Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Protests Against Egyptian President Mursi

Last Thursday, Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi announced a decree giving him sweeping new powers. The announcement was met with nationwide protests decrying his attempts to put himself above the law. We speak with Nahed Mansour for an update and analysis.

We start the program with headlines from the African continent.

Listen to the program here.  Interview with Nahed starts at 13:55

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Retrospective look at the Egyptian revolution with Samir Amin, Firoze Manji and Mamdou Habashi

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Chinua Achebe's "There Was A Country: A Persoanl History of Biafra

This week on African Perspectives, we speak with Daneil Tseghay, independent freelance journalist, about Chinua Achebe's new memoir "There Was A Country: A Personal History of Biafra." We start the show as we always do with headlines from the African Continent.

You can read Daniel's article about Achebe's new memoir at The Millions

Listen to the show here
Interview with Daniel starts at 10:50