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Africalink on Air — 01 December 2023
As the world marks World AIDS Day, Africalink's Isaac Mugabi brings you the stories of people living with the virus and how African countries are doubling efforts to fight HIV/AIDS.
The 77 Percent — African youths discuss dwindling fortunes of Nollywood actors
Nollywood is one of the world's most prolific cinematic enterprises, producing over 2,000 movies annually and contributing about 2.3% to Nigeria's GDP. Despite the actors and actresses being regarded as some of Nigeria's most fashionable and wealthy celebrities, many veterans are making shocking social media appearances to solicit financial support. What are the stakes for the younger actors?
AfricaLink on Air — 30 November 2023
COP28 climate conference kicks off in Dubai+++Cameroon's efforts to save the Congo Basin Forest+++What impact will the cancelation of the EU election observer mission have on DRC elections?+++ Ghana seeks to curb inter-ethnic violence
AfricaLink on Air — 29 November 2023
Niger military government draws reaction from Europe after repealing law on migrant traffickers+++Women underrepresented in DRC elections+++Private sector threatens to pull out of South Africa
AfricaLink on Air — 28 November 2023
South Sudan president reshuffles cabinet amidst coup rumours+++ Sierra Leone police blame failed coup for Sunday's deadly clashes+++Kenyans count the cost after El Nino floods+++Malawi seeks to reverse suicide trend
AfricaLink on Air - 27 November 2023
Sierra Leone: Thirteen government soldiers confirmed dead after Sunday clashes, army confirms +++ Nigeria: Armed men kidnap 150 mostly women and children in Zamfara state +++ Congolese musician Fally Ipupa's concert in Paris sells out with 40,000 fans in attendance.
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