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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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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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Boko Haram and imperialist intervention

Gwen Schulman talks to Ameth Lo about the situation of Boko Haram In Nigeria and the kidnapping of schoolgirls and how it has provided justification for military intervention from the US.

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Les îles éparses au large du Madagascar

Jean-Marc Soboth parle des îles Éparses qui se trouvent au large du Madagascar et qui se trouvent sous contrôle français.

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Entrevue avec un chef Touareg

Aziz Fall rencontre Shindouk Ould Najim chef de tribu Touareg, guide touristique dans le Sahara malien et co-auteur de "Je reviendrai à Tombouctou".

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Tunisie 2014 : vagues de privatisations et conditionnalités néolibérales

Mouloud Idir de l’équipe d’Amandla reçoit les journalistes Mohamed Dhia Hammami et Ghassen Ben Khelifa. Ils discutent des enjeux sous-jacents aux différents accords de partenariats que la Tunisie a ratifiés avec l’Union européenne et les institutions multilatérales, ainsi que des vagues récentes de privatisations dans des secteurs clés de l’économie tunisienne. Une analyse qui vise à dévoiler les angles-morts du regard dominant sur la Tunisie. Celui-ci ayant pour effet d’éluder les pressions économiques d’acteurs privés locaux et internationaux qui dépouillent la société et l’État tunisiens de leviers importants pour accéder aux revendications populaires et citoyennes à l’origine du processus révolutionnaire entamé il y a 3 ans.

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Remembering Tabu Ley, one of Africa’s most significant musicians

Pascal Emmanuel Tabu Ley, a.k.a. Tabu Ley Rochereau, was a prominent Congolese musician and political figure who died on the November 30th 2013.

Ley was one of the most important musicians of the Congolese music scene, but also a major figure in African music. He is also known as the king of African rumba, being among the first to popularize African music around the world.
Living in exile in the 90s, he returned to the DRC to become a politician.

Doug Miller looks at his legacy and remembers his significance as a musician.


Tabu Ley singing in the band of  Joseph “Le Grand Kallé” Kabasele at
independence 1960

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0y6BjNJD0ZM

Kaful Mayay 1974 – Soukous Africa rumba

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cboj9LPHbOk&feature=kp

Mokitani ya Wendo 1994

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7KkzJmPB-w&feature=kp

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Human rights defender Beatrice Mtetwa acquitted in Zimbabwe

Gwendolyn Schulman talks to Gertrude Hambira, a human rights defender and former General Secretary of the General Agricultural and Plantation Workers Union of Zimbabwe about the recent acquittal of Beatrice Mtetwa, a prominant criminal lawyer and outspoken critic of the Mubabe regime.

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