Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, we take you to Kenya where a US NGO has been trialling a campaign that offers villagers a cash income to help alleviate poverty, and we meet 78-year-old Hatifari Munongi, the oldest Zimbabwean to earn a university degree, who has built a replica traditional homestead at her home in Harare.FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLYFOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, this week on Africa Weekly, we take you to Ghana’s Atewa Range Forest Reserve, renowned for its world-leading biodiversity, but believed to be under threat due to the presence of bauxite beneath the soil. And we travel to Burkina Faso to meet one of the strongest men in the world, Iron Biby, who says he wants to inspire young people in his home country to follow their athletic dreams.FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLYFOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, take you to Burkina Faso where female prisoners have no other choice but to keep their infants alongside them in detention and we travel to Tunisia to the southern island of Djerba where the dead face discrimination with separate cemeteries for people based on their skin colour. FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLYFOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, we focus on Madagascar where national security and the fight against corruption will be a key issue for the country’s next president and we take you to Kinshasa, once the capital of Rhumba, where young people are now switching over to the more urban sounds of rap and hip hop.FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLYFOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, we focus on Madagascar, one of the world’s poorest countries, as it prepares for its presidential election next week and we travel to South Africa where young fishermen are putting their lives at risk to trade in the illegal poaching of abalone, a valuable and protected sea creature that is a delicacy in parts of Asia.FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLYFOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, we travel to Northern Senegal, the home of the country’s last surviving World War One trooper and we take you to Somaliland where a near-worthless hard currency is forcing people to finding more convenient ways to make payments through an innovative mobile platformFOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLYFOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, we travel to Paris where members of France’s Congolese community who have declared their opposition to the Brazzaville regime are living in fear of reprisals and we take you to Senegal, where young entrepreneurs teeming with ideas may finally be getting interest from investors. FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLYFOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, we focus on Tanzania which is in mourning after last week’s ferry disaster left more than 200 people dead and we travel to Lagos, where long delays at Nigeria’s busiest port is causing huge disruption for businesses in the country’s commercial hub.FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLYATTN CLIENTS – IMAGES OF BLOODFOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, we’re on the streets of Kampala where a number of politically-motivated arrests have sparked unrest. And we’ll be in Johannesburg alongside zombies and superheroes to attend Africa’s very first Comic Con. FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLYATTN CLIENTS – GRAPHIC CONTENTFOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa weekly, we meet the barefoot South African poacher-turned-conservationist campaigning for an end to rhino poaching and we travel to Nigeria where the online tourism agency business is booming in a country with immense yet under exploited tourism potential.FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY