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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.
 
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 ...
 
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!
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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
 
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 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 ...
 
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 ...
 
The Critical Hour is a daily 60 minute hard hitting news analysis and talk radio program hosted by Dr. Wilmer Leon. The mainstream news outlets play it safe by parroting the perspectives of their corporate benefactors. The Critical Hour uses clear, cutting edge insight and analysis to examine national and international issues impacting the global village in which we live. Those who are truly interested in understanding what is going on in the world, why and especially who is behind it turn t ...
 
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 ...
 
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?"
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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The president of Somalia strips his Prime Minister of his executive powers. We assess what this means for the country which is in the midst of elections. We ask Guinea's main opposition leader if he's ready to be part of a unity government with ousted president Alpha Conde party?. UNICEF freezes all its social media accounts for 18 hours to raise a…
 
Best selling author Jessica Buchanan survived a life altering, harrowing kidnapping experience. After being abducted and held for ransom by a group of Somali pirates, Jessica survived 93 days under deplorable conditions before being rescued by SEAL Team Six of the United States Navy Elite Special Forces Unit. Jessica now speaks on resilience and ov…
 
Jim Kavanagh, writer at thepolemicist.net and CounterPunch, and author of "Danger to Society: Against Vaccine Passports," joins us to discuss Russia-gate. The Durham probe into the origins of Russia-gate has exposed the 2016 Hillary Clinton campaign for pushing lies and propaganda aimed at election influence. The latest charging document makes it c…
 
Gerald Horne, professor of history at the University of Houston, author, historian, and researcher, joins us to discuss the coup in Guinea. Observers are suspicious about the Africom ties to the coup in Guinea. Also, President Biden's recent discussion of Ethiopia as a threat to US national security seems to indicate that the US empire may be aimin…
 
Earlier this month, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi announced that his office will no longer prosecute most felony cases stemming from low-level traffic stops. His goal is to reduce racial profiling and racial disparities in the criminal justice system. MPR host Angela Davis talks to Choi and criminal justice reform advocate Jason Sole about the p…
 
After suspending parliament and sacking the Prime Minister in July, the president of Tunisia helps himself to more legislative and executive powers. Tourism authorities in South Africa are puzzled by the UK's decision to keep the country on the Covid travel red list. A UN summit is looking to get the development goals on 'food for all' back on trac…
 
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 by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia on environmental matters. We interview Christophe Hodder, UN Environmental Advisor…
 
Ted Rall, political cartoonist and syndicated columnist, joins us to discuss the indictment of attorney Michael Sussman that shines a light on the Clinton campaign's involvement in turning the Russia-gate opposition research operation into a criminal investigation. We now know that the FBI illegally hid the Steele dossier's connections to the Clint…
 
In South Sudan, more than 80,000 people have been displaced and many killed in inter-ethnic clashes in Tombura, Western Equatoria State. We speak to a local MP.Plus, UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima says the Covid-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on the goal of ending AIDS by 2030.And in Kenya, hopes that the British government’s easi…
 
While writing is normally a solitary profession, occasionally literary connections between great authors spark fiery, creative tension and sometimes storytelling brilliance.This film is the tale of two such connections, both in North Africa in the mid-twentieth century.The first is about the French writer, Jean Genet, and the Moroccan novelist, Moh…
 
Dr. Jemima Pierre, associate professor of Black studies and anthropology at the University of California, joins us to discuss the Haitian immigrant crisis. President Biden is struggling to find the right message regarding the Haitian immigrant crisis on the southern US border. Meanwhile, some Haitian officials are demanding a humanitarian moratoriu…
 
Gerald Horne, professor of history at the University of Houston, author, historian, and researcher, joins us to discuss the US empire. Patrick Lawrence has penned an excellent article in consortium news in which he revisits the cold war and explains how this one is similar. Lawrence writes "It is the U.S. that has assiduously sought to kindle Cold …
 
