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Faces of Africa, documentaries on people in Africa, either prominent or ordinary, who have great stories to tell about Africa.

Air Time: GMT 09:30 Sun.

Rebroadcast: GMT 17:30 Sun.

Faces of Africa – Defenders of the forest

https://youtu.be/gOsPR-O5uFs     Madagascar has many wetland ecosystems including lakes, marshes, swamps and lagoons. Typically found in coastal regions, these habitats support...

Faces of Africa – Wangari Maathai: The Eco-Warrior with a smile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x4z94AL_Mk Wangari Maathai was recognized around the globe as an eco-warrior and a human rights activist. She was responsible for...

Faces of Africa – Nigeria’s Lost Generation Pt. 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvJYpGRmaVE&t=395s Boko haram targets the vulnerable in, the society in Northern Nigeria, their attacks seems to mutate into wanton destruction...

Faces of Africa – Nigeria’s Lost Generation Pt 1

https://youtu.be/InMTyoBx7Eo On the morning of 14th April 2014 in Nigeria’s, Maiduguri, an ugly incident occurred which cast the Borno State...

Faces of Africa – Mugabe: The Old Man and the Seat of Power

https://youtu.be/qMLKYRU2_Uw The late Robert Gabriel Mugabe was Zimbabwe’s former president and the longest serving leader in Africa. Mugabe was born in...

Faces of Africa – The Chimp man of Mahale

https://youtu.be/lEYxIl7K_8w Mwiga Mambo is passionate, about Monkey Business, literally. Mwiga a primatology guide, at the Greystoke Mahale National park knows...

Faces of Africa – Horse Racing For Unity Pt. 2

https://youtu.be/KeB_37Ktabs Mauritius horse racing history spans over two hundred years, horse racing is arguably the most popular sporting event in...

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Opinion: Morocco’s role in the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum

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  by Thamik Hanane The COVID-19 pandemic has brought China and Arab nations closer together through the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum and the mechanism of political...
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Opinion: COVID-19 Response is Everyone’s Business

By Dr. Githinji Gitahi and Edwin Macharia  The specter of COVID-19 has developed from a public health emergency to a global economic crisis. In Africa,...
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Opinion: Morocco’s plan to defeat COVID-19

  On March 2, Morocco registered the first positive coronavirus patient on its soil. Since then, the country has embarked on a real race against...
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