AFRICAN VOICES PLATFORM (AVP)

CURATING AND DELIVERING AUTHENTIC AFRICAN ORIENTED CONTENT

AFRICAN VOICES PLATFORM (AVP) is a South Yorkshire based independent media production organisation.

Our international coverage also televises across the Sheffield City Region on Sheffield Live TV and has a growing global audience via our YouTube channel

 
 
 

Guinea Elections 2020: Abdul Karim Diallo UFDG UK & Lancei Kouroma, RPG Arc en Ciel UK

 
 

On Saturday 6th June, 2020 over three thousand people took part in a demonstration in Sheffield to protest against the killing of black people after an unarmed African-American George Floyd was killed by four white Police Officers in Minneapolis, USA. UK activists took to the street in solidarity and to highlight similar occurrences in the UK

Sierra Leone has been in the spotlight for an alleged prison-break attempt to free former Defence Minister Alfred Paolo Conteh amid a #COVIDー19 lockdown. Baillor Jalloh and Tchiyiwe Chihana speak to Freetown based Reuters correspondent, Cooper Inveen to get the latest developments

 

 

How are hospitality industry businesses in diaspora and on the continent responding to #COVID19? We are joined by proprietors Yammie Zimba of Higate Apartments in #Lusaka, #Zambia and hotelier Dole Phiri – Lubanska based in York Beach, USA. We also discuss how some sub-Saharan countries are generally addressing the pandemic and look at response modelling suited to Africa. Tchiyiwe #Chihana and #Baillor Jalloh serve as co-hosts. *We apologise for the poor connectivity during filming of this episode #Diaspora #AfricansInDiaspora

This special episode is dedicated to International Women’s Day 2020 and includes interviews with hosts and delegates from the “Strengthening Our Collective Voices: African Diaspora Women” conference, organised by the African Diaspora Women’s Network (ADWN) and Diasporic Development. It took place in London on 29th February 2020. The event explored the legacy of Beijing +25 declaration and platform for action, its impact on African Diaspora Women and also featured Dr. Esuantsiwa Jane Goldsmith, who was one of the delegates in 1995, as keynote speaker alongside Pontso Mefethe who closed the conference. Interviews in order of appearance: 1. Naana Otoo-Otortey (MBE) – FORWARD UK / Co-Chair, African Diaspora Women’s Network 2. Dinah Musindarwezo, Womankind (ex. FEMNET Executive Director) 3. Tandi Pilani – Make Every Woman Count / Co-Chair, African Diaspora Women’s Network 4. Dr. Esuantsiwa Jane Goldsmith, Author: The Space Between Black and White Further footage taken at the International Women’s Day event organised by The University of Sheffield’s African Affairs Network. Tchiyiwe T. Chihana (African Voices Platform / African Diaspora Women’s Network) gives an overview.

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