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Servicemembers from across the military, sharing their accounts of combat and survival. Hosted by sports talk radio host and Army veteran, Mark Zinno, this podcast brings you firsthand accounts of war, with a perspective you only get from someone who has lived through it. From WWII to Vietnam, Somalia, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hear inspirational stories of service and resiliency from those who have fought on and off the battlefield!
 
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Tubta Nabaada "Path to Peace"

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Tubta Nabaada "Path to Peace"

United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia

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Tubta Nabadda "Path to Peace" is a radio magazine show that airs three times a week and focuses on different issues that face Somalia and its people. The weekly radio magazine was produced with the intention of touching the lives of the Somalis by covering different topics that have both negative and positive impacts on them. Tubta Nabadda has empowered Somalis and given them a voice to state their concerns. --- Official SoundCloud account for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia ...
 
Somalia faces multiple governance challenges. The country is recovering from years of conflict, lawlessness and weak administration. Understanding and improving governance in Somalia is one of the core missions of Somali Public Agenda. Join Mahad Wasuge, SPA Executive Director, and his guests who will delve deep into governance issues in Somalia in the Maamul Wanaag podcast.
 
The Rift Valley Institute is a non-profit research and training organization working with communities and institutions in Eastern and Central Africa. RVI programmes connect local knowledge to global information systems, aiming to modify development practice. They include field-based social research, support for indigenous educational institutions, in-country training courses and a digital library. www.riftvalley.net
 
Historically known as a nomadic people, the Somali diaspora's presence can be felt in nearly every country and region of the world. Often pioneering as the first generation in their families to be successful in their education and careers, the process in which it takes to break those barriers is rarely highlighted. This podcast aims to celebrate and highlight Somali excellence while shedding light on the countless success stories within our community both on a local and global scale. Focusin ...
 
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Hybrid Wars with Adam Day

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Hybrid Wars with Adam Day

United Nations University Centre for Policy Research

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Hybrid Wars is a podcast series by United Nations University Centre for Policy Research, exploring how violent conflict around the world is becoming more deadly and more difficult to resolve than ever before. This podcast builds upon original field fieldwork of government-led counter-insurgency: the Nigeria’s Civilian Joint Task Force, Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units and Somalia’s darwish forces. The research, Hyrbid Conflict, Hybrid Peace, can be found at: https://cpr.unu.edu/hybrid-confl ...
 
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ImperfectlyPerfect Podcast

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ImperfectlyPerfect Podcast

The Imperfectly Perfect Campaign Podcast

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Be sure to join Founder and Creator; Glenn Marsden of the Global Imperfectly Perfect Campaign as seen though out international publications and networks sharing real life stories from real life people to unite them in global change for the face of mental health and reduce the stigma, creating communication, healing and awareness to save lives and inspire. Join Glenn weekly as he talks to some of the highly acclaimed faces, influencers, experts and those who have been through extreme adversity.
 
Welcome to Tales from the Edge, the podcast series of dangerous, terrifying even life-threatening events that are sure to leave a man scared to death. The teller of these tales is best-selling author and lifelong adventurer John Burnett. Mister Burnett has a CV that reads like an adventure thriller. He’s advised a President of the United States, written frequently for the New York Times, and on a more adventurous note, he was captain of a fishing boat in Alaska, has sailed single handed acro ...
 
A Fashion Moment is a bird's-eye view to one of the most elusive industries in the world: fashion. Kirsten Holtz Naim takes us behind the glitz and glamour -- bringing you the personal stories and ingenious style that captured audiences around the globe. By promoting the stories of unheard visionaries along with some favorite household designer names, Kirsten uses her fashion industry expertise to take you behind the curtain. Through intimate conversations with the creative geniuses behind t ...
 
We often overlook Islamic history as a learning tool. The history of Islam is not only important for Muslims, but important for everyone. Islam and the people who call themselves Muslims have made an enormous impact on our world. The Islamic History Podcast is about discovering that history in a fun and interesting way.
 
