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Hospital Blues... and Delicious Greens

11 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 23 August 2013

In Chad, Celeste Hicks gets an accidental bump on the head - and her experiences in a new N'Djamena hospital prompt some deeper thoughts about how the country has been spending its oil wealth.

Vineet Khare is usually based in Delhi, but recently travelled to Ethiopia, Mozambique and Kenya to report on the growing Indian influence in Africa. As a lifelong vegetarian - by religion, custom and conviction - how would he deal with the culinary challenges of the journey? And who on earth could have invented the beef samosa?


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