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You'll be blown away by the sound of tropical birds, chimpanzees - and even elephants! - that I hear from my wooden house at Sunbird Hill, overlooking Kibale Forest, one of Uganda's national parks. Welcome to my world! I've worked in conservation and tourism in East Africa for 15 years, and I've met some extraordinary people along the way. I want you to meet them! Tune in every week to The East Africa Travel Podcast for the dawn chorus, travel advice, chats with award-winning conservationist ...
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Introducing non-governmental organizations and projects operating in East Africa. Hosted by Patrick Hill, president and founder of Team in Faith (teaminfaith.org), the podcast shares experiences, insight and anecdotes from the field in some of the poorest communities on the African continent.
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A podcast interviewing entrepreneurs and business leaders in the emerging market of East Africa. Host Sam Floy showcases companies operating across Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. Find conversations with companies ranging from solar power and food production to smoothies and toothpicks.
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Voices of the Middle East and North Africa is a weekly program hosted by Malihe Razazan and Mira Nabulsi. It explores the richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa through a complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences. Voices of the Middle East and North Africa airs on KPFA radio, 94.1 FM, in Berkeley, CA. Online on kpfa.org or on Apple Podcasts.
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King's College London Middle East & North Africa Podcast

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Established in September 2018, the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies draws together staff and students from across King’s College London working on the Middle East and North Africa. Based in a dozen departments, its over 30 faculty members produce world-class research on every country in the region. They are routinely asked by policy makers, civil society groups and media outlets both in the UK and elsewhere to provide expert analysis on events and developments in this important part of th ...
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In this week's episode, we take a short walk through the village bordering Kibale National Park. It's a lazy Sunday and everyone's in a good mood: drivers wave hellos and boys herd goats. Do all white 'muzungu' women look the same? I giggle with my neighbour as he mistakes me (for a friend I do not resemble in the least). Tune in to hear: Friendly …
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On this edition of Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, we have a conversation with Jacobin staff writer BRANKO MARCETIC about his In These Times investigation, which reveals the individuals behind AIPAC’s election war chest: nearly 60% are CEOs and other top executives at the country’s largest corporations.…
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On this edition of Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, we have a conversation with independent journalist Adnan Khan about his recent article in MERIP titled "A Deadly Trade—Refugee Labor in Turkey and Europe’s Plastic Waste."He writes that China’s ban came at an ideal time for Turkey’s plastic recyclers. Less than two years before it was i…
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The Mediterranean Sea has become a huge cemetery for many thousands of migrants and asylum seekers who have been risking their lives trying to cross it in search of a better future.This week, we speak with Athens based independent journalist Moira Lavelle about the state of refugees and asylum seekers trying to reach Greece-Later in the program, we…
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In episode 13, we go niche! When I moved to Uganda, one of my biggest fears was how I would cope with insects! Here at Sunbird Hill, Nature Monitoring and Rewilding Site, Kibale Forest, Uganda, on the edge of Kibale Forest, we see shiny green beetles with purple wings and swallowtail butterflies that are as big as your hand. Look at my social media…
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In episode 12, we're in Kibale Forest, agog at the sight of chimpanzees. (You'll never guess where they are!) Listen in as 'Papa' Les Lloyd and I compare notes about our unexpected primate visitors. Then, I discuss my recent trip to Kenya and preview some of the upcoming episodes: How many modes of public transport do I take on the long journey bet…
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Tensions between Israel and Hezbollah are at all-time high. Israel and Lebenese Hezbollah have been exchanging fire since October 8 the, when Israel launched its devastating war on Gaza, but the conflict between the two archenemies escalated after one of Hezbollah's most senior commanders was killed in an Israeli strike in southern Lebanon, on June…
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In episode 11, I’m joined by a visitor from Peru: ecologist and field researcher Chris Ketola. With 25 years’ experience working with wild animals, I’m intrigued to know how time in Equatorial Africa compares with his life in the Amazon. During a ten-week tour of Uganda, Ketola and Fauna Forever co-founder Chris Kirkby led a team of 14 volunteers. …
