Best France Current Affairs podcasts we could find (Updated September 2019)
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The Compass
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The Compass - exploring our world.
 
Download the latest documentaries Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
 
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DW (English)
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Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany's international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable news and information, providing content in 30 languages to audiences around the world via TV, radio and online.The flagship channel DW provides analysis and insights to viewers around the globe, reporting on important issues in English 24/7. Continuous news reports, special features and talk shows cover everything from business, science and politics to culture and sports, DW brings people closer to w ...
 
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Culture in France
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France is a hub of culture, and of all kinds of art. Whether in Paris or beyond, Culture in France, relays the latest performance events.
 
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The Front Page
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Each Thursday The Front Page takes you behind the scenes of the biggest story from the New Zealand Herald and Newstalk ZB. Hosted by Frances Cook.
 
The Daily Friend Show is a weekly current-affairs show brought to you by the IRR.The show covers topics of politics, social issues and economics through the lens of liberalism. No topic is taboo, nothing is off limits. Our team of analysts and writers from our website www.DailyFriend.co.za
 
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Brogan Sessions
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Chris Brogan has been setting the Electro & Progressive house seen atwitter with a rampant start to his DJ career, seeing him skyrocket at an amazing pace from obscurity to international stardom From Fabric where Chris started his journey to play in many of the well known clubs to warehouse parties across London. Moving quickly Chris spread his sound of progressive house to some of the clubs across the continent of Europe like France, Belgium, Denmark, Greece & Germany and Sweden and interna ...
 
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Stance Podcast
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Stance is an independent award-winning arts and culture podcast run by journalist and curator Chrystal Genesis. Guests so far include musician Four Tet, singer-producer Nao, authors Yaa Gyasi, Sayaka Murata and Valeria Luiselli, lawyer and campaigner Gina Miller, singer Jessie Ware, poets Fatimah Asghar, John Cooper Clarke & Kate Tempest, actor Riz Ahmed, Me Too founder Tarana Burke, playwrights Inua Ellams, Natasha Gordon & Sabrina Mahfouz, writer and activist Janet Mock, DJ-producer Kaytra ...
 
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Biznews Radio
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Welcome to BizNews Radio where we interview top thought leaders and businesspeople from South Africa and across the globe.
 
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Spotlight on Asia
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A weekly analysis of news and current affairs in countries in Asia from East to West.
 
Native San Franciscan author and humorist, SK Morton runs the lousiest walking tour in the City. Now he's turned his attention to annoying people on a scale befitting the world wide web. Take a listen and try to guess when SK is lying, telling the truth or just disinterested.
 
In his inaugural lecture at the Collège de France, he expounded the originality of his approach, which is to consider the history of democracy as the exploration of a problematic experience. Democracy, he posited, establishes politics as a field that constitutively resists closure by virtue of the tensions and uncertainties that underpin it. "As it forms the basis for an experience of freedom, the history of democracy, he noted, is therefore not simply a history of frustrations or betrayed u ...
 
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In today's business headlines: Consumer inflation has risen by 4.3% in August from the 4% recorded in July, which is the fastest pace of acceleration in a year; The 2.4 trillion rand savings industry has a request for the ruling party: stop threatening to dictate where funds must invest and get going on projects that pensions can help finance; ...…
 
In today's business headlines: Consumer inflation has risen by 4.3% in August from the 4% recorded in July, which is the fastest pace of acceleration in a year; The 2.4 trillion rand savings industry has a request for the ruling party: stop threatening to dictate where funds must invest and get going on projects that pensions can help finance; ...…
 
Bernie Wolfsdorf, the US's top immigration lawyer, is being run off his feet right now. The Durban-born managing partner of California-based Wolfsdorf Rosenthal, who is currently in SA, says the reason behind his sleep deprivation is the rush by clients to take advantage of the EB-5 visa ahead of radical adjustments that will be imposed in Nove ...…
 
Bernie Wolfsdorf, the US's top immigration lawyer, is being run off his feet right now. The Durban-born managing partner of California-based Wolfsdorf Rosenthal, who is currently in SA, says the reason behind his sleep deprivation is the rush by clients to take advantage of the EB-5 visa ahead of radical adjustments that will be imposed in Nove ...…
 
South Africa's favourite market commentator gave us a glimpse of the insider's world in this week's episode of Rational Radio with Biznews.com's Alec Hogg. Most investors were bemused by today's R35bn slump in the market value of global luxury goods group Richemont, one of the major counters on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (and hence in SA r ...…
 
