Africa and WWII

On the show:

- Remembering Nadine Gordimer

- A fascinating in-depth look at the involvement and forgotten contributions of Africans during the Second World War, with Eric Lamoureux, history prof at Vanier College in Montreal

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Nouvelles révélations sur la mort de Kadhafi

Notre collaborateur Jean-Marc Soboth revient sur le rôle de la France dans l’assassinat du «Guide» libyen Mouammar Kadhafi révélé par le quotidien italien Il Giornale à la faveur de la mise en examen de l’ancien président français Nicolas Sarkozy…

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Local Canadian-Egyptian Activist Mustafa Henaway looks at Egypt

With the recent condemnation of journalists in Egypt, Amandla’s Doug Miller talks to Montreal based activist Mustafa Henaway about what is happening there since the election of Sissi.

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The case of Norbert Zongo

An update on the case of the 1998 assassination of Burkina-Faso journalist Norbert Zongo. Gwen Schulman looks at the latest on the legal struggle for justice that has been dragging in front of courts since Zongo’s death.

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Interview with Nnimmo Bassey

Amandla’s Kenya correspondent Zahra Moloo interviews Nnimmo Bassey co-founder of Environmental Rights Action (ERA), a Nigerian advocacy NGO, also known as Friends of the Earth Nigeria. Bassey has been involved in the struggle against oil exploitation in the Niger Delta. In 2010 he was awarded the Right Livelihood award.

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Le rôle oublié des africains dans le débarquement en Normandie au cours de la IIe guerre mondiale

Jean-Marc Soboth rappelle la contribution largement oubliée des africains au moment de la libération de la France suite au débarquement de Normandie.

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A look at a new report on landgrabs

Doug Miller comment on a new report entitled “Carving up a continent”

pdf of the report here

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