/ˈtəʊtəm/ noun

a natural object or animal believed by a particular society to have spiritual significance and adopted by it as an emblem.

a person or thing regarded as being symbolic or representative of a specific quality or concept.

Totems is a periodic live show on Instagram that focuses on the African perspective
and experience of design, innovation, and creativity featuring guests experts curated by Turipamwe.

Join us on this quest as we seek out knowledgeable and inspiring conversation while building a network of African dreamers, thinkers, makers, and doers.

Episode 1

Innovation Culture, IP,
and startups

Seno Namwandi

Episode 2

Branding and
creative entrepreneurship

Vumile Mavumengwana

Episode 3


Episode 3


You can listen to full episodes on your favourite podcast platforms or click play below.