Africa Debate

Africa Debate

If it matters in Africa, we shall debate it in Africa. An hour-long discussion programme where issues that matter to Africa are brought to the attention of a global audience. Recorded in a different country each month, a distinguished panel and VIP guests engage with an invited audience. The programme broadcasts on the BBC World Service at 1900GMT on the last Friday of the month.

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  • Nigeria election

    Fri, 6 Feb 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Available:
    1 month remaining

    Ahead of key elections in Nigeria, this debate - recorded in Lagos - explores the nature of democracy in Nigeria, the challenges the elections will present, and what the future holds for the country.

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  • Can Africa re-invent democracy?

    Thu, 22 Jan 15

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    In this debate we looked at the challenges and changes facing democracy in Africa. 2015 marks the 750th anniversary of the first parliament of elected representatives at Westminster. It also sees the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta a touchstone for democracy worldwide

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