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Award-winning multimedia journalist & digital aficionado Emmanuel Agbeko Gamor hosts conversations from Tech to Arts and Culture. @eagamor shares resources while exploring ecosystems in our communities and figuring out issues pertaining to the African continent. @UnpackingAfrica

Award-winning multimedia journalist & digital aficionado Emmanuel Agbeko Gamor hosts conversations from Tech to Arts and Culture. @eagamor shares resources while exploring ecosystems in our communities and figuring out issues pertaining to the African continent. @UnpackingAfrica

Location:

United States

Description:

Award-winning multimedia journalist & digital aficionado Emmanuel Agbeko Gamor hosts conversations from Tech to Arts and Culture. @eagamor shares resources while exploring ecosystems in our communities and figuring out issues pertaining to the African continent. @UnpackingAfrica

Twitter:

@4irAfrica_

Language:

English

Contact:

+15714354576


Episodes

Financial Ecosystems - Intro

10/16/2020
In this final episode for the first season, Cory Smith shares his journey in explore Japan's economic development, comparing the West's capital market system to Islam's, and shares poignant testimonies on the ill-health of our financial institutions, bankings systems that compounded the health outbreak of COVID-19 into an economic pandemic of its own that needs reimagining. The Unpacking Africa podcast with host Emmanuel Gamor; has been exploring ecosystems and future-casting for a better...

Duration:00:02:18

Financial Ecosystems

9/30/2020
In this final episode for the first season, Cory Smith shares his journey in explore Japan's economic development, comparing the West's capital market system to Islam's, and shares poignant testimonies on the ill-health of our financial institutions, bankings systems that compounded the health outbreak of COVID-19 into an economic pandemic of its own that needs reimagining. The Unpacking Africa podcast with host Emmanuel Gamor; has been exploring ecosystems and future-casting for a better...

Duration:00:19:38

Black Enterprise - Intros

8/25/2020
This episode features two phenomenal minds in business enterprise: Zimbabwe-born Brian Mushongera who is business development for Code4Kids and his outfit uses the lockdown during Covid-19 to create a digital meeting application: room.sh and Nike Anani Nigerian, UK-raised next-generation business coach, mentor, and co-founder of Africa Family Firms. They both share authentically about the current situation for African businesses, they delve deeper in addresses social issues such as black...

Duration:00:01:27

Black Enterprise - Pivoting, Collaborating & Figuring *sh out

8/17/2020
Black Enterprise - this episode features two phenomenal minds in business enterprise: Zimbabwe-born Brian Mushongera who is business development for Code4Kids and his outfit uses the lockdown during Covid-19 to create a digital meeting application: room.sh He shares authentically about the current situation for African businesses, Brian delves deeper in addresses social issues such as black lives matter, gender-based violence, the role of men in South African and beyond. This episode was...

Duration:00:01:44

Black Enterprise - African Family Firms

8/10/2020
Black Enterprise - this episode features two phenomenal minds in business enterprise: Nike Anani Nigerian, UK-raised next-generation business coach, mentor, and co-founder of Africa Family Firms. The guests share authentically about the current situation for African businesses, they delve deeper in addresses social issues such as black lives matter, gender-based violence, the role of men from Brian’s perspective in South African beyond, and in Nike’s instance the legacy she is leaving with...

Duration:00:01:44

Black Enterprise - Urithi Media & Urithi Labs

8/2/2020
Black Enterprise - this episode features two phenomenal minds in business enterprise. This episode was particularly personal to me as I share my father - Emmanuel Francois Gamor's legacy and how a social enterprise, Urithi, is the best way I also know how to pass on skills, talents, and knowledge to the now-generation of young doers. - Episode Links: Urithi: www.urithimedia.com My father's legacy: www.eagamor.com/urithi @urthimedia and @eagamor on social media platforms. - To rate...

Duration:00:05:35

Black Enterprise

7/3/2020
Black Enterprise - this episode features two phenomenal minds in business enterprise: Zimbabwe-born Brian Mushongera who is business development for Code4Kids and his outfit uses the lockdown during COVID-19 to create a digital meeting application: room.sh and Nike Anani Nigerian, UK-raised next-generation business coach, mentor, and co-founder of Africa Family Firms. They both share authentically about the current situation for African businesses, they delve deeper in addresses social...

Duration:01:07:58

Learning Journeys - Intros

5/26/2020
Learning Journeys - this episode engages 3 African professionals, 2 of whom are Ph.D. candidates: Zinhle Mkhabela, a Measurement, and Evaluation practitioner in South Africa, Kwabena Boateng, a collaborator on Pan-African education ecosystems in the United States, and Fauzia Issaka, an international development consultant & doctoral student in the United Kingdom. We get to hear their perspectives on the challenges the pandemic has presented in their own academic lives - as well their...