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The Horn

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The Horn

International Crisis Group

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From revolution in Sudan, to Al Shabaab’s increasing regional reach and Ethiopia’s burgeoning political transformation, the Horn of Africa is in turmoil. The Horn, a new podcast series from the International Crisis Group, helps make sense of it all. Host Alan Boswell and guests explore what lies behind the headlines as they discuss ways to help bring peace and stability to the region.With special thanks to our host, Alan Boswell (https://twitter.com/alanboswell), and our producer Maeve Franc ...
 
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Hold Your Fire!

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Hold Your Fire!

International Crisis Group

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Join Crisis Group Interim President Richard Atwood and Board Member and Harvard Law School Professor Naz Modirzadeh as they dive deep into the conflicts that rage around the globe with Crisis Group analysts and special guests. These experts bring a unique, on-the-ground perspective to understanding both why those conflicts persist — and what could bring them to an end. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Talking Terror is a podcast series presented and produced by Dr. John F. Morrison, a senior lecturer in criminology at Royal Holloway, University of London. In the episodes John talks to world leading experts of terrorism and extremism about their research findings and its impact. These conversations will allow the listener to get an in-depth insight into some of the best research on terrorism, from the researchers themselves. Within the episodes the guests will discuss their own research, a ...
 
A new history podcast about the Horn of Africa since 1270 AD. This will be a historical survey of Northeast Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia. Theme: "Snow in Aksum" by Mild Sorcery Effects, mildsorceryeffects.bandcamp.com Logo/Banner: Julian Rimmer, https://irulan.media Editing: Literal Fiction Book Club, https://anchor.fm/literal-fiction-book-club Twitter: https://twitter.com/HoApod_1270 Patreon: https://patreon.com/HoApod_1270 Blog: https://hornofafricasince1270.com Contact ...
 
The great North African polymath Abd ar-Raḥmān Ibn Khaldūn once observed "The past resembles the future more than one drop of water resembles another." That sentiment guides the spirit of this bimonthly podcast on Islamic History for the contemporary Muslim mind, we will explore themes of continuity, change and evolution. Join us on this journey as we seek to answer the question "What can past teach us about the present?"
 
The objective of the show is discuss the narrative of Africa: what it currently is, who shapes it, how it impacts the continent’s development and what can be done to ensure Africans own their own storytelling tools and platforms. Educational Outcome: A deeper understanding of the implications of Africa’s reputation on African lives. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/talking-to-africa/support
 
Change Making Women: The Podcast for Women who make a difference Change Making Women is a podcast with Ziada Abeid in Tanzania & Mary Ann Clements (formerly Mhina) in London. We make this Podcast for women who want to make a difference in the world through something they do. It could be their business, art, writing, other creative work, their campaigning or community organising, their work in NGOs, social movements and socially minded- businesses, from volunteers through solo-preneurs to tho ...
 
Cutting edge research into the drivers of intractable conflict. Our researchers bring together the big ideas and concepts needed to understand the causes of organised violence in the twenty-first century. We expose the political economy of organised violence: the networks of money and power that stand behind many of the world's trouble spots. Produced by the Conflict Research Programme, an international research project funded by the UK Department of International Development.
 
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This week, the high court ruled that there is an intricate link between Uber BV and Uber Kenya, a decision that could allow uber drivers in Kenya to sue both companies for fare reductions on the platform. Join Mwakaneno and Nicole as they travel back to 2016, the genesis of the court case against uber, to break down the different arguments in the c…
 
Kenya and Somalia are having a bit of trouble with their closest neighbours…each other.For years they have disagreed about where their sea border should be drawn.When Somalia wasn’t happy with the direction of negotiations, they asked the International Court of Justice to step in.But, despite a decision from the court this week, it doesn’t look lik…
 
