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(2) Africa 53: Could we have a United States of Africa?

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...And do North Africans identify more with the Middle East or Africa? These are just some of the questions lawyer and journalist Dr Feyi Ogunade fielded in this podcast. Dr Ogunade has managed to visit all but one of the African countries on the continent. His visits have largely been linked to his work with the African Union.

This podcast is the second in three installments and charts his experiences of visiting 53 African countries.

The music featured in this podcast is called 'Di Asempa' and comes from Atakora Manu & His Sound Engineers.

For the first podcast, click: 
Exploring the continent’s diversity
For more posts like this, click Vlog: Azania - exploring cultural unity across ancient Africa
And What is the capital of Africa

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(1) Africa 53: Exploring the continent's diversity

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Too many times, I have heard the African continent described as a country with one homogeneous ethnic group. Considering that the continent is 30.4 million square metres (m2) in size, dwarfing Russia at 17.1m2, according to Nature America, and easily swallows up China, India, the US and most of Europe, isn't it about time her true might is reflected properly? I recently met a man who, through his work and in his spare time, has visited 53 of the 54 countries recognised by the African Union. It may have taken him 25 years but his experiences have helped to give him a more balanced appreciation of the continent, her people and the politics. In the first of three podcast instalments here, lawyer and journalist Dr Feyi Ogunade talks candidly about nation building and corruption and tells us some of his favourite cuisines and destinations. This podcast is based on questions from MisBeee Writes readers. Music in this podcast is called 'Di Asempa' and comes from Atakora Manu & H…