Duration:00:01:14

Learning Journeys - Studying Abroad

5/21/2020
Fauzia Issaka is a development professional pursuing a doctoral degree in the United Kingdom. As a teaching assistant currently in Ghana, she shares professional transition tips and makes a case for students in ongoing on-campus programs that have turned into distance-learning offerings during these times. Her submissions interrogate how parents and teachers may vet the learning competence of their wards this academic year due to the challenges of homeschooling during the pandemic. To keep...

Duration:00:01:48

Learning Journeys - Africa's Diaspora

5/19/2020
Kwabena Boateng is the founder and president of the African Diaspora Nation and hosts the HBCU Homecoming initiative from Atlanta, Georgia USA to Accra Ghana. He plays in the Leadership Development space with a priority on Human Capacity Building for Africa’s Diaspora. Kwabena is looking to create a United Nations: Sustainable Development Goals Innovation & Education City in Accra, Ghana. To find out more about his initiatives visit Africandiasporanation.org. Episode 3 - This episode...

Duration:00:01:44

Learning Journeys - Validating the African Experience

5/14/2020
Zinhle Mkhabela is a Ph.D. student in Development Studies at the Wits University; and a THINK (Transforming Humanities Through Inter-Disciplinary Knowledge) Fellow in Johannesburg, South Africa. She works as an M&E associate for an education non-profit and shares her active role in leveraging research, data analytics, and technology in delivering positive interventions in education for clients such as the Department of Basic Education. To connect with her, follow @Zinhle_MK on Twitter & her...

Duration:00:01:35

Learning Journeys

5/12/2020
Learning Journeys - this episode engages 3 African professionals, 2 of whom are Ph.D. candidates: Zinhle Mkhabela, a Measurement and Evaluation practitioner in South Africa, Kwabena Boateng, a collaborator on Pan-African education ecosystems in the United States, and Fauzia Issaka, an international development consultant & doctoral student in the United Kingdom. We get to hear their perspectives on the challenges the pandemic has presented in their own academic lives - as well their...

Duration:00:30:39

Health Matters - Healthcare Investments

4/21/2020
Garikia "Gazah" Govati's Maiko Healthcare Group makes investment in healthcare solutions and speaks about Epione.net and shares the symptom tracker for pre-screening, self-monitoring, and health practitioner identification features of the app on Google Android Play Store and Apple's App Store. He goes further in making a collaboration call for you, our dear listeners to be distribution partners, shareholders, and to give much-needed feedback once you download. Episode 2 - April 2020, with...

Duration:00:01:27

Health Matters - Healthcare Professionals

4/15/2020
Dr. Palesa Phalafala is a plastic and reconstructive surgery registrar at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital (the largest in Africa and 3rd largest in the world!). She shares anecdotal insights on her day-to-day, the amazing work, resolve and sacrifice each health professional goes through in taking care of us in their communities but also having to social distance from their family during this insidious pandemic. She highlights SHEROES, of which she is one, and the work they do with...

Duration:00:01:27

Health Matters

4/14/2020
With extended partial or full lockdowns across almost every nation on the globe, this episode hones in on health professionals from Zimbabwe and South Africa and gives the opportunity to all of us practicing social distancing to have some agency. Healthcare ecosystem challenges have been spotlighted more during the pandemic and by peeling the layers we recognize the oft-overdue needed investment in infrastructure, sustainable technology for personalized and tech-enabled diagnostics and...

Duration:00:23:41

'Rona - Covid19 & Me #CoronaVirus - Remote Work

4/5/2020
Remote Work: "So although it's always preferable to establish clear remote work policies and training in advance in times of crises or other rapidly changing circumstances; this level of preparation may not be feasible. And, recent developments have left many employees and their managers working out of the office and separated from each other for the very first time. Fortunately, there are specific research-based steps that managers can take without great effort to improve the engagement and...

Duration:00:01:37

'Rona - Covid19 & Me #CoronaVirus - Trailer

3/30/2020
March-April 2020 (Trailer) Podcast host E.A. Gamor explores health, education, and logistics ecosystems that are fraying in the light of the pandemic with six suggested ways-to-improve after the virus is cured and its global effects managed; he speaks with young citizens from Bahrain, United States, Chile, Nigeria, Jamaica, Botswana, South Africa, and Ethiopia and caps the episode off with remote work best practices - what teams and organization members can do - during the outbreak that has...

Duration:00:01:35

'Rona - Covid19 & Me #CoronaVirus

3/30/2020
March-April 2020 started with national lockdowns from Asia, Europe, Americas to the African continent thanks to CoronaVirus or Covid-19, with global health structures struggling to cope and the disruption of travel, transportation, and hospitality industries while plummeting economies across the world into recession. Podcast host E.A. Gamor explores health, education, and logistics ecosystems that are fraying in the light of the pandemic with six suggested ways-to-improve after the virus is...

Duration:00:39:53

Unpacking Africa - Season One

3/29/2020
Award-winning multimedia journalist & digital aficionado Emmanuel Agbeko Gamor hosts conversations from Tech to Arts and Culture. @eagamor shares resources while exploring ecosystems in our communities and figuring out issues pertaining to the African continent. @UnpackingAfrica --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/4irafrica/message

Duration:00:00:25