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Video Library

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Backstage With …

Africa.com CEO and Executive Editor Teresa Clarke sat down with three of Africa’s leading women.  This five part video series features Dr. Mamphela Ramphele, Ambassador Ali and Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

Africa Straight Up

With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot — and should not — be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is an insider’s look at positive stories about Africa.

Thought Leaders

Our video series, “Thought Leaders,” showcases some of Africa’s brightest minds. We sat down with Africa’s leading thinkers, innovators and trailblazers to address key topics affecting the continent’s economic future.

Lira – The Biggest Challenge of Africa

Teresa H. Clarke – Bridging the Diaspora Divide

Africa.com Travels with President Obama to Africa

The Scoop

  • Juliana Rotich, Executive Director of Ushahidi Inc-Kenya

THE SCOOP with Juliana Rotich

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In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Juliana Rotich, Executive Director of Ushahidi Inc and responsible for the overall management of Ushahidi, partnerships and support of the Ushahidi team. She has worked in [...]

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THE SCOOP with Owuor Arunga

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In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to musician Owuor Arunga. The jazz trumpeter was born in Kisumu in Kenya and moved to New York in the early 2000s, where he studied in The [...]

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THE SCOOP with Salim Amin: In Conversation with Rodney Charles and Francis Onelum

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In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Rodney Charles and Francis Onelum. Charles is an award winning writer, filmmaker and actor. He is the writer, producer of ‘Once Upon A Time’ a BBC [...]

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The Scoop: In Conversation with Zwai Bala

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In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to South African musician and producer Zwai Bala. At the age of 11 he entered The Shell Road to Fame in 1986 and reached the semi-finals, [...]

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Strengthening Africa’s Media Sector: Amadou Mahtar Ba

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Amadou Mahtar Ba is the Chief Executive of the African Media Initiative (AMI), a pan-African effort aimed at strengthening the media sector in Africa to ensure the accountability of governments and other institutions, and to [...]

  • Maria Sarungi-Tsehai on The Scoop in Tanzania, Africa

Crowning Tanzania: How Fashion Fundi Maria Sarungi-Tsehai Inspires Young Women

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In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to fashion and media veteran, Maria Sarungi-Tsehai, whose unique experiences have led her to help and guide many young Tanzanian women entering the fashion world including successful models [...]

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Useful Mobile Apps in Africa

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Africa has proven itself to be the hub of mobile phone usage and growth, with studies by the Pew Research Center showing that while only one in ten individuals on the continent owned a mobile [...]

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Africa’s Top (Fierce) Women in Entertainment

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Africa’s entertainment industry has caught the attention of the world with its rich culture and original stories and music. Many entertainers from the continent have rose to prominence and popularity in recent years, showcasing [...]

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Dangote Group on the Africa Opportunity

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Aliko Dangote, CEO of West Africa’s largest conglomerate, discusses expansion plans for his company and why now is the time to invest in Africa. Dangote Group is one of Africa’s leading industrial [...]

Trailer: Africa STRAIGHT UP!

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With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot — and should not — be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is an insider’s look [...]

  • Musalia Mudavadi on the scoop, Kenya, Africa

THE SCOOP with Salim Amin: In Conversation with Musalia Mudavadi

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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 [...]

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Top 5 Memorable Quotes From African Women In Power

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History shows the continent has been home to some of the world’s most powerful African women. As we highlight the women running Africa, here is a look at memorable quotes from the continent’s heads of [...]