Posts Tagged ‘Sudan

19
Mar
10

Luis Moreno Ocampo on WHYS

On Friday, Alicia from the WHYS team will be travelling to International Criminal Court to visit its prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo. He’s kindly agreed to take questions for the whole hour, and you can either leave them here, or email me your comment and your phone number if you’d to come on air. Here’s some more info… Continue reading ‘Luis Moreno Ocampo on WHYS’

20
Aug
09

Why is Africa Poor ?

BBC correspondent ,Mark Doyle went on the road to ask that question across the continent. He’s come back with three documentaries. Part one – Africa and the world- airs Monday on the BBC World Service Radio. Mark will join us on WHYS do discuss the issue and share some of the things that he has come accross during his visit. Read on and have a look at Mark’s first post from Liberia. Why, do you think, is Africa poor? Also, post any questions you have to Mark here. Continue reading ‘Why is Africa Poor ?’

04
Aug
09

Lubna Hussein : Heroine or criminal?

lubnaTo thousands of women in Africa and the Middle East, Lubna Hussein has become a heroine, someone defying religious authorities and fighting for women’s rights.

To the men who try to impose those rules (in this case the Public Order police in Sudan) she is an enemy of public morals, to be denounced in the letters pages of newspapers and in mosques. Continue reading ‘Lubna Hussein : Heroine or criminal?’

04
Mar
09

Talking Points for 4 March

Mourners lay wreaths at the site

Mourners lay wreaths at the site

The Sri Lankan cricketers have returned home and the hunt is on for the gunmen. A reward has been offered for more information. If urdu and cricket were what really united a country as diverse as Pakistan, what happens now?

 

William Dalrymple paints a grim picture of the year since the elections.

Continue reading ‘Talking Points for 4 March’




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