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Hello Africa and welcome to the Kuungana Podcast. This is more than just a podcast. It is a project aimed at breaking down the boundaries that divide us as a people. The boundaries that divide our beautiful continent. Over the coming years we will do this by collecting and sharing stories from all parts of Africa. From Malawi to Cameroon, Ethiopia to Libya, Cairo to Harare we will connect with as many voices as we can. So we invite all fellow Africans to be part of the Kuungana Africa Project.

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Hello Africa and welcome to the Kuungana Podcast. This is more than just a podcast. It is a project aimed at breaking down the boundaries that divide us as a people. The boundaries that divide our beautiful continent. Over the coming years we will do this by collecting and sharing stories from all parts of Africa. From Malawi to Cameroon, Ethiopia to Libya, Cairo to Harare we will connect with as many voices as we can. So we invite all fellow Africans to be part of the Kuungana Africa Project.

    #93- Langa Mavuso, Singer, Songwriter, Performer, Johannesburg, South Africa

    #93- Langa Mavuso, Singer, Songwriter, Performer, Johannesburg, South Africa

    Langa Mavuso is a Diepkloof born singer song writer, who obtained a BA in Politics and Economics, started singing at a very young age. He started recording his EP when he returned home after his studies. Though he describes his music as Soul and RnB his audience interprets it in many different ways because his style is inspired by the Jazz he grew up listening to and studied.
    His performing career was perfected performing in school growing up. That coupled with his participation in musicals helped him build the discipline he needed to be in the South African music industry.
    Langa Mavuso was nominated in the Rising Star category for the annual DSTV Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards.
    Twitter https://twitter.com/LangaMav
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/langamav/
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/langamav/

    • 39 min
    #92 - Mohamed Bashir, Founder of Daauus Creative Design Agency in 2015, Mogadishu, Somalia

    #92 - Mohamed Bashir, Founder of Daauus Creative Design Agency in 2015, Mogadishu, Somalia

    This episode features Mohamed Bashir Osman, who was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. A young man who found refuge in the Netherlands where he studied. He never forgot his home country, as he became a board member and chairman of the Somali community organization in Nijmegen, Netherlands.
    When Somalia started recovering from the chaos of war and people started moving back, Mohamed also moved back to start a business he had seen an opportunity for. He then launched Daauus Creative Design Agency in 2015.
    Daauus has since won Best Marketer of the Year 2017 and 2019 Business of the Year in the International Somali Awards in London.
    MB is an inspiration to many young Africans and has made his way into the list of 100 most influential young Africans.
    Twitter - @MrMidnimo
    Instagram - midnimo
    https://www.facebook.com/mmidnimo
    www.1000africanvoices.com

    • 32 min
    #91 - Derik Omari, Recipient of the 2018 Queen's Young Leader's Award, Ghana

    #91 - Derik Omari, Recipient of the 2018 Queen's Young Leader's Award, Ghana

    This episode features Derick Omari, a native Ghanaian who has been dubbed one of Africa’s most influential young people. Derick has won the hearts of people in Ghana, Africa and the world. A very inspiring young man who was named recipient of the 2018 Queen’s Young Leader’s Award. He was chosen to win this award from a pool of over 4000 finalists.
    Derick is the founder of Tech Era – a community engagement initiative aimed at equipping underprivileged children with IT skills, also helping to teach the visually impaired to use computers. He also started Berekuso Music Project, an afterschool initiative to teach pupils to play music.
    Derick uses all he has at his disposal to expose the youth to things that they thought were otherwise unreachable.
    https://www.facebook.com/Derricus
    https://www.instagram.com/derick_omari/
    https://twitter.com/DerickOmarihttps://www.linkedin.com/in/derickomari/
    www.1000africanvoices.com

    • 34 min
    #90 - Modou Njie - The Gambia, Founder of Farm Fresh and FinTech player

    #90 - Modou Njie - The Gambia, Founder of Farm Fresh and FinTech player

    This episode features Modou NS Njie, a young Gambian entrepreneur, founder of Farm Fresh, online food store and online delivery. He recently won the Seedstars contest for The Gambia, where he presented his project named Money Farm.
    Modou NS Njie is an ICT expert with over 20 years experience as Head of IT for UNDP, Deloitte and two major banks in The Gambia. Over the past five years however, Modou transformed himself into a social entrepreneur by starting up Farm Fresh. The project focuses on promoting local produce and thereby securing income for local farmers and food processors.
    Modou is using his skills to make finance more accessible to farmers who have land but struggle to make it profitable.
    Press play to his views on technology and how he built Farm Fresh to the business it is today. 
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/msnjie/
    https://twitter.com/msnjie
    https://www.facebook.com/njiekuli
    www.1000africanvoices.com

    • 33 min
    #89 - Tiago Costa, Comedian, Luanda, Angola

    #89 - Tiago Costa, Comedian, Luanda, Angola

    This episode features Tiago Costa, a Comedian from Luanda, Angola.
    Tiago Costa was born in Lisbon in 1985. He studied in several cities in Portugal and returned to Luanda after completing a degree in Law and a postgraduate degree in Counseling and Consultancy in Communication and Marketing.
     
    Tiago is a man of many talents and vast knowledge. He managed to unlock some of his natural abilities at an early age. Having discovered his oral and writing skills, he began pushing his articles in a magazine mainly marketed in Angola.  He was a production assistant in a short film that won the FIC 2010 prize.
     
    He is now the producer of a stand up comedy show that takes place monthly, and aims to promote local comedians.
     
    With all he does, he believes in working for the people, and using his skills and wisdom to help them avoid crisis.
     
    https://m.facebook.com/tcoaparecedor
     
    Twitter - @ti_ticii (Tiago M. B da Costa)
     
    #1000africanvoices

    • 35 min
    #88 - Rachel Nyaradzo Adams, founder of Narachi Leadership and TED Speaker, Zimbabwe

    #88 - Rachel Nyaradzo Adams, founder of Narachi Leadership and TED Speaker, Zimbabwe

    This episode features, Rachel Nyaradzo Adams, Founder of Narachi Leadership, mentor and Speaker.
     
    Rachel Nyaradzo Adams is the founder of Narachi Leadership, a leadership consultancy aimed at developing deep benches of leaders for the African continent. In this work she offers her expertise as a leadership practitioner, ontological coach, mentor and speaker. She works with corporates, entrepreneurs, teams and individuals. Her particular passion is working with emerging leaders across Africa (she has worked with emerging leaders from seventeen African countries thus far) whose currently under-mined potential will be the catalyst for the continent’s transformation. 
    Twitter - @RachelNAdam
    http://narachileadership.com/
    #1000africanvoices #tedtalks

    • 42 min

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