In 2004, Silas Kpanan’Ayoung Siakor officially launched the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) to empower local communities in Liberia to have an active role in natural resources governance. In 2006, Siakor received the Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s largest prize honouring grassroots environmentalists, for his fearsome advocacy. In this Governance in Africa Conversations podcast produced by […]
In the first of the series Armando Conte speaks to Dr. Jibrin Ibrahim, the director of The Centre for Democracy and Development, which provides advocacy and research for governance in West Africa as well as training for foreign NGO staff to work effectively in the region. In this interview Jibrin Ibrahim speaks in detail about […]
Armando Conte interviews Simon Kolawole, a Mo Ibrahim Leadership Development Fellow at the Centre of African Studies, SOAS. Mr Kolawole is also the editor of one of Nigeria’s leading newspapers, This Day. In 2008 the Financial Times nominated him as one of African’ s leaders of the future. Mr Kolawole research focuses on the concept […]
In this episode, Dr Michael Jennings from the Department of Development Studies at SOAS, speaks to Hein Marais, author of the book South Africa pushed to the limit about the impact of HIV/Aids in South Africa.
Interview with her excellency Luisa Diogo, former prime minister of Mozambique and former student at SOAS. Interviewed by Professor Chris Cramer.