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What's Happening Abuja

El-Effizy focuses on conversations relating to Abuja. The show features issues on social amenities; governance in the capital city; environment, security, entertainment and health. All conversations are driven by a contemporary tone.

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Swat Duniah brings you conversations on issues of human interest and experiences. It’s discussions on all social and trending occurrence that affect a large number of people. It congregates the wisdom of the crowd on subjects of discussion.

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The Comb - BBC

  • Striking gold

    “This is a diamond!”: In 2017, two young miners, Komba and Saffea, struck gold. They uncovered a huge 709 carat diamond - the ‘Peace Diamond’ - worth millions of dollars, in Sierra Leone. It was a dream come true for them both. They were rich beyond their wildest dreams. And then, their dream began to unravel. Thanks for listening. Let us know what you think. #TheComb Get in touch: thecomb@bbc.comProduced by Mary Goodhart

  • Am I in a cult?

    “I was losing myself”: When Mbali was introduced to a new church through a bible study group she was excited at the prospect of finding a new religious community. But as she became more involved with the church, she began questioning some of their unusual teachings and approaches. It left her asking the question ‘Am I in a cult?’ Thanks for listening. Let us know what you think. #TheComb Get in touch:

  • Not guilty

    Accusations, imprisonment, and vindication: The lie that changed Ishmail's life, taking away his freedom, and breaking up his family in Malawi. Nearly 20 years later, Ishmail reflects on the painful reality of being falsely accused. Thanks for listening. Let us know what you think. #TheComb Get in touch: thecomb@bbc.comProduced by Mary Goodhart

  • Parenting and punishment

    “My dad beat me.” How the physical punishment of a child changed the lives of a Nigerian family forever. Behaviour which was the norm for a mother who grew up in Nigeria was treated as assault in the UK. Thanks for listening. Let us know what you think. #TheComb Get in touch:

Focus on Africa

  • What does Kenya’s non-NATO ally status mean?

    Kenya has been designated the status of non-NATO ally by the US President Joe Biden, making it the first sub-Saharan African country to receive that designation. Learn what it means for Kenya and more widely for Africa.How an initiative in West Africa is improving accountability and transparency in the extraction sector, and a Namibian activist who is advocating for the end of fossil fuels in Africa.

  • Is there a growing risk of genocide in El-Fasher?

    The besieged city of El-Fasher in Sudan's Darfur region, is facing a growing risk of genocide as the world's attention is focused on other conflicts, that's the warning from a United Nations expert. Alice Wairimu Nderitu told the BBC, many civilians have been targeted based on their ethnicity in El-Fasher, where fierce fighting has intensified in recent days. What constitutes a genocide?Also why some of the main political parties in South Africa have raised concern about the rise in illegal immigration ahead of the general electionsAnd we meet 18 year old Helms Ategeka from Uganda who has broken the internet after being accepted into over 120 colleges in the United States! Presenter: Richard Kagoe Producer: Frenny Jowi, Toda Opiyemi, Rob Wilson, Yvette Twagiramariya, Bella Hassan and Sunita Nahar. Senior Journalist: Karnie Sharp Technical Producer: Daniela Victoria Varela Hernandez Editors are Alice Muthengi and Andre Lombard

  • How can genetically engineered mosquitoes stop malaria?

    The first batch of genetically modified mosquitoes is being released in Djibouti in a bid to stop the spread of malaria carrying vectors that bite during the day and thrive in urban areas. How does this work?Also, an overview of South Africa's 'historic' elections.   Who are the main parties and what are the issues? And scientists trace the origins of one of Africa's most iconic trees, the baobab tree, to Madagascar.  Why are they in decline on the Island? Presenter: Richard Kagoe Producers: Charles Gitonga, Frenny Jowi, Rob Wilson and Paul Bakibinga Technical Producer: Daniela Victoria Varela Hernandez Editors: Alice Muthengi and Andre Lombard

  • How are EU funds enabling abuses against migrants in North Africa?

    Hundreds of migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa are being arrested and deported to desert areas in Morocco, Tunisia and Mauritania using funds made available by the European Union. An investigation by eight international news organisations says the migrants also face human rights abuses as countries try to stop them from reaching Europe.Also how illegal logging is funding the insurgency in Northern MozambiqueAnd a Kenyan mother's desperate attempt to help save her son from execution in Saudi Arabia.


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