African Perspectives

Sunday Afternoons at 4PM

Celebrating 25 years of broadcasts on WUGA, African Perspectives examines current issues in Africa and celebrates African music and culture. The series also focuses on Africans living in Georgia and the Southeast and provides information about African-related activities on the University of Georgia campus. Host Akinloye Ojo is a native of Nigeria and a Ph.D.  in linguistics.

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African Perspectives for April 11, 2021

Apr 13, 2021

This second episode in the month of April is our first truly African music special during the second quarter of the year.

We are suspending our focus on news updates from the African continent and other topics to share two rounds of wonderful and enjoyable African music. The show is in honor of all of us being alive today to witness the changes in not only the season of the year but also the seasons of our lives. Our selected tunes come from two collections from the Putumayo presents series.

African Perspectives for March 28,2021

Mar 29, 2021

The final episode in March concludes our month-long celebration of the contributions of women in this society and across the World during the Women’s History Month (WHM).

Presented, once again, as a special dedication to all the female listeners of the show, the episode focuses on women in contemporary African politics. The episode provides data on female representation in elected legislative houses on the continent and around the World.

African Perspectives for March 21, 2021

Mar 22, 2021

This third episode in March continues our month-long celebration of the contributions of women in this society and across the World during the Women’s History Month (WHM). Presented as a special dedication to all the female listeners of the show, the episode turns our attention to the times and music of one of Africa’s rising female artistes, the new Mama Africa, Yemi Alade of Nigeria.

African Perspectives for March 14, 2021

Mar 15, 2021

This second episode in March continues our month-long celebration of the contributions of women in this society and across the World during the Women’s History Month (WHM).

African Perspectives for March 7, 2021

Mar 5, 2021

This first episode in March begins our month-long celebration of the contributions of women in this society and across the World during the Women’s History Month (WHM).

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