Africa State of Mind
Episodes in this series
Celebrating Africa’s top athletes07 October 2019 | 45 Minute Listen
In a special episode celebrating Africa’s top athletes, Lee Kasumba chats to trailblazing Olympian Simidele Adeagbo, Zambian former international footballer Kalusha Bwalya and South African wheelchair tennis player Kgothatso Montjane.
Trailblazers in African Music05 August 2019 | 48 Minute Listen
In this episode of Africa State of Mind, Lee Kasumba speaks to African music trailblazers about the state of Africa’s music and new trends. Asa Asika, the manager of Popular Nigerian Singer Davido shares his views on bad and good music contracts. DJ Cuppy discusses what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry and Kenyan musician, producer and Blinky Bill explains why he went on solo from his previous music band.
Chude Jideonwo: Nigerian Lawyer, journalist and entrepreneur07 July 2019 | 37 Minute Listen
Chude Jideonwo is a Nigerian lawyer, journalist and media entrepreneur. He is the founder of Joy, Inc., an American benefit corporation with a Nigerian subsidiary, which aims to make people happier. All of Joy, Inc.'s profits are invested in charities.
Thando Hopa: "The struggle of living with albinism"13 June 2019 | 41 Minute Listen
In this episode of Africa State of Mind, we get a chance to speak to Lawyer and Activist turned Model Thando Hopa. Hopa shares some of her life challenges and how she overcame the struggle of living with albinism and reimagining what identity is.
Celebrating Africa Month with Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Chude Jideonwo and Acha Leke24 May 2019 | 52 Minute Listen
Africa State of Mind with Lee Kasumba commemorates Africa Month with a special episode featuring Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, South Africa’s former deputy president and currently United Nations under-secretary-general and executive director of UN Women. Lee also speaks to Chude Jideonwo, Nigerian lawyer and co-founder of The Future Project and Acha Leke, the co-founder and member of the Global Advisory Council of the African Leadership Academy.