International Insight

Weekly Talk Show Broadcast on Time Warner Public Access Cable Station, Channel 6
Programs Produced and Hosted by Dr. Funso Oluyitan
since May 2001

Programs Focusing on the People, Culture, and Life in Individual Countries

Cameroon: Guest – Dr. John Ndefru, Professor of Physics, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.

Congo: Guest – Dr. Naingi Batulukisi, Assistant Curator, African Art, Dayton Art Institute.

Cuba: Guest – Ray Antorcha, Account Executive, Time Warner Cable, Fairborn.

Egypt: Guest – Dr. Ghada Salama, Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Cairo, Egypt.

England: Guests – Dr. Liam Anderson, Professor of Political Science, Wright State University and Dr. Greg Anderson, Professor of History, University of Illinois.

Ghana: Guest – Dr. Solomon Avotri, Professor of Biblical Studies, Payne Theological Seminary, Wilberforce.

Guinea: Guest – Doukoure Sekou, Management Information System student, Frankiln University, Columbus.

Haiti: Guest – Johanne Dufresne, Business student, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Hong Kong: Guest – Winnie Tseng, Reference Librarian, Sinclair Community College, Dayton.

India: Guest – Dr. Shail Gowda, Professor of History, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Israel: Guest – Dr. Mark Verman, Professor of Religion and Zusman Chairman of Judaic Studies, Wright State University, Dayton.

Japan: Guests – Miya Inada and Nao Tomato, Antioch University Exchange Ctudent from the University of Kyoto, Japan.

Kenya: Guest – James Siwo, Professor of Business, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Morocco: Guest – Ali El Idris, Computer Engineering student, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Nepal: Guest – Monk Khenpo Chime, Buddhist Professor, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Nigeria: Guest – Dr. (Rev.) Daniel Iselaiye, Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Palestine: Guest – Dr. Tuhfeh Habash, Professor of Chemistry, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Philippine: Guest – Armin Sayson, President, Philippine American Society of Greater Dayton.

Russia: Guest – Dr. Nonna Garba, Director, Department of Conservation, The State Historical Museum, Moscow. (Program produced in Moscow)

Rwanda: Guest – Ambassador Aloys Uwimana, Associate Director, Center for International Programs, Central State University, Wilberforce.

South Korea: Guest – Dr. Deok Hee Nam, Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Senegal: Guest – Seynabou Dieye, Communication student, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Sierra Leone: Guest – William Ademu-John, Retired Research and Development Engineer, General Motors, Dayton.

Sri Lanka: Guest – Dr. Kamal Fernando, Professor of  Engineering, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Swaziland: Guest – Rueben S’Khumbuzo Dlamini, Computer Science student, Wilberforce University, Wilberfocre.

Togo: Guest – Gilbert Galevo, Account Executive, Jackson Hewitt, Dayton.

Trinidad & Tobago: Guest – Reginald Sargeant, Physical Exercise Trainer, Dayton.

Turks & Caicos: Guests – Tiffany Thomas, Social Work student and Peshina Williams, Accounting students, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Vietnam: Guest – Mai Nguyen, Director, Asian/Hispanic/Native American Center, Wright State University, Dayton.

Zimbabwe: Guest – Rev. Israel Kamudzandu, Minister of Christian Education & Evangelism, First United Methodist Church, Dayton.

(Countries 30)



Special Programs Focusing on International Topics

ACCTS Military Ministries International: Guests – Major (Ret.) Victor Grazier, US Air Force; Col. (Ret.) Henry Ladele, Nigerian Army.

African Politics: Guest – Professor Iyorwuese Hagher, former Minister of Health, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

An African Christmas Special: Guests – Dr. (Rev.) Daniel Iselaiye, Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Wilberforce University; Rev. Joseph Obielodan, Doctoral Student, United Theological Seminary, Dayton; Adama Ministry, Omega Baptist Church, Dayton; Dasebre Kwebu Ewusi VII, Fanti Paramount Chief, Ghana; Rev. (Dr.) Darryl Ward, Pastor Omega Baptist Church, Dayton; Nigerian Cultural Women Association of Miami Valley; Aladura Church of Nigeria; Omega Baptist Church Congregation, Dayton.

An African Sculptor: Guest - Felix Eboigbe, Cincinnati Art Gallery, Cincinnati.

Black History Month Celebration, 2003: Guests – Dr. Muriel Brailey, Professor of African Studies, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce; Rachel Armour and Lavette Cogburn, Communication students, Wilberforce University; Andrienne Heard, African American Griot, Trotwood; Cordelia Hill, Geneology Club, Yellow Spring; Nigerian Cultural Women Association of Miami Valley, Imani Cultural Dance Troupe, Wilberforce University.

Black History Month, 2005: Guests – Helen O’Neal-M’Cray, Civil Rights Activists and Professor of English, Wilberforce University, Rachel Hinkle, daughter of a Black Panther and Wilberforce University Communication student; Shade Dike, senior, Chaminade Julieme High School, Dayton; The Imani Dance Troupe, Wilberforce University.

