Best Human Rights podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was ratified in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. It defines the fundamental rights of individuals, and exhorts all governments to protect these rights. The UN has translated the document into over three hundred languages and dialects. This audiobook includes readings in 21 languages.
 
A show about human rights coming to you every week from the Cambridge Centre of Governance and Human Rights. Tune in each week as our panel explores the rights and wrongs of contemporary politics, joined by fascinating guests from the University of Cambridge and around the world.(All rights reserved, so to speak. Our theme song, "Relative Dimensions", was created by the artificial intelligence at JukeDeck.)
 
Regarded as the one of the earliest examples of feminist philosophy, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman is written as a direct response to Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, a French politician who delivered a report to the French National Assembly suggesting that women should only receive domestic education and additionally encourages women to stay clear of political affairs. In her treatise, Wollstonecraft avidly criticizes this inadequate perception of women as an inferior sex and ...
 
Bringing the Message of Justice Around the World
 
Welcome to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Podcast. Our vision is of an inclusive Ireland where human rights and equality are respected, protected and fulfilled for everyone, everywhere.
 
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Only Human
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Only Human is a show about health that we all can relate to. Because every body has a story.
 
The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, surveillance, privacy, and human rights. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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An award winning front-line investigative news magazine focusing on human, civil and workers rights, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
 
Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries. With Mobituaries he introduces listeners to the people who have long intrigued him—from the 20th century's greatest entertainer ... to the Civil Rights pioneer who is completely forgotten ... to sitcom characters gone all too soon. Even if you know the names, you’ve never understood why they matter…until now.
 
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The Art of Charm
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The Art of Charm is where self-motivated people, just like you, come to learn from the company’s coaches about to how to master human dynamics, relationships, and becoming your best self with the help of Johnny and AJ, the company’s founders. Johnny and AJ bring their 11 years of coaching experience from their famous Bootcamps, where they host clients in Los Angeles from all over the world and they share their stories, best practices and themselves on this weekly podcast. Not only does The A ...
 
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Feminist Current
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Canada's leading feminist website.
 
The Castan Centre is a world-renowned academic centre using its human rights expertise to create a more just world where human rights are respected and protected, allowing people to pursue their lives in freedom and with dignity.
 
Journalists, policymakers, diplomats and academics discuss global news beyond the headlines.
 
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Only Human
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Only Human is a show about health that we all can relate to. Because every body has a story.
 
A young man from a poor, working-class background, passionate about education, who aspires to become a professor. His teacher, a respected role model who turns out to have feet of clay. An independent, free-spirited woman. Another who is scheming, selfish and flirtatious. Dominating their lives is the magnificent university town of Christminster. All these and a host of other colorful, memorable characters inhabit the pages of Thomas Hardy's monumental fourteenth novel published in 1895. Tho ...
 
We believe that every human being is designed to be extraordinary. That means you reading this right now… yes you! Have you ever been scared about the health of a loved one, or about the health of your children? Have you ever felt hopeless about your health and wondered… why am I not healthier”? If you are at all interested in health, life, success, and happiness, this podcast is for you! Dr. Jamie Richards and Dr. Kresimir Jug never shy away from an interesting and fun conversation that wil ...
 
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Excuse My African
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"Life through the eyes of a misrepresented and misunderstood African Girl Abroad" - This is a weekly podcast hosted by Stella Damasus, an award winning Actress and Entrepreneur. Through this platform, she will share her experiences and challenges, as well as her thoughts on different topics; ranging from Politics to Religion, Sex, Business, Entertainment, Human Rights and everything about life as we know it. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/excusemyafrican/support
 
Silver footed, fair haired Thetis, Ares the God of War, Nike the Goddess of Victory, The Furies and The Muses, Zeus the presiding deity of the Universe and the magical, mysterious Olympus, are some of the amazing, mythical Greek and Roman deities you'll encounter in this book. Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by EM Berens was originally intended for young readers. Written in an easy and light style, the author attempts to bring the pantheon of gods into a comprehensible format. H ...
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics and the African diaspora.
 
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UN News
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Global perspective, human stories
 
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TIME's The Brief
Daily
 
The stories you need to hear today, from Time.com. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics and the African diaspora.
 
Daily weblog on software and personal productivity recommends downloads, web sites and shortcuts that help you work smarter and save time. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
Looking to kick-start or invigorate your personal journey? Explore personal growth, personal development, and spirituality with a guy looking to learn and discover.Join J. A. Plosker - teacher and author of the multi-award-winning book, The Nobody Bible: Uncovering the Simple Wisdom in Ordinary Life - and learn tips and tools you can apply today to help you reach your dreams. No fame, fortune, or ordination required! Featuring interviews with experts and commentary on meditation, mindfulness ...
 
