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Three essential stories to round off your working day. Explaining the big topics and news from Africa, the people behind them, plus an African perspective on global stories. Hosted by Audrey Brown. Five days a week, ready by late afternoon, Monday to Friday.
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"Life in the Time of Corona" is a tribute to the novel "Life in the Time of Cholera" by Gabriel Garcia Marcia Marquez. In this Podcast, our Cambridge AS level students in Gokkusagi Koleji, put their time, effort and love to gather documents published during history on pandemics. They have gathered documents in the forms of novel, short story, diary, poems, journals, autobiographies and even musical pieces. It means a lot to us if you listen to this worthy podcast which shares a lot with our ...
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It's late at night. What better way than to have great company and lounge with your favorite whiskey and your host AZY. I interview drunk creative folks about their journey and their craft. Unfiltered like cholera water. Explicit Content Please Drink Responsibly. Watch it LIVE Friday Nights on Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/azy.chyr/ NEW EPISODES EVERY SUNDAY: Live Premiers at 8:30PM Sundays, come chat with me https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiQIx4MEr_sf6xmoesQspRA Support this podca ...
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Older and Wider Podcast

Jenny Eclair & Judith Holder

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From the writers of the internationally successful Grumpy Old Women, award winning Comedian Jenny Eclair and Producer and Writer Judith Holder deliver Older & Wider, a podcast that offers insight, gossip and general news from the menopausal front and beyond. A podcast worth getting your ears syringed for. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Four true stories of pioneering investigations in the field of pathology, dramatised by Michael Butt from `The Ghost Disease and Other Stories' by Michael Howell and Peter Ford. �Now, if you like nothing more than sitting down to your lunch and thinking about death and diseases, then you�re in luck. This week there�s the chance to hear The Medical Detectives - it�s one of those programme titles that really does what it says on the tin. It�s a series of dramas based on real cases: there�s a C ...
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Viral Load

Brett Bayles (a professor) / Andy Pupa (not a professor)

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The disease podcast for a diseased world! Hosts: Brett Bayles (a professor) & Andy Pupa (not a professor) gleefully explore the weird and wacky world of diseases on a changing planet.
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Grave History

Teddy and Catriona

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Interested in the darker parts of history? Join your hosts Teddy and Catriona and delve into the morbid, strange and downright horrible. From body snatching to the Fair Folk, Grave History is your one stop shop for the macabre.
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A scandal is a circumstance or action that offends propriety or established moral conceptions or disgraces those associated with it. Scandal 101 explores a new scandal every other week, and touches on a wide array of subjects. https://linktr.ee/scandal101podcast
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Whale Vomit

Amber A’Lee Frost, Sam Kriss

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WHALE VOMIT is an entertaining yet cutting state of the union delivered by writers Amber A’Lee Frost and Sam Kriss, hosted by The Baffler magazine.
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Life in the Talbot Settlement

