Africa on Focus is a weekly dialogue, hosted by Ms.aba on Hi-radio who shares success stories of young Africans from the continent and the Diaspora.
Palgrave Boakye-Danquah – Kandifo Institute #CreatingTrust
Life during and post lockdown is a question that is almost on every single person’s mind.
In this episode starring special guest Palgrave Boakye-Danquah, Africa on Focus discusses how to overcome the hurdles the pandemic has caused. Danquah, Founding Executive Director of Kandifo Institute is a serial entrepreneur, a start-up and reengineering policy consultant, researcher, lecturer and more. Part of the team J live Africa, Danquah, has helped over 500k+ people globally. Together with Ms. ABA, Danquah discusses the role of leadership and how it affects the world we live in.
MS. ABA & Donny Addison – Reclaiming Africa’s Excellence #ARichCulture
Do you truly know Africa? Do you know where some of the world’s most creative and talented black people come from? In this episode dedicated to the power of black history, Ms. ABA and Donny Addison reflect on the celebration of black history month, how these celebrations fall on different months in USA and UK, the role of colonisation, and how important it is to educate on black history and racism, following the appalling and heart-breaking o death of George Floyd and prior.
Highlighted is Kofi Kayiga, the first Ghanaian-British black museum owner, presenting artifacts on American black history and achievements.
In recent times, there has been support from legal authorities to archeologists and anthropologists for the return of exhibits to home countries as they do not belong to the western world. Information can easily be lost in translation or manipulated and this brings hope to restore and recover Africa.
Tap into this episode to hear the discussion, learn more about Africa and countries that were colonised.
Caroline Kamya – Discover The Magic of Africa #ConnectingInTheFilmIndustry
Let’s talk Africa. Ever wondered why Africa is so magical to African’s but seems like a “village” to western society? Should one be able to speak on matters they haven’t actually experienced? Joining MS. ABA and Donny, in this truly stimulating podcast is Caroline Kamya. Ugandan born British film director and producer. Kamya, reflects on her own experiences of how society views Africa and the true reality of Africa. Kamya is known for her passion to diminish the stigma attached to Africa’s Identity. Being a renowned featured filmmaker, channel head & poet, Kamya’s work can even be seen in the likes of BBC and Channel4. She founded her own company “Shattered Hues” which harnesses a platform for creative forefronts in the Netherlands on a diaspora level.
Tap into this exhilarating podcast that consists of life experiences, Hustle & motivation, poetry and future project developments.
Nosa Odiase and Karen N. Pumpuni – Salvage your African History #AncestralEducation
Do you truly know the depths of your African roots? Join MS. ABA and Donny, as they speak to London based writers, Nosa Odiase (British-Nigerian engineer) and Karen N. Pumpuni (British-Ghanaian schoolteacher). Discussing their latest book “A Cry to War (The Last Warrior King Series, #1)” the writers shine light on African slave history topics that are not so accessible. Most African history stories we know are told by word of mouth and data we can find on the internet. Information can easily be lost in translation or manipulated. This revolutionary compelling story book of African fiction is a safe keep of the greatest and richest treasures to have ever bestowed Africans.
Joewackle - Emancipation of mental slavery #EmotionalIntelligence
Ready to talk metal health crisis in Africa? Alongside Ms. ABA and Donny, is special guest star Joewackle, talented Ghanaian based writer and filmmaker who recently released an exceptional short film “Boys No dey Cry” (Boys don’t cry), tapping into mental health issues in Africa, particularly Ghana. This podcast also focuses on mental health issues around the world, and how people are even more affected by it during COVID-19 in this lockdown special.
Max Koffi – The Africa we can create ourselves #lobbyingforAfrica
Time for a chat with Max Koffi, founder of Africa in Motion, an African focused accelerator aimed to enhance relationships between Europe and the African continent. We are talking about changing the ‘fair trade’ we know, the real facts of fair trade and how can we, the Diaspora via sustainable programs work on developing our West-African farmers.
Maxx is also advocating for a new economic model between Africa and the rest of the world to create true wealth for Africans. There are durable ways to achieve these goals. Have a listen and discover how we can address the current challenges Africans face.