#Interviews

Interview with Richard Ali

Interview with Richard Ali

#Writers #History #Biafra #Secessionism #Xenophobia #NetNeutrality

On book publishing and other affairs
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

UbuntuFM Africa | Saggy Saggila | "Endless Love Racing"

#Artists #Reggae

Endless Love Racing
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.

Language = Culture

UbuntuFM Africa | Language = Culture | Maazi Ogbonnaya

#People #Culture #Africa #Afrocentric

Language is a culture
Maazi Ogbonnaya is an academic, writer, and translator of the Igbo language. His work aims at preserving and reviving the language & culture of one of Africa's largest ethnic groups. UbuntuFM reached out to Mr. Ogbonnaya for this exclusive interview. Language is a culture. Culture is people. No one lives without language.

Writing for Nollywood

Darlington Chukwunyere, founder of Viddawood

#People #Books #Nollywood

Viddawood
UbuntuFM talked to Darlington Chukwunyere - founder of Viddawood - an online marketplace that connects screenwriters with movie producers; on issues relating to Nollywood, reasons for establishing Viddawood, the challenges of writing for the screen.

Getting in touch with RootWords

Rootwords interview

#Artists #Africa #HipHop

My Identity
RootWords is an independent rap artist born in the United States to Zambian parents. He lives in Switzerland from where he reaches out to an audience of listeners with his rap music. In 2016, RootWords released the EP "Inappropriate Behaviour" featuring the track, 'My Identity' which got a review on the UbuntuFM Hip-Hop website. UbuntuFM's Ikenna Okeh reached out to RootWords for this exclusive.

Radio interview | Sam Ndlovu of Stimela

Stimela | The People's band from South Africa

#Artists Sam Ndlovu Ray Phiri

Ndewu - The struggle continues
UbuntuFM’s King Mavuthela conducted a radio interview with Sam Ndlovu, the lead singer of Stimela, the people’s band of South Africa.