South Africa's favourite market commentator gave us a glimpse of the insider's world in this week's episode of Rational Radio with Biznews.com's Alec Hogg. Most investors were bemused by today's R35bn slump in the market value of global luxury goods group Richemont, one of the major counters on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (and hence in SA r ...…
 
Every year RMB releases the Investment Attractiveness Rankings report, which lists the African countries from top to bottom. It's unpacks criteria which is used to determine which nation is the most attractive to invest in. This year saw Egypt hold on to top spot, while a surprise saw Morocco leapfrog South Africa into second, with the southern ...…
 
Every year RMB releases the Investment Attractiveness Rankings report, which lists the African countries from top to bottom. It's unpacks criteria which is used to determine which nation is the most attractive to invest in. This year saw Egypt hold on to top spot, while a surprise saw Morocco leapfrog South Africa into second, with the southern ...…
 
With 14 months to go until the next US presidential election, former foreign correspondent Andrea Catherwood finds out how the American media is preparing for the forthcoming onslaught. In this programme, looking at current media issues in countries around the world, Andrea hears from key media insiders about how Donald Trump will control his m ...…
 
The assault on Saudi Arabian oil facilities is already taking its toll on South Africa’s rand, and may put paid to any hopes of an interest-rate cut on Thursday, reports Bloomberg. The chairman of South African insurer Old Mutual, Trevor Manuel, on Tuesday apologised for comments he made last week in reference to the judge presiding over its co ...…
 
The assault on Saudi Arabian oil facilities is already taking its toll on South Africa’s rand, and may put paid to any hopes of an interest-rate cut on Thursday, reports Bloomberg. The chairman of South African insurer Old Mutual, Trevor Manuel, on Tuesday apologised for comments he made last week in reference to the judge presiding over its co ...…
 
When Aleks Krotoski was six years old she lived in a world surrounded by people with leprosy, or Hansen's Disease as it's officially known. Both her dad and step mum worked at the US's last leper home, the National Hansen's Disease Centre in Carville Louisiana, tucked away in a bend of the mighty Mississippi. Today she makes a return journey to ...…
 
Area 51, 9/11, the moon landing. Conspiracy theorists will happily tell you that only they know what truly happened. Is there a “vaccine” for this false information that spreads like a virus?By DW (English).
 
The oil price spike has rocked financial markets, with good news and bad news for South Africa. Sasol jumped 10% on the JSE as investors absorbed the news of drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. South African entrepreneur Elon Musk hired a private eye to dig up dirt on a cave diver who insulted a SpaceX rescue craft, and claims that c ...…
 
The oil price spike has rocked financial markets, with good news and bad news for South Africa. Sasol jumped 10% on the JSE as investors absorbed the news of drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. South African entrepreneur Elon Musk hired a private eye to dig up dirt on a cave diver who insulted a SpaceX rescue craft, and claims that c ...…
 
SA Institute of Race Relations — Welcome to the Monday edition of The Daily Friend Show, where we set out what we think will be the big news items for the week, and what you ought to know.Join ous discussion between Big Daddy Liberty, and IRR analysts, Nic Lorimer and Gabriel Crouse. dailyfriend.co.za…
 
Friction between the US and Iran escalated to a dangerous level after Saturday’s attack on a critical Saudi Arabian oil facility which knocked out half the country’s crude production – around 5.7m barrels a day or 5% of global oil supply. Political turmoil engulfing Hong Kong continued as tens of thousands of protestors again ignored a police b ...…
 
Friction between the US and Iran escalated to a dangerous level after Saturday’s attack on a critical Saudi Arabian oil facility which knocked out half the country’s crude production – around 5.7m barrels a day or 5% of global oil supply. Political turmoil engulfing Hong Kong continued as tens of thousands of protestors again ignored a police b ...…
 
Twenty years ago the music track, Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen) became a global hit. It featured a wise-sounding man giving a graduation-style speech addressed to the Class of ‘99, set to an uplifting backing track. It was the work of Australian filmdirector Baz Luhrmann, using music from his film Romeo and Juliet. But those facts do not ...…
 
The British government releases scenarios for a no-deal Brexit – Have the Yellow Vests run out of steam? – Italy’s new stance on immigration – Craft gin in Slovenia – New film exposes flaws in Polish politics – Rise in suicides in Greece – 30 years since Hungary opened its border – Returning the memories of Nazi victims – Cruising in the Medite ...…
 