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In episode 10, we have 150 square kilometres of unspoilt wilderness to ourselves as we venture on safari in Kyambura Game Reserve, Queen Elizabeth Conservation Area, western Uganda. The night is alive with the sounds of the wild, from the hippos munching next to my tent to the near-encounter with a leopard! On our walking safari, we witness the une…
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In episode 9, join me - Charlotte Beauvoisin, author of Diary of a Muzungu - as I introduce you to my first South African guest, the acclaimed travel and guidebook writer Philip Briggs. Join us in the bird hide to hear: Mountain gorillas vs. chimpanzees - how does he compare the two tracking experiences? Where is the best place to track chimps in E…
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In episode 8, we're back on the edge of Kibale National Park, stretching our legs after a long road journey from Kampala, Uganda's capital. The air is alive with song as the birds catch the last rays of afternoon sunshine after a day of heavy rain. Join me for a duet with the rare white-spotted flufftail and find out: What friends and colleagues ar…
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Pastor John Ramey calls Mother Theresa one of his heroes. Ramey is president of Aslan Child Rescue Ministries and travels the world to support partners on the ground in difficult and far off places. Like the saintly Mother Theresa, Pastor Ramey finds joy in being alongside struggling mission workers, women and children bringing relief in the form o…
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In episode 7, join me - Charlotte Beauvoisin, author of Diary of a Muzungu - as we travel to Tanzania to meet Lesse Laizer and the Masai community at the Original Maasai Lodge in West Kilimanjaro. Listen in to hear: What is the Muzungu doing in Tanzania? How do you say good morning in the Maasai language? What did I watch while sitting between Mt M…
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In episode six, join me - Charlotte Beauvoisin, author of Diary of a Muzungu - as I chat chimpanzees with Harvard University Professor - and close friend of Sunbird Hill - Dr. Richard Wrangham whose work combines primatology, evolutionary biology and anthropology. Listen in to hear: What do sex, violence and cooking have in common? How do bees prot…
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In episode five, join me - Charlotte Beauvoisin, author of Diary of a Muzungu - as I introduce you to East Africa, specifically “my East Africa.” How many countries are there in East Africa? (You might be surprised!) What are Uganda’s most popular tourist attractions? What are “The Big Seven”? Beyond gorillas: which Rwandan forest has chimps and Co…
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In episode four, join me - Charlotte Beauvoisin, author of Diary of a Muzungu - as I introduce you to my second guest, the British TV presenter and Uganda’s goodwill sports tourism ambassador, Rob Walker. Tune in to hear: What first brought Rob to East Africa? How did Ugandans respond when Rob congratulated Joshua Cheptegai during his live commenta…
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In episode three, join me - Charlotte Beauvoisin, author of Diary of a Muzungu - as we visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda, home to the world’s biggest population of mountain gorillas, for a weekend celebrating 20 years of the NGO Conservation Through Public Health NGO I am joined by my first guest, Her Royal Highness, the Nnaabagareka, Queen …
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In the second episode, join me - Charlotte Beauvoisin, author of Diary of a Muzungu - as I invite you to explore Uganda: What’s life like on the edge of a National Park? How did we spend lockdown? What inspired me to create this podcast? What wakes me up every morning? What amazing sight did I see climbing over the treehouse? What kind of guests wi…
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In this first episode, join me – Charlotte Beauvoisin, author of Diary of a Muzungu - on a short walk along the edge of the tropical Kibale Forest in western Uganda, where you can hear: What is a muzungu? What did volunteers tell me about Uganda? What’s an elephant trench? Why do I call my wooden house a "glorified bird hide"? Where is Sunbird Hill…
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Hello and - karibu - to the East Africa Travel Podcast hosted by me, Charlotte Beauvoisin, author of the popular travel blog: Diary of a Muzungu. Welcome to my world, a wooden house at Sunbird Hill, overlooking Kibale Forest, one of Uganda's national parks. I've worked in conservation and tourism in East Africa for over a decade, and I've met some …
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On today’s show, we broadcast a talk by outspoken and radical Israeli historian Ilan Pappe, who speaks about the conclusions he documents in his book Ten Myths About Israel. He examines the most contested ideas concerning the origins and identity of the contemporary state of Israel, focusing on “ten myths” repeated endlessly in the media, enforced …
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