UBUNTU IS A (SOUTH) AFRICAN CONCEPT OF 'HUMANITY TOWARDS OTHERS' IT IS THE 'BELIEF IN A UNIVERSAL BOND OF SHARING THAT CONNECTS ALL HUMANITY'. PERSONAL STORIES, OPINIONS, FACTS, PRO'S AND CONS, ALL IS RELEVANT IF WE WANT TO ESTABLISH THE TRUTH, NO NEED TO BE OFFENDED, FOR WITH TRUTH COMES UNDERSTANDING, ONLY IF WE UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER, THERE CAN BE RESPECT, UBUNTU.
Maazi Ogbonnaya is an academic, writer and translator of the Igbo language. His work aims at preserving and reviving the language & culture of one of Africa's largest ethnic groups. UbuntuFM reached out to Mr. Ogbonnaya for this exclusive interview.
UbuntuFM talked to Darlington Chukwunyere - founder of Viddawood - an online marketplace that connects screenwriters with movie producers; on issues relating to Nollywood, reasons for establishing Viddawood, the challenges of writing for the screen.
When I'm quiet, millions of things run through my mind. When I stare at you, I wonder why I love you so much, in spite of being taken for granted. I am like salt. My presence is never remembered, but my absence makes all things tasteless...
RootWords is an independent rap artist born in the United States to Zambian parents. He lives in Switzerland from where he reaches out to an audience of listeners with his rap music. UbuntuFM's Ikenna Okeh conducted this exclusive interview.
'Gestalt' switch is a process whereby our perspective changes irreversibly. You may experience this when looking at these images. This not only applies to this picture but to our life's experience in general. We then have renewed our mind...
The race to the bottom in terms of economics is one for attaining the lowest cost, whilst retaining or increasing the highest margin of profit. Who is profiting from this race and at whose expense? Is it sustainable? What forces drive the race?
UbuntuFM's Ikenna Okeh interviewed Faray, band leader from this great new band from Zimbabwe: 'Faray the Great band'. On his music and his first album "Foundations".
Dutch students have gathered more than 300,000 signatures needed for a referendum on the new privacy laws that will go in effect on Jan 1, 2018. The new Information Act - signed into law earlier this year - is now meeting opposition from students.
As with most larger-than-life figures Pres. Nelson Mandela was controversial. We know of his achievements and follies. But what is his legacy? What will he be best remembered for?
Bible and science mostly are at odds with each other. However when they reaffirm each other on rare occasions we gain valuable new insights. This article describes one such case and raises questions on other issues that may be derived from it.