Outline of the Program
Outline of the Program
Cultural Diversity & Cultural Harmony
African Views technical, scientific, and cultural research, analysis, reports, and public engagement on Cultural Harmony
Student and Youth Cultural Exchange How do you define ?cultural exchange??Students and youth go abroad for educational, volunteer, or business opportunities. Who goes and who does not? What goals do they seek to achieve? What is the value of their opportunity (for the individual; for the community in which they work or study; for the world), and what are the costs? ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The Youth Initiatives program on African Views Radio is a forum for organizations and citizens to engage with problems that affect youth in Africa. Those enlisting community opinions, building trust, fostering relationships, participating in community groups, and developing programs will be highlighted in the discussion each week. The program is young. If you are interested in anchoring, reporting, or representing your country or community in this program, please send an email with your cv to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
Cultural HarmonyWe surmise that cultural homogeneity is on its way to extinction, and that the recognition of cultural diversity has become the new global tradition. However, cultural diversity is just the first step, and incomplete without harmony or congruence between people of different cultures. Cultural harmony shows the possibility of how one culture relates to another and how a person relates to the society. Every one of us has a cultural background and often times we must relate with people of other cultures, beliefs, and races within our society or other society when we travel. Sometimes bad laws are made, such as the anti-gay laws in Africa, or police brutality in the USA, Xenophibia, creed, class, racism, political feud, and claims that one culture is superior or chosen by God over another. These creates negative cultivated dependences which pervade our ability or interest to co-exist peacefully. Look no where else than unto yourself to change the paradigm. We invite you to join this conversation and share your views or tell the story of how you use your ability or knowledge to extend friendship and encourage harmony between peoples that are different to you? If you could change one thing for the better what would it be? Please join us in this casual dialogue live by calling int ot he teleforum Phone: 760-283-0850 Skype: Africanviews Date: 05/30/2015 Time: 12:00 P.M. EST
GREEN AFRICA: URBAN SPRAWL ABOUT THIS WEEK'S EPISODE: ABOUT NEXT WEEK'S EPISODE: URBAN SPRAWL In Africa, urban sprawl comprises two main, contrasting types of development in the same city: one is characterized by large peri-urban areas with informal and illegal patterns of land use. This is combined with a lack of infrastructure, public facilities and basic services, and often is accompanied by little or no public transport and by inadequate access roads. The other is a form of ?suburban sprawl? in which residential zones for high- and middle-income groups and highly valued commercial and retail complexes are well-connected by individual rather than public transport. Urban sprawl adds to the urban divide, pushing social segregation along economic lines that result in spatial difference in wealth and quality of life across various parts of cities and metropolitan areas run down inner cities and more suburbs. CO-HOST: Ernest Opong The show is brought to you by Amandla News, Beyond Oil, and African Views (AV). Host: Ernest K. Opong Host: Dan Miner: Producer and Director: Wale Idris Ajibade Quality control: William A. Verdone