Archive for July 7th, 2008

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Talking points 08 July; G8, Three Fs and Pictures of children..

Top class moderating from Brett- entirely as you’d expect but appreciated all the same.

Ros has e-mailed from Nairobi airport en route for Tanzania so he’s out of the loop – a very intimate and thought-provoking programme i reckon last night, but on to today..
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Jul
08

On air in Nairobi: The centre of the storm

We’re going to be broadcasting from a neighbourhood of Kibera called Olympic. It witnessed some of the worst violence anywhere in the country after the election. Kibera is one of Africa’s biggest and poorest slums so visiting it for the first time was always going to be a sobering experience. The visible and shocking scars of January’s post-election violence made it much more so. You can see pictures of our venue here.
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07
Jul
08

Men and their biological clocks

Does a man have a biological clock? OK, so we’ve heard about men having babies (or at least one man having a baby )…but what about other men on the planet?
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07
Jul
08

Kenya Talking Points for July 7

Hi there. The news here in Nairobi is teeming with issues. See what you think.
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Jul
08

WHYS on TV


Hello again. James Harrod here. Some of you may remember me – I had a very enjoyable 6 months at World Have Your Say last year. I’m back at BBC World News TV now.

So what on earth am I doing writing on this blog? Well, I’m delighted to announce a very exciting project that we want YOU to be part of. Continue reading ‘WHYS on TV’

07
Jul
08

No Raila, no peace?

Does political compromise bring stability or grievance? The slogan ‘No Raila, no peace’ is written all over the walls of the Olympic area of Kibera in Nairobi. And it begs two questions. Have Kenyans really got Raila? And do they really have peace?
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07
Jul
08

Is it ever acceptable to pay a bribe?

No issue sits at the front of Kenyan’s minds more than corruption, and in this case their involvement in it.
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