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This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the question about the last African Union summit. There’s some radio history to contemplate, listener news, great music - and of course - the new quiz question. Just click on the arrow in the photo and enjoy!
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This week’s quiz: On 17 February, I asked you a question about the African Union summit in Ethiopia, where RFI journalist Anne-Marie Bissada was on the ground reporting for you. I asked you to send in the three major issues which were discussed at the summit.
The answer is: South Sudan, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, and reforms to the African Union.
The winners are: Shehla Shahzad from the RFI Pak France International Listeners Club in Sahiwal, Pakistan; Mrs Rokeya Khatun, the chairperson of the RFI Surfer’s Society Bangladesh in Dhaka; RFI Listeners Club member Muhammad Nasyr from Katsina State, Nigeria; Dr SS Bhattacharyya, the president of the Chaitak Listeners Club in Medinipur, India and Bernard Egbe from Abuja, Nigeria.
Here’s the music you heard on this week’s program: Rimsky-Korsakov: Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050, (1st movement), performed by the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra; Rimsky-Korsakov: “The Flight of the Bumblebee”; Blues Busters: “Wings Of A Dove”.
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