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African Perspectives for August 7, 2022

With the friendly takeover by the Mandela Washington Fellows over, the first episode in August features

a dance music special celebrating all the listeners born in the month and the students and educators

returning to school in anticipation of the following week’s back to school special. The episode also

includes appreciation of all our listeners for tuning in to the six-week interview series, and everyone that

contributed to the success of the UGA leadership institute from staff, graduate students, coaches, mentors

and community collaborators. To formally close the book on the 2022 leadership institute, the episode

features a regional and country roll call of the 20 African countries that were represented by the 25

Fellows. The episode then concludes with two African news updates including the winning of the 2022

Women’s African Cup of Nations (WAFCON) competition by the South African Women’s National

team, the Bayana Bayana and the forthcoming presidential elections in Kenya scheduled for August 9,

2022. As always, the episode featured selected enjoyable music from Africa and/or by Africans

including tracks from Congo’s Loketo featuring Aurlus Mabele and Diblo Diabala, and Nigeria’s Tiwa


Playlist for August 7

Album: Soukous Trouble (1990)

Artist: Loketo featuring Aurlus Mabele and Diblo Diabala

Tracks: 1) Soukous Trouble

2) Kimia Eve

Album: Once upon a Time (2013)

Artist: Tiwa Savage

Tracks: 1) Eminado

2) Ife Wa Gbona

3) Ileke (Extra Track)

4) Eji Ma Fia (Extra Track)

Album: Putumayo presents Africa Playground (2003)

Artist: Various Artistes

Tracks: 1) Lango Mo

2) Mbube

Album: Double Trouble (2014)

Artist: P-Square

Tracks: 1) Enemy Solo

2) E je a jo (Extra Track)