Backus-Page House Museum

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Western Elgin County, Southwestern Ontario, Canada history. Produced by Tyrconnell Heritage Society, operators of Backus-Page House Museum. Host - Angela Bobier, Cultural Manager Music - Jack Witmer Podcasting equipment funded by the Government of Canada. We acknowledge the land we are on today as the traditional territory of Indigenous People. As settlers at a settler focused museum, we value both the significant historic and contemporary contributions of all Original Peoples and ask how we ...
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Rescuer MBS is a podcast dedicated to exploring the issue of stress injuries in first responder communities, with an emphasis on wilderness responders. The Podcast is hosted by Laura McGladrey and Marcel Rodriguez of the Responder Alliance. Why Rescuer MBS? As rescuers/responders, all of our life safety equipment carries an MBS (Minimum Breaking Strength) rating. Knowing the MBS allows us to know the limits of our equipment and allows us to keep safe. Our goal is to help the most important e ...
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On this week’s podcast Jenny has been travelling so it’s a Swiss-Eclair special! Meanwhile Judith has had a long car journey to speak to a WI group. The pair also share some excellent listener emails. Get in touch with Jenny and Judith olderwiserpod@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
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Mozambican officials say that disinformation on cholera recently led to a ferry disaster in which more than 90 people died. Why is it still proving to be a challenge to control outbreaks of cholera in southern Africa? What can be done? How lack of basic hygiene in health facilities could be costing Sub-Saharan Africa billions of dollars. Popular Ni…
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On this week's podcast Jenny and Judith bond over their busy weeks! They have been at various events and have some cultural highlights to share. There has also been an incident with a stolen teddy... If you would like to email the podcast get in touch olderwiderpod@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
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The United Nations received financial pledges of just over six hundred million dollars to help with Ethiopia's humanitarian crisis. It fell short of the one billion dollars the UN was seeking. Around 15 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in the country. Is the amount pledged enough and how will the funds be distributed? Also why is gamb…
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The USAid Mission Director to Liberia Jim Wright has alleged that around 90% of pharmacies in the country are selling stolen medicine, donated by aid organisations. What's going on? Cattle rustling and banditry in northern Kenya is on the increase. What can be done to prevent this from happening? And a group of women accused of booing the Zimbabwea…
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Chad's interim President Mahamat Idriss Déby has begun campaigning ahead of the country's next presidential election, which is just three weeks away. He faces nine other candidates, including the junta-appointed Prime Minister Succès Masra. President Deby has pledged to strengthen security and guarantee Chad's peace and stability. Will he keep his …
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France is hosting an international conference on Sudan, one year after war broke out. It says, it's seeking much needed aid and attention. Observers say the Sudan crisis has been pushed out of the global conversation due to other ongoing conflicts. Will the conference make a difference? Why has Mali banned political activity and curtailed media fre…
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South Africa's electoral commission (IEC) has published final candidate lists for general elections. Former president Jacob Zuma is free to contest in May's poll. Should the governing ANC be worried? We learn about the illicit organ trade in Western Kenya, with some young people selling their kidneys. And why Ivory Coast has announced a ban on begg…
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An underage girl has been placed under police protection in Ghana after it emerged she had been married to a 63-year-old traditional high priest. There was public outrage after footage of the customary wedding went viral. The office of the priest defended the marriage, saying it was only ceremonial. What's going on? Also we hear a moving conversati…
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On this week's podcast Jenny confesses to making her first loaf of banana bread meanwhile Judith is twin sitting in Cornwall and had a scary incident at the beach. The pair share their culture highlights and get some brilliant emails! Here is the YouTube link from listener Kate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Z5_Hq8uvio Hosted on Acast. See acast.…
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Gabon has opened up, what it calls, an inclusive national dialogue. Catholic Archbishop Jean-Patrick Iba-Ban who is leading the initiatve, said it should heal the wounds inflicted on the people of Gabon by former leaders who were more interested in power than the people they were called upon to lead. We'll hear analysis. Also Ghana's newly appointe…
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South Africa opens a new border authority to curb illegal crossings from neighbouring countries. We hear from the BBC team that visited a town on the border with Zimbabwe. Ghana's new health minister has published a new book on the lessons learnt from the Covid pandemic in his country, and the experience of fear, facts, faith and fortune. And we ex…
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Somalia's parliament has approved several constitutional changes which the government says are necessary to establish a stable political system. So what are the changes and why is it causing concern? Also why was Stanis Bujakera, a well known journalist in the Democratic Republic of Congo detained? And what's it like being a journalist in the DRC? …
