#77 – Vimbaishe Musvaburi, Activist and Future President of Zimbabwe

This episode features, Vimbaishe Musvaburi, Politician, Businesswoman, Media Personality, TV Show Host and Activist.

In this episode, Vimbai as she is commonly known talks about her ambitions to become Zimbabwe’s first female president, problems facing Africa and the impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution.

You can get in touch with Vimbai on the following links,

Twitter – @vimbaimusvaburi
Instagram – vimbai_musvaburi

#76 – Dr. Ethel Phiri, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

This episode features Dr. Ethel Phiri, PhD, Lecturer, focusing on plant biology, orphaned crops, food security, genome sequencing at the University of Stellenbosch. One of the Mail and Guardian’s 200 young South Africans you must take to lunch. Bronze medalist – South African Association for the Advancement of Science – Best and original Masters thesis in sub-antarctic ecology.

In this episode, Dr. E, as her students like to call her, takes us through the world of academia, travel, wine and why she chose to be a career academic. Thanks to her job/passion and love for travel and food, Dr. E has visited several countries around the world and made interesting observations that she shares in the episode.

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You can follow Dr. Ethel Phiri on Twitter @EthelPhiri_PhD or on LinkedIn – https://za.linkedin.com/in/drethelphiri


#plantbiology #orphanedcrops #foodsecurity #underutilisedcrops #underutilizedcrops#genomesequencing



SPECIAL EDITION – Q&A with our 38th Voice and Guest Host Emmanuel Yegon in celebration of 75 episodes

Emmanuel Yegon, our 38th voice returns to assume the role of guest host as he interviews Avhurengwi to find out more about 1000 African Voices.

You can find more of Emmanuel’s work on his website – https://mobilejournalism.co.ke/author/yegon/

We highly recommend that you subscribe to the Mobile Journalism website. Amazing content.

The episode was produced by Emmanuel himself.

#75 – Niniola – Singer behind the hit song, Maradona, Nigeria

This episode features, Niniola, performer, singer and songwriter.

Niniola was born as Niniola Apata in Lagos State, Nigeria. She came third in the MTN Project Fame competition which saw her break into the Nigerian entertainment scene with her hit single “Ibadi” in 2015 which topped many music charts both locally and internationally. Her other hit song, Maradona remains a firm favourite among her fans.

In the episode she talks about what she learned from rejection, her collaboration with South Africa’s Busiswa and how she reacted to @Timbaland comments on her Instagram page.

Twitter – @OfficialNiniola

Instagram – officialniniola