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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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Wednesday 28 May 2015

Author: BBC World Service
Thu, May 28, 2015


FIFA's Sepp Blatter, distances himself from senior officials accused of corruption.

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Wednesday 27 May 2015

Author: BBC World Service
Thu, May 28, 2015


Top FIFA officials are arrested on charges of fraud; prayers for migrants who've died in the Mediterranean and the difficulties of being an African trader in East Asia.

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Tuesday

Author: BBC World Service
Tue, May 26, 2015


A public call to Burundians to fund the upcoming elections. An ambush on the police in Northeastern Kenya and the first ever winner of the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year takes news of the victory in her stride.

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Monday

Author: BBC World Service
Mon, May 25, 2015


Nigerian deal to end fuel crisis / Why exhume Thomas Senkara's grave? / An Ebola survival story in Sierra Leone / And Kora master Seckou Keita

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Friday

Author: BBC World Service
Fri, May 22, 2015


Al Shabaab raise a black flag in a village in Kenya. Campaigning ends in Ethiopia ahead of elections. And we hear from our Resident Presidents.

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Thursday

Author: BBC World Service
Thu, May 21, 2015


Al Shabaab make an unexpected appearance and lecture a congregation in a mosque in Kenya. Ethiopian political parties prepare for elections on Sunday. There are worrying signs in Guinea and Sierra Leone that Ebola is on the rise again and an acoustic and unplugged version of Fela Kuti's afrobeat music.

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Wednesday

Author: BBC World Service
Wed, May 20, 2015


What motivated the highest level defection yet from the Somali militant group Al Shabaab? French forces say they've killed two top jihadists in Northern Mali. West African leaders reject a proposal to impose a limit on the number of terms a president can serve.

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Tuesday

Author: BBC World Service
Tue, May 19, 2015


UN reports of children being targeted for rape and murder in South Sudan. Human rights groups say sexual violence is being used as a political weapon in Egypt.

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Monday

Author: BBC World Service
Mon, May 18, 2015


The EU has announced a maritime plan to stop people trafficking from Libya into Europe. Soldiers fire in the air to stop protests against a third term run for the president of Burundi. And we pay tribute to our reporter Raphael Tenthani who died in a car crash over the weekend.

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Friday

Author: BBC World Service
Fri, May 15, 2015


What next for Burundi after several leaders of the failed coup are arrested and a triumphant President returns. Frustrations in Nigeria as acute fuel shortages cause cues at the pumps. And we hear from the Resident Presidents.

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Thursday

Author: BBC World Service
Thu, May 14, 2015


Fighting erupts in Burundi's capital as elements of the military vie for control after the attempted overthrow of President Nkurunziza. We have all the latest.

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Wednesday

Author: BBC World Service
Wed, May 13, 2015


After weeks of turmoil in Burundi, this announcement from a senior army general launches a coup to try to overthrow President Pierre Nkurunziza. But the president's spokesman dismisses it as a joke.

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Tuesday May12th 2015

Author: BBC World Service
Tue, May 12, 2015


More protests as Burundi's president refuses to delay elections. We hear from one of the negotiators who agreed a peace deal for the country fifteen years ago Ghana's state broadcaster announces a cut in transmission due to the ongoing electricity crisis.

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Monday

Author: BBC World Service
Mon, May 11, 2015


"Mediterranean Migrant issue is a security crisis": EU's foreign policy chief tells the UN Security Council Western calls for Burundi's elections to be postponed, after violent protests.

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Friday May 5th 2015

Author: BBC World Service
Fri, May 08, 2015


Burundi's leader defies critics over presidential bid.And the African perspective on the surprising UK election result.

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Thursday

Author: BBC World Service
Thu, May 07, 2015


More clashes in Burundi as the African Union boss says conditions are not conducive for elections. Have Archaeologists in Madagascar found the treasure that once belonged to the pirate, Captain Kidd? And Nigerian students get a chance to shine or not on their knowledge of history

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Wednesday

Author: BBC World Service
Wed, May 06, 2015


Reactions as Nigeria says low oil prices have pushed it to borrow heavily as it struggles to pay workers salaries. And And a first hand accounts of internally displaced people from South Sudan.

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Tuesday

Author: BBC World Service
Tue, May 05, 2015


Burundi's opposition cries foul as the country's constitutional court rules that President Pierre Nkurunziza can run for a third term in office. Former Boko Haram captives speak of their ordeals after being rescued by Nigeria's military And we hear from Ghana's Sakawa boys.

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Monday

Author: BBC World Service
Mon, May 04, 2015


Israeli soul-searching after Ethiopian Israeli soldier beaten / three killed in Burundi protests / Somali government "bans" media from using the name 'Al-Shabab' / and Africans in the UK debate election.

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Friday

Author: BBC World Service
Fri, May 01, 2015


Killings by security services in Kenya? / Burundi protests backed by former presidents / and the Res Pres take a shot at the British elections

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Thursday

Author: BBC World Service
Thu, Apr 30, 2015


The US weighs in on the protests in Burundi and France responds to allegations that its soldiers abused children in the Central African Republic. There is legal history in South Africa - and in Zambia, lots of people are getting fit.

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