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Analysis, Background Information and more about the stories making headlines – Mondays to Fridays on Africalink.

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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English


Episodes

AfricaLink on Air – 28 May 2020

5/28/2020
Cameroon: Hundreds of Ngarr-buh villagers flee away from new military base +++ Gambian Christians urge amendments to new draft constitution +++ Hearing and visually impaired students in Rwanda feel left out as online learning becomes new normal +++ S. Sudan teenager killed by siblings

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air – 27 May 2020

5/27/2020
Misery of children left behind in West Africa's conflict-torn region +++ Catholic church say Burundi's elections were undemocratic +++ Why Africa needs conservation programs during the COVID-19 pandemic

Duration:00:29:55

Coronavirus Special Podcast #16 | Why Africa needs conservation programs during COVID-19

5/26/2020
COVID-19's disruption of the conservation industry could be destroying the continent's most sustainable treasure. Listen to DW Africalink's latest podcast.

Duration:00:08:36

AfricaLink on Air – 26 May 2020

5/26/2020
Guineans criticize arrival of hundreds of Chinese expats in the country, breaching Covid-19 lockdown +++ Rwanda deploys robots in coronavirus treatment centers to fight the pandemic +++ Burundi opposition vows court action after losing election to ruling party +++ Ghana: 95-year-old walks for seven days to raise 600,000 thousand dollars for Covid-19 health workers across Africa

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air – 25 May 2020

5/25/2020
Africa Day: Pan-Africanist Patrick Lumumba says if united Africans can succeed on their own +++ Burundi's ruling CNDD-FDD coalition wins presidential election +++ South Africa to ease lockdown amid controversy +++ Ghana Muslims did not celebrate Eid +++ Scientists discover microbe that could stop Malaria

Duration:00:29:54

Coronavirus Special Podcast #15: COVID-19 pushes church in Africa online

5/22/2020
Africa accounts for the most christians anywhere in the world. Fear of contracting the coronavirus in church has forced many church leaders to start conducting services online but not without challenges.

Duration:00:08:36

AfricaLink on Air – 22 May 2020

5/22/2020
Anger in The Gambia over Senegal military incursion +++ Hundreds die in South Sudan Jonglei State clashes +++ Water crisis mar COVID-19 fight in Lagos +++ Burundi opposition unsatisfied with early poll results +++ Renowned Guinean singer, Mory Kante dies

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air – 21 May 2020

5/21/2020
UN says Burundi elections were unfair +++ Rights Group calls Burkina Faso authorities out on extrajudicial executions +++ Over 5 million COVID-19 cases worldwide +++Nigeria's toxic sea kills fishes +++ Botswana divided over Setswana as official language

Duration:00:29:54

AfricaLink on Air – 20 May 2020

5/20/2020
Burundians go to the polls despite internet outage, virus outbreak +++ Cameroon’s silent Unity Day amid Anglophone conflict +++ Why most pregnant women in Ghana snub male midwives

Duration:00:29:55

Coronavirus Special Podcast #14 | Studio Talk: is Madagascar's herbal drink worth the hype?

5/19/2020
Madagascan president Andry Rajoelina raised eyebrows when he claimed to have a cure for COVID-19: his very own COVID Organics herbal drink. But the reaction was mixed, and some countries are taking the remedy seriously. Listen as DW takes a closer look at Madagascar's 'miracle cure'.

Duration:00:09:16

AfricaLink on Air – 19 May 2020

5/19/2020
Religious congregations during corona times in Nigeria+++Cameroon opposition and human rights activists to begin an alternative dialogue+++COVID-19 impact on Rwandan education+++South African app aims to slow the spread of COVID-19

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air – 18 May 2020

5/18/2020
Burundi to vote in tense poll amid virus outbreak+++France arrests fugitive 'financier' of Rwanda genocide+++South African app aims to slow the spread of COVID-19 in developing nations+++COVID-19: Tests for 'miracle cure' herb Artemisia begin

Duration:00:29:54

AfricaLink on Air – 15 May 2020

5/15/2020
Africans livid over WHO modeling study that projects 231 million infections+++Truck drivers in East Africa stigmatized amid Covid-19 pandemic +++Children's plight in Cameroon's Anglophone conflict.

Duration:00:29:55

Coronavirus Special Podcast #13 | Why COVID-19 school closures in Africa mean more than just missed classes

5/15/2020
When COVID-19 started taking hold across Africa, governments responded by closing schools to stop the spread among burgeoning young populations. But aside from the missed lessons, the break in education has far-reaching effects for the young people. And adapting to home-based schooling in many areas is simply not feasible.

Duration:00:08:28

AfricaLink on Air – 14 May 2020

5/14/2020
Nigeria: Boko Haram expert explains recent attacks amid COVID-19 +++ Burundi expels WHO representative over coronavirus remarks +++ Young people lose jobs in Ghana due to COVID-19

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air – 13 May 2020

5/13/2020
Herbalists in Ghana come together to adopt COVID-19 treatment +++ South Africa deports "undocumented" African migrants +++ Nigeria's private media face COVID-19 economic crunch

Duration:00:29:55

Coronavirus Special Podcast #12 | Economic impact of COVID-19 in Africa

5/12/2020
COVID-19: African economies decline, Ghana closes borders with neighbors to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Rwanda blocks Tanzanian truck drivers, and South African president Ramaphosa calls for regional coordination to fight coronavirus.

Duration:00:07:52

AfricaLink on Air – 12 May 2020

5/12/2020
HIV/AIDS patients at risk as COVID-19 overwhelm health systems +++ China sends doctors, equipment to help Zimbabwe fight virus +++ Liberia's underpaid journalists amid COVID-19 +++ Botswana teacher honored by Queen Elizabeth

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air – 11 May 2020

5/11/2020
Increasing gender-based violence during lockdown in Zambia, Kenya +++ South African political parties divided whether or not to ease lockdown +++ Can a TB vaccine offer protection against Covid-19? +++ Ode to Zipporah Nyamburah, DW's AfricaLink presenter

Duration:00:29:54

Coronavirus Special Podcast #11 | How COVID-19 has destroyed Africa's tourism industry

5/8/2020
Possibly no sector has felt the economic strain caused by COVID-19 across Africa more than the tourism industry. Overnight, bookings were canceled, safaris postponed and cultural tours forgotten. DW meets the operators battling to stay afloat.

Duration:00:08:26