Africa 54

September 02, 2020 12:30 PM
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On this edition of Africa 54, the United Nations warns that Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Denis Mukwege, is at risk after receiving a series of death threats; The parents of a five-year-old rape-murder victim speak out about the tragic death of their daughter; Former Mauritius president, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, wants answers from the shipping industry, following a massive oil and diesel spill on its shores.

A54 Technology: Two brothers, Ellisha Boie Calvin Bill, in Ghana, are taking the fashion industry by storm. Combining an array of recycled materials like second-hand jackets, Broken mirror, glasses, and African wax prints, they create unique styles. Africa 54 reporter Paul Ndiho spoke to Ellisha Boie, co-founder of the Boie and Bill fashion label in Accra, about the venture.