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Sunday 26 October  
Villagers in Kogelo in western Kenya celebrate Obama’s re-election

Bridges with Africa - Radio show: Obamamania sweeps Kenya

On air: 9 November 2012 13:45 - 16 November 2012 18:00 (Photo: AFP)

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Africa's adopted son, Barack Obama, wins a second term as US president. So what's in it for the continent? This week's Bridges with Africa asks just that and a whole lot more. Listen to the full show by clicking on the play button immediately below. For some highlights, click on the clips that follow.


What would everyday folks advise Obama if given the chance? Here's the word on the streets of Kenya and Nigeria.


But why can't Obama ever be an African president? Eavesdrop on our recent Skype session with Urban Legend Kampala writer Sleek.


Richard Dowden of the Royal African Society in London tells us what he thinks Obama's second term will look like.


Talk and tunes with South African pop star princess Louise Carver.


How to make a successful movie on a budget? In East Africa? Insights from the directors of Kenyan films Nairobi Half Life and Soul Boy at the African Film Festival.


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