Audiocasts tagged: africa

Curating TedxEuston – Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu

Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu is the Managing Partner of EpiAfric and prior to that, he co-directed the Centre for Tuberculosis at the South Africa National Institute for Communicable Diseases. As the co-founder of TedxEuston, Dr Ihekweazu leads the dynamic group of volunteers that curate and organise one of the most highly anticipated Tedx events. He speaks to Yewande Omotoso about the history of TedxEuston, the reasons for its ground breaking success, and the impact the event has on his own life and the lives of  his team.

Sound design: Tim Pringle, Origin Audio

Recorded by: Sotho Mafia

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Developing Art Criticism on the Continent – Christine Eyene

Yewande Omotoso speaks to art historian, critic, and curator Christine Eyene about the contemporary African art scene on the continent and in the diaspora. Christine reflects on the role art as both a means of understanding, as well as a repository of marginalised histories.
Sound design: Tim Pringle (Origin Audio) Recorded by: Sotho Mafia

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Next Culture Lab- Jocelyne Muhutu Remy

Yewande Omotoso engages media executive, journalist and news junkie Jocelyne Muhutu Remy on the transient lives of African on the continent and in the Diaspora.

Sound design: Tim Pringle, Origin Audio

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Reflections from Ghana’s best-known woman novelist – Ama Ata Aidoo

In this podcast, Yewande Omotoso introduces us to one of her own inspirations in her journey as a writer – Ama Ata Aidoo.  A woman with incredible creative range as a writer, poet, playwright, and academic, Aidoo invites listeners to join her and a group of youth at a recent writers’ workshop in Ghana as she shares her experiences of maturing as a writer.

Sound design: Tim Pringle, Origin Audio

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Bridging the Education Gap:TeachSA – Dr Mothomang Diaho

Yewande Omotoso speaks to medical doctor and CEO of TeachSA, Dr Mothomang Diaho on innovative solutions to tackle education inequity in South Africa.

Sound design: Tim Pringle, Origin Audio

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