Published January 11, 2013
on the line
Smart talk about issues and ideas that matter.
On the Line is a lively forum, hosted by Ayesha Tanzeem, where newsmakers, policy experts, diplomats, activists, academics and journalists discuss world events. It focuses on the critical issues shaping the future, and gives those issues the vigorous, serious debate they deserve. The program broadcasts worldwide three times each week on VOA Television, and is also heard on VOA radio. Condensed versions of the program can be heard in translation in over 40 languages via VOA radio's language services.
"LAND REFORMS IN AFRICA"
Land reform in Africa is not just about righting a historical wrong. Today, it is also about food security, about
political and economic corruption, and in many cases about fundamental human rights. This week's episode of
"On the Line" tackles some of these complicated issues.
Ambassador John Campbell: Former US Ambassador to Nigeria; Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations.
Obang Metho: Executive Director, Solidarity Movement for New Ethiopia.
George Ayittey: Economist; President, Free Africa Foundation.