Dr Wandia Njoya in conversation with Prof. Lewis Ricardo Gordon an American philosopher. He has written particularly extensively on Africana and black existentialism, postcolonial phenomenology, race and racism, and on the works and thought of W. E. B. Du Bois and Frantz Fanon. His most recent book is titled What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction To His Life And Thought.
The Elephant in conversation with Mwalimu Mutemi wa Kiama, an activist, social and political commentator and founder of the grassroots organisation The Wanjiku Revolution.
Aly-Khan Satchu and Julian Rowa unpack the various facets of the economic meltdown Kenya is in that has been accelerated by the Coronavirus pandemic leaving the Government with no fiscal flex room. And yet a policy-making crisis of imagination is also apparent - the 2020 budget was identical to the 2019 one as if nothing is happening.
The Elephant in conversation with Dr Joy Mueni Kiiru, Economist and Senior Lecturer at the School of Economics, University of Nairobi on the effects of COVID-19 on the economy and the academy.
The Elephant in conversation with Fr Gabriel Dolan, a catholic priest, social commentator, writer and social justice advocate based in Mombasa, Kenya.
The Corona Café discusses the public healthcare system and its response to the COVID-19 situation in Kenya and challenges us to think critically beyond the crisis in order to put in place a robust healthcare system that will serve Kenyans well into the future. Panellists, Dr. Richard Ayah, Dr. Nelly Bosire, Dr. Eric Masese Moderator. Mshai Mwangola
The Elephant in conversation with Kalundi Serumaga, a writer, playwright, social critic based in Kampala, Uganda
The Elephant/Africa Uncensored in conversation with Prof Attiya Waris and Dr Mary Nyamongo. Prof Attiya Waris is a lecturer at the University of Nairobi Law School and Director of Research under the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Research; and chair of the UON Committee on Fiscal Studies. Dr Mary Nyamongo is a social anthropologist, Adjunct Faculty member Strathmore University and founding director of African Institute for Health & Development.
The African governments are notoriously averse to expert advice often preferring the simplistic solutions and perspectives of the court jesters. This time though the complexity of the issues facing regional, local and global societies are forcing the experts and scholars back into the frontline. How will the insecure regimes coexist with these rising intellectuals?
The Elephant/Africa Uncensored in conversation with Dr Alex Awiti, a Resilience Specialist and Vice Provost - East Africa, Aga Khan University.