In this episode of "Shaka: Extra Time" the Straight talk Africa host talks about the elections in Sierra Leone and answers your questions about democracy in Africa, the political crisis in Ethiopia and the role of the youth. Take a look and let us know what you think.
Kenyan coffee has an international reputation for good quality. But Kenya’s coffee industry is struggling as production levels have dropped and a younger generation shows little interest in farming. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from Kirinyaga County, Kenya.
Sierra Leone heads to the polls Wednesday to elect a new president, members of parliament and local council representatives. Incumbent President Ernest Bai Koroma is ineligible to run having served two terms, and a new opposition party sees an opportunity to redraw the political landscape. For VOA, Jason Patinkin reports from the campaign trail in Sierra Leone.