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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, 31st July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Fri, Jul 31, 2015


News from Guinea of a vaccine trial for the Ebola virus that appears to be working and Uganda's President Museveni announces he will run again for office. And only South African universities seem to finish highly in a major university ranking.

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Thursday, 30th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Thu, Jul 30, 2015


One of Africa's largest airlines Kenya Airways records the biggest loss in Kenya's corporate history. South Sudan's late founding father John Garang commemorated.

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Wednesday, 29th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Wed, Jul 29, 2015


Kenya's auditor-general uncovers huge government misspending, Nigeria and Cameroon's Presidents meet for talks on Boko Haram and young Nigerians plight to go to Europe.

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Tuesday, 28th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Tue, Jul 28, 2015


Barack Obama is the first US president to address the AU. Wife of former Libyan intelligence chief speaks about his death sentence. South Sudanese band debuts at Womad Festival.

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Monday, 27th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Mon, Jul 27, 2015


President Obama urges Ethiopia to improve its record on human rights. The story of children losing their lives in quarries in Kenya. And why was a famous lion killed in Zimbabwe?

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Friday, 24th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Fri, Jul 24, 2015


President Barack Obama has landed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, amid the biggest security operation in the country's history. Around ten thousand police officers have been deployed in the city, major roads have been closed and US military planes have been patrolling the skies.

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Thursday, 23rd July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Thu, Jul 23, 2015


Nigeria's president slams US arms ban. Kenyan FM on Obama's visit. And Congolese art exhibition in Paris.

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Wednesday, 22nd July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Wed, Jul 22, 2015


Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh announces a pardon for all political prisoners

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Tuesday, 21st July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Tue, Jul 21, 2015


Burundi's presidential elections end and underage African footballers 'trafficked'

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Monday, 20th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Mon, Jul 20, 2015


Former Chadian Leader, Hissene Habre tried for war crimes in Senegal. Kenya prepares for Obama visit. and animal cruelty charges for S.A. pastor who made followers eat live snakes.

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Friday, 17th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Fri, Jul 17, 2015


Burkina Faso's former President Blaise Compaore has been indicted for high treason

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Thursday, 16 JULY 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Thu, Jul 16, 2015


South Africa intervenes after a group of foreigners are arrested in China

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Wednesday, 15th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Wed, Jul 15, 2015


Burundi rivals to continue talks. Elderly demand rights. Congolese star defies musical convention. Should Table Mountain be a place to host traditional initiation rites?

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Tuesday, 14th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Tue, Jul 14, 2015


Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is one step closer to standing for a 3rd term.

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Monday, 13th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Mon, Jul 13, 2015


Nigeria's President Buhari, sacks the heads of the army, navy and air force.

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Friday 10th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Fri, Jul 10, 2015


Leaders of the three countries affected by Ebola appeal for aid to help recovery.

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Thursday, 9th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Thu, Jul 09, 2015


The two men challenging Yoweri Museveni for Uganda's presidency arrested. Rebecca Garang, says the country's leaders have failed its citizens.

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Wednesday,8th July 2015, Africa Today

Author: BBC Radio
Wed, Jul 08, 2015


What's behind South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar's 12 hour deadline for President Kiir to resign? Reactions in Ivory Coast to war crimes charges against eight suspects.

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Tuesday 7th July

Author: BBC Radio
Tue, Jul 07, 2015


A new report suggests the WHO is unfit for health emergencies like ebola Reactions from Kenya and Nigeria after Islamist militants killed scores of people Caine Prize winner

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Monday, 6th July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Mon, Jul 06, 2015


48 Killed in two deadly explosions in Nigeria's city of Jos Burundi told postpone polls

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Friday, 03 July 2015

Author: BBC Radio
Fri, Jul 03, 2015


Why Kenyan authorities are cracking down on illicit alcohol

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