From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories

From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories

By Urban96FM
'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Richard, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
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I didn't believe in Coronavirus.
Fisayo is a writer from lagos who talks coming to terms with virus' existence and more. ''From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
03:55
May 13, 2020
Newly migrated and unable to work.
Ebi came all the way from warri ti lagos to seek greener pastures in an industry that requires networking to thrive,he talks on the effect of social distancing on his income. ''From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
03:51
May 13, 2020
Social distancing turn family bonding time.
Preye is a visual designer who lives in lagos, talks on the effect of the pandemic on her family and the need for basic amenities for cope. 'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
00:49
May 13, 2020
The food factor.
Kerry us a freelance designer who is used to remote working but talks on the economic effect of the pandemic on family income and consumption level.'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
02:35
May 13, 2020
Possible new career path discovered.
Nonso is a media planner who talks on the effect of the pandemic on families as he discovers a new career path and more. 'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
01:12
May 13, 2020
Corps memebr predicts a second lockdown.
Michael is a content staretegist and brand markerter,he talks of the negatives he's been able to draw from the effect of the pandemic. 'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
01:23
May 13, 2020
Turned into the family's health check reminder.
Yetunde is a young freelance writer who has featured on some of the most celebrated blogs in the country. She speakson being used to remote working and how the coronavirus has given her a new role in the family. 'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
02:53
May 13, 2020
Fare Hike, Rude ATM encounter
Elvis is a graduate who loves basketball and a real 'Lagos boy'. He speaks of a rude situation at an ATM. 'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
02:57
March 29, 2020
Staying at home with an African mom
Adesewa is making the use of the stay at home mandate to bond with her or do we say Adesewa's mom is actually the one taking advantage of the opportunity provided to spend quality time with her. 'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
00:42
March 29, 2020
Soldier, scared to go back home
Belinda is a soldier-in-training at the US army in Virginia but lives in New York. She shares what life in US army training camp look like as the pandemic rages on. 'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
02:58
March 28, 2020
Solidarity from Ghana
Daniel from Accra is charging fellow African to step up and rid the pandemic. 'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
00:58
March 28, 2020
Corper and trying to Adjust
Faith is a NYSC Corper and she speaks on adjust to life outside the camp. 'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
01:20
March 28, 2020
Corona-goodness
Ayobami Ogundipe is a Thespian, vocalist and part time model, together with her big sister they have been feeding some of the less privileged (those who do menial jobs to feed) family in Lagos. 'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from Nneka, Michael, Dro and the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
02:26
March 28, 2020
Covid-19 is Real
This entry is from an anonymous Lagosian who recounts keeping tab of the Covid-19 outbreak since it was first reported in China.  'From the Heart: Coronavirus Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live. A podcast about our humanity from the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
02:56
March 28, 2020
Business gone Bad
Samuel is a business man who works in Lagos and recounts the toll the pandemic is taking on business in general. 'From the Heart: Corona Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live.  A podcast about our humanity, From the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
01:21
March 28, 2020
Fears for Family members on Essential Duties
Nneka is interning with Urban 96.5 FM and working from home at the moment - and she says while she can 'enjoy' working from home, she fears as expected that she has family members on essential duties who can't and worries for them. Nneka also speaks about being 'positive and keep praying'. 'From the Heart: Corona Stories' is a short, first-hand series by Africans and Africans in the diaspora giving a brief window into their life as they tell how they are coping and how the pandemic is changing the way we live.  A podcast about our humanity, From the Urban 96.5 Digital team.
02:08
March 28, 2020