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AfricaLink on Air — 19 September 2022

Queen Elizabeth II put to rest +++ What is the future of the Commonwealth? +++ Britain's legacy in Africa +++ Five Roman Catholic priests, a nun and two Christians abducted in Cameroon +++ The Gambia: The painkiller syrup that killed 40 children +++ Sports

AfricaLink on Air - 15 September 2022

Ethiopia's Tigray conflict +++ Expert Ann Fitz-Gerald on the conflict +++ Named after British monarchs - People, places and institutions around Africa +++ How do university strikes affect students? +++ A Zambian is jailed every month for defamation of the president

AfricaLink on Air - 14 September 2022

Ivory Coast accuses Mali of "blackmailing"+++Children in DRC's restive eastern region not attending classes +++Namibian opposition demands renegotiation of a controversial genocide deal

The 77 Percent — How do university strikes affect the students?

Nigerian students have missed out on nearly seven months of classes due to ongoing protests by lecturers. But protests like these are quite common in the country. Lecturers have striked 16 times since 1999, according to a local newspaper. But only 11 of Nigeria’s 59 state universities are not taking part in the current strike action. What do students think of these protests?

AfricaLink on Air — 13 September 2022

William Ruto is sworn in as Kenya's fifth president+++Zimbabwe’s dramatic increase in election nomination fees+++Nigerian separatists boycott Pres. Buhari's trip to the region as Nnamdi Kanu returns to court.

AfricaLink on Air — 12 September 2022

News+++Ramaphosa's faces pressure over farm theft+++Nigeria tries to keep places of worship out of politics+++Burkinabe refugees arrive in Ghana+++Health Check: Cameroon treatst malnourished children+++Sports

AfricaLink on Air — 9 September 2022

Africans on London streets react to the death of the British queen +++ Queen Elizabeth II's relationship with Africa +++ Was the Queen "a great friend of Africa and did Africa have a great affection for her in return"? +++ All Premier League matches this weekend are postponed as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II

AfricaLink on Air — 08 September 2022

Major famine looming in East Africa+++Ukraine sends grains to Somalia to mitigate famine+++South Africa youth reveals one of the sharpest declines in optimism across the continent+++ Is there anything admirable about a polygamous setup?+++Psychiatric patients at risk in Malawi

AfricaLink on Air — 7 September 2022

End in sight to university lecturers' strike in Nigeria? +++ Exclusive interview with exiled opposition politician Cellou Dalein Diallo +++ Tanzania's electronic transaction tax proposal meet stiff opposition +++ Cameroon: Magasco's song for the plight of refugees

The 77 Percent —Is there anything admirable about a polygamous setup?

Many African countries recognize polygamy under customary law or religious traditions, but not under civil law. Some church leaders have criticized the legalization of polygamy, saying it's disrespectful to women as it goes against the idea that spouses should be treated equally. But are people simply trying to run away from reality when it comes to polygamy? Or do church leaders have a point?

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