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Leadership and “Conversation” in Dialogue: Securing Peace in the Unromantic Context

7/15/2018
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This is a recording of Prof. Funmi Olonisakin inaugural lecture that she delivered on 9th of July 2018 at Kings College London. In this lecture, titled Leadership and Conversation in Dialogue: Securing Peace in the Unromantic Context Prof. Funmi noted that the pursuit of stable peace in conflict-torn societies needs to put into account leadership dynamics in these contexts. Prof. Funmi argued that understanding the predominant situation, the domain and society levels in which leadership...

Duration:01:17:51

The Role of Mutuality in Leadership

4/25/2018
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Kholosa Nonkenge a fellow at the ALC, explores the power that followers have in influencing political leadership within South Africa's ruling party, African National Congress (ANC) and the opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). Audio clip: SABC News Digital.

Duration:00:05:48

The Transformational Leadership of Late Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai

4/25/2018
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Linganaden Murday a Fellow at the ALC explores the Late Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai's transformational leadership in dealing with human security in Kenya using environmental means. Audio clip from: Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai - Jeff Powel.

Duration:00:07:04

The Leadership Crisis and Conflict Relapse in South Sudan

4/25/2018
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Martha Nyalam a Fellow at the ALC, traces the events that have led to the failure of peace intervention efforts in South Sudan. Audio Clip: Aljazeera English.

Duration:00:07:35

Gendered Differences in Leadership Styles

4/25/2018
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Mamello Mosiana a Fellow at the ALC examines the validity of debates about the different leadership styles of men and women.

Duration:00:07:31

Transitional Justice Mechanisms in Gambia

4/25/2018
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Fatou Bintou Sallah a fellow at the ALC analyses the various transtional justice mechanisms employed by the first and second republics of the Gambia from a leadership perspective. Audio Clip: Robert H. Jackson Center

Duration:00:05:42

The Contributions of Youth-led organizations to peace processes in Somalia

4/25/2018
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Soukaina Hamia a fellow at the ALC examines he Contributions of Youth-led organizations to peace processes in Somalia. Audio Clip: United Nations.

Duration:00:06:19

Liberation Movements in Power: are they an obstacle to political transitions in Africa?

3/22/2018
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In part one of a four series programme on Leadership and Democratic Transitions in Africa by ALC Pan-African Radio, Desmond Davies talks to Prof. Medhane Tadesse, on recent transition dynamics in Ethiopia's ruling political party - Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front and the role of regional actors including the African Union. Prof. Medhane is a visiting Professor at King's College London and former advisor to the African Union on Security Sector reforms. Photo: Alfred Muteru.

Duration:00:26:28

Extractive Industry in Nigeria and the role of Leadership in natural resource governance.

3/22/2018
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Desmond Davies talks to Dauda Garuba on extractive industries in Nigeria and the main challenges the country faces in utilising its natural resources including Oil for economic development. Dauda Garuba is the Technical Adviser in Nigeria's Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

Duration:00:30:12

Discussion Programme on Evidence Informed Policy in Africa

3/12/2018
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This is a Discussion Programme on Evidence Informed Policy in Africa recorded during the The African Evidence Informed Policy Forum event held between 6 and 7th March 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The forum was jointly organised by the Think Tank Initiative and the Mastercard Foundation and coordinated in partnership with the African Leadership Centre. The programme was hosted by ALC Radio's Desmond Davies and featured three participants at the conference namely: Lilian Tamale from Advocates...

Duration:00:31:15

Role of Research in Informing Government Policies

3/12/2018
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Desmond Davies talks to Omar Siedu on the role of research in informing government policies. Omar Siedu is the Head of Demographic Statistics and Coordinator for Sustainable Development Goals at the Ghana Statistical Service. The interview was recorded during the African Evidence Informed Policy Forum event held between 6 and 7th March 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The forum was jointly organised by the Think Tank Initiative and the Mastercard Foundation and coordinated in partnership with the...

Duration:00:25:12

Corruption, Elections and Leadership Transition in Liberia

12/7/2017
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In this programme Desmond Davies talks to Dr. Robtel Neajai Pailey author of Gbagba (loosely translated as 'trickery) and advocate on anti-corruption in Liberia. Dr. Pailey discusses about her book, the ongoing election process and peace and security situation in Libera. Photo: Asa Mathat via Flickr.

Duration:03:08:29

Role and influence of the military in Zimbabwe

11/18/2017
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In this clip Prof. Abiodun Alao shares his perspectives on the role and influence of the Military in the recent events in Zimbabwe. Prof. Abiodun Alao is a Professor of African Studies at King's College London. He is also the author of 'Mugabe and the Politics of Security in Zimbabwe'. Image: Alfred Muteru

Duration:00:02:01

Role and influence of foreign actors in recent events in Zimbabwe

11/18/2017
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In this clip Prof. Abiodun Alao shares his perspectives on the role and influence of the foreign actors in recent events in Zimbabwe. Prof. Abiodun Alao is a Professor of African Studies at King's College London. He is also the author of 'Mugabe and the Politics of Security in Zimbabwe'. Image: Alfred Muteru

Duration:00:01:34

Indifferent? Response of African Union on recent events in Zimbabwe

11/18/2017
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In this clip Prof. Abiodun Alao shares his perspectives on the response of the African Union on recent events in Zimbabwe. Prof. Abiodun Alao is a Professor of African Studies at King's College London. He is also the author of 'Mugabe and the Politics of Security in Zimbabwe'. Image: Alfred Muteru.

Duration:00:01:50

Did governance of natural resources influence recent events in Zimbabwe?

11/18/2017
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In this clip Prof. Abiodun Alao shares his perspectives on the role of natural resources governance in recent events in Zimbabwe. Prof. Abiodun Alao is a Professor of African Studies at King's College London. He is also the author of 'Mugabe and the Politics of Security in Zimbabwe' (2012) as well as Natural Resource Governance in Africa (2007) Image: Alfred Muteru.

Duration:00:01:18

Talking Africa Interview with Prof Abdoulaye Bathily

10/31/2017
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Despite being one of Africa's resource-rich region in Africa, Central Africa Region continues to numerous challenges of autocratic rule, political instability, conflict, poverty and multifaceted humanitarian crisis. In this programme we talk to Prof. Abdoulaye Bathily former United Nation's Special Representative for Central Africa Regional Office to discuss what is at underpins these challenges.

Duration:00:36:37

Special Magazine Edition on Kenya Elections

10/1/2017
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In October, Kenyans head back to the polls after the annulment of the August 2017 Presidential election by the Supreme Court. With a long history of disputed elections, we look at how this year's election was conducted and whether Kenya is ready for another election. Photo: Carl De Souza/AFP/GETTY

Duration:00:15:56

Discussion on Supreme Court nullification of Presidential Elections Results in Kenya

9/27/2017
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This is a panel discussion on the Supreme Court nullification of the recent Presidential election results in Kenya. The discussion was jointly organised by the African Leadership Centre at Kings College London and the Centre for Gender Studies at SOAS and was recorded on 20th September 2017 at King's College London, Strand Campus.

Duration:01:35:49

What does it take to be a Member of Parliament in Kenya: Perspectives from Hon. Timothy Wanyonyi

8/14/2017
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In this Talking Africa programme Desmond Davies talks to Hon. Timothy Wanyoni MP for Westland Constituency in Kenya. Hon. Wanyonyi talks on the recent General Elections in Kenya and his leadership experiences as well as challenges as a Member of Parliament in Kenya.

Duration:03:44:30