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)
With Robert Mugabe's political days numbered, the ZANU-PF party meeting Sunday morning put another nail in his coffin. He was dumped as party leader and his wife has been expelled from the party.
November 19, 2017, marks the 100th birth anniversary of ex-Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, whose consequential tenure at the helm means her legacy continues to shadow many current political debates in the country.
Presidential candidate Sebastian Pinera appears to be the favorite as Chileans head to the polls on Sunday. Many hope he can revive the country’s failing economy
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