Episodes tagged "Africa"

International Mother Language Day, 21st February 2012 - Bilingual education in Burkina FasoMon, 2012-02-20 12:29

In Arabic: Worldwide an estimated 6000 languages are spoken. About 60% to 80% of these languages are endangered,... See details

2012 Elections in AfricaTue, 2012-02-07 11:44

In 2012 alone, almost 20 African countries will be conducting presidential and general elections. During part I of this... See details

Rita's World: Episode 20 - Sia Tolno SpecialTue, 2012-01-31 21:54

In another exciting episode of Rita's World, DJ Rita Ray interviews Sia Tolno, a talented musician from Guinea who is... See details

Africa Regional Spotlights - Redefine, Re-imagine Africa Part 2Mon, 2011-12-26 20:00

For the second part of this two-part special, Africa Regional Spotlights went to the TEDxEuston conference in London on... See details

Africa Regional Spotlights - Redefine, Re-imagine Africa Part 1 Tue, 2011-12-13 17:59

For the first of this two-part special, Africa Regional Spotlights went to the TEDxEuston conference in London on... See details

Machine Gun Preacher: In Conversation with Sam ChildersFri, 2011-11-04 15:41

Christopher Cramer from the Department of Development Studies at SOAS, talks to Sam Childers, the real-life inspiration... See details

Endangered Languages Week 2011: Jeff Good InterviewFri, 2011-06-24 17:29

Jeff Good - Professor of Linguistics at the University Of Buffalo discusses his fieldwork in Cameroon and his recent... See details

Endangered Languages Week 2011: Peter Austin InterviewTue, 2011-06-07 19:08

Armando Conte speaks with Peter Austin - a Professor of Linguistics at SOAS and Director of the Endangered Languages... See details

Africa Beat: Interview with David McKenzie, CNNWed, 2011-06-01 20:18

Africa Beat's Armando Conte interviews David McKenzie, a CNN reporter based in Nairobi, to talk about his recent... See details

CAS 267 Exile 5Mon, 2011-05-23 01:40

As the CAIPIRINHA APPRECIATION SOCIETY crew begin to like their exile too much, the time to go back home is at hand.... See details

Lessons learned from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda - Dennis ByronTue, 2011-05-03 12:53

Sir Dennis Byron, president of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, examines the lessons the international... See details

Stephen Chan: Cote d'Ivoire, Libya and FranceThu, 2011-04-28 20:25

In this episode Stephen talks about the role of France in recent interventions in Libya and Cote d'Ivoire. According to... See details

CAS 218 PLAPirinha Thu, 2011-03-31 11:01

A RE-RUN OF THE 2009's CAS CLASSIC! "No Room for BoredomAN OVERVIEW of the latest PLAP album Ponto Enredo, produced... See details

Regional Spotlights: Missionaries in Africa Thu, 2011-03-17 18:34

The question of if missionaries have had a positive impact on Africa is often seen as redundant. In this show,... See details

Multinational Companies and Transnational Security Developments - Jana HonkeFri, 2011-02-04 19:49

Jana Honke, of the Free University, Berlin, discusses 'Multinational Companies and Transnational Security Developments... See details

Alumni Conversations - Gus Casely-HayfordWed, 2011-02-02 20:12

In this episode we speak to Dr Gus Casely-Hayford, a scholar, curator and presenter of the series Lost Kingdoms of... See details

Regional Spotlights: 2010 RoundupThu, 2011-01-27 19:05

In the first episode, Nayela Wickramasuriya presents a roundup of some of the key stories from 2010. We find out what,... See details

SOAS Archive Show: Love, Marriage and WomanhoodThu, 2010-09-16 23:44

The SOAS Archive Show team explore love, marriage and womanhood on the African and Indian continents. See details

Stephen Chan: Football and Politics in Africa Tue, 2010-08-03 19:49

Stephen continues to share his insights into the World Cup in South Africa, this time drawing attention to the... See details

MDG1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger - Professor Andrew Dorward and Colin Poulton, SOASTue, 2009-06-30 02:08

The MDG1 targets aim to reduce poverty and hunger and increase gainful employment. Although there are substantial data... See details

MDG2: Achieve universal primary education - Professor Angela Little, IoETue, 2009-06-30 02:07

MDG 2, the achievement of universal primary education, has a target of ensuring that by 2015 children everywhere will... See details

MDG4: Reduce child mortality - Professor Kim Mulholland, LSHTMTue, 2009-06-30 02:05

The intensity of international efforts to reduce child mortality has varied since global child mortality data became... See details

MDG6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases - Professor John Porter, LSHTMTue, 2009-06-30 02:02

Progress is being made to achieve the targets for MDG 6 but there is more work to be done. Global trends for HIV show... See details

African Essence - Episode 1Wed, 2009-02-18 03:14

This weeks mix features Moroccan Reggae, Chadian singer Mounira Mitchala, and Malian star Rokia Traore. This show also... See details

Rita's World Episode 1Sun, 2009-02-15 02:00

In this episode, recorded in 2008, Rita plays us some of the latest and greatest hits from the African global music... See details