02/07/2009

Matthew Bannister presents personal stories behind the news from all over the world.

On today's programme: Heroin in Zanzibar; New Australians; Death row artist; Save our sounds.

Heroin addiction in Zanzibar
Freddie Boswell from the BBC's African Service tells us about the former junkie who's helping others to get off drugs.

New Australians
Our reporter Sharon Mascall meets Esperance Kalonji, the clothes designer who fled the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo to make a new life in Brisbane.

Death row artist
Claire Phillips tells Matthew Bannister how she found the human face of death row through her art.

Save our sounds
And Dmitry Shishkin comes into the Outlook studio to tell us about the sounds that are being saved by Russian listeners to the BBC World Service.

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