The East Africa Today Podcast

Welcome to the East Africa Today podcast series. This podcast is a creative way to engage with East African constituents as well as those who are interested in the region. Each episode will see an influential East African, be it a politician, policy-maker, activist, economist and entrepreneur discuss interesting trends and dynamics that are shaping the region and beyond. 

Pilot episode
Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3 Interview with Hadeel Ibrahim, Director of Strategy and External Relations of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation 
Episode 4 Interview with Omar Mohammed, Senior Producer of Haba na Haba of the BBC Kiswahili Service  
Episode 5 Interview with Aida Kiangi, Action Aid International Country Director for Tanzania
Episode 6 Interview with Abby Plaatjes, Radio Presenter on Tanzania's 102.5 Choice FM and Founder of Black Ice PR
Episode 7 Interview with Semhar Araia, Founder and Executive Director of the Diaspora African Women's Network (DAWN)
Episode 8 Interview with Abdullahi Boru, Horn of Africa Analyst with the International Crisis Group 
Episode 9 Interview with Elsie Eyakuze, Blogger of the Mikocheni Report and columnist for The East African
Episode 10 Interview with Nathan Chiume, Compliance Officer and Manager at Deutsche Bank
Episode 11 Interview with Vanessa Mdee, Radio Presenter on Tanzania's 102.5 Choice FM and Presenter on MTV Base
Episode 12 Interview with Abdullah Mwinyi, Member of Parliament of the East African Legislative Assembly
Episode 13 Interview with Maria Sarungi Tsehai, Director of Productions at Compass Communications Ltd. and Miss Universe Tanzania National Director
Episode 14 Interview with Zitto Kabwe, Tanzania Member of Parliament representing Kigoma North and Shadow Finance Minister
Episode 15 Interview with Charles Onyango Obbo, Columnist and Executive Editor for the Africa and Digital Media Division at the Nation Media Group
Episode 16 Interview with Teddy Ruge Co-Founder of Project Diaspora and HiveColab
Episode 17 Interview with Yaba Blay, Assistant Teaching Professor of Africana Studies at Drexel University 
Episode 18 Interview with Sam Mwale, Former Principal Administrative Secretary, Office of the President
Episode 19 Interview with Modesta L. Mahiga, Group Managing Director of Professional Approach Group
Episode 20 Interview with Geci Karuri Sebina, Executive Director for Programmes, South African Cities Network
Episode 21 Interview with Terfa Hemen & Idayat Hassan, Centre for Democratic Development 
Episode 22 Interview with Solome Lemma, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Africans in the Diaspora 
Episode 23 Interview with Mkuki Bgoya, Creative Director of Spearhead and Mkuki na Nyota Publishers
Episode 24 Interview with Omari Issa, Former CEO of The Investment Climate Facility for Africa 
Episode 25 Interview with Manzi Rwegasira, CEO and Co-Founder of Zoop Limited 
Episode 26 Interview with Salim Ahmed Salim, Former Prime Minister of Tanzania and OAU Secretary General 
Episode 27 Interview with Elvis Mushi, Lead Researcher of Sauti za Wananchi, Twaweza