Combating Corruption in Nigeria: Guest – Dr. Keji Oyeleke, Director, Association of Nigerians Against Corruption, Abuja, Nigeria.

Dayton Black Cultural Festival: Guest – Cato Mayberry, Director.

Disarming Saddam Hussein of Iraq by the United States: Guest - Dr. Frank Jenista, Professor of International Studies, Cedarville University, Cedarville.

Diversity in Christian Church: Guests – Rev. Robert E. Jones, Senior Pastor, College Hill Presbyterian Church, Dayton; Rev. Franscisco Palez, Interim Pastor from Mexico; Kim Hunt, Member, College Hill Presbyterian Church, from Korea.

Egbe Omo Yoruba of Greater Miami Valley: Guest – Samuel Banjoko, President.

India/Pakistan Conflict and Possible Use of Nuclear Weapon: Guests – Dr. Liam Anderson, Professor of Political Science, Wright State University, Dayton.

Iraq after Saddam Hussein: Guest - Dr. Liam Anderson, Professor of Political Science, Wright State University, Dayton.

Is the City of Xenia Prepared for Terrorist Attack: Guests – Mayor John Saraga, Mayor, City of Xenia; Dr. Eric Winston, Council Member, City of Xenia Government.

Israel/Palestine Conflict from Israel Point of View: Guests – Dr. Hillel Fox, Senior Rabbi, Beth-Jacob Synagogue, Dayton; Dr. Gerald Kotler, President, Management Recruiters of Dayton.

Israel/Palestine Conflict from Palestine Point of View: Guests – Dr. Judith Martin, Professor of Religious Studies, University of Dayton and Executive Director of the Ohio Valley Committee on US/Arab Relations; Dr. Tuhfeh Habash, Professor of Chemistry, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Life over Debt – Cancellation of African Debt: Guests - Migwe Kimemia, Director, Africa Initiative Program, American Friends Service Committee; Father Charles Kanai, Advisory Committee Member.

Local Pastor Visits Kenya: Guest – Bishop Mark C. McGuire, Sr. St. Paul Baptist Church, Dayton

Local Pastors Visit Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria: Guests - Rev. Scott Dove, Firm Foundation Christian Center, Lima; Pastor Leo Akpan, Glorious Assembly of God, Uyo, Nigeria.

Local Residents Visit Nigeria: Guests – Mary Estle, Supervisor, Towards Independence, Xenia; Blake M’Cullum, Jamestown Middle School, Jamestown.

Nigerian Independence Celebration, 2004: Guests- John Anene, President Nigeria United, Dayton; Femi Ikharebha, Social Secretary, Nigeria United, Dayton.

Nigerian Women Cultural Organization of Miami Valley: Guest – Priscilla Ikharebha, Social Secretary.

Non-Cancellation of African Debt: Guest – James Siwo, Professor of Business, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Omega Baptist Church Mission in Ghana: Guests – Rev. (Dr.) Darryl Ward, Senior Pastor, Omega Baptist Church, Dayton; Rev. Monika Intsiful, Associate Pastor, Omega Baptist Church, Dayton.

Peace Agreement in Sudan: Guest – John A. Duku, Representative of Sudanese Peoples’ Liberation Movement (SPLM) to Nordic Countries and European Union.

Politics and Economy of Nigeria: Guest - Moses Ilenbiluan, Bank Executive, Afri Bank, Lagos, Nigeria.

Role of Nigeria in African Union: Guest – Ambassador Olu Adeniji, Foreign Minister, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Semester at Sea: Guests – Shasa Rincon, Political Science student, Wilberforce University; Karen Mercado, Finance student, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

September 11 and its Implications in Miami Valley: Guests – Professor Samuel Adebonojo, Chief of Surgical Services, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Dayton; Dr. John Henderson, President, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Students in Free Enterprise: Guests – Jack Williams, Director of COOP & Associate Professor of Marketing, Wilberforce University; Shanita Murray, Marketing Student, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

The Clearing Season: A Book Review: Guest – Alisa Vernon, author, Professor of Theater, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

The Interpol (International Police): Guests - Eric J. Prindle, Chief, Xenia Police Department, Xenia.

Tsunami Relief Fund: Guests – Tom Fodor, CEO, American Red Cross, Dayton Area Chapter; Tatum Rucker, Miss Wilberforce 2004-05.

University Education in Nigeria: Guest - Professor Adebisi Balogun, Professor of Fisheries, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.

War in Darfur, Western Sudan: Guest - Dr. Lucinda Callender, Professor of Political Science, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

What You Should Know About the United Nations: Guest: Dr. Lucinda Callender, Professor of Political Science, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce.

Wilberforce University and the University of Benin (Nigeria) Research Partnership on Kilishi (Dried Meat): Guests – Dr. Hammed Agboola, Professor of Biological Sciences, Wilberforce University; Professor John Igene, Professor of Food Technology, University of Benin.    

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