Not Your African Cliché
About This Show
Four Mics, Four Nigerian Women, Zero African Clichés.
We are four Nigerian women with interesting opinions and a shared disgust for ignorant comments about our continent. Yes, the CONTINENT of Africa. No, not the country! As a result, we have decided to create a platform where we can tell you more about us rather than letting disney channel and Nat Geo Wild do it for us.
Most Recent Episode
NYAC S2 E9: Elections Last Longer than a Day
The latter part of 2016 was filled with dramatic elections taking place all over the world, some of them happening on our continent. The Ladies of NYAC chat with Jemila Abdulai (@jabdulai) from Ghana and Aisha Dabo (@mashanubian) from The Gambia about the recent elections in their respective countries. We examine the political histories of our countries, discuss the trials our democracies and elections face (low civic engagement, lack of civic education), and ask, what lessons can the rest of Africa learn from recent elections in Ghana and The Gambia?
What we are reading/watching/listening to
- The Mail Empire’s Kurukan Fuga Charter (Text)
- Ghanaian Ministerial Appointments on myjoyonline.com/tv
- #WGHSMemories on Twitter
- Gospel Trap Music (Ahaa by Tim Godfrey; Gospel New Orleans Bounce Remix: https://open.spotify.com/album/0KfLpi39P3TQWr41Wg9NPH )
- Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming (Book)
This episode was mixed by Ifeoluwa Olokode, and theme music "Ayo" is by Femi Leye