The following were interviewed for the documentary “Two Worlds”

Filmed in the UK:

Adam Cooper

Writer & Activist

Ceasefire Magazine Associate Editor
Adam has written about this, and similar topics for Ceasefire Magazine. Read his column here

MA Social Movements, SOAS


Kanja Sesay

NUS Black Students Officer

The NUS Black Students Campaign represents thousands of ethnic-minority students in the UK. Learn more here.



Firoze Manji

Founder and executive director of Fahamu and editor of Pambazuka News.

Fahamu & Pambazuka News cover a huge number of related topics very regularly. Find them here.

Arshad Gammiet

South African

Community leader




Mariam Hamid

South African

Nurse during Apartheid


Harry Verhoeven

Doctoral researcher at the Department of Politics & International Relations, University of Oxford (St Cross College)

Lectures in African politics


Tony Dykes

Director, ACTSA

ACTSA is a membership organisation campaigning with the people of southern Africa for justice, democracy and development in the region.


Mark Thipe

South African

Philosophy & Economics

Undergraduate, Edinburgh University

Leah Gaffney

MA Development, SOAS
Undergraduate, University of Manchester

Volunteered in South Africa


Matt Birkinshaw

Researcher & Writer

Spent three months living in Abahlali baseMjondolo communities in Durban and Cape Town in 2008

Vuyiswa Ngqobongwana

TV Presenter, ‘Africa Today’ show on Press TV



Kofi Klu

Pan-African Activist


PANAFRIINDABA is a Pan-Afrikan grassroots community-based Think Tank


Sukant Chadan


Writes at Sons of Malcolm

Filmed in South Africa:

Dr Shireen Motala

Executive Director of the Post Graduate Centre: Research, Innovation and advancement at the University of Johannesburg

Previously the Director of Wits Education Policy Unit

Caroline Elliot

International Programmes Officer, War on Want

War on Want has projects which are directly working with grassroots movements across the developing world, including those mentioned in the documentary film. Visit their website to learn more about what you can do.

Mncedisi Twalo

Current Chairperson of the Western-Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign.

The anti-eviction campaign is a grassroots movement operating in South Africa. They are involved in critical campaigns to defend poor and oppressed ommunities. Their website can be found here.

Salim Valley

Senior Researcher, University of the Witwatersrand

PhD at Wits with a dissertation revolving around social justice and education

Dr Dale McKinley

Writer, researcher and lecturer and political activist. Co-founder and present executive member of the Anti-Privatisation Forum

The Anti-Privatisation forum is active in fighting against against privatisation in the workplace and community. Learn more about them here.

Aalia Cassim

MSc Development Economics, SOAS
Econ Sci Honours, University of the Witwatersrand

Mokena Makeka

Principal and founder of Makeka Design Lab

He sits on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council for Design, is an external examiner at the Columbia University School of architecture and lectures at the University of Cape Town.

Anne Wafula

Social Enterprise NGO

MA (Industrial/Organisational Psychology), University of the Western Cape

Clinical Psychology, University of Cape Town

Hannah Dawson

MPhil candidate – Development Studies, Corpus Christi Colleges, University of Oxford