International

Guinea: Coup leaders release dozens of political prisoners

As the fresh wind of change continues to blow in Guinea, on Tuesday evening 79 political prisoners were released on the order of coup leader Lt Colonel Mamady Doumbouya. The release comes following the ousting of former President Alpha Conde on Sunday Morning. We are joined by Sheriff Bah, leader of the defence of the …

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Global Education Summit with African insights from Sierra Leone, Guinea, Kenya and Nigeria

AVP CEO, Baillor Jalloh was at the Global Education Summit 2021 in London. He spoke with African delegates and event organiser Alice Albright, the CEO of Global Partnership for Education. We also have summit closing remarks from the co-hosts Uhuru Kenyatta and Boris Johnson. Alice Albright, the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Partnership for …

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Diaspora investment into Africa’s tourism sector – the case of Zambia

Diaspora communities are increasingly encouraged to invest in to the tourism sector of their home countries. We delve into the details of the tourism landscape on the continent with a specific look at Zambia where a coalition of UK organisations including Zambians Together, the Zambian High Commission to the UK and Ireland, Zambia Business Club …

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Sierra Leone Celebrates 60 Years of Independence

As Sierra Leone clocked 60 years of independence, African Voices Platform’s Baillor Jalloh was on the ground and spoke to various people in the capital Freetown. We ask, what six decades of independence (freedom) meant to them and the future for the country.

Migrants and Calais: The Longer Story, The Bigger Picture

Press and media have focused on “Calais” as a buzz word for coverage of the plight of migrants / refugees in France. How does this link to activities outside of France and the interventions of state and non-state actors? Dr. Sophie Watt, Dr. Amanda Crawley-Jackson and Elisa Larvego join Tchiyiwe Chihana and African Voices Platform …

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