< 1 min read. An exclusive interview with Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere on the explosive situation in neighbouring Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) - and what the American diplomat Henry Kissinger told him while he was in South Africa trying and mediate between the white minority rulers and the black population who are fighting for equality and independence and majority rule. This was first aired on 23rd September 1976. Copyright Thames TV
< 1 min read. Is Pan-Africanism today any different from the brand of Pan-Africanism that we know Marcus Garvey and other black activists of their day for? What is the place of young people in today's Pan-African movement? Pan-Africanist Brian Tamuka Kagoro recently tackled the subject in a lecture on #21CenturyPanAfricanism in Nairobi.
< 1 min read. A 2012 production by Xmedia, directed by Robby Bresson for Akiba Mashinani Trust. "MUKUHURU" follows the investigations of a group of disenfranchised youths from Kenya's second largest informal settlement (Mukuru) as they try to discover who owns the land that they have lived on all their lives. Through a series of critical interviews, the youths discover the historical, political, legal and social hurdles that stand in the way of land ownership and security of tenure for all landless in Kenya.
< 1 min read. Celebrated Pan Africanist, Brian Tamuka Kagoro recently gave a lecture on #21CenturyPanAfricanism. He took his audience through the complicated history of Pan Africanism to this defining moment for the global fight for black dignity.
< 1 min read. In a conversation with The Elephant, Dr David Ndii meticulously outlines the political economy of Kenya since its inception to its current arrangement and vividly constructs scenarios on how it will unfold in light of the current political and economic configuration. The talk took place on 11th December 2018 and was hosted by the Africa Leadership Centre of King's College, University of London.
< 1 min read. On the afternoon of Tuesday, 15th January, 2019, armed gunmen stormed into 14 Riverside, a corporate campus in Westlands, Nairobi that hosts offices of several corporates, a restaurant and a hotel, DusitD2. The Africa Uncensored crew, who were nearby, was the first at the scene and this is a compilation of how the attack unfolded.
< 1 min read. This documentary seeks to lift the veil surrounding the practice of traditional and alternative medicine and answer the question: Does it work?
< 1 min read. The Elephant / Africa Uncensored in conversation with Irũngũ Houghton, a public interest advocate, columnist and Executive Director of Amnesty International Kenya.
< 1 min read. On November 9th, 1980, something happened in a village in Garissa county that forever changed not just the history of the local population and scarred them emotionally for life, how it was handled was to come to characterize the entire nation's treatment of a region that has, since independence, struggled to identify with the rest of the country. Africa Uncensored's Iqra Salah has been following up on a story that many, including Garissa county's own people, have been afraid to tell either because of the emotional wounds it opens or the region's newfound alignment with the...
< 1 min read. This short film by Amina Bint Mohamed, and featuring activist Aimee Ongeso, explores the concerns and challenges of the so-called ‘middle class’, a demographic whose definition is contested and whose security is precarious. Unemployment, a high cost of living, and commercialized social services make it nearly impossible to ‘live one’s best life’. Though the blame is often put on poor financial literacy, Ongeso says the buck stops with the state – and she reflects on the strategies that families like hers are using to survive these hard times, and disappointments they navigate, while recognizing that the...