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

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Episodes

Coronavirus Special Podcast #19 | When COVID-19 and Ebola strike at the same time

6/5/2020
One global pandemic is enough of a health crisis. But the Democratic Republic of Congo is now dealing with an Ebola epidemic in the northwest of the country as well as rising coronavirus infections. DW looks at what may be in store for the DRC by meeting citizens and health care workers from a country that managed to get Ebola under control: Liberia.

Duration:00:09:41

AfricaLink on Air - 04 June 2020

6/4/2020
African leaders rally behind AfDB head Akin Adesina+++ Burundi: Constitutional Court to rule on election fraud allegations +++ Reactions as journalists in Cameroon's English-speaking region seek answers for the death of Samuel Wazizi

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 03 June 2020

6/3/2020
Africa reactions to killing of George Floyd +++ Cameroon journalist Samuel Wazizi reportedly dead +++ In Kenya: car boots turned into grocery stores as Covid-19 uncertainties looms +++ Liberia Ebola survivors trauma awakened by Covid-19 ambulance sirens +++ Coronavirus effect: Uganda wildlife animals starving to death

Duration:00:29:55

Coronavirus Special Podcast #18 | Why do some Africans regard the Coronavirus as a "rich person's disease"?

6/2/2020
When COVID-19 first spread to the African continent, it came with people who had resources, money and power that could travel to affected countries. Now, the contagion is spreading, but the stigma still sticks. DW finds out why this view persists, even though there are over 150 000 cases of the coronavirus in Africa.

Duration:00:08:44

Africa Link on Air –02 June 2020

6/2/2020
Cameroon students return to school amid Covid-19 +++ Fresh Ebola outbreak reported in DR Congo +++ Chinese companies closed in Zambia over racism allegations +++ Young Ghanaian woman who works as lawyer and nurse during covid-19

Duration:00:29:54

Africa Link on Air –01 June 2020

6/1/2020
Cameroon security agents brutally enforce COVID-19 hygiene protocols +++ Ghana reopens churches and mosques +++ South Africans rush to liquor stores as booze ban lifts +++ Man United extends Ighalo's loan deal until January

Duration:00:29:52

Coronavirus Special Podcast #17 | Why Africa's quarantine strategies are changing

5/29/2020
While quarantine and self-isolation are go-to prevention methods in stopping the spread of the coronavirus, the practicalities of the exercise are far from straighforward. In some cases, they are even counter productive. And as local transmissions of COVID-19 have become more common across Africa, governments find themselves needing to re-think their strategy.

Duration:00:08:53

Africa Link on Air – 29 May 2020

5/29/2020
Controversy brewing over the results of Ghana's mass testing of lawmakers and their staffs for coronavirus +++ Rights groups accuse Zimbabwe authorities of rights abuse following the prosecution of three female opposition politicians +++ Rising concerns over Zambia's reopening of schools amid a sharp increase in COVID 19 cases

Duration:00:29:55

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