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Conflict & Justice

Race and identity in Africa

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's David Amanor, who's based in the African country of Ghana, about how Barack Obama's presidential win has prompted discussions there about what it means to be black or white.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the capital of Burkina Faso. It's where a major African film festival is under way. The answer is Ouagadougou. The BBC's Audrey Brown has been covering the film festival all week. She speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz and answer

Today's Geo Quiz takes us to the Horn of Africa, where an international team of scientists is studying a 35-mile long crack that opened up in the Afar region of Ethiopia in 2005. Afar is the answer to our Geo Quiz.

Arts, Culture & Media

French-Malian chamber music

For today's geo quiz, we're looking for a West African country and its capital. The capital sits on the banks of the Niger River and it's one of the fastest growing cities in Africa. For decades, this city has played a major role in world music.