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26 Nov
Fortune Mgwili-Sibanda, Public Policy, and Government Relations Director, TikTok Africa talks about the Safer Together campaign. This is the latest TikTok safety policy that informs parents on how to ensure the safety of their children online.
30 Sep
For centuries, public bathhouses have been an integral part of local communities, but their number is falling as prices rise and more people take baths at home.
14 Aug
A young Nigerian graduate has embarked on an ambitious drive to address Nigeria's worrying levels of voter apathy. He says he's troubled by the "emotional detachment" from political activities by most people — especially in northern Nigeria.
7 Apr 2022
Although Somalia now has a quota system for female lawmakers, women are frequently held back from pursuing leadership roles due to pervasive cultural and social barriers.
3 Apr 2022
In this edition of the show, we examine the so-called "McKinsey Affair", an issue that French President Emmanuel Macron's opponents have described as a scandal. The incumbent is under fire for paying expensive fees to management consultants for their services in the public sector. Macron's opponents say he should have given precedence to France's highly trained civil servants. Could this issue hurt his presidential campaign?
20 Feb 2022
Annette Young talks to Louisahhh, a Paris-based American techno artist about the musicians and DJs taking a stand to end a culture of sexual harassment and violence in the industry. Despite being outlawed by the government; female genital mutilation shows no sign of abating in Guinea. We take a look at the battle to end a deeply-rooted tradition. Plus born to be free; the Tunisian female bikers taking to the road to challenge stereotypes in the North African country.
5 Nov 2021
An anti-discrimination campaign to promote acceptance of the hijab has been canceled by the Council of Europe following outrage in France and across Europe. Some are furious it was even made, others that it was pulled.
25 Sep 2021
Vaccination fatigue and anti-vaxxer movements have slowed down vaccination programs in EU countries like Germany and France, but not so in Spain. After a slow start, the country’s inoculation campaign is now running smoothly. Only 6% of Spain’s population has refused to get vaccinated.
22 Sep 2021
While the Taliban have said only that female students must observe hijab, without giving more details, women dressed in black robes at a pro-Taliban rally in Kabul September 11 raised fears that the Islamist group will reintroduce mandatory wearing of head-to-toe garments. This week we spoke to two Afghan women who told us more about the Taliban's dress code – and the women who are fighting against it in the streets and online with the hashtag #DoNotTouchMyClothes.
2 Aug 2021
Israel launches its campaign to give over-60s coronavirus booster shots, becoming the first country to widely offer a third dose of a western vaccine to citizens.
16 Apr 2021
The Brig Back Our Girls Movement has launched "Until All Are Free" campaign to demand the release of all Nigerians in captivity.
15 Mar 2021
Chad President Idriss Deby Itno kicks off his campaign for a sixth six-year term in power, calling for unity after rival protests were banned and broken up.

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