We're out of time. Unless we can topple capitalism and build a socialist world in the next twelve years, humanity is doomed. To cope, we've decided to record ourselves talking about the left, the right, history, politics, theory, and other things we think are relevant to our late-capitalist epoch. A clean, honest, and unsentimental melancholy is required; we've cultivated one and would like to share it with you.
 
This is the official radio network for Coffee Party USA.
 
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Moral Maze
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Combative, provocative and engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories. #moralmaze
 
Founder of Onnit, and modern philosopher Aubrey Marcus asks the important questions: How do we find our purpose, wake up to who we truly are, have a few more laughs, and human being a little better? The Aubrey Marcus Podcast brings in world class guests from the fields of athletics, health, business, fitness, science, relationship and spirituality, and asks them to open up about the failures and successes that define their wisdom and character. Follow me on social @AubreyMarcus to keep up wi ...
 
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Very Bad Wizards
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Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.
 
USING THE IDEA THAT FREQUENCIES CONTAINED IN THE VOICE ARE HOLOGRAPHIC REPRESENTATIONS OF YOUR STATE OF HEALTH, THE FIELD OF HUMAN BIOACOUSTICS WAS PIONEERED.• Each person possesses unique harmonics of frequency that can be expressed through the voice. However, when these complex frequencies of the body become unbalanced, the voice primarily reflects this altered state, and the body manifests it as dis-stress or dis-ease at the structural and biochemical levels. In reality, there are no soli ...
 
Top startup and technology news from Techcrunch. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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StoryCorps
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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.
 
Hosted by national civil and human rights, and environmental and climate leaders, Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. and Mustafa Santiago Ali, Think 100% challenges environmental injustices and shares solutions to climate change, including a just transition to 100% clean energy for all. The show breaks down silos across the climate movement and beyond by interviewing leaders from communities on the front-lines of climate change, elected officials who are boldly leading, and cultural creators and artis ...
 
This unique tale is narrated by a lovely, gentle horse named Black Beauty and has remained a children's classic since it was first published in 1877. It earned eternal name and fame for its author Anna Sewell, an invalid who died within a few months of publication. According to current estimates, it has sold more than fifty million copies world wide, been translated into many languages and delighted generations of children. The original title page reads: Black Beauty: Translated from the ori ...
 
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GREEN FUTURE NEWS
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News, interviews, investigations, comment and campaigns. Animal welfare, environmental issues, human rights, & social justice. Editor: Eduardo Goncalves
 
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The Rubin Report
Weekly
 
Care about free speech? Tired of political correctness? Like discussions about big ideas? Watch Dave Rubin on The Rubin Report. Real conversations, unfiltered rants, and one on one interviews with some of the most interesting names in news and entertainment. Comedians, authors, and influencers join Dave each week to break down the latest in politics and current events. Real people, real issues, real talk.New episodes every Friday!
 
Sometimes all it takes is one little fact or one little piece of wisdom to change your life forever. That's the purpose and the hope of "Something You Should Know." In each episode, host Mike Carruthers interviews top experts in their field to bring you fascinating information and advice to help you save time and money, advance in your career, become wealthy, improve your relationships and help you simply get more out of life. In addition, Mike uncovers and shares short, engaging pieces of " ...
 
The strands woven together in Gustave Flaubert's famous, path breaking 1856 novel Madame Bovary include a provincial town in Normandy, France, a shy young doctor with an indifferent career and a lovely young woman who lives in a fantasy world based on the innumerable romantic novels she reads. Of course there is also the story of a dull marriage punctuated by passionate, adulterous love affairs. First published in serial form in a Parisian magazine and deemed to be the “perfect” novel, Flaub ...
 
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Al Jazeera World
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A weekly showcase of one-hour documentary films from across the Al Jazeera Network.
 
Hi Everyone, "Telling It How It Is" serves as an informative podcast where People of Color and Allies from diverse backgrounds discuss their experience in Law School, in the professional world and their personal lives. We will be talking about various Social justice issues we encounter and deal with on a daily basis as well as those going on Globally. The Co-Hosts Nas and Marili will be taking you through the current events and applicable laws. The areas that will be discussed are: Immigrati ...
 
NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.
 
Named one of the Top 13 Most Influential Women in Goddess Spirituality - tune in to find out why! Wednesday or Thursday nites, hear Dr. Rev. Karen Tate, author, speaker, and teacher, discussing global and personal issues with a broad spectrum of advocates, visionaries and forward thinkers from a Divine Feminine, Right Brain point of view. Some call it the Feminine Consciousness or the shift away from patriarchal values. These are issues that could raise your consciousness or save the world. ...
 
