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Encouraging Scientific Curiosity

Commentary / Education

Yewande Omotoso speaks to engineer and educator Dr. G. Ayorkor Korsah about her love of math and science to her deep appreciation of engineering, robotics, algorithms and teaching. http://www.africa.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Ayorkor-podcast_V2. [...]
Obama in South Africa

Current Events

With less than a week until voters in Nigeria head to the polls on March 28, President Goodluck Jonathan and the opposing candidates are making their final campaign pushes. On Monday, US President Barack Obama shared a message of encouragement for [...]
the scoop dr nkosana moyo

Spotlight / The Scoop

In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Dr. Nkosana Moyo, Partner at 
Actis 
London. Prior to joining Actis, Nkosana was with the International Finance Corporation in Washington DC. He also served as Zimbabwe’s Minister for Indu [...]
BridgingEducationGap

Commentary / Education

Yewande Omotoso speaks to medical doctor and CEO of TeachSA, Dr. Mothomang Diaho on innovative solutions to tackle education inequity in South Africa. http://www.africa.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/DIAHO_Full-Podcast-V2.mp3   Sound design: Tim [...]
the scoop fred swaniker

Spotlight / The Scoop

In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Ghanaian Fred Swaniker, founder of the African Leadership Academy (ALA), a world-class coeducational, residential secondary boarding school in Johannesburg, South-Africa. ALA recruits outstanding st [...]
talking heads 2

Commentary / Health

Kamey Bulter speaks to Nana Eyeson Akiwowo, founder and president of African Health Now about the state of public health care in Ghana and how her personal experiences with the fractured health care system there spurred her to start African Health No [...]
The Scoop with Musalia Mudavadi

Spotlight

In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Kenyan politician Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi. Mudavadi served as Deputy Prime Minister and was a Presidential hopeful under the United Democratic Forum Party (UDF) after decamping from the Orange Democ [...]
the scoop john ulunga

Spotlight

In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Executive Director of the Foundation for Civil Society, John Ulanga. Prior to joining the Foundation for Civil Society in late 2005, Mr. Ulanga worked with the Economic and Social Research Foundation [...]
the scoop Jeremy Gilley, Salim & Jude Law

Spotlight

In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Jeremy Gilley, Founder of Peace One Day, a charity campaigning for a global day of ceasefire and non-violence, and British actor Jude Law. Law began acting with the National Youth Music Theatre in 19 [...]
Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Business & Finance / Politics and Government

Nigeria’s finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, explains why addressing the technology, agriculture, and infrastructure needs in parts of Africa, and in other emerging markets, is crucial to sustaining global growth.   The Growth Opportunity [...]

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