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May 26, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 26, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 25, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


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Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 19, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 19, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 18, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 18, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 12, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 12, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 11, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 11, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 05, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 04, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 03, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 02, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)


May 01, 2013

Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments (60 minutes)

May 2013

Nightline Africa highlights the latest issues and developments on the continent.

Join host Akwei Thompson and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they offer in-depth interviews, reports analysis and features.  Nightline also brings you African arts and culture, country profiles, sports, music and commentary by top African experts.

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Undocumented refugees returning to Afghanistan from Pakistan have no jobs, no support system, and no home return to, and international aid agencies say they and the government are overwhelmed and under-resourced. Ayesha Tanzeem has more from Kabul.
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Video Forced to Return Home, Afghan Refugees Face Increased Hardship

Undocumented refugees returning to Afghanistan from Pakistan have no jobs, no support system, and no home return to, and international aid agencies say they and the government are overwhelmed and under-resourced. Ayesha Tanzeem has more from Kabul.
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Video Britain Makes Controversial Move to Crack Down on Extremism

Britain is moving to tighten controls on extremist rhetoric, even when it does not incite violence or hatred -- a move that some are concerned might unduly restrict basic freedoms. It is an issue many countries are grappling with as extremist groups gain power in the Middle East, fueled in part by donations and fighters from the West. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London.
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Many parts of Texas are recovering from one of the worst natural disasters to hit the southwestern state. Heavy rains on Monday and early Tuesday caused rivers to swell in eastern and central Texas, washing away homes and killing at least 13 people. As VOA’s Greg Flakus reports from Houston, floodwaters are receding slowly in the country's fourth-largest city, and there likely is to be more rain in the coming days.
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Cars with parts made by 3D printers are already on the road, but engineers are still learning about this new technology. While testing the possibility of printing an entire car, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy recently created an electric-powered replica of an iconic sports roadster. VOA’s George Putic has more.
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Video Al-Shabab Recruitment Drive Still on In Kenya

The al-Shabab militants that have long battled for control of Somalia also have recruited thousands of young people in Kenya, leaving many families disconsolate. Mohammed Yusuf recently visited the Kenyan town of Isiolo, and met with relatives of those recruited, as well as a many who have helped with the recruiting.
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Video US Voters Seek Answers From Presidential Candidates on IS Gains

The growth of the Islamic State militant group in Iraq and Syria comes as the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign kicks off in the Midwest state of Iowa.   As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, voters want to know how the candidates would handle recent militant gains in the Middle East.
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When people in Kabul want to get away from the city and relax, many choose Qargha Lake, a small resort on the outskirts of Kabul. Ayesha Tanzeem visited and talked with people about the precious oasis.
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A recent Los Angeles film festival highlighted the plight of people caught between two cultures. Mike O'Sullivan has more on the the Garifuna International Film Festival, a Los Angeles forum created by a woman from Central America who wants the world to know more about her culture.
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Video Kenyans Lament Losing Sons to al-Shabab

There is agony, fear and lost hope in the Kenyan town of Isiolo, a key target of a new al-Shabab recruitment drive. VOA's Mohammed Yusuf visits Isiolo to speak with families and at least one man who says he was a recruiter.
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Video Scientists Say Plankton More Important Than Previously Thought

Tiny ocean creatures called plankton are mostly thought of as food for whales and other large marine animals, but a four-year global study discovered, among other things, that plankton are a major source of oxygen on our planet. VOA’s George Putic reports.
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Video Kenya’s Capital Sees Rise in Shisha Parlors

In Kenya, the smoking of shisha, a type of flavored tobacco, is the latest craze. Patrons are flocking to shisha parlors to smoke and socialize. But the practice can be addictive and harmful, though many dabblers may not realize the dangers, according to a new review. Lenny Ruvaga has more on the story for VOA from Nairobi, Kenya.
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Video Iowa Family's Sacrifice Shaped US Military Service for Generations

Few places in America have experienced war like Waterloo. This small town in the Midwest state of Iowa became famous during World War II not for what it accomplished, but what it lost. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, the legacy of one family’s sacrifice is still a reminder today of the real cost of war for all families on the homefront.

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