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Leaders Voices is a Pan-African podcast that shares preeminent thought leaders' opinions, personal experiences and stories, best practices, and political analysis. We discuss African leadership from the perspective of thought leaders shaping politics, economics, education, and many other themes. Podcast episodes are in English, Français, and Português. Leaders Voices is a production by Leaders of Africa (leadersofafrica.org). Leaders of Africa encourages an equitable and just political and economic arrangement and society on the African continent and globally. Send us your comments and questions at yourvoice@leadersofafrica.org. Facebook: Leaders of Africa Twitter: @LeadersAfrica

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Leaders Voices is a Pan-African podcast that shares preeminent thought leaders' opinions, personal experiences and stories, best practices, and political analysis. We discuss African leadership from the perspective of thought leaders shaping politics, economics, education, and many other themes. Podcast episodes are in English, Français, and Português. Leaders Voices is a production by Leaders of Africa (leadersofafrica.org). Leaders of Africa encourages an equitable and just political and economic arrangement and society on the African continent and globally. Send us your comments and questions at yourvoice@leadersofafrica.org. Facebook: Leaders of Africa Twitter: @LeadersAfrica

    Leaders Voices with Joyline Chepkorir and Eniola Akintunde · A conversation about cancer prevention and care

    Leaders Voices with Joyline Chepkorir and Eniola Akintunde · A conversation about cancer prevention and care

    In this COVID-19 era public health concerns take center stage. The spread of the virus has exposed the healthcare infrastructure worldwide and underscores the importance of a social safety net for health. Today’s hosts Peter and Jelili have a two-part conversation with Joyline Chepkorir, the founder of Mwangaza Cancer Initiative and Eniola Omoro Akintunde the founder of Niola Cancer Care Foundation. Their organizations are leading initiatives in their communities in Kenya and Nigeria respectively to combat the spread of cancer through screenings, public education, and advocacy.
     
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    Leaders Voices with Dimeji Ayanwale · A conversation about diaspora activism and the arrest of Sowore

    Leaders Voices with Dimeji Ayanwale · A conversation about diaspora activism and the arrest of Sowore

    The arrest of Omoyele Sowore last year drew criticism from civil society in Nigeria and some in the international activist community. Questions were raised about the executive and the security sector overstepping their authority and targeting critics of the present government. Dimeji Ayanwole, a personal friend of Sowore, shares his thoughts on Sowore’s desire to improve Nigeria and diaspora activism more broadly.
     
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    Leaders Voices with Prince Ganaku · A conversation about liberalizing law education in Ghana

    Leaders Voices with Prince Ganaku · A conversation about liberalizing law education in Ghana

    Most experts indicate that Ghana requires more lawyers distributed across the country. Despite the need for more lawyers, the entrance exam to the Ghana Law School has an extremely high failure rate. In 2019, 93% of all exam takers failed the exam. Prince Ganaku, one of the founders of the Ghana National Association of Law Students, explains how law education works in Ghana, reflects on policy, and offers a personal perspective that is often overlooked in the ongoing debate.
     
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    • 53 min
    Leaders Voices with Gloria Ofori-Boadu · A conversation about women’s involvement in politics and activism

    Leaders Voices with Gloria Ofori-Boadu · A conversation about women’s involvement in politics and activism

    Under 15% of seats in Ghana’s national parliament are occupied by women. This figure raises questions about women’s inclusion in politics and activism more broadly. Gloria provides a first-person account of her involvement in empowering women economically and politically, as well as the challenges ahead for gender inclusion. She also reflects on the importance of considering larger-scale projects of institutional redesign to support a healthy and inclusive body politic.
     
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    • 27 min
    Leaders Voices com Dog Murras · Conversa sobre emancipação da juventude em Angola

    Leaders Voices com Dog Murras · Conversa sobre emancipação da juventude em Angola

    Nesta conversa com Dog Murras abordamos sobre o papel que a juventude Angolana terá em relação ao desenvolvimento do país. Exploramos a jornada de jovens Angolanos, seus desafios, e também possíveis soluções tendo em conta o clima econômico do país. Dog Murras desafia a juventude Angola a comprometer-se com o desenvolvimento do país.


    In this conversation with Dog Murras, we discuss the Angolan youth’s role in the country's development. Dog Murras explores the challenges facing Angolan youth and points to possible steps individuals should take to move the country forward.
     
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    Leaders Voices with Maame Awinador · A conversation about trade and Pan-African integration

    Leaders Voices with Maame Awinador · A conversation about trade and Pan-African integration

    The integration of Africa has been the long-term dream of many Pan-Africanists, and gradually, the African Union and some of its member states have been working toward this goal. Africa Union Agenda 2063 desires to create an “Africa We Want” based on inclusive growth and sustainable development. Leaders Voices features a conversation with Ms. Maame Darkowa Awinador, who is an international trade law expert and an advocate for the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Maame discusses the feasibility of AfCFTA trade policy and its implications for African countries, particularly smaller economies.
     
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    • 49 min

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