Anti-government protesters demonstrate in Moldova [EPA]

Sir David Frost is joined by Natalia Solcan, the Moldovan ambassador the UK, to discuss Moldova's recent general election and resulting protests across the country.

This episode of Frost over the World aired from Friday, April 17, 2009.

Natalia Solcan

 

The elections held in Moldova a few weeks ago left opposition voters fuming and resulted in angry protests across the country.

The protesters claim the vote was rigged in favour of the ruling Communist party and they are demanding a recount.

Sir David is joined by the Moldovan ambassador the UK.

Meles Zenawi

 

The impact of the global economic crisis on Western countries has dominated political discussions in recent months but very little has been said about how it has been affecting already struggling continents like Africa.

To discuss how the credit crunch is affecting Africa, the prime minister of Ethiopia joins Sir David.

Lang Lang

 

He has performed to sold out arenas like the Royal Albert Hall and featured in the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

Chinese pianist Lang Lang joins Sir David to discuss taking the world of classical music by storm.


Is there an afterlife?

 

Anglican priest Peter Owen Jones and Clare Rayner, the vice president of the British Humanist Society, join the show to discuss how a belief in an afterlife shapes people's approaches to death. 

Source: Al Jazeera