In tonight's edition: Somalia comes out on top in its long-running sea border row with Kenya. The two nations disagree over where the line should be drawn, in a part of the Indian Ocean believed to be rich in oil and gas. The UN's top court has awarded Somalia control of the disputed area. Also, the first paragliding wheelchair is now in use in Cap…
 
The UN's top court has ruled largely in favour of Somalia in its long-running dispute with Kenya over their maritime border.The leader of the self-proclaimed Renamo Military Junta, Mariano Nhongo, has been killed. And Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare speaks about his experience curating the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition to celebrate art.…
 
The sailors held captive for years, and the man who managed to free them.Somali pirates made millions of dollars hijacking ships and holding their crews hostage, if no ransom was paid though, sailors could spend years languishing in captivity.When retired British Army Colonel John Steed set out to try to free what he called "Somalia’s forgotten hos…
 
Today we're bringing you a bonus episode on Somalia from Crisis Group's global podcast Hold Your Fire!. Many people in the Somali capital Mogadishu watched with apprehension as the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan. Could Somalia, struggling against its own Islamist insurgency – Al-Shabaab – face a similar fate? In this episode of Hold Your Fir…
 
Justin looks at the period since the meteor that wiped out the dinosaurs, which had seen a steadily cooling climate - until we humans turned up. What can the last 66 million years teach us about the likely consequences of climate change? And can our species make the next big evolutionary leap needed to tackle it? Adrian Lister of the Natural Histor…
 
When Aids began to emerge in the USA and Europe in the 1980s, South Africa was a fractured country, divided by Apartheid. During this time, the ruling National Party seemed disinterested in preventing a disease which was mainly affecting black people and gay men. The fall of Apartheid and the inauguration of President Nelson Mandela didn't improve …
 
South Sudan has suffered the worst floods in decades; we look at how the world's youngest country plans to respond to the global challenge of a changing climate. We find out more about a train attack that's suspended a crucial line connecting Nigeria's capital Abuja to Kaduna. Somalia's President and Prime Minister have made peace after a damaging …
 
Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed when film star fired prop gun. A man was also injured, and police say they're investigating but no charges have been filed. Also, our correspondent follows a group of migrants from Iraq to eastern Europe, and how ivory-poaching in Mozambique has led to more tuskless elephants being born.…
 
In recent weeks, record numbers of Chinese fighter jets have entered Taiwan’s Air Defence Identification Zone in what appears to be a deliberate show of strength by Beijing. This comes at a time when tensions between Beijing and the U.S. are particularly fraught. A core part of Washington’s China policy seeks to deter China’s assertiveness in its n…
 
France and Mali have been exchanging harsh words in recent weeks. The tension between the two usually close allies started to sour after Paris’s decision to withdraw troops from the country.Now there are reports that the government in Bamako will turn to the Russian private security group Wagner to help maintain security. Wagner provide private sol…
 
This week on #TubtaNabadda, we celebrate UN Day, observed globally on 24 October, which marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. For this year’s United Nations’ anniversary, we interview James Swan, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somali…
 
Today we bring you a new episode of #Taakulo​, the radio magazine that shares with you news and updates about the work of the United Nations family in Somalia. In today’s episode we find out more about the work done in Somalia UNSOM police of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).We interview Meinolf Schlotmann Police Commissione…
 
Hundreds of thousands of supporters of the fragile transition to a civilian-led government in Sudan have marched in towns and cities across the country. Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa claims there've been two attempts on his life. The leader of the separatist movement, IPOB in Nigeria, gets his day in court. A new report details the sc…
 
In this episode, Mwakaneno chats with Luke Ombara, Director Policy and Market Development at the Capital Market Authority Kenya on the representation and participation of women in Kenya compared to other African markets. We discuss the role of policies like the corporate governance code and the 2/3 gender rule in bridging gender parity on boards an…
 
