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Join veteran journalist Shaka Ssali on Straight Talk Africa every Wednesday as he and his guests discuss topics of special interest to Africans, including politics, economic development, press freedom, health, social issues and conflict resolution.

Latest Episodes

The Legacy of Daniel Arap Moi - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa host Shaka Ssali explores the political trajectory of Daniel arap Moi, Kenya's second president and its longest serving head of state, from 1978 to 2002. Moi died in February at the age of 95. Esther Githui-Ewart, Anchor of VOA’s daily news show Africa 54 and David Onserio Monda, Professor of Poltical Science at the City University of New York join Shaka to discuss the complicated legacy of Daniel arap Moi.

59 MIN1 d ago
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The Legacy of Daniel Arap Moi - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Buganda Past and Present - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali, explores the influence of colonialism in present day Buganda. He is joined by Apollo Nelson Makubuya is Chief Palace Advisor of the Ugandan Kingdom of Buganda and author of the book “Protection, Patronage or Plunder? British Machinations and Buganda’s Struggle for Independence.”

59 MIN1 w ago
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Buganda Past and Present - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Human Rights in Africa’s Great Lakes Region - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali discusses the state of human rights in Africa’s Great Lakes Region. His is guests are Ida Sawyer, Deputy Director for Africa at Human Rights Watch, Claude Gatebuke, Co-founder and Executive Director of the African Great Lakes Action Network and Jean Paul Ruhosha, Executive Director of Congo Today.

59 MIN2 w ago
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Human Rights in Africa’s Great Lakes Region - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Fighting Corruption in Africa - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali discusses corruption in Africa. He is joined by Salem Solomon, VOA multimedia journalist, Joao SantaRitainternational broadcaster with VOAPortugueseand Paul BanobaAfrica Regional Advisor at Transparency International. Transparency International released its annual global Corruption Perceptions Index that tracks perceptions of corruption in 180 countries. Sub-SaharanAfrica consistently ranks low, meaningit has the most incidentsof corruption. In 2019,Somalia and South Sudanwhere found to be the most corrupt of thecountries examined.

59 MIN3 w ago
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Fighting Corruption in Africa - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Black U.S. Colleges and Universities Expand in Africa - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali discusses the importance of Historically Black U.S. colleges and Universities branching out into Africa and expanding the educational opportunities on the continent. He is joined by Kwabena Boateng, Founder and Co-President, African Diaspora Nation and Chair of the HBCU Africa Homecoming Initiative, Maraina Montgomery, Assistant Director of the Study Abroad program of Howard University and Jewell Green Winn, Chief Diversity Officer and Senior International Officer of Tennessee State University.

59 MINJAN 23
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Black U.S. Colleges and Universities Expand in Africa - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Reflections on Pan-Africanism - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host ShakaSsaliexploresthe conceptofPan-Africanism and its significance. He is joined by Louise Uwacu, Hostand Producerof "U&I" television talk show on Show TV inVancouver,Canada, Michael A. Brown, Lobbyist and Former Vice Chairman Democratic National Committee Finance Committee and Educator and Activist Raphael C. Jackson.

59 MINJAN 16
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Reflections on Pan-Africanism - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Africa in 2020 - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa host Shaka Ssali reviews the major political developments in Africa that marked 2019 and looks ahead at issues that will most impactthe continent in 2020.His guests are Catherine KanabahitaGumaFellow at National Endowment for Democracy and Executive Director of the Development Network of Indigenous Voluntary Associations (DENIVA), Richmond Danso, Doctoral Candidate and Teaching Associate at the Department of Political Science of Howard University, YetundeOdugbesan-Omede,Professor of Global Affairs and Politics at FarmingdaleStateCollegeand Joel Kibazo, Former Senior Executive at the African Development Bank.

59 MINJAN 9
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Africa in 2020 - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

59 MINJAN 2
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Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

59 MIN2019 DEC 26
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Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Refugee Crisis: In Search of a Global Solution - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa guest host Peter Clottey examines the Global Refugee Forum, that took place December 16- 18, in Geneva, Switzerland. His guest are Elizabeth Lizama, Communications and Social Media Coordinator of the International Organization for Migration, Ayen Bior, reporter and Co-host of VOA’s “Our Voices”, Lual Mayen, CEO of Junub Games, from Geneva Lisa Bryant, VOA Correspondent and Eskinder Negash, President and CEO of the United States Committee on Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI).

