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The pioneering Tanzanian scientist saving cassava

Charles Kayuki is working to help farmers defeat viruses that threaten the crop

Tanzanian scientist, Charles Kayuki tells us about trying to help farmers defeat viruses that threaten one of Africa's most important food crops - cassava.

The UN appoints a coordinator, David Gressly, to tackle Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We hear from Mr Gressly about the challenges he is facing in his new role.

Plus, gay activists in Kenya lose an appeal against a High Court ruling upholding the criminalisation of gay sex.

(Photo: Tanzanian scientist, Charles Kayuki. Credit: BBC)

53 minutes

Last on

Fri 24 May 2019 17:06GMT

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  • Fri 24 May 2019 17:06GMT

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