EAST AFRICA

What’s Up with the connections, or lack of, between the US and Africa?

These connections become even more scarce between Africa and communities of color in the US. It is time to start a dialog between Africans, Africans in the diaspora, and communities of color in the US. These interactions will allow deeper understanding to develop, appreciation to grow, and opportunities for economic investment to emerge. In this…
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Africa Is a Mess, Colonialism Should Not Have Ended – British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson

Africa Is a Mess, Colonialism Should Not Have Ended – British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson
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EFF brings Professor Patrick Lumumba lecture on the History of Pan Africanism

Prof Patrick Lumumba is expected to touch on the issue of leadership when he delivers his lecture on Pan Africanism during the COVID19 crisis
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Islam in Africa – History Of Africa with Zeinab Badawi

In this episode Zeinab Badawi travels to several countries and looks at the early spread of Islam in Africa and how many Africans practice to this day a mystic, Sufi form of the religion. She shows how not only Islam but Arab culture came to influence a large part of the continent, particularly in the…
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Faces of Africa – Jomo Kenyatta : The Founding Father of Kenya

Many institutions bear his name. He upgraded the economic status of the country after independence. But his reign faced dark shadows when three prominent politicians were assassinated. Up to date he is accused of acquiring massive pieces of land. He is Jomo Kenyatta, the first president of Kenya.
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Aliko Dangote: Africa’s richest man | Talk to Al Jazeera

The continent’s wealthiest businessman talks about job creation, success, and the opportunities Africa provides.
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Africa 54 big stories making news on the continent and around the world with context and analysis.

You are watching Africa 54, your daily news and feature magazine-style program, from the Voice of America. Host Esther Githui-Ewart and a team of correspondents zero in on the big stories making news on the continent and around the world with context and analysis. Top Stories: The White House is pushing ahead with its focus…
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Faces Of Africa- Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah was born on September 21, 1909, in Nkroful, Gold Coast (now Ghana), and shepherded the country in its struggle for independence from Great Britain. He went on to be named life president of both the nation and his party until the army and police in Ghana seized power in 1966 and he found…
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Every African and Every Person of African Descent Should Listen to This Moving Speech | Viable Tv

Every African and Every Person of African Descent Should Listen to This Moving Speech | Viable Tv
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Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao on Africa & China

The pan-African dream is to have a unified people working towards a common goal. Over the years, there have been positive movements towards this goal but are we ready as a people ready for total unification? Former AU Ambassador Dr Arikana Chihombori-Quao
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Africa + African Diaspora

We are approaching a very crucial time in history, and its time for Africa and the African Diaspora to show up for ourselves and each other.
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Africa’s Politics of Succession

In this episode of Straight Talk Africa host Shaka Ssali looks at political succession on the continent.  He is joined by Temi Ibirogba Program Associate for the Africa Program at the Center for International Policy and Musalia Mudavadi, Former Vice President of Kenya and   Amani National Congress Party Leader.
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We are live. In Extra Time Shaka answers your questions about politics in Africa. Originally published at

We are live. In Extra Time Shaka answers your questions about politics in Africa. Originally published at
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2019 marks the 400th anniversary since the first enslaved Africans set foot in what is now the United States.

2019 marks the 400th anniversary since the first enslaved Africans set foot in what is now the United States. The arrival in the British colony of Virginia in August 1619 of a ship carrying Africans from Angola marked the start of more than 200 years of slavery in America. The arrival of the first enslaved…
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South Sudan in Transition – Straight Talk Africa

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa hosts Shaka Shali discusses South Sudan’s new unity government and if this is the first step for stability and peace for the country. He is joined by Angong Dhol Aquil, Counselor at the Embassy of South Sudan, Reath Muoch Tang, Deputy Chair, National Committee of Youth and Culture…
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Coronavirus in Africa – Straight Talk Africa

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, VOA’s Health Correspondent Linord Moudou is joined by a panel of experts who answer viewer questions about the coronavirus. Her guest are: Dr. Salim Abdool Karim, Director, of the Centre for the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), Dr. Tsion Firew, Advisor to the Minister of…
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PanAfricanist Our Voices: Former African Union Ambassador to U.S. Has Her Say

Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quoa is the former African Union Ambassador to the United States. Her career as a pan-Africanist has taken her throughout the continent and the world. She sat down with VOA Our Voices’ host Auriane Itangishaka to talk about the great strides Africa has made despite a harsh colonial legacy, and what she thinks…
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The State of the African Union

Esther Githui Ewart speaks with Amb. Arikana Chihombori -African Union Ambassador to the U.S. on spearheading Africa’s development, integration, and cohesion.
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The African Diaspora: Role and Influence – Straight Talk Africa

In this episode of Straight Talk Africa guest-host Vincent Makori examines the role and influence of the African diaspora. He is joined by Yetunde Odugbesan-Omede, Visiting Professor of Global Affairs and Politics at Farmingdale State College and Vice-Chair of Leadership of the United People for African Congress, Emira Woods of Africans Rising for Justice Peace…
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