Sudan protests expose ‘worst and most dangerous’ political crisis
The latest on the protests in Sudan, where there are divisions within the transitional government which is supposed to be steering the country on the path to democracy. We hear from within the Forces for Freedom and Change.
Africa currently imports roughly 85% of its food. What benefits would greater self-sufficiency bring to the continent? We bring you a special report from Benin.
And after an 8-month hiatus due to the pandemic, Africa’s premier cinema festival is back. We take you to FESPACO in Ouagadougou.
Anti-apartheid veterans arrested after ministers held hostage
over fifty people have been arrested after the Minister for the Presidency, Defence Minister and her deputy were held hostage on Thursday night by former anti-apartheid war veterans. Police in Kenya arrest the husband of popular Kenyan athlete Agnes Tirop, after she was found dead last Wednesday. The challenges of delivering Covid 19 vaccines to South Sudan. We also take a look at the upcoming presidential elections in Cape Verde.
Military deployed to quell eSwatini school protests
We speak to a teacher’s union leader from eSwatini, where transport workers have joined student and civil society activists after two weeks of protests.
Plus, a report from Tanzania on how farmers affected by climate change are using new techniques to adapt to their changing surroundings.
And we meet the young hopefuls from Nigeria hoping to make it in the NFL, even though they’re new to American football.
Ecowas parliament discuss banning presidential term extensions
The West African regional parliament at its meeting in Ghana, expresses concern about the recent military coups and the growing trend of extension of presidential term limits.
Plus, the military authorities in Guinea dismiss and move senior officers from the old regime.
And Somali pop star Aar Maanta tells us how he's using music and the performing arts to help children stay connected to the language and culture of their parents' homeland.
ICJ rules on Kenya-Somalia sea border dispute
The UN's top court has ruled largely in favour of Somalia in its long-running dispute with Kenya over their maritime border.
The leader of the self-proclaimed Renamo Military Junta, Mariano Nhongo, has been killed.
And Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare speaks about his experience curating the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition to celebrate art.