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Analysis, background information and more about the stories making headlines - Mondays to Fridays on Africalink.

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Episodes

AfricaLink on Air - 26 June 2019

6/26/2019
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Opioid use booming as tramadol crisis emerges in Africa+++Malawi's constitutional court opens hearing into election case+++Kenya court blocks East Africa's first coal plant

Duration:00:29:54

AfricaLink on Air - 24 June 2019

6/24/2019
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Alleged leader of Ethiopia's coup attempt killed by security forces+++Zimbabwe declares interim RTGS dollar its sole legal currency+++Women in northern Nigeria turn to herbalists to stop their men from infidelity

Duration:00:29:55

Africalink 21.06.19 - 16 UTC - MP3-Stereo

6/21/2019
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Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Egypt with the host Pharaohs taking on Zimbabwe but for Zimbabwean fans back home acute power cuts might spoil the fun+++The ruling Military Council in Sudan sacks the country's prosecutor general+++European Union leaders are concerned about the current tensions between Iran and the US.

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 20 June 2019

6/20/2019
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The plight of refugees forced to pay bribes to get asylum in South Africa+++Refugees in Uganda lament lack of infrastructures+++ FIFA puts Samoura in job running African soccer amid scandal+++In South Sudan, parents watch their malnourished children in UN camps.

Duration:00:29:55

Africalink on Air - 19 June 2019

6/19/2019
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The UNHCR says a record number of people are currently displaced worldwide+++Authorities trying to manage rising tensions between Ghanaians and Nigerians living in Ghana+++Salt miners in Uganda are using condoms to protect their reproductive organs from the harsh impact of salty waters.

Duration:00:29:55

Africalink on Air - 18 June 2019

6/18/2019
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The US-Africa summit kicks off in Maputo with the focus on trade between Africa and the United States+++Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in the capital Cairo - a day after his sudden death+++Still no official explanation as businesses struggle, a week after Ethiopia shut down its internet.

Duration:00:29:55

Africalink on Air - 17 June 2019

6/17/2019
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At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide bombing in Nigeria+++Kenyan patient declared free of Ebola, as Congo and Uganda fight the outbreak+++South Africa amplifies its campaign against HIV/AIDS by encouraging people with high risk of infection to go for testing and use PrEP, Aids preventative medicine.

Duration:00:29:54

AfricaLink on Air - 14 June 2019

6/14/2019
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DR Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi visits Tanzania and Burundi, to boost the chances of his country joining the East African Community +++ WHO emergency panel meets on Ebola after Uganda deaths+++South Sudan government shuts down five embassies for lack of funds.

Duration:00:29:55

Human Rights Watch urges Sudan to end internet shutdown

6/14/2019
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Human Rights Watch has said that the ongoing internet shutdown in Sudan is a gross violation of human rights and should be lifted immediately. Disruptions to access escalated over the past week and the country is now almost entirely cut off from the internet. DW's Jane Nyingi spoke to Jehanne Henry from HRW about the current human rights situation in the country.

Duration:00:03:45

AfricaLink on Air - 13 June 2019

6/13/2019
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Cocoa prices soar as Ivory Coast and Ghana threaten supply cut+++Two oil tankers reportedly attacked in the Gulf+++Kaduna State approves bill to regulate pastors and imams

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 12 June 2019

6/12/2019
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WHO considers sounding international alarm as Ebola spreads to Uganda killing one boy+++Ghana forces rescue two kidnapped Canadian women as rise in abductions spark concerns+++Nigeria marks Democracy Day

Duration:00:29:54

AfricaLink on Air - 11 June 2019

6/11/2019
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Mali violence 'worst in living memory' +++ Botswana legalises same sex +++ South Sudan jails prominent academic

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 10 June 2019

6/10/2019
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Attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso leave more than 100 dead +++ Sudanese protesters press on despite military crackdown +++ Human Rights Watch documents election violence in Nigeria

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 07 June 2019

6/7/2019
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Thousands take to the streets in Liberia to protest rising prices and corruption in president George Weah's government+++ Women’s world cup kicks off in France+++ British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as the leader of the Conservative Party.

Duration:00:29:55

Africalink 06.06.19 - 16 UTC - MP3-Stereo

6/6/2019
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AU suspends Sudan until civilian-led authority established+++ Liberia braces for the biggest demonstration of opposition groups, to demand reforms of President George Weah’s government+++ African journalists talk about stereotyped reporting and how they see their role in shaping people's perceptions of the continent.

Duration:00:29:55

Africalink 05.06.19 - 16 UTC - MP3-Stereo

6/5/2019
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Germany should foster dialogue to end Cameroon crisis, German lawmaker says+++In Uganda landslide leaves 5 people dead and dozens missing+++Sudanese opposition medics say death toll from violence exceeds 100+++ Focus on illegal sand mining in Malawi as we mark World Environment Day.

Duration:00:29:55

What is it like to be bipolar in Ghana?

6/4/2019
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Mental health issues are often a controversial issue in most African societies. Those with mental conditions hardly speak out, and families taking care of those people often suffer discrimination. But in Ghana, one man who once suffered from bipolar disorder encourages people to speak about the disease. Isaac Kaledzi visited him in his community in Southern Ghana and tells his story.

Duration:00:03:29

AfricaLink on Air - 04 June 2019

6/4/2019
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Sudan protests take a deadly turn+++ Zimbabwe sees a new wave of farm invasions+++30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing

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Africalink on Air - 03 June 2019

6/3/2019
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Security forces attack the camp at the center of Sudan’s protest movement, opening fire and torching tents+++Police in Northern Ghana’s border to Burkina Faso arrest a Burkinabe man with a loaded handgun during a Church service+++The World health Organization introduces a program to tackle the issue of snakebites that kill tens of thousands of people every year.

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink On Air - 31 May 2019

5/31/2019
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What the new African free trade agreement means for the continent +++S Sudan reacts angrily to UN Security Council sanctions renewal+++Uganda makes fresh appeal for refugees funding despite corruption scandal

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