May 31, 2021
On Stance, Chrystal Genesis is joined by award-winning journalist and writer Ismail Einashe to explore the people and stories of East Africa. Inspired by migration, culture, music and history, the episode traverses through Kenya, Sudan, and Somalia, examining the contemporary hubs and ancient histories of East Africa.
Starting in Kenya, we chat with political analyst and author of Travelling While Black: Essays Inspired by Life on the Move, Nanjala Nyabola about her experiences and observations of global travel as an African woman.
Stance looks at archaeology, architecture, and cultural heritage in the Horn of Africa with Somali-Italian architect, Omar Degan and Somali-Swedish archaeologist, Sada Mire.
Abdi Latif Dahir, East Africa Correspondent for the New York Times pens an essay love letter to Mogadishu exclusively on Stance, paying homage to renowned Somali musician, Fadumo Nakruma, who recently died of COVID-19.
To end, Stance speaks with Sudanese artist Eltayeb Dawelbait about his art practice, reflecting on Nairobi as a hub for connections, and the growth of the art scene in Sudan.
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