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One of the first people to publicly declare herself a transwoman in Nigeria 20 years ago and who had to flee the country, tells us about her experience to stand up for the rights of transgender people. As Uganda launches the country's first interest-free commercial Islamic bank, we take a look at how Shariah compliant banking works. And nurses from…
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Togo's parliament has voted for a new constitution which resulted in people taking to the streets in protest. The changes mean, parliament now has the power to elect the President for a single six-year term. It all sounds good in theory, so why are critics concerned? Also why does the United States and the United Nations refer to Guinea Bissau as a…
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On the podcast this week we hear all about Jenny's harvested mushrooms and what she did with them. Judith has been let loose with a riveter and Jenny and has been doing some body maintenance! Get in touch with Jenny and Judith olderwiderpod@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
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Gambia's parliament is considering a bill, to reverse a ban on Female Genital Mutilation. If passed, Gambia will be the first country in the world to do this. Some Gambians say the ban violates their rights to practice their culture, others disagree. We'll hear from two women who share different views. Also the airspace dispute between Somalia and …
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Cryptocurrency platorms are very popular in Nigeria, so why have Nigerian authoraties clamped down on cryptocurrency firms? And what's going on between the firm Binance and the Nigerian government? Also Mauritians once enjoyed a healthy economy but the Mauritian rupee has taken a hit. Why is that and what's been the impact? And how the London based…
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Senegal has a new president-elect, 44 year old Bassirou Diomaye Faye. He is currently Africa's youngest democratically elected leader. Who is he and what are his plans for Senegal? Paying a ransom in Nigeria is illegal but out of sheer desperation, many family members still give money to hostage takers. A ransom negotiator tells us how it's done. A…
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Uganda's President 79 year old Yoweri Museveni, has promoted his son Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba to head the military. His promotion comes amid a major cabinet reshuffle in which five ministers were sacked. Mr Museveni has denied speculation that he is grooming him as his successor. What do Ugandans make of it? Also an analysis of the recently approved…
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Ohhhhhh yeah. Are YOU the king of the swingers? Good for you. None of my business.In this episode we discuss passive-aggressive Bop-Its, enjoy a round of American Thesaurus Quiz, Cat attempts a cryptic crossword clue, and, finally, Guy and Cat land upon a potentially life-changing discovery.NOW. Here's a thing. When you're exactly 56 minutes in, pa…
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Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo is once more throwing his hat into the ring. He's agreed to run in next year's Presidential election. He disputed the election results, back in the 2010 poll and that led to an outbreak of civil war in 2011. Thousands died or were displaced. What are his chances, this time round? Also a recent internet outage…
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On this week's podcast Jenny discusses her birthday trip to Margate and a visit to an Urban farm with Arlo. Judith has been busy at the bingo and attempting to use her new air-fryer. The pair chat thatchers (of different kinds), culture corner and food sensations... Email the podcast olderwiderpod@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy fo…
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Women have become constant targets of sexual violence in Sudan's conflict between the country's military and their former allies, a paramilitary group called the Rapid Support Forces. We'll hear testimonies from young women and get reaction. Also, why is Ethiopia running out of medicines and what's been the impact? And the founders of Kugali, who p…
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Outgoing president Macky Sall has refused to apologise for the political uncertainty he created when he tried to delay the country's presidential elections. In this special edition on Senegal, we ask if the Senegalese still trust their president? Do they believe in his credibility as leader? Also, ahead of the country's election on Sunday, how enga…
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Aye up, me ducks. It's another episode of everyone's favourite Garfield podcast! This issue we relitigate cheesemouth, once again call for siezing the means of production, and enjoy an extended digression regarding Guy's lived experience as a deep-sea fisherman. Then, in a shocking turn of events, we discuss a Garfield comic of load-bearing canonic…
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Yet another kidnapping in Nigeria's Kaduna State, where gunmen abducted around 100 people including women and children, that's according to local authorities. We hear a very brave and harrowing interview from a young woman who was taken by Boko Haram back in 2013, but had a lucky escape. Also Niger's military junta asks remaining US troops to leave…
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A BBC Africa Eye investigation uncovers how dozens of women from Malawi working in Oman, have suffered abuse. The investigation reveals how a WhatsApp group was used to rescue at least 50 of them. How and why were these women abused? Also, how African countries can use 'soft power' for their benefit. And why people in Botswana took to social media …
