iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Change Takes its Time

Listen now 25 mins

Listen in pop-out player

Change Takes its Time

Duration:
25 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 29 June 2013

In this weekend edition, Sakhr Almakhadi finds there is a decidedly mixed welcome for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Why are some greeted with cash grants, while others must build their own shacks and dig their own wells?

Shaimaa Khalil takes a long journey to Nag Hammadi and sees how far the spirit of political debate has spread from the cities to rural Upper Egypt. And, Tessa Dunlop revisits the orphanage in Siret, where she went in 1990, to help Romanian children so neglected by the state.

Jonny Dymond hears of Detroit's decline through the life of a fire station chief. Meanwhile Peter Meanwell glories in the cultural and culinary heritage of Equatorial Guinea - from the cross-dressing musicians of Annabon to a plate of crocodile in chocolate sauce.

Broadcasts

Podcast

  1. Image for From Our Own Correspondent

    From Our Own Correspondent

    Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss