The Politics of Hair, Identity and Confidence
The Politics of Hair, Identity and Confidence With Christiane Sungu and Lucrece Wasolua- Kibeti
We feature Omnia Shawkat, founder of the digital cultural platform Andariya, seeking to reclaim an African narrative through storytelling. Andariya amplifies stories from Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda on a diverse array of contemporary topics ranging from literature, film and general culture!
This episode features Edwige Takassi, from Togo and co-founder of the trademark “Terroir d’Afrique” ‘Soils of Africa’ in English. Their mission is to leverage Africa’s natural heritage to promote African local production and consumption of natural products such as tea, coffee, honey and oils.
Stephen Akintayo shatters the myth that you need a lot of capital to start a business and become an entrepreneur. Instead, he highlights the importance of “informal education” and leveraging technology to create wealth for Africa and unlock the continent’s potential.