Tam Tam Express

CHANNEL AFRICA  |  Podcast , ±29 min episodes every 1 week, 2 days  | 
“Tam Tam Express” is an award winning, 30 minute long weekly talk show programme that blends entertainment with serious political debate on pertinent global economic, political, and social issues, from an optimistic African perspective. It explores the expectations of the African masses within the African scenario.

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12
AUG
2016

Inflammation

What is inflammation? What causes inflammation and what can we do to reduce inflammation? Are there any secrets to reverse inflammation and degenerative diseases? Tune in to this edition of “Tam Tam Express” as we tackle the topic of inflammation with Jane Mackenzie, regenerative nutrition consulting pharmacist, consultant in sustainable green living and biodynamic food growing. More on how to improve your health in 2016!
19
JUL
2016

Demography Tunisia

Africa is growing fast in terms of population. We are moving towards a youthful population. Understanding the demographic profile of the African continent is important for economic development. In order for Africa to turn the current demographic into dividends, it needs to have the right policies to invest in the right places. Also in the programme: What do we know about student Seifeddine Rezgui, the gunman behind the Sousse attack? Did he act alone? Tune in to this edition of “Tam Tam Express” as we first chat to the UNFPA Regional Director for East and Southern Africa, Dr Julitta Onabanjo. In the second part of the programme we turn our focus on the recent attack on a beach in Sousse, Tunisia. We talk to political analyst and journalist, Mourad Teyeb about the economic, social challenges coupled with high unemployment and poverty in the country’s interior. Tune in for more!
06
JUL
2016

Mauritius

The name Mauritius evokes sun, sand and sea or should it be Splendour! A volcanic island of lagoons and palm fringed beaches in the Indian Ocean, it has earned a reputation for stability and racial harmony. Mauritius has preserved its image as one of Africa’s few social and economic success stories. Tune in to this edition of “Tam Tam Express” as we explore the number one industry of one of the developing world’s most successful democracies. We talk to the Deputy Prime Minister who is also the Minister of Tourism His Exellency Xavier-luc Duval. Tune in for more...
15
JUN
2016

Youth Day

Youth Day is a national Day in South Africa and it is in honour of all young people who lost their lives in the struggle against apartheid and Bantu education. In June 1976, students in Soweto rioted against the introduction of Afrikaans as the language of instruction of half their school curriculum sparking eight months of violent uprisings across the country. Did those events mark the beginning of the end of apartheid? It was a time when activism gained momentum. The world saw the tragic images of school children in Soweto in June 1976. What picture comes to mind today for an eye witness? Tune in to this edition of “Tam Tam Express” as we relive those tragic moments with our guests and ask, “ how have the dreams of the 1976 generation been realized?” Tune in for more.
23
MAR
2016

Island of shame

We have been following the Chagossians in their struggle against big powers. We told you about their victories in the High Court of London. We documented their short journey back home. We shared their joy, sadness and hope of return with you. The British High Court ruled in their favour three times the past decade only to be overturned by Britain Highest Court, the House of Lords. Professor Vine’s “Island of Shame” reveals US dark secret. Tune in to this edition of “Tam Tam Express” as we chat to Professor David Vine and journey into the past to explore the role played by high ranking US officials in the Chagossians tragedy. Tune in for more!
24
FEB
2016

Women Empowerment

The year 2016 marks important milestone in the continental and global women’s agenda for gender equality and women empowerment. Considering that 2015 was declared the year of women’s empowerment and development towards Africa’s agenda 2063, the 2016 theme of the 26th AU Summit, “Africa year of Human Rights with particular focus on the rights of women,” marked the second consecutive year that gender equality and women’s empowerment were adopted as the highest priority on the continental agenda. In this edition of “Tam Tam Express” I chat to the AUC Chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, about some of the issues that were raised during the Summit. Tune in for more.
17
FEB
2016

Africa 2016

Africa 2016 is held under the high patronage of H.E. Abdel Fatah el Sisi on 20-21 February 2016 in Sharm el sheikh, Egypt. Africa 2016 is the African international business forum to attend for those concerned with doing business in Africa, the world’s last investment frontier. So, what can we expect from Africa 2016? Africa 2016 will provide the platform needed for public and private sector to network, discuss, and further advance African business projects. Africa 2016 will demystify the African bottom-line and answer pressing questions. In this edition of “Tam Tam Express” we turn our focus on Africa 2016 and chat to H.E. Sherif Naguib, Egyptian Ambassador to South Africa and Mr Omar ben Yedder, Managing Director of IC publications.
10
FEB
2016

Malaria / Trade

Founded in 2009, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance, ALMA is a groundbreaking coalition of 49 Heads of State and government working across country and regional borders to eliminate malaria by 2030. ALMA provides African leaders with a forum where they can review progress, share lessons learnt and address the challenges of meeting malaria targets. Malaria is an entirely preventable and treatable disease. Since 2000, malaria mortality rates in Africa have fallen by 66% in all age groups, and by 71% among children under 5. Why combating malaria is still on the agenda? In the first part of this edition of “Tam Tam Express”, we bring you the latest on malaria control in Africa with the Executive Secretary of ALMA, Mrs Joy Phumaphi. In the second part of the programme, we put the spotlight on women in trade and industry with the African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Mrs Fatima Haram Acyl. Tune in for more!
03
FEB
2016

AU Summit

The year 2016 marks important milestone in the continental and global women’s agenda for gender equality and women empowerment. Considering that 2015 was declared the year of women’s empowerment and development towards Africa’s agenda 2063, the 2016 theme of the 26th AU Summit, “Africa year of Human Rights with particular focus on the rights of women,” marked the second consecutive year that gender equality and women’s empowerment were adopted as the highest priority on the continental agenda. In this edition of “Tam Tam Express” I chat to the AUC Chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, about some of the issues that were raised during the Summit. Tune in for more.
27
JAN
2016

Women Empowerment

2016 offers another opportunity to put on the table the demand by African women for their rights to be recognised as Human Rights , to be upheld and to resolutely take the path of implementation, a path to transformation. What are the critical developments for greater acceleration in the effective implementation of commitments on gender equality and women's empowerment? Aren't women's rights implicit within Human Rights? Tune in to this edition of Tam Tam Express as we turn our focus on the theme of the 26th AU Summit: African year of Human Rights with particular focus on the rights of women. My guest is Colleen Morna, Chief Executive Officer at Gender Links. Tune in for more!
20
JAN
2016

ACR Report

The 2015 ACR Report send a very clear message with official development assistance to Africa diminishing, the continent have to rely more on mobilizing domestic resources if it is to implement its development agenda. The ACR report shows that this is possible, with a good number of African countries providing success stories based on strategies and initiatives that can easily be adapted to other countries. However, the capacity gaps to generate savings and taxes from domestic resources and allocate them to economically and socially productive activities remain glaring. Tune in to this edition of “Tam Tam Express” as I chat to the Executive Secretary of the ACBF, Professor Emmanuel Nnadozie.

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