President of WIN IAEA Chapter Ms. Eva Gyane. Photo/Dean Calma/IAEA
Do you know any lady in the nuclear science field? Women’s contribution in this field is immense but not well publicized.
The 23rd Women in Nuclear (WIN) conference that drew participants from all over the world focused on ‘Women in Nuclear meet Atoms for Peace’. The conference was held at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, from 24th – 28th August, 2015.
During the 23rd WIN, I spoke to the President of WIN IAEA Chapter Ms. Eva Gyane, Ms. Pamela Kageliza a nuclear scientist from the Technical University of Kenya (TUK) representing young women from Africa, Dr. Margaret Nkosi from the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation SOC Limited (NECSA). They shared perspectives on nuclear science and encouraged women to join this fascinating discipline.
This programme was first aired on KBC English Service on 8th September, 2015
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.