In today's business headlines: The number of murders in South Africa has climbed to the highest level in a decade as an overburdened police force struggle to keep violent crime in check; Steinhoff has been fined a record R53m by the financial regulator for failing to properly disclose accounting problems; South Africa’s mining output increased ...…
 
In today's business headlines: The number of murders in South Africa has climbed to the highest level in a decade as an overburdened police force struggle to keep violent crime in check; Steinhoff has been fined a record R53m by the financial regulator for failing to properly disclose accounting problems; South Africa’s mining output increased ...…
 
Precipitous mountain roads, specially-modified bikes, and deadly consequences. Simon Maybin spends time with the young men who race down the steep roads of Colombia’s second city Medellin. Marlon is 16 and he’s a gravitoso - a gravity biker. He hooks onto the back of lorries or buses climbing the precipitous roads to reach high points around th ...…
 
The dilemma of our times — our fast-moving, convenient lifestyles are polluting the planet and heating up the climate. Could a plastic-free supermarket — or a recycling app help solve some of our problems? Author Edward Davey says there is hope and suggests "Ten Ways to Change the World" in his book "Given Half a Chance."Producer/Presenter: Ire ...…
 
Lawyer Michael Bagraim shares the strange story of the way three doctors at a South African academic hospital were hauled into a disciplinary hearing over their attempt to rescue broken chairs from a pile of dumped waste. The labour law expert was brought into the picture after their appeal had failed after one of the doctors was fired and two ...…
 
Lawyer Michael Bagraim shares the strange story of the way three doctors at a South African academic hospital were hauled into a disciplinary hearing over their attempt to rescue broken chairs from a pile of dumped waste. The labour law expert was brought into the picture after their appeal had failed after one of the doctors was fired and two ...…
 
There are a number of South African money managers who could claim to be world class. Particularly in financial services where veteran portfolio manager Kokkie Kooyman's expertise has earned him a global following. Kooyman travels widely and often (always in Economy Class he once told me) to understand opportunities that others might miss - his ...…
 
There are a number of South African money managers who could claim to be world class. Particularly in financial services where veteran portfolio manager Kokkie Kooyman's expertise has earned him a global following. Kooyman travels widely and often (always in Economy Class he once told me) to understand opportunities that others might miss - his ...…
 
In today's business headlines: Shares in Prosus, the Naspers spin-off which includes the groups 31% stake in Chinese tech giant Tencent, surged on its debut on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam jumping by as much as 32% above its reference price in early trading; South Africa has dodged the Moody’s downgrade bullet again; Finance Ministe ...…
 
In today's business headlines: Shares in Prosus, the Naspers spin-off which includes the groups 31% stake in Chinese tech giant Tencent, surged on its debut on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam jumping by as much as 32% above its reference price in early trading; South Africa has dodged the Moody’s downgrade bullet again; Finance Ministe ...…
 
On Rational Radio this week, Naspers Group CFO Basil Sgourdos told Alec Hogg how the decision to list the group's global internet assets in the now Dutch listed company Prosus, has unlocked more than $20bn for shareholders. Speaking from Amsterdam on the day Prosus shares were listed, Sgourdos explained that since the strategy was announced, th ...…
 
On Rational Radio this week, Naspers Group CFO Basil Sgourdos told Alec Hogg how the decision to list the group's global internet assets in the now Dutch listed company Prosus, has unlocked more than $20bn for shareholders. Speaking from Amsterdam on the day Prosus shares were listed, Sgourdos explained that since the strategy was announced, th ...…
 
On this program:TOPICS: - Reluctant to return: While Lebanon pressures Syrian refugees in the country to return home, people are reluctant to go back to a war-devastated country - How a tiny community in Ethiopia continues to live its utopian dream of equality, fraternity and peace, forty years after its foundation. "A tent in Lebanon is better ...…
 
South Africa's favourite market commentator, Sasfin Securities deputy chairman David Shapiro, was at his best in this week's episode of Rational Radio. He is forthright in his appreciation for the role that Naspers has played in bolstering SA retirement portfolios (his own included) and delighted to see the strong debut of its offshoot Prosus o ...…
 
South Africa's favourite market commentator, Sasfin Securities deputy chairman David Shapiro, was at his best in this week's episode of Rational Radio. He is forthright in his appreciation for the role that Naspers has played in bolstering SA retirement portfolios (his own included) and delighted to see the strong debut of its offshoot Prosus o ...…
 