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Point of Inquiry
Monthly
 
Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion, philosophy, and politics. Each episode takes on a specific issue and features in-depth discussions with leading scientists, researchers, and writers.
 
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
 
Resistance Radio is hosted by WHIV founder MarkAlain Dery and Kenny Francis, who discuss a range of local, national, and international social justice-related current event news stories. Resistance Radio airs live on WHIV and WBOK on Mondays at 6pm. Recent guests and topics include Vincenzo Pasquantonio of the Mayor’s Office on Human Relations to discuss Human Rights Day, HIV activists to talk about U=U, and State Representative Royce Duplessis to review the notable bills that passed in the 2 ...
 
Ever had an argument with a partner, friend, family member or colleague and thought “if only an impartial person could weigh in, I know they’d see I’m right!” Well then, Stubborn Sally, this podcast is for you. Each episode, your equally stubborn hosts Nic and Sam, will pick apart someone's sticky situation and come to a conclusion: who is right and who is being a dick? We tackle lots of topics about different kinds of relationships and our goal (despite being two unqualified idiots) is to a ...
 
This programme comes from a person with a disability who has worked in the disability sector for a number of years.All people with disability want to be treated like everyone else. This programme aims to inform that people with disabilities count, our voices need to be heard. It will feature interviews from people with disabilities and supportive organisationsPlease contact the show and me on Facebook or through Plains FM. Broadcast the third Thursday of the month at 12noon.Some of my experi ...
 
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FT Alphachat
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Alphachat is the conversational podcast about business and economics produced by the Financial Times in New York. Each week, FT hosts and guests delve into a new theme, with more wonkiness, humour and irreverence than you'll find anywhere else
 
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Justice Speaks Up
Weekly
 
Follow the untold stories of American families ripped apart by US Family Court And CPS corruption. This is an open source ongoing human rights investigation as part of civil society research. Your feedback and participation is welcomed.
 
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When it comes to beating back climate change and reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, countries of the Global South will make major strides “by learning from each other, as they share similar problems”.That’s according to Cornelia Ritcher, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)’s vice-president, the UN agen ...…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) President Trump Makes a Tricky 2020 Pitch in the Rust Belt 2) New Zealand Bans Military-Style Weapons Following the Christchurch Mosque Shootings 3) Skeptical E.U. Leaders Set to Hear U.K. Prime Minister’s Plea for a Brexit Delay 4) The Story of the Dionne Quintuplets Is a Cautionary Tale for the Age of ‘Kidfl ...…
 
Brexit is only days away and we still don’t have a plan. This is enraging for many, perplexing for most, and amusing for those who like their humour black. As one current slogan observes, “even Baldrick had a plan”. Some argue we are locked in a crisis of leadership. The major parties are fragmenting, collective cabinet responsibility has been ...…
 
Jaypee Larosa was standing in front of an internet cafe in Davao City, a metropolitan hub on the Philippine island of Mindanao, when three men in dark jackets pulled up on a motorcycle and opened fire. That summer evening, Larosa, 20, was killed. After the shooting,according to witnesses, one of the men reportedly removed Larosa’s baseball cap ...…
 
Cost has always been a big part of the Kindle line’s appeal at the low end. Amazon’s very good at undercutting the competition, while still managing to provide a workhorse e-reader in the process. Of course, paying $90 for the device comes with a number of cut corners, not the least of which has been the device’s stubborn refusal to adopt the f ...…
 
Mark Boslough is a Caltech-trained physicist and CSI Fellow who spent 34 years at Sandia National Laboratories doing research on hypervelocity impacts, energetic materials, explosions, and global risk from asteroid impacts and climate change. He has participated in many science documentaries with field expeditions to airburst locations includin ...…
 
Daily weblog on software and personal productivity recommends downloads, web sites and shortcuts that help you work smarter and save time. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spoken ...…
 
Have you ever thought about starting a business, being your own boss, making all the decisions? Indigenous business is a growing sector which provides employment and training in urban and regional communities. We meet four female business owners who are part of an expanding network of Indigenous entrepreneurs.…
 
Of course you want high self-esteem and you sure want your kids to have it. But there is actually only one way to get it and it is not the way a lot of people think. We begin this episode by discussing the one and only way to acquire high self-esteem. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110301091342.htm No one likes to fail. Failure is ...…
 
