Africa State of Mind
Takunda Bimbha: Zimbabwean born Talent Manager
In this episode of Africa State of Mind Lee Kasumba has an in-depth conversation with Zimbabwean-born talent manager and founder of the Johannesburg International Comedy Festival Takhunda Bimbha. They speak about the explosion and state of comedy in Africa.
Latest episodes in this series
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.
Zain Asher: News Anchor at CNN International17 May 2019 | 48 Minute Listen
British-Nigerian news anchor at CNN International Zain Asher has an in-depth conversation with Lee Kasumba about growing up in the UK and how she dealt with discrimination at a younger age. She also talks about the importance of controlling one’s fate.
Celebrating Press Freedom With World Renowned Journalists07 May 2019 | 40 Minute Listen
In this episode of Africa State of Mind,Lee Kasumba celebrates Press Freedom. She speaks to world-renowned journalists like Angela Quintal, Africa program coordinator for Committee to Protect Journalists, Nima Elbagir, Sudanese-British journalist with CNN and Femi Oke of Al Jazeera about the state of journalism and press freedom on the African continent and around the world.