Gary Hopkins tells me the difference between social entrepreneurs and their vanilla alternatives is that they measure success in terms of jobs created rather than profit generated. And by that measure, Hopkins's mushrooming I Love Coffee enterprise is roaring. After popping into the nearby offices of DeafSA one day, Hopkins decided to focus his ...…
 
Gary Hopkins tells me the difference between social entrepreneurs and their vanilla alternatives is that they measure success in terms of jobs created rather than profit generated. And by that measure, Hopkins's mushrooming I Love Coffee enterprise is roaring. After popping into the nearby offices of DeafSA one day, Hopkins decided to focus his ...…
 
Author and political scientist RW Johnson has predicted that South Africa will eventually be forced to go to the IMF and ask for a loan. Several other analysts have also supported this idea, but this lender of last resort has been described as a brutal loan shark by countries who were forced to go to an IMF bailout. Asking for a loan comes with ...…
 
Author and political scientist RW Johnson has predicted that South Africa will eventually be forced to go to the IMF and ask for a loan. Several other analysts have also supported this idea, but this lender of last resort has been described as a brutal loan shark by countries who were forced to go to an IMF bailout. Asking for a loan comes with ...…
 
Former International Correspondent for CNBC and ITN Andrea Catherwood hears from journalists on both sides of the information war in Ukraine.The war in Ukraine began in April 2014 after the country elected a pro-Western leadership and Moscow supported uprisings in Ukraine’s Russian-speaking eastern provinces which culminated in Donetsk and Luha ...…
 
SA Institute of Race Relations — Nicholas Lorimer, Terence Corrigan and Herman Pretorius discuss Ace Magashule's recent comments on whites, Barry Bateman insulting Malema and ratings agency Moody's call on South Africa's debt.By SA Institute of Race Relations.
 
The wheels of justice are starting to turn a bit faster in South Africa, with former president Jacob Zuma and Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema both in the spotlight in connection with court action. In an unusual move, Lin Songtian, China’s ambassador to South Africa, has opened fire at US President Donald Trump through newspaper a ...…
 
The wheels of justice are starting to turn a bit faster in South Africa, with former president Jacob Zuma and Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema both in the spotlight in connection with court action. In an unusual move, Lin Songtian, China’s ambassador to South Africa, has opened fire at US President Donald Trump through newspaper a ...…
 
He was the most famous scientist in the world when he was alive. And then he was forgotten. Join us on the 250th birthday of scientist Alexander von Humboldt as we try (in vain) to summarize his achievements.By DW (English).
 
(This programme contains audio effects that may cause discomfort to people living with hearing conditions. There is a modified version of this programme, with quieter effects, on this page https://bbc.in/2TrInga) What does life sound like for someone whose hearing has suddenly changed?By BBC World Service.
 
South African authorities are cracking down on the perpetrators of a series of xenophobic attacks that left at least 12 people dead, Police Minister Bheki Cele said. The police have arrested 639 people so far. Old Mutual has once again blocked its CEO Peter Moyo from returning to work. Old Mutual’s share price has suffered in the boardroom batt ...…
 
South African authorities are cracking down on the perpetrators of a series of xenophobic attacks that left at least 12 people dead, Police Minister Bheki Cele said. The police have arrested 639 people so far. Old Mutual has once again blocked its CEO Peter Moyo from returning to work. Old Mutual’s share price has suffered in the boardroom batt ...…
 
One of my biggest surprises of the past year was seeing ABSA's long-time CEO Maria Ramos's resignation a few days after our interview in late January at the WEF meeting in Switzerland. As SA's new president Cyril Ramaphosa was a regular visitor to the high profile ABSA presence on Davos's Promenade, the immediate assumption was that Ramos had b ...…
 
One of my biggest surprises of the past year was seeing ABSA's long-time CEO Maria Ramos's resignation a few days after our interview in late January at the WEF meeting in Switzerland. As SA's new president Cyril Ramaphosa was a regular visitor to the high profile ABSA presence on Davos's Promenade, the immediate assumption was that Ramos had b ...…
 
SA Institute of Race Relations — Welcome to the Monday edition of The Daily Friend Show, hosted by Big Daddy Liberty.In studio today is Daily Friend Editor, Sara Gon, and IRR analysts, Marius Roodt and Nic Lorimer. We look at the absolute nightmare that is Brexit, and discuss what Prime Minister Boris Johnson can do to salvage the mess.We also ...…
 
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