Africa 54

August 07, 2020 12:30 PM
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On this edition of Africa 54, Ethiopian residents in Cairo say racism and hostilities against them are intensifying amid Nile River dam dispute; Ivory Coast president formally accepts the nomination of the ruling party to be its presidential candidate in October’s election; Africa reaches new COVID-19 milestone, topping one-million cases of coronavirus; Two NASA astronauts safely landed back on earth after a trip to the international space station.

A54 Entertainment: Kenya’s top afro-pop band, Sauti Sol teams up with Soweto Gospel Choir to bring us "Brighter Days”. Heather Maxwell, host of Music Time in Africa, presents her song of the week with Kwame Ofori. This Kenya - South Africa collaboration brings positivity and hope with the promise of brighter days.