Get an immediate handle on the trends that are shaping the world with Nuala McGovern and Paul Bakibinga.

On the day that Somalia's eight-year political transition comes to an end, Nuala speaks to Jabril Abdulle from the Somali think tank the Center for Research and Development. She asks whether the country is on track to meet its deadline and hold an election.

We hear a report about Australia's Basics Card, one of the world's most radical reforms of welfare payment.

We get your reaction to the news of the death of the Hollywood film-maker Tony Scott.

And we have a proverb from a listener in Kenya:
"Those who get to the river early drink the cleanest water."

(Image: Nuala McGovern and Paul Bakibinga)

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