Saturday, January 8, 2011 9pm Producer: America Abroad Media Listen Again Sudan has been at war with itself for decades. Arab Muslims in the north have long dominated Christian and animist Africans in the south. But, in a referendum scheduled for January 9, 2011, southerners are expected to vote for separation. And the divorce may… Continue reading Splitting Sudan
Saturday, July 31, 2010 9pm Producer: America Abroad Media Listen Again Sub-Saharan Africa is a religious place. It’s also riddled with disease. AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis prey upon Africa’s faithful, often in the prime of their lives. And anemic public health systems can’t carry the cross. And so, into the valleys of death step medical… Continue reading Africa's Holy Healers
The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana is visiting Louisville. He will speak at the University of Louisville Thursday. And Vice President John Dramani Mahama is also using the visit to explore business and cultural exchanges.
A conference at the University of Louisville this weekend focuses on one of Africa’s principal philosophers. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Kwasi Wiredu is a 67-year old philosopher from Ghana who is speaking at the conference along with other philosophers. They will talk about Wiredu’s ideas, which developed from his experiences as an African. U… Continue reading Conference Focuses on Prominent African Philosopher