Hey, how’s your garden looking? Are you ready for fall planting? Are you wondering if you should keep the changing climate in mind while designing your fall garden? Fall gardening can present some challenges for experienced and novice gardeners alike: What winters over well? And what doesn’t winter over at all? What should you plant to prepare for …
 
Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has described a failed coup as an attempt to derail the country's transition to civilian rule.At least three people have been killed and dozens injured in a series of explosions in Burundi's economic capital, Bujumbura.A protest has taken place in the Namibian capital Windhoek against an agreement made with Ger…
 
Inspired by her 100 year old grandmother’s workout routine, Sky Bergman decided to document her unbelievable routine and lifestyle. Realizing the positive impact of her grandmother’s example, Sky set out in search of other positive and inspiring stories of aging. The overwhelming response inspired her badass trailblazing journey to becoming a filmm…
 
It's not often that we get someone from the AC-130 community on the podcast, but this time we were lucky enough to get someone who is a bit of an establishment in the community. Bill Walter is a retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant and former AC-130 Gunner. He has played key roles in the AC-130 world for decades. In this episode he talks about h…
 
Alexander Mercouris, editor in chief at theduran.com and host of "The Duran" on YouTube, joins us to discuss Russia-gate. A Clinton campaign lawyer has been indicted in connection with spreading falsehoods and lying to push the Russia-gate narrative. Special counsel John Durham has levied charges against attorney Michaels Sussman for lying to the F…
 
A Rwandan court has sentenced 'Hotel Rwanda hero', Paul Rusesabagina, to 25 years in prison for terrorism-related charges. A report from Human Rights Watch highlights crimes perpetrated a year ago on women inmates at a jail in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Also - Why did a swarm of angry bees kill sixty-three penguins near Cape T…
 
Dhawaan waxa ay Somali Public Agenda daabacday warbixin iftiimineysa howlaha Xarumaha Naqshadeeya Siyaasadda iyo Adeegyada Bulshada. Warbixinta waxa qoray Aweis Ahmed Mohamed oo ah agaasimaha SPA Center for Public Policy and Service Design. Podcast-gan waxa Aweys Axmed Maxamed iyo Mahad Waasuge ku falanqeynayaan Howlgalinta Xarumo Naqshadeeya Siyaa…
 
Gerald Horne, professor of history at the University of Houston, author, historian, and researcher, joins us to discuss US sanctions and China. China is dealing a significant blow to the sanctions policy of the US empire. A major blow to the sanctions against Venezuela seems to be in the offing as China seems poised to revive the oil industry of th…
 
Caleb Maupin, journalist and political analyst, joins us to wrap up the important stories of the week. The Pentagon paid out over 4 trillion dollars since 9/11, with the lion's share going to five major defense contractors. Also, the Kabul drone attack that killed 10 family members reveals no explosives in the target vehicle, and generals lied abou…
 
ECOWAS will push for elections in Guinea within six months and impose sanctions on coup leaders who ousted President Alpha Conde'.The United States is to impose sanctions against individuals and groups impeding humanitarian aid in Ethiopia. How governments in West Africa are fighting the traffic in fake drugs. Plus The Resident Presidents ask if ma…
 
It’s a good weekend to catch a play at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. Jack Reuler joins Angela Davis to talk about the Twin Cities theater scene. Reuler, who founded Mixed Blood Theatre in Cedar Riverside in Minneapolis in 1976, is retiring. He is directing his final play, “Animate,” which opens Friday at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. Gu…
 
Dr. Yolandra Hancock, board-certified pediatrician and obesity medicine specialist, joins us to discuss Covid. Scientists are at odds over the Biden administration's new vaccine booster program, as various studies bring in conflicting data. Also, a CDC report contends that fully vaccinated people can still transmit the virus. James Carey, editor/co…
 
Since the pandemic began and coincided with a racial reckoning, there’s a quote from Mr. Rogers that has been making the rounds on social media: “Look for the helpers, there will always be helpers. … Because if you look for the helpers, you’ll know there is hope.” Helpers come in many shapes and sizes, as does hope. One kind of helper that has gott…
 
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