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Guests - The New Scramble for Africa
Our guests examine the challenges facing Africa, a continent caught in the middle.
Empire – The New Scramble for Africa
Last updated: 27 Jul 2014 13:56 GMT
South Africa elections: A new ANC victory, then what?
The Zuma government, with its 'fat cat' tendencies, has failed to define a coherent economic policy.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 10:53 GMT
A fresh start for Mali?
We discuss if successful elections can help reunite and jump-start a country plagued by war, divisions and poverty.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2013 09:37 GMT
Unpacking Algeria's hostage crisis
We examine whether the government was right to take such swift action without consulting the international community.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2013 12:40 GMT
Is it time to intervene in Mali?
As tensions escalate in the West African nation, we ask if military intervention is necessary and, if so, by whom.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2012 12:35 GMT
Northern Mali: An Islamic state?
As rebel groups debate how to impose Sharia, we examine the regional implications of the creation of an Islamic state.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 12:41 GMT
Relative calm returns to Mali capital
Fuel stations and market stalls reopen after decrease in gunfire and looting that followed coup in West African nation.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2012 18:54 GMT
Uncertainty in Mali after military coup
African Union urges soldiers to hand back power, while coup leader claims he is in control and Tuaregs claim gains.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2012 08:54 GMT
Is Senegal sliding into chaos?
The president's decision to run for a third term has been met by anger in one of Africa's most mature democracies.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 11:12 GMT
War & revolutions: Europe and the Arab world
Empire travels across the continent's centres of power to examine European hypocrisy.
Last updated: 19 May 2011 08:37 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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