59 MIN2019 DEC 19
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Refugee Crisis: In Search of a Global Solution - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Latest Episodes

The Legacy of Daniel Arap Moi - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa host Shaka Ssali explores the political trajectory of Daniel arap Moi, Kenya's second president and its longest serving head of state, from 1978 to 2002. Moi died in February at the age of 95. Esther Githui-Ewart, Anchor of VOA’s daily news show Africa 54 and David Onserio Monda, Professor of Poltical Science at the City University of New York join Shaka to discuss the complicated legacy of Daniel arap Moi.

59 MIN1 d ago
Comments
The Legacy of Daniel Arap Moi - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Buganda Past and Present - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali, explores the influence of colonialism in present day Buganda. He is joined by Apollo Nelson Makubuya is Chief Palace Advisor of the Ugandan Kingdom of Buganda and author of the book “Protection, Patronage or Plunder? British Machinations and Buganda’s Struggle for Independence.”

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Buganda Past and Present - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Human Rights in Africa’s Great Lakes Region - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali discusses the state of human rights in Africa’s Great Lakes Region. His is guests are Ida Sawyer, Deputy Director for Africa at Human Rights Watch, Claude Gatebuke, Co-founder and Executive Director of the African Great Lakes Action Network and Jean Paul Ruhosha, Executive Director of Congo Today.

59 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Human Rights in Africa’s Great Lakes Region - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Fighting Corruption in Africa - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali discusses corruption in Africa. He is joined by Salem Solomon, VOA multimedia journalist, Joao SantaRitainternational broadcaster with VOAPortugueseand Paul BanobaAfrica Regional Advisor at Transparency International. Transparency International released its annual global Corruption Perceptions Index that tracks perceptions of corruption in 180 countries. Sub-SaharanAfrica consistently ranks low, meaningit has the most incidentsof corruption. In 2019,Somalia and South Sudanwhere found to be the most corrupt of thecountries examined.

59 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Fighting Corruption in Africa - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Black U.S. Colleges and Universities Expand in Africa - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali discusses the importance of Historically Black U.S. colleges and Universities branching out into Africa and expanding the educational opportunities on the continent. He is joined by Kwabena Boateng, Founder and Co-President, African Diaspora Nation and Chair of the HBCU Africa Homecoming Initiative, Maraina Montgomery, Assistant Director of the Study Abroad program of Howard University and Jewell Green Winn, Chief Diversity Officer and Senior International Officer of Tennessee State University.

59 MINJAN 23
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Black U.S. Colleges and Universities Expand in Africa - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Reflections on Pan-Africanism - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host ShakaSsaliexploresthe conceptofPan-Africanism and its significance. He is joined by Louise Uwacu, Hostand Producerof "U&I" television talk show on Show TV inVancouver,Canada, Michael A. Brown, Lobbyist and Former Vice Chairman Democratic National Committee Finance Committee and Educator and Activist Raphael C. Jackson.

59 MINJAN 16
Comments
Reflections on Pan-Africanism - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Africa in 2020 - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa host Shaka Ssali reviews the major political developments in Africa that marked 2019 and looks ahead at issues that will most impactthe continent in 2020.His guests are Catherine KanabahitaGumaFellow at National Endowment for Democracy and Executive Director of the Development Network of Indigenous Voluntary Associations (DENIVA), Richmond Danso, Doctoral Candidate and Teaching Associate at the Department of Political Science of Howard University, YetundeOdugbesan-Omede,Professor of Global Affairs and Politics at FarmingdaleStateCollegeand Joel Kibazo, Former Senior Executive at the African Development Bank.

59 MINJAN 9
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Africa in 2020 - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

59 MINJAN 2
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Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

59 MIN2019 DEC 26
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Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Refugee Crisis: In Search of a Global Solution - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa guest host Peter Clottey examines the Global Refugee Forum, that took place December 16- 18, in Geneva, Switzerland. His guest are Elizabeth Lizama, Communications and Social Media Coordinator of the International Organization for Migration, Ayen Bior, reporter and Co-host of VOA’s “Our Voices”, Lual Mayen, CEO of Junub Games, from Geneva Lisa Bryant, VOA Correspondent and Eskinder Negash, President and CEO of the United States Committee on Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI).

59 MIN2019 DEC 19
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Refugee Crisis: In Search of a Global Solution - Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]
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