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News, Analysis and Service from Germany and Europe - in 30 Languages

    Where is all the water going?

    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.

    • 29 min
    How climate change impacts lives and nature around Kilimanjaro

    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.

    • 30 min
    Killing a Cat - Investigative Journalism in Ghana

    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?

    • 29 min
    The place we used to call home

    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.

    • 29 min
    The aftermath of historic protests in Cuba, one year on

    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.

    • 29 min
    Rallying resistance

    Rallying resistance

    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.

    • 30 min

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