It may be that Europeans and Africans have more common ground than they would like to think, much rather admit.
While the war in Ukraine rages on, another brews in the West African country of Niger Republic. The crisis began July 26 2023 when soldiers deposed President Mohammed Bazoum in a coup and closed the country’s borders, citing corruption, high treason and an undermining of the country’s security. Against this backdrop the following conversation between two gentlemen ensued:
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. On the effect of music, musicians, and one musician in particular - Johnny Clegg - affected his life and altered his worldview. Sit back for a lengthy read of an interesting conversation that covers a lot of topics.
Soon we’ll find out who is the real revolutionary
Amidst recent social upheaval, internet shutdown and government crackdown we tried to find an answer to whether Zimbabwe’s current woes are the product of former president Robert Mugabe’s ghost still lingering in the battered country. For this we delved into the country’s recent history ending up interviewing the leader of the Tajamuka social justice movement, Mr. Promise Mkwananzi.