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Montana State Legislator Jonathan Windy Boy, the subject of an alleged workplace harassment complaint filed in January 2018 by a fellow lawmaker, was named in a recent AP article as the primary motivation behind the enactment of new polices and procedures aimed at correcting harassment in the workplace. Senator Windy Boy has initiated, led, and ...…
 
Most of the Americans arrived in Port-au-Prince from the U.S. by private jet early on the morning of February 16. They’d packed the eight-passenger charter plane with a stockpile of semiautomatic rifles, handguns, Kevlar bulletproof vests, and knives. Most had been paid already: $10,000 each up front, with another $20,000 promised to each man a ...…
 
UN ramps up humanitarian response to Cyclone Idai UN court increases Karadžić sentence to life imprisonment South-South cooperation key to fight against global warming: UN chief
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture. Music and the popular sp ...…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture. Music and the popular sp ...…
 
An award winning front-line investigative news magazine, that focuses on human, civil and workers right, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) There Will Be a Super Worm Moon on the Spring Equinox. Here’s How to See It 2) ‘I Was Literally Scared.’ A Man Says He Warned Police About Extremism at Massacre Suspect’s Rifle Club 3) President Trump Just Sidelined His Own Top Negotiator on North Korea 4) President Trump Praises ‘Trump of the Tropics’ in Meet ...…
 
There is perhaps no foreign leader more in tune with Donald Trump than Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Both men are unscripted, uninformed, and unburdened by the truth;they’ve whipped up devoted mass followings by breaking with conventions and using direct, simple language topreach a message of violence, hatred, victimhood, right-wing cultu ...…
 
PC gaming has grown to be a pretty wide niche of people with some far-flung similarities and differences, one thing they all share are souped-up rigs that rely on beefy GPUs. This is fine for those with dedicated machines but PC gaming isn’t too friendly to those trying to pull double-duty on their everyday machine. Vectordash, launching out of ...…
 
Daily weblog on software and personal productivity recommends downloads, web sites and shortcuts that help you work smarter and save time. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spoken ...…
 
Throughout the centuries, music has inspired philosophers. Some thought it was dangerous other found it metaphysically profound or very suspicious. Goetz Richter discusses the perplexity philosophers feel when facing (the) music.
 
Kashmir, disputed between India and Pakistan, is the site of a decades-long insurgency. It is also a winter sports haven. During recent airstrikes and shelling, a ski station remained open.
 
Suffering is equal to pain multiplied by resistance. In this episode ordained monk and meditation master, Shinzen Young, utilizes his dual capacity for mathematics and mindfulness to simplify the art of being human. In one of the most illuminating episodes in the history of the podcast, Shinzen breaks down the complexities of happiness into cod ...…
 
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Lamont Banks, Cliff Stewart, and Lisa Stewart of the Colorado exoneration firm A Just Cause discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of innocent Americans. Our Special Guests for tonight's encore show are Shelley Stanley, whose husband Jerry is serving 30 years in the Texas Department of Corrections, Ann ...…
 
The 2011 Arab Spring had seen the end of President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule and within 18 months, Mohamed Morsi had become Egypt's first democratically elected president. But after one year in office, almost weekly street protests and riots appeared to reach a climax with calls for Morsi to resign and even for the military to intervene. In ...…
 
Canada is under pressure from the two rival powers over the Meng Wanzhou extradition case.
 
Drones are useful in countless ways, but that usefulness is often limited by the time they can stay in the air. Shouldn’t drones be able to take a load off too? With these special claws attached, they can perch or hang with ease, conserving battery power and vastly extending their flight time. The claws, created by a highly multinational team o ...…
 
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonarois in Washingtonto meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House onTuesday. While the trip officially is focused on the joint efforts of the U.S. and Brazil to change the government of Venezuela, it is being billed by the Bolsonaro government as a “restart” of his presidency and image after multiple, serio ...…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Getting bitten by a poisonous snake is not just an individual injury -- rather it is now recognized as a global health hazard. In fact, the World Health Organization estimates that between 80,000 and 136,000 people die from snakebite in each year. To put that in perspective, that is more than the number of people who died from meningitis and wi ...…
 
Humanitarian emergency getting bigger by the hour, warns UN food agency DRC’s election of President Tshisekedi 'a momentous transition moment' Mali violence ‘is worsening’ for civilian in centre and north, warns rights expert
 
Today on the Flashpoints: Noted author, Arun Kundnani, talks to us about how Trumps presidency has recharged the batteries of white power. Also, Brazils new right-wing president heads for the USA for talks with Trump. We have some deep background on his expansive record of racism, misogyny and homophobic views…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
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