Archive for February 21st, 2008

21
Feb
08

Has George Bush been good for Africa?

There’s no shortage people who like to criticise George Bush but he’s popular in Africa and his supporters point towards the increase in US investment and aid in Africa since he arrived at the White House.¬†Does he deserve credit for what he has done for Africans? We’re looking to talk about this while the President is in Africa.

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21
Feb
08

Is the Western media biased against Fidel?

Miriam who took part in our programme on Fidel Castro complained after the show that I wasn’t neutral and was anti-Castro. Rabin in Kathmandu said much the same in an email.

‘You were constantly trying to imply that Castro is not a hero or worse Castro is a bad ruler. I don’t think that’s what we call neutrality,’ is some of what she said.

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21
Feb
08

Can you feel the music?

Do men respond to music on an intellectual level, whereas women have a more emotional reaction to songs? Continue reading ‘Can you feel the music?’

21
Feb
08

Bush fires up Africa

Good morning. George Bush is wrapping up his five-country African tour today in Liberia. We’ve already asked you if the US president deserves praise for his policy in Africa. It’s fair to say the response has been mixed (which is probably far better than if we’d asked you if he deserves praise for anything else).

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