Nam Kiwanuka


Nam Kiwanuka is a multi-platform journalist and the new host of The Agenda in the Summer. She has hosted magazine shows for the NBA and CFL and was a MuchMusic VJ. She has worked with CNN and BET and was a columnist for the BBC’s Focus on Africa magazine. 

Nam Kiwanuka's articles

Published On: Aug 07,2018

The city is increasingly unaffordable and the child-poverty capital of the country — here’s why it could still be on the verge of greatness.

Published On: Jul 27,2018

OPINION: Nam Kiwanuka on what gets lost when we talk about the so-called migrant crisis.

Published On: Jul 06,2018

The Agenda in the Summer host Nam Kiwanuka reflects on Aida Edemariam’s The Wife's Tale, a biography of the author's grandmother.

Published On: Jul 05,2018

The Agenda in the Summer host Nam Kiwanuka shares her top literary and non-fiction picks.

Published On: Jan 16,2018

OPINION: Donald Trump disparages African nations, but we use their talent and resources every day, writes Nam Kiwanuka.

Published On: Nov 24,2017

In A Better Man, a woman sits down with her abuser years later — but how can you find resolution when your abuser won’t take responsibility?

Published On: Aug 03,2017

Nam Kiwanuka writes about how Black girls and women the world over have had negative experiences with their natural hair.

Published On: Jul 26,2017

Nam Kiwanuka discusses why Mohsin Hamid's novel, 'Exit West,' resonates with her.

Published On: Jul 14,2017

The Agenda in the Summer host chooses books that have left an impression on her this year

Published On: Jul 05,2017

Michele Geister translated her passion for hip hop into a TV show that broke new talent and set the stage for Canadian acts to dominate the international market.

Published On: Mar 10,2017

Breaking up with the city you love is hard to do — but as Toronto becomes increasingly unaffordable, many residents simply don't have a choice.

Published On: Feb 14,2017

Camille and Roger Dundas of have been celebrating the history of Black communities in Ontario. Now they want to go bigger.

Published On: Jan 19,2017

We know so much about American history, but we barely recognize the names of Canadian civil rights leaders. Here's the story of one.

Published On: Jan 13,2017

History has finally discovered three Black women who laid the mathematical groundwork for John Glenn to orbit the earth — but many groups are still underrepresented in scientific fields. Meet some Ontario organizations trying to change that.

Published On: Dec 29,2016

'F-You' can sometimes mean a good thing — in this case, forgiveness.

Published On: Dec 22,2016

I, like most refugees, am so grateful for what Canada has given me. Also, like many refugees, I feel guilty about what I've lost and left behind.

Published On: Dec 16,2016

Inspired by a colouring book, five-year-old Jack Bennett and his father, Lanrick Jr., spent their year touring every one of the city's libraries.

Published On: Dec 08,2016

One in three mothers has had a traumatic birth experience, yet the province lacks a centralized system to track complaints of mistreatment.