#89 – Tiago Costa, Comedian, Luanda, Angola

This episode features Tiago Costa, a Comedian from Luanda, Angola.

Tiago Costa was born in Lisbon in 1985. He studied in several cities in Portugal and returned to Luanda after completing a degree in Law and a postgraduate degree in Counseling and Consultancy in Communication and Marketing.
Tiago is a man of many talents and vast knowledge. He managed to unlock some of his natural abilities at an early age. Having discovered his oral and writing skills, he began pushing his articles in a magazine mainly marketed in Angola.  He was a production assistant in a short film that won the FIC 2010 prize.
He is now the producer of a stand up comedy show that takes place monthly, and aims to promote local comedians.
With all he does, he believes in working for the people, and using his skills and wisdom to help them avoid crisis.
Twitter – @ti_ticii (Tiago M. B da Costa)

#88 – Rachel Nyaradzo Adams, founder of Narachi Leadership and TED Speaker, Zimbabwe

This episode features, Rachel Nyaradzo Adams, Founder of Narachi Leadership, Coach and Speaker.

Rachel Nyaradzo Adams is the founder of Narachi Leadership, a leadership consultancy aimed at developing deep benches of leaders for the African continent. In this work she offers her expertise as a leadership practitioner, ontological coach, mentor and speaker. She works with corporates, entrepreneurs, teams and individuals. Her particular passion is working with emerging leaders across Africa (she has worked with emerging leaders from seventeen African countries thus far) whose currently under-mined potential will be the catalyst for the continent’s transformation.

Twitter – @RachelNAdam


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#87 – Kennedy Mmari – Communications, PR and Digital Media Practitioner and Learner, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

This episode features, Kennedy Mmari, Communications, PR and Digital Media Practitioner and Learner.

Kennedy Mmari was born in Kilimanjaro and raised in Dar Es Salaam. He is the Founder and Chief Executive of Serengeti Bytes, a full-service Communications, Public Relations and Digital Media agency based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

With over 6 years worth of experience in the areas of Public Relations, Communication and Digital Media in both NGO and private sector, Kennedy is also an Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeeper, the honorary associations as a result of his commitment and contribution to various areas of Sustainable Development Goals in Tanzania.

In this episode, Kennedy expresses his views on life in Tanzania and his role within the African context.

Twitter – @kennedymmari



#86 – Jimmy Nelson – Photographer and TED Speaker, United Kingdom, Netherlands

This episode features Jimmy Nelson, Photographer and TED Speaker

James (Jimmy) Philip Nelson was born in 1967 in Sevenoaks, Kent. He had a fascination with photography from a young age. But discovered his talent when he went on his first journey of documentation, trekking by himself.

Jimmy has gone on to publish books that tell a story about where he has been and what he has seen. His books are now an inspiration to many, and encouraging the world to see people and places through his eyes. To see the beauty and presence in different people and places.

His embrace and love for all people and cultures influenced his decision to start his foundation. You can connect with Jimmy through the following links;

Twitter – @Jimmy_P_Nelson


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