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Where is all the water going?
Water shortages are on the rise as drought grips more and more countries across the globe. On this week’s show, we take a closer look at who has the right to water, where water is being weaponized and what governments can do to help people cope.
How climate change impacts lives and nature around Kilimanjaro
The warming climate melts the snow peak on Mount Kilimanjaro and increasingly impacts the lives of local people and their environment.
Killing a Cat - Investigative Journalism in Ghana
To expose corruption, discrimination and other crimes in Ghana, investigative journalists face personal threats and many challenges to improve their country. What drives them to do their job despite all odds and little pay?
The place we used to call home
All over the world, people are being pushed out from their homes. Some areas have become uninhabitable because they are running out of the very essentials, like water. Elsewhere, economic prospects are so bleak that people risk it all to start a better life. And war and conflict make it unsafe for people to stay.
The aftermath of historic protests in Cuba, one year on
Thousands of Cubans took to the streets over a year ago. These protests were the largest anti-government demonstrations in decades, a truly historic moment. More than 1400 people were detained in the aftermath of the protests. In recent months, hundreds of demonstrators have been sentenced to long prison terms, in some cases up to 25 years.
In this week's show, we hear about how different groups around the world are fighting back: Mexican women helping American women with their unwanted pregnancies; the trans community in Brazil fighting ostracization and oppression with sewing machines and the church; and how one Ugandan freedom fighter is using her privilege, and her internet connection, to stand up for those without it.