Radio Future Africa Playlist Schedule | 16.01.2019
08:30: Brief Portraiture of Aliko Dangote
09:00: “Decolonizing the History of Philosophy” | Souleymane Bachir Diagne
On October 26, 2017 Souleymane Bachir Diagne gave the Anton-Wilhelm-Amo-Lecture on “Decolonizing the History of Philosophy” at the University of Halle, Germany.
Souleymane Bachir Diagne is currently Professor of Francophone Studies, and Chair of the Department of French and Romance Philology with a secondary appointment in the Department of Philosophy, at Columbia University in New York. His field of research and teaching interests includes the history of logic and mathematics, history of philosophy, Islamic philosophy and Sufism, African philosophy and literature.
The Anthon-Wilhelm-Amo-Lecture is organised by the Research Cluster “Society and Culture in Motion”, the DFG Priority Program 1448 “Adaptation and Creativity in Africa” and the LOST Research Network.
10:00: Conversations with NJ Ayuk of CENTURION Law Firm
NJ is the Chief Executive Officer of Centurion. His experience includes advising major companies on investment strategies, the establishment of joint ventures and cooperation structures, privatisation, licensing and related tax, OHADA, Equatorial Guinea law, oil and gas, local content, litigation, negotiations, governance and other matters. He also frequently advises International oil companies, governments, oil service companies, financial institutions, development banks and construction firms in Equatorial Guinea and Sub Saharan Africa.
10:30 Africa: Finances
11:30 Masters of the Rhythms | Nigerian
12:00 Emergent Young African Leaders
12:30 Conversations with E.T. Mensah
13:00: Taye Selasi: Don’t Ask Where I’am From, Ask Where I’am A Local13:30: Jack Ma: Africa is the Future
14:30: Conversations with Nkiacha Atemnkeng & Sada Malumfashi
Nkiacha Atemnkeng is a Cameroonian writer who works at the Douala International Airport. His works have been published in the Caine Prize anthology, ‘Lusaka Punk and Other Stories,’ The Africa Report, Culture Trip, This Is Africa, Bakwa, Saraba and Gyara Magazines. He attended the 2015 Caine Prize workshop in Ghana, the 2017 Nigeria Cameroon Literary Exchange Project and the 2018 Miles Morland workshop in Uganda, facilitated by Giles Foden. He is a Sylt Foundation writing residency prize winner and a Kundslerdorf Schopingen residency fellow. He is currently at work on a novel manuscript set at the Douala Airport, a few western airports and on board a couple of flights in the sky, tentatively titled “Gate A-22”. He tweets @nkiacha
Sada Malumfashi is a writer living in Kaduna, Nigeria and an awardee of the 2018 Gothe Institute/Sylt Foundation Writing Residency in Germany.
He is the Founder of the literary arts collective, Open Arts. His works of fiction have appeared in Transition Magazine, New Orleans Review’s African Literary Hustle Issue, Bombay Review and Kalahari Review. His essays and creative nonfiction have appeared or are forthcoming in The Africa Report, Saraba Magazine, Enkare Review, This Is Africa, Asymptote and Music in Africa amongst others.
He was shortlisted for the Kofi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction administered by Writivism in 2017 and was among the participants in the Goethe Institute Nigeria-Cameroon Literary Exchange Program.
He is interested in the intricacies of languages and works on translations bilingually in Hausa and English. His poem in Hausa translated into English as well as his translation of Laura Kaminski’s Hausa poem into English have appeared in the National Translation Month Issue of 2017.
Sada Malumfashi has previously participated in the 2015 Ake Arts and Book Festival Creative Writing Workshop facilitated by Nnedi Okorafor, Taiye Selasi and Helon Habila. He was also a contributor from Northern Nigeria to the Music in Africa Connects project, an initiative aiming to support the music sectors of African countries affected by conflict.
He was a guest at the 2017 Ake Arts and Book Festival and the 2018 Kaduna Book and Arts Festival.
15:30: Toumani Diabate & Le Symmetric Orchestra Live Concert
16:30: Ghana Must Go
17:00 Interveiw with Helon Habila @ Savvy Contemporary, Laboratory of Form & Ideas Berlin
17:30: Musical Discourse with Agya Koo Nimo
18:15: Conversations with Chinua Achebe & Kwame Anthony Appiah
19:15: Music from the heart of Mali
19:45: Achille Mbembe. Rethinking Democracy Beyond the Human
20:45: Conversations with African Poets & Writers: Chinelo Okparanta
21:45: Sounds & Rhythms of Contemporary Cuban Music in the American Diaspora
22:45: Music – Various African Master Series.
𝗚𝗲𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗥𝗙𝗔 𝗥𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗼 𝗔𝗽𝗽 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗶𝗢𝗦
𝗚𝗲𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗥𝗙𝗔 𝗥𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗼 𝗔𝗽𝗽 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗔𝗻𝗱𝗿𝗼𝗶𝗱