The Fifth Floor

The Fifth Floor

A fresh look at the stories of the week with journalists from our 27 language sections - every week with David Amanor. New episodes ready to download from 1500GMT on Fridays. Also includes our history programme Witness.

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  • Nairobi Uncovered

    Fri, 25 Jul 14

    50 mins

    24 days remaining

    Nairobi uncovered with the BBC journalists who work there, is fear replacing fun? A noisy tour of the city by matatu taxi takes us to the Somali community, DJ school and more.

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  • Farewell Nadine Gordimer

    Fri, 18 Jul 14

    52 mins

    17 days remaining

    Two South African journalists pay tribute to one of their most influential authors - Nadine Gordimer; Celebrating 60 years of Colombian TV; Sufi music on Karachi's streets; and remembering Brazil's decades of military repression.

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  • South Sudan Three Years On

    Fri, 11 Jul 14

    50 mins

    10 days remaining

    South Sudan refugees; who has the best World Cup chant?; Saudi's YouTube king; should vasectomies be banned in Iran? And Wole Soyinka at 80

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  • 04 Jul 14: The Art of Football Commentary

    Fri, 4 Jul 14

    50 mins

    3 days remaining

    How football commentary differs in Brazil, Iran and Zimbabwe, smuggling gold into India, Brazzaville and Kinshasa tensions, Beirut's bullet-riddled Holiday Inn and Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar.

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