Tag: westafrica

August 27, 2008 / Audio

I pay a visit to Greenpeace International to followup on what is going on with fishing rights in Mauritania.

August 25, 2007 / Audio

It is quite hard to find an article on Sierra Leone on your average day in your average newspaper. Forgotten by some, written off by others, the country presses on – electing a new president while a special war crimes tribunal continues to do its…

March 10, 2007 / Audio

The president of Guinea has ruled this west african nation for over 20 years. Under his rule the nation has become one of the world’s poorest and more corrupt. But recently the people have taken to the streets and declared a general strike, making demands…

February 18, 2007 / Audio

It was one year ago that Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was elected president of Liberia, promising the enormous task of rebuilding and reuniting the country. One year on, some may wonder how the process is going, what signs of progress and hope can be found across Liberia?…