The story behind Trump's South Africa tweet, cobalt mining in the DRC and Aleppo soap

August 24, 2018

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A tweet from President Donald Trump about white farmers in South Africa appeared to borrow from talking points used by South African white nationalists. And it came right after Fox News covered the same ground. Also, how long working hours could be hurting Japanese society. And amid a heatwave, some flamingos in Britain lay eggs for the first time in 15 years.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Jess Sah Bi & Peter One
Label: Awesome Tapes From Africa
Artist: Spanglish Fly
Label: Chaco World Music
Song: Mapmaker
Artist: Nitish Kulkarni
Label: Nitish Kulkarni
Artist: Qais Essar
Label: Qaissar LLC
Artist: Ali Farka Touré
Label: World Circuit

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