This week In Bridges With Africa: Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has arrived at the International Criminal Court to stand trial for crimes against humanity. In Mali, three tourists were taken hostage and killed a fourth. A group of women in Nigeria are breaking the gender barrier by becoming car mechanics. The Dutch celebrate the arrival of Sint Nicolaas and his little black helpers. But does the centuries’ old tradition encourage racism? And Sotho Sounds, a band from Lesotho, one of Africa’s smallest countries: Lesotho.
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