The Elephant/Africa Uncensored in conversation with Dr. Adia Benton, an Associate Professor of cultural anthropology at the Northwestern University, USA. Dr. Benton specialises in global health, biomedicine, development, humanitarianism, political economy, race, gender, sports, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, USA. She is the author of the award-winning book HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone (University of Minnesota, 2015), that explores the treatment of AIDS as an exceptional disease and the recognition and care that this takes away from other diseases and public health challenges in poor countries.
The Elephant/Africa Uncensored in conversation with Dr. Njoki Mwarumba is an Assistant Professor, Emergency Management and Disaster Science at the University of Nebraska Omaha and a specialist on pandemics.
The Elephant in conversation with Patrick Gathara, a Kenyan journalist, award-winning cartoonist, blogger, and author. He is also a regularly published commentator on regional and international affairs.
Muthoni DQ is a singer, songwriter, flow-poet, creative and social entrepreneur and founder of Blankets and Wine which has been instrumental in shaping and steering the Kenyan music industry.
The Elephant hosts a conversation with Wanjiru Gikonyo – National coordinator at The Institute for Social Accountability, Charles Warria is currently the Chief Operations and Learning Officer at iGov Africa and Miriam W. Oiro Omolo, PhD is the Executive Director at the African Policy Research Institute (APRI).
The Elephant in conversation with Celeste Wamiru - 'Celeste' from Kenya, Alaa Satir an Editorial Cartoonist and activist from Sudan, Godfrey Mwapembwa - 'Gado' from East Africa and Jonathan Shapiro - 'Zapiro' from South Africa.
Wanjiru Gikonyo serves as founder and National Coordinator of The Institute for Social Accountability (TISA), which has been instrumental in advocating for effective devolution and meaningful public engagement under the devolved government in Kenya.
Dr. Ato Kwame Onoma is Research Director, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).
Rahma Hersi is an Islamic finance lawyer and advocate for economic justice in Africa. She is Head of Africa of Gateway Global LLP a global professional services firm devoted to the Islamic economy and its underlying principles.
The Elephant hosts a conversation between Dr. Richard Ayah, Director Science and Technology Park, Lecturer, Health Policy and Health Systems, School of Public Health University of Nairobi and Dr David Ndii, economist and public intellectual.