Global Politics

Cane rats as delicacy

In parts of Africa cane rats are considered a delicacy.In Cameroon the government is promoting cane rat husbandry to provide income to small farmers and to reduce hunting pressure on wildlife. Correspondent Jori Lewis has the story from Yaounde.

Arts, Culture & Media

Mbemba Mama

We end today's program with a track off Richard Bona's new CD, �Ten Shades of Blues.� The song is called Mbemba Mama, a tribute Bona says to all mothers.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Blick Bassy

Musician Blick Bassy is a member of the nomadic Bassa community in the African country of Cameroon. He now lives in Paris, but he hasn't forgotten his roots. The World's Emma Kwesiga Lydersen has this profile.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Today's Global Hit focuses on a legal tangle over musical copyright infringement. Musician Manu Dibango from Cameroon is suing Michael Jackson and Rihanna for using one of his compositions without his permission.