THE SPACE

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A unique & dynamic show which embraces the artiste as both a  social and cultural ambassador in today's society. THE SPACE also addresses key issues which face the average youth within the contemporary Kenyan setting.

Hosted by Kaz and Mwafreeka (seasoned artistes and cultural ambassadors in their own right) , this show promises to awaken our social conscious, to inspire and provoke us into a higher level of awareness pertaining to matters to do with leadership, youth empowerment , entertainment and much more.
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  On our first feature, we take a look at Kwame Nkrumah; an author, philosopher, theologian, teacher & Ghanaian nationalist leader who led the Gold Coast's independence from Britain and presided over its emergence as the new nation of Ghana. He was elected into office in the year 1951. In 1966, while on a state visit in Beijing, the army and police in Ghana seized power. After a tumultuous political journey, he lived in exile in Conakry, Guinea and later on died of skin cancer while undergoing treatment in Bucharest, Romania. Born Sept. 1909, Nkroful, Ghana, died April 1972 at the age of 62.
 (Additional info: Kwame Nkrumah, The Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah 1957; Bankole Timothy.)



"It is said, of course that we have no capital, no industrial skill, no communications, no internal markets, and that we cannot even agree among ourselves how best to utilize our resources for our own social needs. 

Kwame Nkrumah
Yet all the stock exchanges in the world are pre-occupied with Africa's gold, diamonds, uranium, platinum, copper and iron ores. Our CAPITAL flows out in streams to irrigate the whole system of Western economy. Fifty-two per cent of the gold in Fort Knox at this moment, where the USA stores its bullion, is believed to have originated from OUR shores. Africa provides more than 60 per cent of the world's gold. A great deal of the uranium for nuclear power, of copper for electronics, of titanium for supersonic projectiles, of iron and steel for heavy industries, of other minerals and raw materials for lighter industries - the basic economic might of the foreign Powers - comes from OUR continent.
"Experts have estimated that the Congo Basin alone can produce enough food crops to satisfy the requirements of nearly HALF the population of the whole world and here we sit talking about regionalism, talking about gradualism, talking about step by step. Are you afraid to tackle the bull by the horn?"

 Address to the Conference of African Heads of State and Government, May 24, 1963 (from the book Revolutionary Path).

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