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26
DEC
2017

Pulse: Best of 2017

As we wrap up 2017 Pulse takes a look back at some of our favorite stories this year. First to Uganda where we meet a group of young talented dancers who are physically challenged. A young Ghanaian cook brings African cuisine to London. And put your best foot forward for Go-Go music in Washington. It's about to go on tour to Nigeria too.
20
DEC
2017

Pulse: Running to a brighter future

This week on Pulse, a novel campaign drive in Ghana is helping fight extremism. We hit the training track with some of Kenya's top athletes of the future. And, we can finally let you in on a little secret. All that and more on this edition of Pulse with host Jessie Wingard.
13
DEC
2017

Pulse: Accepting young people with albinism in Kenya

In Tanzania and some other African countries, people with albinism are still being hunted down and killed for their body parts. But just across the border in neighbouring Kenya, the situation for people living with the same condition is completely different. Eva de Vries visits two brave young business men with albinism in Nairobi.
13
DEC
2017

Pulse: Breakdancing breaks down stereotypes in Africa

This week on Pulse, breakdancing is more than just dance for a group of young people in Uganda. We meet African-German rapper, BTNG. And, two men in Nairobi are breaking down stereotypes for people with albinism. All that and more on this jam-packed edition of Pulse with host Jessie Wingard.
06
DEC
2017

Pulse: Fighting HIV means fighting stigma

Fighting HIV means fighting stigma — we meet some young people in Uganda living with the virus doing just that. And, forget "Bend it like Beckham" — a group of girls and young women in Kenya are using football to become empowered. All that and more on this jam-packed edition of Pulse with host Jessie Wingard.
06
DEC
2017

Pulse: Empowering girls through football in Kenya

Disadvantaged women and girls from rural areas on the Kenyan Coast are being empowered through soccer as a tool to change their lives. The community-based organization 'Moving the Goalposts' is behind the initiative. MTG is all about bringing girls together in a safe space where they can play football, organize activities, become leaders and discuss issues that matter for girls.
28
NOV
2017

Pulse:Expectations of young Zimbabweans

It’s a new dawn in Zimbabwe, many especially the young people are now hopeful for a better future after Emmerson Mnangagwa took over the presidency, bringing to an end Robert Mugabe’s rule. But even before the dust settles, the new government has declared Mugabe’s birthday to be a public holiday.From Harare DW's Privilege Musvanhiri starts by telling me what he makes of that announcement
22
NOV
2017

Pulse: Believe in yourself

On Pulse this week, we meet Sarah Letio from Uganda also known as the queen of shea butter, young men and women in northern Ghana venture into modelling despite it being regarded as taboo and some of the reactions on social media after Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe steps down.
21
NOV
2017

Pulse: Ghana wannabe models in the north

In Ghana the fashion industry is growing, and more and more models from the north of the country are trying to break into the business. The community there is predominantly Muslim and so choosing to be a model is regarded as taboo. But because of the promise of money and stardom, it's not holding the young people back.
14
NOV
2017

Pulse: Youth rise to fight global challenges

In Pulse this week, Uganda urges its youth to go back to the earth and embrace agriculture. African youth at the climate conference COP23 in Bonn fight for climate action. And Germany's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy hosts a kind of speed dating for African start-ups. All that right here on Pulse with host Eunice Wanjiru.
14
NOV
2017

Pulse: Speed dating for African start-ups

Many young Africans have lots of creativity, zeal and great business ideas. Germany on the other hand has lots of money. So Germany's Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy decided to bring both sides together. The ministry hosted the first Start-up-Night! Africa. A kind of speed dating for businesses.
08
NOV
2017

Pulse: Let's talk about sex

We take a look at the taboo topic of sex. Get on the phone to a sex education hotline. Try to debunk some of the myths surrounding menstruation. And…'too posh to push’ - we find out why women in Uganda are opting for caesarean deliveries when their babies are born. All that and more with host Jessie Wingard.

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