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 University of Jos Students Union in Nigeria and the O'dua People’s Congress.
Ogundamisi currently shuttles between his base in The United Kingdom and his Country of Birth Nigeria where he runs a programme on self-empowerment. He is the convener of the Liberty Forum UK and his involved in engaging local communities and community and social empowerment.
He graduated with a B.SC in Political Science from University of Jos. The Nigerian Institute of Journalism and a Master’s in Public Administration from the Ogun State University and Masters in International Relations from the London Metropolitan University. He is a volunteer campaigns fellow for the German human rights group IMRV Bremen.
Ogundamisi was appointed by the UK government as a board member of the United Kingdom Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) a position he held for 3 years. Ogundamisi is very active on the social media, with his commentary blog "The Canary" under the twitter handle @ogundamisi and he writes sporadic independent op-ed articles for major Nigerian media outlets.
Ogundamisi is the host of the diaspora community socio political programme “PolitricsWithKO” on Europe’s first ethnic oriented television Channel BEN-TV broadcasting on BSKYB 238 and Startime Africa/Freeview Channel 244.