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The Rwandan government says elections will be free and fair. But how democratic will they be if an opposition leader has been banned from standing? At least sixty-two Cameroonian national football players have been suspended for lying about their age. So why does lying about your age matter? And a young innovator in Sierra Leone designs a robot whi…
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This week on Older and Wider Jenny has a broken loo and discusses the hovering squat! They briefly chat about the THAT royal photo but swiftly move on to Mother's Day, new bras and a trip to the farm! If you would like to find out more about Mish's Bra fittings you can find her on Instagram @mishlingerie Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for m…
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Kenya's health workers defy a labour court order and go on a nationwide strike. They are protesting the delayed employment of thousands of medical graduates. How Egypt's galloping inflation is adversely affecting students and ordinary citizens. And is hosting the African Games worth the price tag for Ghana which is in economic doldrums?…
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Congolese nationals who are now refugees in Rwanda have been protesting. Some of them fled the eastern DRC more than twenty years ago because of the ongoing conflict there. Why are they protesting and what are their demands? Also, why did one adult and eight children die after eating turtle meat in Zanzibar? And if you're interested in a career as …
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A Ugandan IT specialist, who was trafficked to Myanmar, shares his personal testimony with us. Francis Kamugisha was trafficked to a scam camp in Myanmar but he managed to escape. We'll hear his compelling story. Also, why is the main opposition party in South Africa, the Democratic Alliance, calling for international observers ahead of the country…
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Almost three hundred school children have been kidnapped in the past few days in Nigeria's Kaduna State. The recent kidnappings surpasses the abduction of almost two hundred and seventy six Chibok girls, by Boko Haram in 2014. Why do children keep getting abducted? What's going on? Also how the ongoing Red Sea crisis is affecting Ramadan celebratio…
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On International Women's Day, we ask is a lack of safety and easily available childcare affecting working women's progress at work? Could blanket large-scale tree planting projects across Africa be damaging to the environment? And heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua fights ex-UFC champion Francis Ngannou in Saudi Arabia. Could a major upset be on the …
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The US accuses President Emmerson Mnangagwa and other senior officials in Zimbabwe of corruption and human rights abuses. But will these sanctions work? More than 70 children are missing following recent jihadist attacks in Mozambique's northern Cabo Delgado province. And how the migrant who inspired an Oscar nominated film survived his harrowing j…
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Kenya and Haiti have signed a deal to deploy Kenyan police officers to Haiti but what's holding up their deployment? The United Nations Security Council sanctions rebel leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We ask just how effective they are. And scientists unearth the hidden mysteries of a giant, moving star dune in Morocco.…
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Kenya is now a common transit route for undocumented migrant workers to try and reach the southern tip of the continent, and particularly South Africa, says the UN’s migration agency. The Church of England explains how it will repair the damage caused by their links to the slave trade. And it is the end of Nigeria's favourite TV family - The Johnso…
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Hundreds of thousands of people were killed in Liberia's civil wars and the Truth and Reconcialition Committee proposed war a crimes tribunal but why has it not been established yet? Cameroonians struggle to cope as food and fuel prices continue to rise. And what are the benefits and advantages of women-led health tech companies?…
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Episode 91! Can you even imagine?! I don't need to, because I LIVED it. And you can too! Vicariously! With a dog collar and everything!In this episode we explore the logistsics of a new office cleaning venture, Yuna the Kitten appears and purrs into the microphone, hotdog water wine is considered, and a Garfield is taken to a vet. Podcasts, baby, A…
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A leading critic of Chad's military leader, Mahamat Déby, has been killed in a shootout with security forces, that's according to officials Yaya Dillo's death comes after the government blamed him for a deadly attack on the country's security agency. He had denied the accusation. Several others were killed following that attack. What's going on? Al…
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The two J's are back! They return with some health corner updates, a trip to Manchester and a kiddies cinema outing. The pair are looking forward to the live show at The Lowry... as long as the trains can get them there! Get in touch with Jenny & Judith olderwiderpod@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
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Ghana ‘s parliament unanimously passed a controversial anti-LGBTQ+ bill that could get some people sent to prison for 10 years. Is the proposed law constitutional and is it really about promoting family values? Concern grows in South Africa over how children access guns. And what is circular finance, and can it help with environmental issues?…
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