Discover the complex global world of the 21st century! Our series on economy and the environment show how African every-day life affects and is affected by the rest of the world.
JD is short of cash and can't resist borrowing money for a cool new bike - even if he doesn’t know how on earth he is going to pay the loan back. How much will this lesson in finance end up costing JD and his friends? (23.04.2013)
Whether it's at school, at work or out on the streets, the Odhiambo family can't seem to free themselves from the insidious tentacles of corruption despite their endeavors to live an honest life. (15.02.2013)
Are you sick of looking for a job each and every day? Do you want to implement your own ideas and creativity? This series will show you how to start your own business and become a successful entrepreneur. (13.04.2012)
They hardly sleep, don’t know the word leisure, but they still love their job and are committed to the societies they live in. That’s what all African business men and women introduced in this series have in common. (13.04.2012)
Africa has the highest deforestation rate of all continents on the globe. That has a large impact on the daily life of most Africans like those in our drama, who are living in a refugee camp after a cruel civil war. (13.04.2012)
As the country-city-flight empties rural areas in Africa, big city slums are growing to the bursting point. The protagonists in our radio drama bust the trend and decide to move back to their village. (01.12.2010)
The heat is on in Africa. Temperatures are rising, leading to droughts, floods and food insecurity. Find out what you can do against it! (07.10.2009)
No, we haven't discovered the secret of getting rich quickly. But if you’d like some idea about how the business world works and how you can make it out there, don't miss Learning by Ear! (07.10.2009)
Africa contributes the least to global greenhouse emissions, but it’s hardest hit by climate change. And an ever growing population is depleting the continent of its natural resources. (02.06.2008)
Learning by Ear takes an inside look at the effects of globalization in Africa. With our shows, listeners can meet the people who shape it as well as those affected by it. (02.06.2008)
Earlier this month Cuba stopped issuing new licenses for private restaurants, in order to get control of the black market they're forced to use for supplies. One of Cuba's few growth industries may be grinding to a halt.
Spanish authorities have arrested four people in connection with Thursday's attacks in Catalonia, but are still seeking at least four further suspects. Together, the two incidents have left 14 people dead and more than 130 injured.
US President Donald Trump is shedding top-level White House employees faster than you can say "covfefe." Here's an overview of the casualties so far.
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