Many young Africans wonder which path will lead to a successful career or education. Learning by Ear takes you on a journey through daily life and provides you with practical advice.
Every single person on earth has a right to freedom and equality – that is according to the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But in many African countries, human rights continue to be violated. (28.06.2013)
Fables are mysterious, funny, sad, disturbing and exciting and captivate listeners from all generations. Our fables are not only entertaining - they also incorporate an important message about respect and tolerance.
While Farahani and Sule dream of a better life in Europe, Linda is already on her way to the continent. This radio drama is about how young Africans' dreams of studying and working in Europe compares to the reality (24.10.2012)
Every day African streets witness a high number of accidents that could easily be avoided. Our drama shows how to live safe on the roads – as a pedestrian, on a bicycle, in a car, taxi or lorry. (13.04.2012)
You shouldn’t be ashamed if you can’t read and write, but it definitely hinders your personal development. That’s what the siblings Latifa and Elinam find out in our new Learning by Ear series. (18.06.2010)
Africa is the cradle of mankind. It was home to powerful kingdoms and lost many thousand of citizens to the slave trade. Come on a journey with us through its colourful history. (07.10.2009)
For many, the world is becoming one small village: Everywhere nowadays people are communicating via e-mails, social networks or mobile phones. Learning by Ear takes you on a journey into the world of the new media. (07.10.2009)
The digital divide isn’t history yet, but Africa is catching up quickly. Cyber cafés are connecting towns and cities to the global information highway and used computers are now available at affordable prices. (02.06.2008)
From teachers to car mechanics and from farmers to journalists – there are plenty of interesting jobs in Africa. However, people have to fight for the limited vacancies available. (27.02.2008)
The world around us is full of mysteries that we hardly ever think about. Few people know how a text message finds its way from one mobile to another and even fewer might know why car tires are always black. (02.06.2008)
The smelting factory in the Kenyan slum of Owino Uhuru was only open for a few years, but it was long enough to poison the villagers who lived near it, many of whom are gravely ill. Now they are seeking compensation for medical and clean-up expenses.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has won reelection. But after opposition leader Alexei Navalny called for his supporters to boycott the election, many are questioning official reports of a voter turnout of 60%. Could Putin's legitimacy be waning?
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