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Fenomeno Show live at Soas Radio featuring special guests Afrikan Simba & In Search Of.

Leading Gnawi & multi-talented musician Boujemaa Bouboul guested on this A World In London! Shedding light on the origins of Gnawa music and tradition, Boujemaa brought his hypnotic rhythms alive in the studio!

MADERA HAS LEFT THE BUILDING...

... but only for the Summer. And so, with thoughts of sun, sea & sand, with bucket & spade in hand, its a Balearic Beach Bar special all the way. See you in Autumn. You know who you are...

Cal Jader drops a more dance floor orientated show of Latin beats starting with a exclusive Aroop Roy summer anthem remix of Jorge Ben. Plus a Lambada - Dancehall mash up, Brazilian Hip Hop, Rastarinha, digital Cumbia and following his great recent show in London a track from the last Caetano Veloso album.

ITS A GAME OF TWO HALVES, MADERA...

Resistance was futile. Kind of. And the inevitable Brasilian theme as a programming idea crept in. But only for the first half, ... then it was back to the usual tiqui-taca fickle musical flicking from country to country we know and expect from MADERA!

Underground Latin beats from Cuba to Colombia, Peru to Puerto Rico and Argentina. With a special Chilean triplet with folk swing from Juana Fe & Nano Stern, Ska Jazz from Santiago Downbeat and laid back hip hop from Ana Tijoux. Plus a healthy dose of Brazilian selections from the new Kafundo comp on Dutty Artz, a Drumagick d'n'b mix of Da Lata, and an exclusive futebol themed tune from Nina Miranda who's playing at Joga Bola Festival at Rich Mix during the world cup.

In this public lecture, Kumi Naidoo looks at what justifies non-violent direct action, and discusses when and why it should be deployed. Dr Naidoo draws on recent campaigns such as last year's protest at an Arctic oil drilling rig, which saw activists arrested by Russian authorities and held for 100 days, and the anti-apartheid struggle he was part of in his home country, South Africa.

Dynamic young rapper & masterful lyricist Afrikan Boy was on this A World In London! Ambassador for Yoruba roots, Afrobeats, and Urban London, Afrikan Boy gave us an exclusive preview of his album ABCD, hot off the presses! See him at Celebrating Sanctuary on June 15th before he zooms off for some gigs in Lagos next week!

In this Governance in Africa Conversations podcast produced by the School of Oriental and African Studies(SOAS)/Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Dr. Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, talks about natural resources in Africa, governance and the effects of climate change.

In time for the world cup a Brazil focussed show mostly featuring a DJ mix from DJ Mais Um Gringo aka Lewis Robinson from the label Mais Um Discos some of the fresh sounds from the label's artist roster including Bixiga 70, Lucas Santtana and Dona Onete plus some tracks from the new compilation and few other exclusive bangers. Right the way from Afrobeat to Carimbo, Dub, Hip Hop, Techno Brega and Rasterinha to the classic rock song from Raul Seixas that gives the mix it's name 'Sociedade Alternativa'. Before that we celebrate the Joga Bola festival at Rich Mix with tracks from Gilles Peterson, Maga Bo and Tulipa - all performing at the venue throughout the world cup.

SOMETHING'S BURNING, MADERA

Hot hot hot Global Glitch action all the way from Brasil to Thailand, via Colombia, Morocco & Kenya. Scorchio...

This podcast is part of the Governance for Beginners workshop series that was carried out by JT LIVE RADIO, GHANA and The Centre of African Studies in Accra, Ghana in April 2014. This podcast captures young people's responses to 'Natural Resources Governance' and the podcast by Silas Siakor. Participants of this workshop came from the Ghana Youth Environmental Movement.

This podcast is part of the Governance for Beginners workshop series that was carried out by JT LIVE RADIO, GHANA and The Centre of African Studies in Accra, Ghana in April 2014. This podcast captures young people's responses to 'New Media and Participatory Governance' and the podcast by Simon Kolawale. Participants of this workshop came from a Senior High School in Accra, Ghana.

This podcast is part of the Governance for Beginners workshop series that was carried out by JT LIVE RADIO, GHANA and The Centre of African Studies in Accra, Ghana in April 2014. This podcast captures young people's responses to the 'West African Political Model' and the podcast by Dr. Jibrin Ibrahim. Participants of this workshop came from the The University of Ghana in Legon.

This podcast is part of the Governance for Beginners workshop series that was carried out by JT LIVE RADIO, GHANA and The Centre of African Studies in Accra, Ghana in April 2014. This podcast captures young people's responses to 'HIV/AIDS in South Africa' and the podcast by Hein Marais. Participants of this workshop came from the Community Based Organisation Act for Change, based in Jamestown Accra.