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Thursday 21 August  
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.

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

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

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

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

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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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