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

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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

Duration:00:29:54

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

Duration:00:29:55

Africalink 30.05.19 - 16 UTC - MP3-Stereo

5/30/2019
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announces his new cabinet dropping ministers tainted by corruption allegations+++ Young Gambians are disappointed with the government of President Adama barrow, +++ Israel is headed for a fresh election after longtime leader Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form a government

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air – 29 May 2019

5/29/2019
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President Buhari of Nigeria is sworn in for a second term +++ ‘Fake news’ in Africa +++ The latest US-Iran tensions +++ A woman delivers Ramadan services in Ghana +++ The power of social media in Uganda +++ Turtle conservation in off Kenya’s coast

Duration:00:29:55

Africalink 28.05.19 - 16 UTC - MP3-Stereo

5/28/2019
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Kenya Somalia maritime border dispute a blow to stability and recovery in Mogadishu+++ Uganda, Rwanda counter accusations after border killings+++Why are some young Africans shying away from agriculture? Listen to Nigerian Laurence Afere who has been supporting young farmers

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 27 May 2019

5/27/2019
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Malawi's incumbent president Peter Mutharika wins presidential election+++DW talks to Sophia the first humanoid robot on why we need robots in this age+++ Why eating grasshoppers locally known as Nsenene in Uganda is becoming popular

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 24 May 2019

5/24/2019
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Kenyan court upholds a ban on same-sex relations+++ British Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation+++ Zimbabwe’s main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change to hold its first elective congress

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 23 May 2019

5/23/2019
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Vote counting continues as Malawians await official election results+++Zimbabwe's former minister of finance and opposition member, Tendai Biti, knows exactly who to blame for the ongoing crisis in the country+++Graffiti is changing the face of slums in Kenya’s capital Nairobi.

Duration:00:29:55