Interview: H.E. Prof. Iqbal D. Jhazbhay on recognizing Somaliland

Amb. Iqbal D. Jhazbhay/Photo Courtesy

Amb. Iqbal D. Jhazbhay/Photo Courtesy

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.

Interview: Chuma Nwokolo says liquidate corrupt companies to end corruption in Africa #BribeCode

Chuma Nwokolo, lawyer and author. Photo/Praxismagonline

Chuma Nwokolo, lawyer and author. Photo/Praxismagonline

Corruption is a thorn on Africa’s development. Most efforts to curb this vice have failed. Chuma Nwokolo a lawyer and an author floats the #BribeCode, an act that fights corporate corruption in Africa through liquidation of companies.

Download the #BribeCode here and for more visit bribecode.org

Interview: What makes Stephen Sackur of #BBCHardTalk tick?

Stephen Sackur. Photo/BBC

Stephen Sackur. Photo/BBC

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.

Michael Mangala: Is Kenya ready for nuclear energy?

Mr. Mangala in a reactor. Photo/Courtesy

Mr. Mangala in a reactor. Photo/Courtesy

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.

Interview: Jane Murago Munene, Executive Director FEPACI, on the successes of film-making in Africa

Jane Murago Munene. Photo/FEPACI

Jane Murago Munene. Photo/FEPACI

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.

Interview: Oscar Kimanuka an International Relations expert gives solutions to solidify the East African Community

Oscar Kimanuka, International Relations expert. Photo/KigaliConnect

Oscar Kimanuka, International Relations expert. Photo/KigaliConnect

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.

Interview: Dr. Mongane Wally Serote argues Pan-Africanism is here to stay

Dr. Mongane Wally Serote, a poet. Photo/netwerk24

Dr. Mongane Wally Serote, a poet. Photo/netwerk24

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.

Interview: Marek Ziolkowski, Polish Ambassador to Kenya on bilateral relations

Polish Ambassador Marek Ziolkowski to Kenya. Photo/Farmer.pl

Polish Ambassador Marek Ziolkowski to Kenya. Photo/Farmer.pl

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.

Interview: Dr. David Mailu, a prolific author turned politician

David Maillu. Photo/Artmatters

David Maillu. Photo/Artmatters

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.