Africa Calling

S2,EP6: Malawi housing for albinos, Zambia activist looks at Hichilema's first 100 days, water for Kenya's Kibera

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This week, Africa Calling podcast brings you stories from the African continent, including two reports on infrastructure. From Malawi, our correspondent looks at  a presidential promise to build secure homes for people living with albinism. We speak to a renowned Zambian civil society activist on President Hakainde Hichilema's first 100 days in office. And in Kenya, a new water service to Kibera informal community brings better quality of life.

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For this week’s podcast, Malawi correspondent Benson Kunchezera speaks withLand's Ministry spokesperson Enock Chingoni, Association of Persons with Albinism National Coordinator Menard  Zacharia, and Fagetsi Laisani and her son, Alfred Misoya, who is a person with albinism.

We also speak to veteran Zambia civil rights campaigner Laura Miti, executive director for the Alliance for Community Action, on the sidelines of the Africa-France Summit to get more on President Hakainde Hichilema's first 100 days in office.

Elsewhere, Kenya correspondent Victor Moturi speaks with Kibera residents Ruth Atieno, Christine Layla, water kiosk attendant Vivian Awuor, Peter Shanthe, who owns a public  bathroom business, Jamleck Mutie, water expert at Shining Hope for Communities, and Emmanuel Karanja, a medical officer at Neptune medical center in Kibera.

Music in this episode is by the powerful and talented Sampa the Great, selected by music maven Alison Hird.

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Africa Calling is produced by Radio France Internationale. Editor and host, Laura-Angela Bagnetto, sound editing by Erwan Rome.

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