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Foresight Africa Podcast
Foresight Africa Podcast
The Brookings Institution

The Foresight Africa podcast celebrates the dynamism and optimism across Africa and explores strategies for broadening the benefits of growth to all... more

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Learning from the people of Nairobi’s Mukuru slum

Angela Pashayan, professor and political scientist at American University, shares her experiences working with the Mukuru slum community in Kenya... more

24 May 2023 · 48 minutes
How Sierra Leone is getting more girls into STEM

David Moinina Sengeh, minister of basic and senior secondary education and chief innovation officer in Sierra Leone, urges other African... more

24 May 2023 · 37 minutes
Risks and opportunities of STEM education in Africa

In this episode of Foresight Africa podcast, Ruth Kagia, senior fellow at Results for Development and former country director for... more

26 Apr 2023 · 35 minutes
How remittances and philanthropy meet development challenges in Africa

Una Osili, associate dean for research and international programs and Efroymson Chair in Philanthropy at Indiana University’s Lilly Family School... more

12 Apr 2023 · 38 minutes
Was Nigeria’s presidential election fair?

Kasirim Nwuke, managing partner at Mirisak & Associates and former chief, green economy, technologies and innovation at the UN Economic... more

05 Apr 2023 · 31 minutes
In Uganda, opening political, economic, and social doors for women and girls

In this episode of Foresight Africa podcast, Winnie Kiiza, a Ugandan teacher and politician who served as leader of the... more

08 Mar 2023 · 32 minutes
Africa’s global opportunity in rare earth elements

Gracelin Baskaran, a World Bank consultant and Bye-Fellow at Cambridge, discusses Africa’s rich natural resources, especially rare earth elements, and... more

01 Mar 2023 · 35 minutes
A successful election in Nigeria would send a powerful message

Joseph Siegle, director of research at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, joins host Aloysius Uche Ordu for a conversation... more

15 Feb 2023 · 30 minutes
Sudanese women advancing justice and equality since the 1920s

Rogaia Abusharaf, a professor of anthropology at Georgetown University Qatar, talks with host Aloysius Ordu about the leading role Sudanese... more

01 Feb 2023 · 37 minutes
Dispatches from Africa’s COP: Malagasy youth on Madagascar’s beauty and the climate risks it faces

Fenitra Jérémiah and Anja Radoharinirina, who both work for SAF/FJKM, an NGO in Madagascar, describe the incredible beauty of their... more

08 Dec 2022 · 46 minutes
Foresight Africa Podcast
Learning from the people of Nairobi’s Mukuru slum
Foresight Africa Podcast