Africa

November 25, 2015

Dispatches From Africa and the Diaspora

November 20, 2015 - Segment 3 - We present our newest Center for Emerging Media production, Dispatches from Africa and the Diaspora.
December 8, 2014
Boko Haram

International Politics Roundup: Africa, Boko Haram, Middle East & ISIS

December 8, 2014 - Segment 4 - On today's international roundtable, we discuss topics from Africa to the Middle East: Boko Haram, ISIS and beyond. Our panel of guests includes: Dr. Faheem Younus, Dr. Max Hilaire, and Sam Faddis.
October 30, 2014
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Ebola: Quarantines and Transmission

October 29, 2014 - Segment 3 - We discuss some issues around Ebola, including the question of quarantines and how the virus is transmitted.
October 21, 2014
ebola

Ebola Update: What We Know, The Politics and Treatment

October 21, 2014 - Segment 2 - We continue our conversation on Ebola, and talk about health and political issues surrounding Ebola, treatment, public health implications, and Ebola in the United States.
August 5, 2014

West African Ebola Outbreak

August 4, 2014 - Segment 3 - We examine the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with: Dr. Lawrence Brown, activist, public health consultant, and Assistant Professor of Public Health at Morgan State University; Dr. John Eldridge, Chief Scientific Officer of Profectus Biosciences; and Emira Woods, Director of Social Impact at ThoughtWorks, a software consulting firm dedicated to economic and social justice, and Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.
May 9, 2014
boko haram

Boko Haram And Kidnapped Girls

May 8, 2014 - Segment 2 - We discuss Boko Haram and the over 200 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped on April 14. Our guests are: Jacob Zenn, Analyst of African Affairs at The Jamestown Foundation; Omoyele Sowore, founder and publisher of SaharaReporters.com; Dr. Alem Hailu, Associate Professor of African Studies at Howard University; and Alexis Okeowo, journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria.
January 24, 2014
MariŽme Jamme - Africa Gathering & Dakar Dragons

Building a Stronger Africa Through Technology

January 23, 2014 - Segment 3 - We consider the power of technology to build a stronger Africa, with Marieme Jamme, CEO of SpotOne Global Solutions.
January 9, 2014
South Sudan

Violence and Turmoil in South Sudan

January 9, 2014 - Segment 2 - We turn our attention to South Sudan to examine the violence and turmoil there with Emira Woods, Dr. Alem Hailu, and Nicholas Kulish.
September 30, 2013
King Peggy

King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village

September 27, 2013 - Hour 2 - King Peggy is the King of Otuam, a village in Ghana, and author, with Eleanor Herman, ofKing Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village, which is the Maryland Humanities Council's One Maryland One Book choice for 2013.
July 2, 2013
U.S. President Obama writes in a guest book as he tours Robben Island near Cape Town

US Policy: President Obama’s Trip To Africa

July 2, 2013 - Segment 2 - In light of President Obama's trip to Africa, we discuss US policy in Africa. Our guests include: Elmira Woods, co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies; and Abayomi Azikiwe, Editor of the Pan-African News Wire.
March 4, 2013
2013 Kenyan Elections

Update on the Kenyan Elections

March 4, 2013 - Segment 2 - We hear from Abayomi Azikiwe, PANW (Pan-African News Wire) Editor, who has been covering the Kenyan elections.
February 18, 2013
American Surgen in the Nuba Mountains

American Surgeon in the Nuba Mountains

February 18, 2013 - Segment 2 - We hear from Dr. Tom Catena, an American surgeon at a hospital in the Nuba Mountains, a war torn part of southern Sudan where innocent lives have been lost to a brutal civil war. Catena will talk about his work and the devastation that has deeply impacted the region.