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A Podcast about Africans by Africans. Great conversations with Africans of various walks on African issues of various kinds with a focus on progress.

For any questions or concerns, email us at podsaveafrica@gmail.com

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    • 4.8 • 52 Ratings

A Podcast about Africans by Africans. Great conversations with Africans of various walks on African issues of various kinds with a focus on progress.

For any questions or concerns, email us at podsaveafrica@gmail.com

    State of West Africa: COVID and Beyond

    State of West Africa: COVID and Beyond

    This week we speak to Teniola Tayo about the economic development situation in Nigeria and broader west Africa with regards to development needs, current constraints, leadership failures, leadership successes etc. We also discuss the lingering effects of Colonialism on economic development in West Africa. Stay tuned for more of this conversation in our next episode.

    For more of Teni's thoughts please visit her medium blog: https://aloinett.medium.com

    *** Correction: During the podcast episode, we made an error in stating that Britain colonized 14 West African countries. It was actually 4 West African countries***

    • 30 min
    Shielding the most vulnerable amongst us part 2

    Shielding the most vulnerable amongst us part 2

    Today we continue our conversation about social safety nets in Africa with Chukky Ibe, editor of Trad magazine (https://tradmag.ca/about-us/). Chukky outlines steps Nigerians in the diaspora could take towards supporting the development of social safety net programs and ultimately work towards protecting the most vulnerable amongst us.
    You can check out part 1 of this educative conversation on our website: saveafricapod.com
    For more of Chukky's thoughts, you may check out his blog: ibezimako.com
    Special thanks to the Africa Study Group (africastudygroup.ca) for this collaboration. Please let us know your thoughts and share if you’ve enjoyed listening

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Shielding the most vulnerable amongst us part 1

    Shielding the most vulnerable amongst us part 1

    Today we talk about social safety nets in Africa. Chukky Ibe from Tradmag walks us through the current ecosystem of safety nets in Africa and how we should lean on tradition to protect the most vulnerable amongst us. 





    Check out Chukky - Tradmag.ca

    • 46 min
    Let's Talk About Chad

    Let's Talk About Chad

    The passing of President Idriss Derby came as a bit of a shock to West Africa after almost 30 years serving as the President of the Republic of Chad. So we thought why not talk about it, we discuss what led to his untimely death, a brief history of Chad and what this historical event could mean for the future of leadership in Chad .

    For more episodes and other exciting content (hint: trivia), check out our website: www.saveafricapod.com. We've received so much great feedback from you all in the past few weeks, we hope to continue to hear your perspectives on improving our podcast.

    • 23 min
    Na from Clap, Dance dey Start - Nigerian Twitter Ban (Breaking News Update)

    Na from Clap, Dance dey Start - Nigerian Twitter Ban (Breaking News Update)

    Hello Listeners,

    We decided to bring you an unscheduled news update to share some of the latest information in regards to the Twitter ban that was placed by the Nigerian government on Friday, June 4th shortly after an insidious tweet from the Nigerian President was deleted by Twitter for breaking its rules and regulations. We share some context behind this ban and what lays ahead beyond the ban. Please follow the hashtag #Keepiton to stay abreast on this unfolding story and we will continue to share updates as they occur.

    • 24 min
    Serenity and Security - May 2021 News Update

    Serenity and Security - May 2021 News Update

    After a short break, your favorite podcast is back covering and discussing some major events that have happened on the continent in the past month. We discuss the volcano eruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the unfortunate death of some members of the Nigerian army and what that could mean for the country and the case of Corruption against a former President of South Africa. 

    We also announced formally on the podcast some exciting updates to our website. You may now check out the Trivia page on saveafricapod.com.

    As always, please let us know what you think of the episode. 

    Email: podsaveafrica@gmail.com

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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

Ahc4959 ,

Very interesting and informative!

I learn so much from this podcast and am so grateful for the in depth research and fact checking you do. This is a great listen for anyone interested in politics and current affairs in African countries.

TheSwoleCEO ,

Educative and Accurate

I really like the fact that you guys perform deep research before each podcast. You don’t sell false narratives to your listeners and I really appreciate that. I’ve really enjoyed listening too your podcasts and getting informed especially during this pandemic period. Keep up the good work. Will recommend!

Katarzyna K W ,

Very informative

Good mix of news and interviews with people doing interesting things. It’s a great way to learn more about Africa since the American press does not provide much information and when it does, it’s not often from the perspective of people who are very knowledgeable about it.

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