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The World's Troubles - Put on Hold!!

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 01 June 2013

A world that's not just full of doom and gloom: Anna Borzello on the remarkable changes that have happened in northern Uganda since the area was abandoned by the brutal rebels of the Lords Resistance Army; Richard Porter tells us how the cruelties of Saddam Hussein have become a distant memory in the marshlands of southern Iraq -- people have returned to their homes, the wildlife is back too; BBC foreign correspondent James Reynolds talks of the phone call to London which might have cost him his job; Elisabeth Kendall explains how tribesmen of eastern Yemen are finally getting a say in their own future and Hugh Schofield, a British dad in Paris, sees his daughter transformed by philosophy lessons.
From Our Own Correspondent is produced by Tony Grant.



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