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Shades of Us

By ochekliyeramatuada@gmail.com
For Africa, Africans and people of African descent.
Ripple Effects of Poverty: Hunger
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye shares why she thinks hunger negates a person’s dignity. This conversation was first posted in article form on the Shades of Us blog. You can read it – and other articles Ramatu has written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach her if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: Photo by Vanguard News
07:36
September 8, 2021
I have An Idea About Prison Reforms
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye shares what she thinks can be done to decongest Nigerian prisons in what could be a great inter-government agency collaboration.  This conversation was first posted in article form on the Shades of Us blog. You can read it – and other articles Ramatu has written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach her if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: Photo by Vanguard News
13:47
August 19, 2021
Pay That Money!
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye talks about bad debtors and why they shouldn't wait to be asked to pay what they owe. This conversation was first posted in article form on the Shades of Us blog. You can read it – and other articles Ramatu has written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach her if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: Photo by Oliver Ragfelt on Unsplash
09:36
August 19, 2021
Demographic Dividends Through Communication
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye shares how communication (through social media) can help governments achieve demographic dividends. This conversation was first posted in article form on the Shades of Us blog. You can read it – and other articles Ramatu has written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach her if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: Photo by Hweyevu Maduku
13:31
February 9, 2021
Bleeding Trees
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye shares her sadness at the loss of some trees. This conversation was first posted in article form on the Shades of Us blog. You can read it – and other articles Ramatu has written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach her if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: Photo by Dan Edwards on Unsplash
03:54
January 4, 2021
My Inspiration Wall
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye shares a backstory of the women who have inspired her life and career path, and why they are important in her journey. This conversation was first posted in article form on the Shades of Us blog. You can read it – and other articles Ramatu has written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach her if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: Ramatu Ada Ochekliye
14:46
November 9, 2020
Cancel Culture
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye discusses cancel culture, and the balance between its harmful and beneficial aspects. This conversation was first posted in article form on the Shades of Us blog. You can read it – and other articles Ramatu has written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach her if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: Nhlanhla Maseko from Pexels
15:16
November 2, 2020
Addressing Workplace Harassment
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye discusses harassment in the work place, and processes to follow to ensure harassers are properly checked. This conversation was first posted in article form on the Shades of Us blog. You can read it – and other articles Ramatu has written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach her if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: AllGo - An App For Plus Size People on Unsplash
10:08
September 14, 2020
When No One is Looking
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye discusses the burnout that comes with activism and the dilemma between choosing to quit and trudging on.  This conversation was first posted in article form on the Shades of Us blog. You can read it – and other articles Ramatu has written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach her if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: Gantas Vaičiulėnas from Pexels
13:44
August 17, 2020
The God Complex of the Old
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye discusses the relationship between the old and the young...and why the dynamics needs to change.. This conversation was first posted in article form on the Shades of Us blog. You can read it – and other articles Ramatu has written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach her if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: Muhammadtaha Ibrahim Ma'aji from Pexels
08:13
August 10, 2020
Wife to be Auditions
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye discusses the practice of 'auditioning' women who want to get married by the family and friends of the prospective groom.  This conversation was first posted in article form on the Shades of Us blog. You can read it – and other articles Ramatu has written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach her if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: August de Richelieu from Pexels
10:28
July 6, 2020
A Rookie's Mistake
Ramatu Ada Ochekliye discusses the mistakes she has made while trying to make films, and how these mistakes will make her a better film maker. This conversation was first posted in article form on my blog, Shades of Us. You can read it – and other articles I have written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. At the end of this podcast, there are ways to reach me if you would like to discuss this further. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: Bright Iyang, Sadiya Ochekliye
16:42
May 4, 2020
'Silent Treatment' May Not Be About You
This conversation was first posted in article form on my blog, Shades of Us. You can read it – and other articles I have written – by visiting shadesofus.co.uk. Facebook: Shades of Us. Twitter: Shades of Us Media. LinkedIn: Shades of Us. Instagram: Shades of Us Media. Blog: Shades of Us Vlog: Shades of Us Africa Image: Independent
15:58
April 27, 2020