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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

The 77 percent - COVID 19-Young does not mean immune

4/8/2020
It is true the recovery rate of coronavirus is higher among young people but this does not make Africa's 77 percent immune. Even if you recover, you could pass it on to someone unknowingly, and with dire consequences to their health. Are you protecting yourself enough? join Michael Oti as he speaks with youngsters in Accra Ghana.

Duration:00:19:56

AfricaLink on Air - 07 April 2020

4/7/2020
The world remembers the Rwanda Genocide in silence +++ South Sudan’s doctors abandon patients over lack of protective garments and equipment +++ AfDB chief Akinwumi Adesina denies staff accusations of unethical conduct +++ Recycling plastic water gallons to fight COVID-19 in The Gambia.

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 06 April 2020

4/6/2020
African politicians take pay cuts to help fight COVID-19 +++ The COVID-19 pandemic now exceeds one million confirmed cases worldwide +++ Officials and citizens blame each other as Cameroon sees a sudden spike to 650 COVID-19 cases +++ In Kenya, 50,000 people homeless as coronavirus spreads +++ An app to help autistic children in Ghana

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 03 April 2020

4/3/2020
Rumors in Cameroon about the possible death of Paul Biya+++Kagame secures more than $100 million from IMF to fight coronavirus+++Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta apologizes for police brutality+++Senegal celebrates 60th independence anniversary.

Duration:00:29:55

Coronavirus Special Podcast #2 | Snail-Internet Connection

4/3/2020
With people practicing social distancing and working from home via the internet, connectivity infrastructure around Africa has been severely tested. In Kigali, DW's Nasra Bushumbi says internet speed had been reduced to a snail's pace. Elsewhere, businesses struggle to function. Across the continent, the internet slowdown is adding to Africa's woes, and in surprising ways.

Duration:00:07:42

AfricaLink on Air - 02 April 2020

4/2/2020
Coronavirus: Nigerian business owners welcome government support +++Africans rush for chloroquine as virus tsunami looms+++US donates $40 million to Liberia for health sector

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 01 April 2020

4/1/2020
Tanzania's President Magufuli defies convention on shutting down places of worship due to COVID 19 +++ Beware of coronavirus fake news +++ +++ Rwanda exhumes the remains of more than 30,000 genocide victims.

Duration:00:29:51

AfricaLink on Air - 31 March 2020

3/31/2020
Coronavirus: Kenyans react to curfew and police brutality+++Sierra Leone overturns ban on pregnant school girls+++Europol warns public on fake masks and COVID-19 tests

Duration:00:29:55

Africalink 30 March - MP3-Stereo

3/30/2020
Covid-19: MSF says lockdown limits response efforts in Africa +++ Outcry as Lagos and Abuja goes into lockdown +++ Africa's scientists discuss Covid-19 preparedness +++ Coronavirus: What next for Africa's major sporting leagues? +++ Violence against Christians soar in Nigeria

Duration:00:29:54

Coronavirus Special Podcast: Episode 1

3/30/2020
As the coronavirus pandemic gets a foothold in Africa, there is an urgent need to spread awareness of the disease. Here, radio and the spoken word still hold sway, so musicians and politicians are using catchy beats and memorable voices to encourage people to stop the spread of the virus and to protect themselves.

Duration:00:06:46

Africalink on Air - 27March 2020

3/27/2020
Coronavirus news updates and DW correspondents in Africa talk about covering the story +++ The murder of Liberian journalist Tyron Brown +++ Mali prepares to vote

Duration:00:29:55

Africalink on Air - 26 March 2020

3/26/2020
Zimbabwe's public hospital doctors and nurses on strike over lack of protective gear+++Nigerians brace for a possible lockdown because of the coronavirus+++Leaders of the world's most powerful economies convened virtually to coordinate a global response to coronavirus.

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 25 March 2020

3/25/2020
Africa gears for COVID-19 pandemic's economic fallout +++ More than 3 billion told to stay home worldwide over coronavirus pandemic +++Boko Haram militants kill nearly 100 Chadian soldiers in attack.

Duration:00:29:41

AfricaLink on Air - 24 March 2020

3/24/2020
Afro-jazz great Manu Dibango dies from coronavirus at 86+++South Africans prepare for 21 days at home+++64 Ethiopians found dead in a cargo container in Mozambique

Duration:00:29:49

AficaLink on Air 23 March 2020

3/23/2020
Rwanda imposes Africa's first lockdown+++Congestion in Malawi's hospitals+++Guinea votes on new constitution

Duration:00:29:52

AfricaLink on Air - 20 March 2020

3/20/2020
Muslims in Kenya go online for Friday prayers because of coronavirus+++Guineans prepare to vote on new constitution+++Namibia celebrates thirty years of independence

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 19 March 2020

3/19/2020
Coronavirus to push Africa's GDP down +++ What's fake and real about the news surrounding the coronavirus? +++ Zimbabwe's president Emmerson Mnangagwa fears the country's fragile health system will not be able to handle COVID19 if it hits the country which is yet to record a case.

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 18 March 2020

3/18/2020
Covid-19: The Gambia records first case, Cameroon announces new directives +++ Reactions as Nigeria bans travelers from UK, China, Germany and other eight countries +++ Malawi opposition form a strong alliance to oust incumbent president Peter Mutharika

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 17 March 2020

3/17/2020
Formerly Ebola-hit countries gripped with fear as coronavirus spreads +++ Covid-19: EU shuts down border +++ Humanitarian services for IDPs in Northern Nigeria affected by coronavirus fears +++ Uganda's ex-rebels return to everyday life +++ Urine for wealth: Malawian who is making fertilizer from human urine

Duration:00:29:55

AfricaLink on Air - 16 March 2020

3/16/2020
Nigeria griefs over deadly explosion +++ Covid-19: Mixed reactions in South Africa after ban on eight countries +++ Mali shows support for singer Rokia Traore, arrested in France

Duration:00:29:53