Speak Africa

Speak Africa

By Babatunde Okunlola
"Speak Africa" is a weekly Podcast that takes a look at major highlights of stories on the African continent as they affect the continent. The podcast features guest appearances by citizens and experts who talk about how these news affect the continent both within and on the global stage. The best part is the conversations remain UNSCRIPTED and UNCENSORED.
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COVID19 update and the readiness of Africa's health systems to deal with it.

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COVID19 update and the readiness of Africa's health systems to deal with it.
In this episode of the Podcast, Babatunde discusses the spread of COVID19 cases on the continent, and the system's readiness to deal with rising cases, with Dr Taofeek Oloyede: a community health physician. 
50:41
April 6, 2020
Why has Access to power remained a challenge in most parts of Africa?
Energy, or, more precisely, access to energy—represents one of Africa’s greatest obstacles to social and economic development. On the podcast SPEAK AFRICA, I discuss this issue, with my guest, Engineer Tunde Salihu, the past chair of the IEEE Power & Energy Society Africa region, and a power expert. Listen to the full podcast here. 
54:22
February 19, 2020
Has Democracy failed Africa? (An interview with Professor Hassan Salihu n the African brand of Democracy and Policies etc )
In this edition of the podcast series, my guest, Professor Haasan Salihu; a Professor of International relations, speaks to me about how policies and leadership continues to impact Africa's development, and the big conversation about how well democracy has served the continent. Has democracy served or or failed in Africa?   Listen in, share with friends, and do give feedback.  GUEST PROFILE:  Professor Haasan Salihu is a Professor of International relations, and an expert on African governance, with over 300 publications to his credit.He has worn many hats over the span of his career including: Vice president of the Nigerian society of International affairs (2012-2016), and VP Nigerian Political science Association. 
57:00
February 11, 2020
Corona Virus and how it affects Africa, US Travel ban on African nations, Vanessa Natake Photo crop, The many Africa- summits etc
And the first podcast on SPEAK AFRICA is up! Joining me on this first episode; over a drink is Aderayo Dada; a student of history and international relations and Taiwo Adediran;  well he identifies as a concerned african.  On this episode, we discuss the Coronoa virus and how prepared is the continent,  Ap's photo crop of Ugandan Climate activist Vanessa Nakate, and in the wake of the UK- Africa summit, we discuss the many Africa summits, and what Africa really gains from this, and oh not leaving out US president; Trump's latest travel ban on Nigeria and other african nations,  So much to talk about, again without holding back. 
1:09:21
February 3, 2020
SPEAK AFRICA (TRAILER)
This is a trailer about all that you can expect on this exciting podcast debuting this week. Its conversations about Africa "unscripted and Uncensored" like never before. 
00:56
January 31, 2020