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Africalink on Air — 01 December 2023

As the world marks World AIDS Day, Africalink's Isaac Mugabi brings you the stories of people living with the virus and how African countries are doubling efforts to fight HIV/AIDS.
1 Dec 29 min

AfricaLink on Air — 30 November 2023

COP28 climate conference kicks off in Dubai+++Cameroon's efforts to save the Congo Basin Forest+++What impact will the cancelation of the EU election observer mission have on DRC elections?+++ Ghana seeks to curb inter-ethnic violence
30 Nov 29 min

AfricaLink on Air — 29 November 2023

Niger military government draws reaction from Europe after repealing law on migrant traffickers+++Women underrepresented in DRC elections+++Private sector threatens to pull out of South Africa
29 Nov 29 min

AfricaLink on Air — 28 November 2023

South Sudan president reshuffles cabinet amidst coup rumours+++ Sierra Leone police blame failed coup for Sunday's deadly clashes+++Kenyans count the cost after El Nino floods+++Malawi seeks to reverse suicide trend
28 Nov 29 min

The 77 Percent — African youths discuss dwindling fortunes of Nollywood actors

Nollywood is one of the world's most prolific cinematic enterprises, producing over 2,000 movies annually and contributing about 2.3% to Nigeria's GDP. Despite the actors and actresses being regarded as some of Nigeria's most fashionable and wealthy celebrities, many veterans are making shocking social media appearances to solicit financial support…
27 Nov 19 min

AfricaLink on Air - 27 November 2023

Sierra Leone: Thirteen government soldiers confirmed dead after Sunday clashes, army confirms +++ Nigeria: Armed men kidnap 150 mostly women and children in Zamfara state +++ Congolese musician Fally Ipupa's concert in Paris sells out with 40,000 fans in attendance.
27 Nov 29 min

AfricaLink on Air — 23 November 2023

Sudan fighting rages as UN warns of food shortages for refugees+++War-torn Sudan could break apart, experts warn+++Nigeria's death row prisoners in limbo+++Google GPS removes South Africas dangerous routes
23 Nov 29 min

AfricaLink on Air - 22 November 2023

Reactions after South Africa's parliament votes to close embassy in Israel +++ Intv. Annalena Baerbock on Israel-Hamas war +++ Tanzania's male victims of domestic abuse +++ Antibiotic abuse and self-medication in Zambia +++ Sports
22 Nov 29 min

AfricaLink on Air - 21 November 2023

Nigerian President Bola Tinubu in Germany to attract investments+++Uganda: Who benefits from China's surveillance technology?+++South Africa: Foreigners worried over new business clampdown
21 Nov 29 min

77 Percent Final The Gambia's controversial ex-presidents' law - MP3-Stereo

Politicians in the Gambia have enacted a law that will make life of ex-presidents and their spouses modestly more comfortable after they leave office. The Former Presidents’ Bill 2023 is viewed as an incentive to incumbents to willingly vacate office and avoid the perpetuation of their tenure.
21 Nov 19 min

AfricaLink on Air — 17 November 2023

More and more Africans are openly interrogating colonial-era narratives and asking themselves how the bitter legacies their countries are left with can be overcome. As debate swirls over the latest outpourings of remorse and apologies from ex-empires such as the Netherlands, Britain, Germany or Belgium, some Africans are starting to…
17 Nov 29 min

Africalink on Air — 16 November 2023

Kenya's parliament approves police deployment to Haiti +++ African youth discuss climate change in Cameroon +++ Malawians baffled by Kwacha devaluation +++ Zambia's anthrax outbreak
16 Nov 29 min

Africalink on Air — 15 November 2023

UK Supreme Court rejects plan to send asylum-seekers to Rwanda +++ Is a new war looming in the Horn of Africa? +++ What Africa brings to the table at review of UNCCD +++ South Africa plans citizenship, immigration and refugee reform +++ New Guiness World Record coming from Nigeria
15 Nov 29 min

Bribes and sex for jobs

As unemployment hits millions of young Africans, many are now being compelled to bribe or even offer sex for getting a job. For more on the topic, listen to this 77 Percent podcast hosted by DW's Chrispin Mwakideu.
14 Nov 19 min

Africalink on Air - 13 November 2023

Uganda's anti-LGBT law petitions +++ LGBTQ activitst Alex Donkor on situation in Ghana +++ Kenyans furious over increased national documents charges +++ Germany seeks to boost investment in Zambia +++ Sports
13 Nov 29 min

The 77 Percent — How important is visa free policy for Africa

Rwanda has now joined The Seychelles, The Gambia, and Benin in removing travel restrictions for Africans. Meanwhile, Kenya’s President William Ruto has announced that its visa-free policy will start in 2024. But many young Africans are hoping that this can expand to the rest of the continent. Listen to young…
10 Nov 19 min

AfricaLink on Air — 09 November 2023

Kenya's Ruto defends economic measures despite criticism+++Worst floods in decades kill 29 in Somalia, hit towns across East Africa+++Nigeria's president signs controversial bill for a presidential yacht and SUVs for lawmakers
9 Nov 30 min
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