Documentary

By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Apr 21st, 2014
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The Central African Republic’s capital of Bangui has seen its Muslim population drop from 130,000 to under 1000 over the past few months. Over the past year, thousands across CAR have been killed and nearly a million have been displaced. The United Nations recently stated that the entire Western half...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Apr 14th, 2014
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“Music is the most important part of Acholi culture. It is our tradition. Even war cannot take it away from us.” For the past twenty years, northern Uganda has been at war with a rebel force, the Lord’s Resistance Army (L.R.A), and the country’s children have been the greatest...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Apr 9th, 2014
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Without having seen the suffering in Northern Uganda, I’m appalled frankly, it’s a moral outrage to see thousands of children that have been abducted, that are maltreated, that go through the most horrendous torture by the rebel movement and also the same groups now being neglected, to so...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Mar 31st, 2014
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The world’s wealthy countries often criticize African nations for corruption especially that perpetrated by those among the continent’s government and business leaders who abuse their positions by looting tens of billions of dollars in national assets or the profits from state-owned enter...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Mar 23rd, 2014
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When the United Nations sent peacekeepers to this small, Central African nation — with the full support of the U.S. government — most of the policy-makers involved believed it would be a straightforward mission that would help restore the U.N.’s battered reputation after failures in...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Mar 18th, 2014
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Michael Campbell is one of the few hundred white farmers left in Zimbabwe since President Robert Mugabe began his violent land seizure program in 2000. Since then the country has descended into chaos, the economy brought to its knees by the reallocation of formerly white-owned farms to ZANU-PF friend...
By benim
In Documentary
Jan 3rd, 2011
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By benim
In Documentary
Dec 22nd, 2010
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In the largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya, some of the community’s poorest women are taking part in project that is spreading the true meaning of the holiday season. In 2001, an Anglican missionary from Australia started the Kibera Paper Card Project to help disadvantaged women in the sprawling Kib...
By benim
In Documentary
Dec 21st, 2010
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Liberia’s president shares her journey to becoming Africa’s first female head of state. As the first elected female head of state to serve an African country, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia is a pioneer and role model worldwide. From her service as a Liberian cabinet minister ...
By benim
In Article
Dec 18th, 2010
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“The Last Word” host Lawrence O’Donnell went to Malawi this summer to help a classroom — and raise awareness about an acute problem plaguing children and teachers in the impoverished nation. There is nowhere to sit but the dirt floor. Or cracked cement floors, for the nicer sc...