Friday, 25 October 2013
VIDEO Legacy of Kwame Nkrumah and Ken Saro Wiwa #PolitrickswithKO
#PolitrickswithKO BLACK HISTORY MONTH Edition
Life and Struggles of Kwame Nkruma & Ken Saro Wiwa. Studio Guests Amanda Chienmbiri And Sarah Shoraka
Thursday 24th October 2013 8-pm to 9-pm (UK) LIVE on BEN-TV SKY 182 and Live Stream on line www.bentelevision.com
Also in the Studio we will have the Young British-Zimbabwean Change Agents
Clarissa Mudukuti is the author of "Kwame Nkrumah The Man"
The book documents Dr Nkrumah's vision for Africa, how he went about bringing his vision to a reality, the challenges he faced, his belief system, and his character. Kwame Nkrumah the Man is also a comparative analysis of African leaders during the post-colonial struggle.
Sarah Shoraka. Sarah is a campaigner from the UK group Platform.
Platform combines art, activism, education and research in one organisation. It creates unique projects driven by the need for social and ecological justice. Platform's current campaigns focus on the social, economic and environmental impacts of the global oil industry. With pioneering education courses, exhibitions, art events and book projects promote radical new ideas that inspire change. Platform core values include justice, solidarity, creativity and democracy.
Young British-Zimbabweans conducting projects including traveling to Zimbabwe using film and photography to empower individuals to work together to create better understanding of the world around Zimbabwe.
Zim-Link will be donating cameras and equipment to some of the village schools in Zimbabwe so that children can have them to work with. Children will be empowered with skills in web design, blogging and social media with the schools.
Kayode Ogundamisi is a commentator on Nigerian and international affairs, he was involved in the Nigerian pro-democracy struggle, Ogundamisi survived a trumped up charge of treasonable offence against the military government of General Babangida, he was detained in Jos prison in 1991 and released after intensive local and international campaigns against the government charging him and 12 other students before a military tribunal. Ogundamisi was a frontline member of the National Association of Nigerian Student and a former secretary general of the the University of Jos Students Union in Nigeria and the O'dua Peoples Congress.