Africa

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman profiles Congolese musician Shiko Mawatu. He came to the U.S. in 2004 and is now a nominee for an NAACP Image award.

Environment

Geo Quiz and answer

Our daily Geo Quiz is about sand storms over the Atlantic Ocean. The question is: where does the sand come from? Anchor Marco Werman gets the answer from Eric Achterberg, a researcher who's just back from a boat trip to study the storms. He says the sand comes from the Sahara Desert in Africa.

Global Politics

Keeping out peacekeepers

The chaos in Chad has prevented European peacekeeping forces from deploying there and it's also raising more concerns about the long-delayed peacekeeping force for Darfur, as The World's Jeb Sharp has more.

Conflict & Justice

Website promotes peace in Kenya

The World's Clark Boyd reports on �I have no tribe.com,� a website run by a Kenyan living in the United States; its founder said he started it to promote peace among members of Kenya's various ethnic groups.

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Zimbabwe, where you can get a 10 million dollar bill, but it will be worth less than 4 dollars. The economy is in such trouble there that inflation is at an unbelievable 26,000 percent. Anchor Lisa Mullins has details.

Fighting in Chad

Thousands of people are fleeing the fighting in Chad which broke out over the weekend between government troops and rebels, and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Smith College professor Eric Reeves

Violence spreads in Kenya

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Adam Mynott in Kenya about ongoing violence there, where new clashes in the country's Rift Valley have left at least 14 people dead.

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