Africafiles: The Pulse

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Aug 14, 2014

Building interfaith peace in Africa

Africafiles: The Pulse
African religious scholars discuss the link between religion and conflict in Africa -- and propose a way forward.
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Jun 11, 2014

The myth of Africa rising

Africafiles: The Pulse
The idea of "Africa rising" may be popular, but is it true? Political economist Patrick Bond pulls apart the "Africa rising" narrative.
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Apr 2, 2014

Strengthening the rule of law in Zimbabwe

Africafiles: The Pulse
Human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa has spent her career fighting for a strong rule of law in Zimbabwe despite facing harassment and arrest.
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Jan 17, 2014

Achieving tax justice in Africa

Africafiles: The Pulse
Tax Justice Network Africa fights to close the loopholes in legal systems that allow multinational corporations to avoid paying taxes.
Podcast
Dec 23, 2013

Fighting for LGBTI rights in Africa

Africafiles: The Pulse
Homosexuality is illegal in 38 African countries, including Cameroon, where an activist was murdered in July. Cameroonian LGBTI rights activist Yves Yomb shares his story.
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Nov 20, 2013

Canadian mining companies in Africa

Africafiles: The Pulse
Mining in Africa is big business, but what impact is it having on local communities? AfricaFiles speaks to Jamie Kneen of MiningWatch Canada and documentary filmmaker Julien Fréchette.
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Oct 18, 2012

Women in politics in Somalia

Africafiles: The Pulse
A historic new government in Somalia, but where are the women? AfricaFiles speaks to Nimao Ali of the Somali Women's Circle Network.
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May 24, 2012

Azawad: Can this breakaway African state work?

Africafiles: The Pulse
A Tuareg group declared the independence of northern Mali in April. Africafiles explores the implications and future of an independent Azawad.
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Feb 15, 2012

Africafiles: Cities, poverty and revolution

Africafiles: The Pulse
Africa is rapidly urbanizing, and Peace Studies Lecturer Timothy Gachanga argues there could be a link between growing African urban poverty and revolution.
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Feb 9, 2011

Tanzanian gold mining: The devil in the detail

Africafiles: The Pulse
In May 2009, toxic waste from a gold mine located in North Mara, Tanzania, spilled into River Thigithe. This was the beginning of a long line of human rights abuses by African Barrick.
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May 18, 2010

Focus on arts: The sound of Cameroon music

Africafiles: The Pulse
Cameroon music offers a glimpse of the art and culture of the country. What can you tell about Cameroon by listening to its music?
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Feb 6, 2009

DRC and Rwanda

Africafiles: The Pulse
Rwanda's first deaf school, and stopping sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Dec 31, 2007

Episode #23 A Tribute to A Moral Soldier

Africafiles: The Pulse
The late reggqe singer and social commentator will be remembered for his commitment to justice, his unshakeable faith of the power if individual to change the world

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