#Interviews

  • Mugabe's Ghost?

    UbuntuFM Africa | Mugabe's Ghost?

    #Zimbabwe | #Mugabe | #Mnangagwa | #Tajamuka

    Amidst recent social upheaval, internet shutdown and government crackdown we tried to find an answer to the question 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. Take your time for this lengthy read and very insightful interview we had with Mr. Mkwananzi.

  • Interview w/ Abubakar Adam Ibrahim - writer/journalist from Nigeria

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    #Nigeria | #Books | #Biafra | #BokoHaram | #Brexit

    Personal Perspectives is an interview series, a platform on which we invite people to share their perspective on issues that affect us all.  UbuntuFM recently linked up with Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, writer, journalist and intellectual of note from Nigeria.

  • The Life and Times of Soul Brothers

    UbuntuFM | Soul Brothers | Soul from South Africa

    #SouthAfrica | #Soul | #Books | Soul Brothers

    This is the befitting title of the book written by Sydney Fetsie Maluleke, a young man from Giyani in Limpopo Province of South Africa. He is currently based in Johannesburg where is working as an educator. Sydney grew up in a home of music. His father John Maluleke has been a great fan of Soul Brother for over 40 years. He has followed the group since its inception in 1976 up to this day.

  • Interview with Ogoo

    Ogoo | "Onye Isi Oma (The Lucky One)" | "You Are Mine"

    Ogoo | #Nigeria | #Soul | #MeToo

    UbuntuFM gets in touch with Ogoo following the release of her latest single, ‘Onye Isi Oma (The Lucky One)’ and ‘You Are Mine’. In this exclusive interview with UbuntuFM’s Ikenna Okeh, Ogoo talks about being a music artist in modern Nigeria, her career, #MeToo and the effect of digitization on the local music scene.

  • Interview with Richard Ali

    UbuntuFM | Interview with Richard Ali

    Richard Ali | #History | #Biafra | #Secessionism | #Xenophobia | #NetNeutrality | #Nigeria

    Personal Perspectives is an interview series, a platform on which we invite people to share their perspective on issues that affect us all.  Recently UbuntuFM was privileged to sit down and speak with Richard Ali, book publisher and lawyer from Nigeria.  In the interview Mr. Ali informs us on book publishing in Africa and his experiences in Europe in that field. When we shift themes, Mr. Ali unfolds his perspective on other matters like the digital revolution, secessionism, xenophobia, modern history, the role of governments, politicians and intellectuals against an African-European backdrop.

  • Saggy Saggila | a Reggae man at heart

    Saggy Saggila | Reggae artist from South Africa

    #Reggae | Richard Siluma | Lucky Dube | #SouthAfrica

    UbuntuFM's King Vusi Mavuthela talked to Saggy Saggila, the stage name of the legendary musician, songwriter and producer of note, Richard Siluma, cousin to legend Lucky Dube.