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African Perspectives for July 31, 2022

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2022 Mandela Washington Fellows, Gelica Inteca (Mozambique) and Ndeye Aida Dia (Senegal) with host, Akinloye Ojo

The fifth and final episode in the month of July temporary rounds up the special focus on the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship Leadership in Civic Engagement Institute ongoing at UGA through July 17, 2022. The episode features the sixth and final round of interviews with two of the 25 visiting Mandela Washington Fellows. The Fellows, who are between the ages of 25 and 35, have established records of accomplishment in promoting innovation and positive impact in their organizations, institutions, communities, and countries. This episode rounds off the friendly take-over of the show by the visiting

Fellows as it is final show that will feature conversations with half of the twenty-five fellows in weekly pairs. The episode features conversations with the sixth pair of fellows from the Republic of Senegal and the Republic of Mozambique. The two guests are Ndeye Aida Dia from Senegal whose project interests include raising awareness about gender inequality through the media, cinema and audiovisual production, and mentoring young girls from the suburbs, and Gelica Eugenio Inteca from Mozambique whose project interests include community engagement and women empowerment, marine biodiversity conservation, and waste management and livelihood for coastal communities. As always, the episode featured selected enjoyable music from Africa and/or by Africans including music from Senegal’s Diogal Sakho with Sore, and Mozambique’s group Massukos with Ntolilo.

Playlist for July 31:

Album: African Odyssey (2006)

Artist: Various Artistes

Tracks: 1) Nipelaki Kwa Baba

2) Fundo Di Matu

Album: Acoustic Africa (2006)

Artist: Various Artistes

Tracks: 1) Sore

2) Mauritania (Extra track)

Album: Africa Street Party (2008)

Artist: Various Artistes

Tracks: 1) Ntolilo

2) Awure Banza

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