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Africa Today Podcast

Africa Today Podcast

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The latest African news and analysis from the BBC African News and Current Affairs team behind Focus on Africa and Network Africa. Regular presenters Uduak Amimo, Paul Bakibinga, Audrey Brown, Komla Dumor, Alex Jakana, Bola Mosuro, Bilkisu Labaran Ohyoma and Peter Okwoche bring you daily news highlights from the continent - available to download Monday to Friday from 1630 GMT.


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Friday, 27th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Fri, May 27, 2016


Uganda terror suspects sentenced. President Buhari's first year. Resident Presidents.

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Thursday, 26th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Thu, May 26, 2016


Uganda World Cup bomb mastermind guilty. Clashes in DR Congo. And a frank discussion between girls in Zambia and how water shortages affect them.

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Wednesday 25th May

Author: BBC World Service
Wed, May 25, 2016


UN warns billions could starve as extreme weather changes poison food crops. 1000s of Zimbabweans march in support of Robert Mugabe to thwart party infighting.

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Tuesday, 24th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Tue, May 24, 2016


Eritreans mark 25 years of independence. Doctors in Zimbabwe demand cash upfront to treat patients with medical insurance. West Africa prepares to scrap mobile roaming charges.

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Monday, 23rd May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Mon, May 23, 2016


Zambia enters election season. Lusaka's Rwandan community slowly recovers from last month's xenophobic attacks. Plus, Kenya's electoral body protests spread beyond the capital.

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Friday, 20th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Fri, May 20, 2016


Dangerous Zika strain discovered in Cape Verde. Egypt plane wreckage found. Plus our Resident Presidents.

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Thursday, 19th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Thu, May 19, 2016


Wreckage from EgyptAir plane found. Freed Chibok girl meets Nigerian president. Global antibiotics 'revolution' needed.

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Wednesday, 18th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Wed, May 18, 2016


One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria two years ago has been found.

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Tuesday, 17th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Tue, May 17, 2016


In Zimbabwe: The pastor behind #thisflag. The challenge of living with hypertension. And a science fiction novel from South Sudan.

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Monday, 16th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Mon, May 16, 2016


A special podcast on migration including: Syrian refugees in Ghana, a Cameroonian musician living in the Canary Islands, and a conversation with Angelina Jolie Pitt.

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Friday, 13th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Fri, May 13, 2016


South Africa gold miners to sue over lung disease. Why Uganda is so good for refugees. Plus our Resident Presidents.

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Thursday 12th May

Author: BBC World Service
Thu, May 12, 2016


Ghana and Nigeria presidents outline their hopes and fears at the global anti-corruption summit in London Museveni inaugurated... yet again Malawi mulls new law on abortion

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Wednesday, 11th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Wed, May 11, 2016


Renewed calls for a Nigerian detention centre for Boko Haram suspects to be shut down. And who's made the shortlist for the Caine Prize for African Writing?

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Tuesday, 10th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Tue, May 10, 2016


Warnings of a global medical emergency - if a yellow fever vaccine shortage is not met.

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Monday, 9th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Mon, May 09, 2016


Calls for a South African judge to be fired for making controversial statements.

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Friday, 6th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Fri, May 06, 2016


Will Kenya close two of its biggest refugee camps? Mozambique's president on the country's hidden debt. How Ethiopian pastoralists use the stars to forecast weather here on Earth.

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Thursday, 5th May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Thu, May 05, 2016


Uganda bans live media coverage ahead of planned opposition demonstrations. Zimbabwe's central bank acts to ease the cash crunch. Classrooms set alight in South Africa protests.

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Wednesday, 4th of May 2016.

Author: BBC World Service
Wed, May 04, 2016


Kenyan police say they've foiled a poison attack by so-called Islamic State, Africa's sole anti-doping laboratory is closed and the African actors nominated for the Tony awards.

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Tuesday, 3rd of May 2016.

Author: BBC World Service
Tue, May 03, 2016


Kenya’s police foil attack by group linked to so-called Islamic State, toddler rescued in Nairobi from rubble of collapsed building & IMF says Africa's growth slowest in 15 years

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Monday, 2nd May 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Mon, May 02, 2016


In Kenya, the death toll from a collapsed building rises. Thousands turn out to pay their respects to Congolese music icon Papa Wemba.

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Friday, 29th April 2016

Author: BBC World Service
Fri, Apr 29, 2016


The ruling that could re-instate corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma. Calls for an end to Africa's illegal ivory trade. And of course, our resident presidents.

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