#57- Marjo Lagah-Bona, Founder and CEO of Cocorobics Workshop

Marjo Lagah-Bona is a Sierra Leonean-American dancer and choreographer who combines dance from across the continent. She is the founder and CEO of Cocorobics Workshop.

She has been performing African inspired dance moves worldwide for over ten years with and has worked with Emerson, Davido, Wizkid, Mumtaz, Big Joe, Friday the Cellphone Man, Timaya and Olamide, among others. In 2014, she featured as a lead dancer in Davido’s ‘Naughty Video’. In 2016 and 2018, she performed live with Wizkid in the USA. In 2018 also, she performed live with Olamide in the US.

You can connect with Marjo Lagah-Bona on; Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Chocolaterose91

Instagram – cocolateluv; Twitter – @MarjoBona; https://www.cocorobicsentertainment.com/

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#56 Vickie Remoe, Sierra Leone, TV Producer and Host of the Vickie Remoe Show

This Episode features Vickie Remoe from Sierra Leone, a writer, TV Producer and MD.

Vickie currently lives in Ghana and travels between Accra and Freetown, Sierra Leone often. She describes her TV show, The Vickie Remoe Show as a cross between ‘The Oprah Show’ and Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ with a clear and direct focus on African business and travel. She is the Managing Director at VRC Marketing Company. Ms. Remoe holds a B.A. in Political Science from Haverford College and an M.S. Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia University. We talk poetry, work, music and touch on the history of her country of birth.

You can connect with Vickie on;

Instagram – vickieremoe; Twitter – @vickieremoe;


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#55 Manqoba Zungu, Co-Founder and CEO of GetReadySkills talks about future skills and creating a better Africa

This Episode features Manqoba Zungu, Co-Founder and CEO of GetReadySkills and the Head of Business Development and Strategy at SoluGrowth Pty Ltd.

Manqoba kicks off our conversation by declaring that he loves people. Join us as we unpack this bold assertion. What exactly does he mean?

In this episode Manqoba helps us answer the following questions;

What is the role of education in the new world?

What future does he see for South Africa and the continent at large?

You can connect with Manqoba through the following channels;

Twitter – @LindaManqoba



#54 Shalom Nyandiko-Joseph, 13 year old actress and aspiring singer, born in Botswana of Kenyan parents and lives in South Africa

This Episode features young Ms. Shalom Nyandiko-Joseph from Secunda, South Africa. She is of Kenyan parents and has lived in Botswana where she was born. She has also spent time in the UK and visited Morocco and Wales. Did we mention she is still just 13.

In this episode we talk about Shalom’s hopes and dreams. She takes us through the process she follows when she has an audition, what it meant to share a platform with an actor from Game of Thrones. She speaks Kiswahili, English and Afrikaans and has had to learn different African accents for different roles.

Press play and stick around to hear her sing Calum Scott’s You are the reason. Shalom also enjoys watching Friends and the Big Bang Theory.

From time to time she posts on instagram – @shalom.05