Let's fast forward from 1966 to Sept 12, 2017.

Migration, Deportation and other African Norms

UbuntuFM | EU's migration problems #Feedback | #Society | #Africa| #Migration| #Europe | On the deportation of African nationals from Europe & America Deportation of African nationals from Europe and America has come to be accepted as a norm; just as normal as you would hear folks discuss corruption in Nigeria, piracy in Somalia and fighting in the Congo.

Sankara's Ghost

Thomas Sankara | Africa's Che Guevara #Footage | #People | #Africa| #History| Burkina Faso| Thomas Sankara | Thomas Sankara (1949 -1987) Thomas Sankara, President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987, continues to live on in the memory of his people. What is Sankara's legacy and what can we learn from it today?

On The Executive Order

UbuntuFM | On The Executive Order | image: Christopher Lee for The New York Times #Feedback | #Society | #Humanity| #Africa | A temporary ban from entering the USA. And for what reason? President Trump’s executive order on immigration indefinitely barred Syrian refugees from entering the United States, suspended all refugee admissions for 120 days and blocked citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, refugees or otherwise, from entering the United States for 90 d

Mavuthela Music Rendezvous

UbuntuFM | Mavuthela Music Rendezvous #Shows | #World | #Radio| #Africa| King Mavuthela | with King Mavuthela Radio Host and co-founder of UbuntuFM Radio Africa, King Vusi Mavuthela brings you music from the African continent and beyond!