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Goma residents sit on wall at Stades des Volcans, where M23 beckoned population

Bridges with Africa - Radio show: What's going on in Goma?

On air: 23 November 2012 14:35 - 30 November 2012 18:00 (Photo: AFP)

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Now that M23 rebels have taken key cities in the DRC, people are fearing the conflict will spread in the Great Lakes region. This week's Bridges with Africa analyzes that situation and also reports on 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's going on in Goma? Listen to our report, which includes a message from M23 spokesperson Bertrand Bisimwa.


Will the DRC conflict spread in the region? Political analyst Stephanie Wolters from Okapi Consulting reacts. 


Lighten up the mood with some tunes from The Soil, the Soweto a capella group topping African music charts.


What can a 28-year-old journalist and poet do for Kenya? Hear what the 2013 presidential candidate has to say for herself.


Just what motivated the 'Africa for Norway' charity music video spoof now generating YouTube traffic? We spoke with its African and Norwegian creators.


And keep up with the latest by joining us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Aly Khan Panju 27 November 2012 - 9:08am / British Columbia , Canada

Is it possible to add my e-mail address so that I can get regular
inforamtionf from you. I listen to your radio program which come
very late at night.
Aly Khan

Karina Hof 27 November 2012 - 4:47pm

Thank you for your message, Aly Khan. Two great ways to keep up with our daily output are by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter. You can also subscribe to the Briges with Africa podcast via iTunes. If you have any further questions, don't hesitate to get in touch.

Karina Hof
Africa Desk

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