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‘Save Yenga Save Salone’

A disputed piece of land between Sierra Leone and Guinea still threatens regional security..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Africa betrayed

International intervention does nothing to help – even promises of aid are unfulfilled.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The true cost of your call

Workers in the DRC are being exploited in the mining of cassiterite, a vital component in laptops and mobile phones.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Invisible children – the ‘rescue’

In cities around the world people protested lastweekend against the plight of child soldiers in Uganda.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Gaza is changed forever

‘Wehave lost everything… But tell them, tell the world, we do not want food ormoney – we just want our life back, and we want our freedom.’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No place to hide

Gazans are fleeingfor their lives, but there is no escape from the shelling .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Depleted Uranium

Just one microscopic particle of depleted uranium lodged in the lungs can start a reaction in a single cell that could lead to fatal cancer. It's unfortunate, then, that the world has an estimated one million tonnes of this dangerous waste - and a very limited means to get rid of it. In this program we'll hear how, why and where it's being dumped and the injuries and deaths that are being caused as a result.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Small arms, big bangs

A thousand people die every day from gunshot wounds, and 3,000 more are severely injured. Surprisingly, those targeted are not troops. Nearly three quarters of guns are in the hands of civilians not armies; and three quarters of people who die are citizens, not soldiers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Indian elections, democracy and all that

We tend to treat our government as a joke and our democracy as a farce, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara of India. But often, the electorate stuns the intelligentsia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Don’t Agonize, Organize!’

Africa Liberation Day 2010, celebrated on 25 May, is a time for action as well as reflection.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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