Africa Calling

Ep9: Security in Nigeria, continued fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray, Sudan’s removal from terror list & Zambia’s debt crisis

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Africa Calling
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Africa Calling podcast looks at some of the week's top stories from the African continent, including reports from the field and analysis with regional experts. This week we’re talking about the security situation in Nigeria, continued fighting in Ethiopia, and Sudan's removal from the US terror list. We also hear from representatives of Western Sahara’s pro-independence movement, about Kenya severing ties with Somalia, a report on Zambia’s debt crisis, the possibility of Francois Compaoré’s extradition, and what Tunisians think about the 10th anniversary of the Arab Spring.

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This week’s podcast features Nnamdi Obasi, Nigeria expert at the International Crisis Group, Addis Ababa correspondent Samuel Getachew, Amjed Farid, assistant chief of staff in the office of Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, Kamal Fadel, the Polisario Front’s representative in Australia and New Zealand, Lusaka correspondent Kathy Short, RFI Kiswahili editor Emmanuel Makundi, correspondent Michel Picard speaking to residents of Sidi Bouzid, and lawyers as well as the family of journalist Norbert Zongo speaking to RFI’s service Afrique.

Music in this episode from Aziza Brahim with Julud as selected by Alison Hird.

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Africa Calling is a podcast from Radio France Internationale. Editor and host: Laura-Angela Bagnetto, producer: Daniel Finnan, recording and editing by Erwan Rome and Cecile Pompeiani.

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