Sema Sasa

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DeeKay and Bwana Rob are SOAS students with a passion for radio, and Swahili too! They are proud to present the first Swahili language show to be broadcast on SOAS Radio. Sema Sasa is an up-beat show bringing you the best of Swahili Hip-Hop and topical chat. Bwana Rob is dedicated to hunting down the best Swahili Hip-Hop artists, both new and old, and bringing them to the UK airwaves for everyone to enjoy. DebeKay knows how to get people talking, and each week she will be bringing in special guests to generate lively debate about the latest issues in East Africa and the UK. Hopefully the show can reach out to Swahili speakers and Swahili students, providing a new medium for Swahili on the airwaves!

By Year

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

By Tag

  • Fid Q

  • Sema Sasa

  • Professor Jay

  • X Plastaz

  • Ndugus

  • Tanzania

  • Zaiid

  • Kaktus

  • Nikki Mbishi

  • deekay

  • Salu T

  • Bw Rob

  • SOAS

  • Kwanza Unit

  • Wakazi

  • SOAS Radio

  • Kalamashaka

  • UNESCO

  • Sugu

  • Rob

  • Audio Kusini

  • Dela

  • Stereo

  • Film Africa 2012

  • Swahili Hip Hop

  • Solo Thang

  • One

  • Man Njoro

  • world radio day

  • NUS elections

  • Nuru Adam

  • Bonta

  • www.thinkafricapress.com

  • Swahili Colloquium

  • doreen

  • Kenyan Election 2012

  • Damien

  • Nazizi

  • Kwanza Jamii

  • Umbwa Mzee

  • TMK

  • Veejays in Dar es Salaam

  • SOAS Swahili Society

  • mother tongue

  • JCB

  • london african film festival

  • Lameck Ditto

  • Alena Rettova

  • Batamzinga

  • Miraba Minne

  • Gaza Ndolo & Johny

  • Ekori

  • Getto Ambassador

  • Solo

  • Mkombozi

  • African development Forum

  • Maisha

  • Nash MC

  • Abbas Kubaff

  • Adili

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Sema Sasa Episode 25Wed, 2013-05-01 16:57

African Development Forum (ADF) have been running for two years now and the this years forum was graced by an array of... See details

Sema Sasa Special Feature: A Conversation with KBCWed, 2013-05-01 16:55

In this special feature we chat with KBC, one of the founding members of the legendary Swahili Hip Hop crew, Kwanza... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 24Thu, 2013-03-14 21:42

The elections in Kenya has got everyone debating, analysing and speculating! Listen to the a diasporic take on the... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 23 - World Radio Day SpecialThu, 2013-03-07 18:11

This week we're celebrating World Radio Day with a one hour special! Check out tracks from X Plastaz Mixtape - Shule -... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 22Thu, 2013-01-24 17:20

Back from Chrismas! Loads of energy packed in this show. We feature a Brand New track 'Chuki' requested by one of our... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 21Fri, 2012-12-14 11:01

Our first live show! An amazing start as we speak to Mzungu Kichaa in Dar es Salaam! Catch up with Kichaa, his new EP... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 20Thu, 2012-12-06 18:49

This week we're joined in the studio by SOAS Student Kwame Otiende and we're talking about everything from the Nairobi... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 19Thu, 2012-11-29 15:44

This week we're joined in the studio by SOAS students David and Waseem who have recently founded the new SOAS Swahili... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 18Thu, 2012-11-22 19:20

Back in the studio with a special guest Danielle Smith, a SOAS student who worked with Tanzanian Hip Hop artists in... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 17Fri, 2012-11-16 13:43

Film Africa festival has just finished! Great stuff on this show including an interview with Tosh Gitonga who we caught... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 16Mon, 2012-11-05 14:24

Film Africa Festival is here! Listen To Jonathan Taitt Talk about the preparations and the festival highlights which... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 15Thu, 2012-10-18 19:45

We're back in the studio bringing you Hip Hop tunes form East Africa and the latest from around SOAS. As we're back at... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 14Sun, 2012-06-10 20:18

Listen to our rant on the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebration and a Republican moaning about the cost of it all! Plus... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 13Fri, 2012-05-25 18:58

Essay deadlines and exam chaos have kept us out of the studio but now we're back with the usual mix of tunes and chat.... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 12Fri, 2012-04-06 12:00

This week we're talking about film with SOAS student Anna Curtis and translator Jonathan Beale. And we dicuss the... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 11Fri, 2012-03-30 12:00

With Judith Tebbutt's release from Somalia this week, we talk a bit more about the situation in Somalia. We've also got... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 10Thu, 2012-03-22 00:50

 Week off during chaos of elections ? back to business. In this episode we talk about the NUS Election... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 7Mon, 2012-02-13 17:22

At Sema Sasa we are celebrating World Radio Day! UNESCO has set 13 February as the World Radio Day and SOAS Radio has... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 6Mon, 2012-02-06 22:27

Business as usual at Sema Sasa. We chat about the freezing weather this week, and then get serious with a discussion... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 5Thu, 2012-02-02 01:17

Happy New Year! Back form Christmas and with a new twist Sema Sasa! Still packed with great hip hop tunes and the... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 4Sat, 2011-12-17 19:46

Debula and Bwana Rob talk to second year music student David about his East African musical experiences, and co-founder... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 3Tue, 2011-12-13 11:54

Undoubtedly back! With more rocking tunes and a special guest all the way form Tanzania! As usual, you'll be bobbing... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 2Mon, 2011-12-05 15:19

This week we?re back with Debula and Bwana Rob bringing you new and old tunes as well as the latest news and issues. We... See details

Sema Sasa Episode 1Thu, 2011-11-24 17:16

For the first week of Sema Sasa we?re happy to bring you Hip-Hop from Tanzania and Kenya as well as three special... See details