A unique project aimed at reducing harm to women selling sex in Copenhagen… Every weekend night in Copenhagen’s red light district of Vesterbro, a group of volunteers pull up and park a Red Van. This is no ordinary vehicle. The interior is lit with fairy lights. There is a bed – and a ready supply of condoms. The Red Van constitutes a harm reductio…
 
It recommends he face a series of charges including crimes against humanity. Also, Kenya's president lifts a nationwide coronavirus curfew introduced 18 months ago, and new research into why the woolly mammoth died out suggests humans may be less to blame than previously thought.By BBC World Service
 
Since the end of Apartheid South Africans have largely stuck with parties that represent their own racial group. But with a new generation of voters growing up in a democratic nation, is it time for South Africans to cast off their racial allegiances?Host: Alan Kasujja (@Kasujja) Guests: Godfrey Skosana from the Freedom Front Plus and Jess Griesel …
 
Nigerian protesters demand answers for deaths during the Lekki tollgate crackdown one year ago, as police deny opening fire that day. In Sudan, thousands of pro-military demonstrators camp out around the clock outside the presidential palace, while groups pushing for civilian rule plan their own counterprotests. We also take you to Burkina Faso’s O…
 
Civil activists in Africa face increasingly strong headwinds. States continue to use tried-and-tested repression alongside increasingly sophisticated forms of legal and financial pressure to limit the influence of the continent’s activists. Despite these obstacles, Africa is brimming with energy, as showcased during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet this …
 
The Samaritans are a tiny ethnic-religious community dating back almost 3,000 years – and they are a population in crisis. But perhaps not for long. Marriage agencies in Ukraine have arranged for more than a dozen women to marry into the Samaritan community in Palestine.Many Samaritans live in a mountain village near Nablus in the occupied West Ban…
 
In 2013, the Rana Plaza disaster, where a building collapse killed one thousand garment workers and injured more than 2,500 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, spurred global outrage. The catastrophic event inspired fashion and design professionals Carrie Somers and Orsola De Castro to create Fashion Revolution, an international non-profit organization spanning …
 
After months of relative peace, the Ethiopian government is reported to be sending busloads of poorly equipped soldiers to the front lines. Also, Chinese officials offer a $23,000 reward for a man who pulled off a daring prison escape. And in Spain, drones will be used to try to rescue three dogs from an erupting volcano.…
 
Africa's glaciers could all be gone by 2040. The UN forecasts that climate change will take a grim toll on the continent, warning that massive displacement, hunger and extreme heat are in store for over 100 million of Africa’s poorest. Meanwhile, October 19 marks Breast Cancer Awareness Day, and Tunisian campaigners are ramping up outreach efforts …
 
One year ago frustration with police brutality in Nigeria boiled over into massive street demonstrations. Much of the anger was directed at the notorious Special Anti Robbery Squad - or SARS. And soon the slogan “End SARS” was being heard around the world. So, where does Nigeria stand now 12 months on?Host: Alan Kasujja (@Kasujja)Guests: anti corru…
 
The latest on the conflict in Tigray, as TPLF and ENDF forces clash north of the city of Dessie in Amhara.Kenya is one of more than 20 countries where suicide is still a criminal offence. We meet the campaigners trying to change that.And concerns over an increased risk of HIV transmission prompt South Africa to turn down the Russian Sputnik V Covid…
 
Last week, we saw investor uncertainty across global markets, following the rise of inflation across the globe that could last for long. On the NSE, the NASI was up 3.04 points, the NSE 25 was 32.37 basis points. The NSE 20 share index dropped 1.13%. Highlights: Limuru Tea was the top gainer last week, up 10% to Ksh 330 shillings, following an earl…
 
Mateusz Morawiecki accused the EU of 'blackmail' during a debate with European Commission Chief Ursula von der Leyen. The clash followed a ruling by a top Polish court, which rejected key sections of EU law. Also, crisis in Romania as it records one of the world's highest Covid mortality-rates, and we meet Eric Zemmour - the politician who may chal…
 
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