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03
MAR

Youth Participation in Democracy and Governance

In this edition of Africa of the Future we discuss issues of youth participation in democracy and governance and we consider whether Africa is free or just independent. We feature two academics and activists – one is Jean Bwasa, founder of Right2Life from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Samson Itodo who is the founder of Iyaga which started a global campaign called Not Too Young To Run.
25
FEB

Land Reform in South Africa

In this week’s edition of Africa of the Future, we shine a spotlight on South Africa’s plan to embark on land reform. This follows US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was on a 3-nations tour of Africa, said spells such a policy would be disaster for the country disaster for the country as it did in Zimbabwe and several other countries. We find out if this necessarily true.
18
FEB

Trans-Kalahari Corridor

In this week’s edition of Africa of the Future, we discuss the opportunities and challenges that are to be found along the Trans-Kalahari Corridor. The corridor runs through Namibia, Botswana and South Africa with spill-over impact on the surrounding countries.
11
FEB

African Peer Review Mechanism

In this week’s edition of Africa of the Future, we explore a number of issues affecting the continent, including South Africa’s chair-ship of both the AU this year and the African Peer Review Mechanism for the next three years and what the recently launched African Reality Cities project means and the Egypt/Ethiopia conflict over the Renaissance Dam built by Ethiopia along the Nile river.
04
FEB

South Africa's Chairmanship of the African Union

In this edition of Africa of the Future, President Ramaphosa spells out the country’s priorities as chair of the African Union from the 8th February at 33rd session of the AU heads of state summit at a conference of South African diplomats stationed in African countries and he urges business leaders to take advantage of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement.
28
JAN

Africa of the Future

In this edition of Africa of the Future, we examine the state of democracy in Africa and we also shine a spotlight on the pressing need to democratize the United Nations with Prof. Shadrack Ghutto of the University of South Africa (UNISA) who argues that this should have been done long ago.
21
JAN

African Capacity Building Foundation

In this week’s edition of Africa of the Future we find out how what inspires the latest report of the African Capacity Building Foundation. We consider what capacities are needed in Africa in order to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
14
JAN

Open Society Foundation’s

In this week’s edition of Africa of the Future we shine a spotlight on the Open Society Foundation’s new $15 million initiative to strengthen efforts for restitution and re-appropriation of cultural objects looted from the African continent. Also in the programme, we focus on Sierra Leon’s membership of the Open Government Partnership (OGP).
17
DEC
2019

Open Society Foundation

In this week’s edition of Africa of the Future we shine a spotlight on the Open Society Foundation’s new $15 million initiative to strengthen efforts for restitution and re-appropriation of cultural objects looted from the African continent. Also in the programme, we focus on Sierra Leon’s membership of the Open Government Partnership (OGP).
10
DEC
2019

Samia Nkrumah, the daughter of the first President of Ghana Dr Kwame Nkrumah.

In this week’s edition of Africa of the Future, we bring you an interview with Samia Nkrumah, the daughter of the first President of Ghana Dr Kwame Nkrumah, calling for political and economic unity of the continent. We also bring you highlights of South African President’s working visit to Ghana as part of three nation tour of West Africa.
03
DEC
2019

End hunger by the year 2025

In this week’s edition of Africa of the Future we find out if Africa’s commitment to end hunger by the year 2025 is achievable. We talk to a farmer and an official in Uganda’s Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to find out what is being done on the ground to achieve this commitment.
26
NOV
2019

African Capacity Building Foundation

In this week’s edition of Africa of the Future we find out how what inspires the latest report of the African Capacity Building Foundation. We consider what capacities are needed in Africa in order to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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