Somaliland has been pushing for recognition for 25 years now. A journey that has been long and complex. South African Ambassador to Eritrea, H.E. Prof. Iqbal D. Jhazbhay discusses steps made and explores the role of African states in recognizing Somaliland.
Stephen Sackur is a BBC journalist and presents the HARDtalk, a television interview interview programme. Before taking up HARDtalk, he served as a foreign correspondent for the BBC for about 15 years. In 1991, he published ‘On the Basra Road.’ Here interview conducted in October 2012 in Nairobi.
Kenya has been preparing to increase sources of power to its grid. So we ask if Kenya ready for nuclear energy? We speak to Mr. Michael Mangala, a nuclear scientist and lecturer at the University of Nairobi. This interview was conducted on 12th September 2015.
The film industry in Africa is growing and the continent is proud of what is released. I host Jane Murago Munene, Executive Director FEPACI, a Pan-African federation of film-makers established in 1969. She highlights the successes and nuts to tighten in the film industry.
Regional integration is a long process and the East African Community is a good example in Africa. However, there are challenges hindering or slowing down the unity. I talked to Oscar Kimanuka, an International Relations expert and lecturer from Rwanda. In summary, he gives possible solutions to solidify the integration.
Dr. Jessie Kabwila, a legislature from Malawi discusses African women in politics.
The ideology of Pan-Africanism is facing enormous challenges, and the answer would be tireless efforts to reach the youth that make a majority. I speak to Dr. Mongane Wally Serote a poet and revolutionary from South Africa on the future of Pan-Africanism.
Poland commemorated her National Day in May with more than 40 ambassadors in attendance. In Nairobi, I interviewed the Polish Ambassador Marek Ziolkowski to Kenya about the significance of the day, and the bilateral relations between Kenya and Poland.
Dr. David Mailu is a prolific author and a leading Kenyan with published and unpublished creative works. One of his widely read work is the After 4:30 novel. In 2012, he placed his pen aside to run for a presidential seat on a KANU ticket. Here are his thoughts on why politics. It was conducted in 2012.