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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

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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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






The mission to show people what's possible - An interview with Tendaiishe Chitima, star of Netflix's "Cook Off"

Today we have the honor of Interviewing the star of the first ever Zimbabwean Production on Netflix. Tendaiishe is a wonderful actress building a career at the intersection of the arts, technology and business. She also shares how We share the story of how $8000, faith, perseverance and Ingenuity made Zimbabwe's first Netflix Movie. As a bonus, she shares her amazing story with us and her insights on what the future of the arts and business on the African Continent may look like. You can...


For the Women Who Rise: Empower 46

A conversation with Nneoma Nwankwo, founder and curator of Empower46. A newsletter publication about African Women by African Women For All. For more information about Empower46, please visit empower46.org and sign up for empower46 newsletters. To keep updated with latest on the EndSars Protests, visit endsars.com, wemovenaija.com and Arisetv Please continue to keep abreast on the Anglophone Crisis, the fight against Sexual Based Violence in Namibia, South Africa and Liberia. The movement...


Viva La Revolution - Africa Rises #ENDSARS #ShutItAllDownNamibia #CongoIsBleeding

Africans are in the streets peacefully demanding a change from their governments. From the #ShutItAllDown movement in Namibia demanding an end to gender-based violence to the #EndSARS movement in Nigeria calling for an end to police brutality, Africans across the continent are fighting to ensure their children don't suffer the ails of today's society. For more information on #ENDSARS visit feministcoalition2020.com. Please share the hashtags wherever you can to continue to raise...


Retirement Home for African Presidents (News Update/Season Opener)

We are back baby!!! They counted us down and out but like the dust we rise. Ok we were just being dramatic cause we missed you all! It has been one wild year but we are back with the stories from Africa you can't live without. To kick you off on the new season, we highlight some structural optimizations to the podcast and we go a recap of the biggest stories on the continent from the past summer. We are so excited for all the amazing content we have for you this season and we look forward...


Even In Chaos, It All Adds Up

Azubuike Akunne, an entrepreneur and landscape architect based in Lagos, Nigeria shares his perspective on the ongoing pandemic and how it has forced the entire world to simultaneously pause. He shares his reflections during this pause and how he's sustaining himself. Listeners, this was a truly enjoyable conversation and we'd love for you to take a listen and let us know your thoughts. Follow us on Instagram (@podsaveafrica), Like us on Facebook ( Pod Save Africa), Tweet at us on Twitter...


In Chaos, Our Community Comforts Us

Hi Family, If you haven't yet, please check out our instagram profile on ways you cam support the black lives matter movement through donations and other form of support. It is about time there is change to the system that negatively affects black people across the world and we'd like each and every one of us part of the reason for that change. Today we hear Naila's story, the experience her and other family members had battling the COVID-19 virus. How she survived the virus, physically,...


Sometimes in Chaos we find ourselves

Rest in Peace to Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Uwa, Tina and the many others who have lost their lives due to injustice. May their families find respite and may justice be served completely. May the systems that failed them be held accountable so that they reformed to be fair. Pauline is a student from the DRC whose life has been affected by the COVID pandemic. She shares her story of self discovery during this period. We enjoyed listening to her. Follow her @paaume on Instagram and say hi...


We Take Chaos One Day At A Time : She who is comfortable in the storm

Family! We hope you are staying safe, sound and healthy. Today, Karika (@karika.republic on instagram) shares how managing uncertainty in her professional life has prepared her for this moment. Enjoy! We sef dey for instagram @podsaveafrica.


In Chaos we create : The story of a storyteller

Hello Friends, We are chronicling the stories of Africans as we work through these turbulent times. The pandemic has affected us in a multitude of ways, everything from our health, our families, our livelihoods and our perspectives. Today we talk to Toluwase Oladapo. She chronicles how the difficult personal impacts to her livelihood due to the ongoing pandemic have given her a renewed focus on her passion. Follow her @toluwase.o on Instagram, Her content is truly splendid and just a whole...


May 10th News Update - Some Advice From The World's Oldest Man

Pod Save Africa here to remind you that outside of the COVID-19 pandemic there are still ongoing stories on the continent. From celebrating the birthday of the World's Oldest Man in Lesotho to the New Sudanese Ambassador. Here, have a listen. Follow us on twitter: @P0dsaveafrica, Instagram: @podsaveafrica and like us on Facebook: Pod Save Africa


The Mission To Light Up Rural Nigeria

The brookings institute estimates that roughly 43 percent of Africans have access to electricity. Only half of the Global access rate of 87%. Today we talk to Dr Sanusi O'haire @sohiare, The Executive Director of the Rural Electrification Fund about the work he is doing to give Nigerians access to this critical Utility. As always say hi to us on Instagram @podsaveafrica.


Temp Check - The Covid 19 Impact On Nigeria

Temp Check - The Covid 19 Impact On Nigeria by Pod Save Africa


In other world ending news, Locusts are invading Africa

Over 40 Million locusts are ravaging Eastern Africa as we speak. PSA is here to keep you on top of everything. We also talk about what happens when 100,000 ducks match up against a city of locusts. Follow us on Instagram @podsaveafrica, Twitter @p0dsaveafrica and facebook Pod Save Africa


The Coronavirus in Africa (March 24)

Today we discuss the rapidly evolving COVID 19 Coronavirus situation and its impact on the African Continent. Follow us @podsaveafrica on Instagram. Check out our website saveafricapod.com


On the Biafran war.

Our second chat with Basil Anthony Abia! Today we discuss the Biafran War. We discuss the story of the war and its implications today. Check him out @basilabia and check us out at saveafricapod.com


Will the real Mr President please stand up?

News Update Time! Yay! Today we share a set of interesting stories including that of Guinea Bissau and the fact that it currently has 2 presidents and 2 prime ministers. Scintillating scenes. Enjoy the episode and follow us @podsaveafrica on instagram and support us at patreon.com/podsaveafrica. Also check out our website. Saveafricapod.com


Beer Parlor Conversations - African Sports

Beer Parlor Conversations is Back! This time my friend and I are kicking it and taking African Sports! It's present the future, what people go through to make it. I had a lot of fun recording it! We hope you are enjoying it! Follow us @podsavefrica on the gram and support us at Pod Save Africa on Patreon. Also! Say Hi to us on our website saveafricapod.com


The President's new wife may have killed his ex-wife - February 9th News Update

It is a news Update! We discuss everything from the wife of the Lesotho president being detained as a murder suspect to updates about voting across the continent and the AP teaches us about racial cropping of photos. We hope you enjoy support us at pod save Africa on Patreon and follow us on Instagram @podsaveafrica.


The End of the world: How Climate Change is reshaping the African Continent

Today we talk about Climate change, global warming and how it is affecting the continent. Our guest Habiba Ahut Daggash (a PHD candidate at Imperial College) also breaks down her research on Climate change and energy policy on our continent. This was a scintillating episode and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Check out Habiba @habibadaggash on twitter and her website habibadaggash.com Additional Resources to learn more. https://unfccc.int https://www.ipcc.ch Brookings.edu - foresight africa 2020...


We farm like 1800's Irishmen : The story of Nigeria's Border Closure

In August 2019, Nigeria's government closed its land borders to its neighboring states citing food smuggling as a problem. Today, Basil Anthony Abia helps us understand the effects of the decision. Check out his awesome article on it at http://cseaafrica.org/economic-implications-of-the-recent-border-closure/ Check Basil out on twitter @basilabia