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77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. And they are shaping the continent's future. Are you part of the 77 percent? Come and join the debate!

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The 77 Percent — The future of African film

From video cassettes to compact discs, indeed, the international film industry has evolved with technology. Valued at about 140 billion dollars last year, African film producers and actors are aiming for a bigger slice of the global pie. Listen to the show to understand how streaming services are making it easier to reach audiences.

19 MIN14 h ago
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The 77 Percent — The future of African film

The 77 Percent — A common African language

Africa is the only continent where a majority of the languages taught in schools are international foreign languages such as Arabic, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. The idea of adopting one common African language has just been talk and a far-fetched dream. The #77Percent brainstorms this issue with young people from across the continent.

19 MIN1 w ago
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The 77 Percent — A common African language

Population boom – a catalyst for Africa’s growth?

Africa will be home to over four million people by 2100, UN projections show. This is source of worry for many but some see advantages. Tune in to hear more about the driving forces of the population boom and the pros of having more people in Africa.

19 MIN2 w ago
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Population boom – a catalyst for Africa’s growth?

The 77 Percent — African cities

The world this week (31.10.2019) marks the World Cities Day, a day set aside by the United Nations to promote greater equality and access to services among others This year's theme is innovations and a better life for future generations. To celebrate the day we asked young people on what they like or dislike about their cities and what needs to be done. We've got also a studio debate.

19 MIN3 w ago
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The 77 Percent — African cities

The 77 Percent - What should Africa do with people who leave but are forced to return?

Of the over 3,500 Gambians who were forced to turn back from places like Libya or Niger, some are having a hard time re-adjusting to life back home. Here's how The Gambia is dealing with them.

19 MIN3 w ago
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The 77 Percent - What should Africa do with people who leave but are forced to return?

Cameroon national dialogue and young people

Cameroon's Anglophone crisis has largely affected young people. Most of them have been killed, fled their homes while others are out of school. The national dialogue called by President Paul Biya is taking place in the capital Yaounde in a bid to end the conflict. But what is the representation of young people? That's our discussion point and my guest is a Cameroonian journalist Mimi Mefo.

19 MINOCT 2
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Cameroon national dialogue and young people

Let’s talk climate change in Africa

47 out of 54 African countries signed the Paris climate agreement, but the campaign to fight effects of climate change is yet to gain momentum. African has been hardest-hit by drought, floods and water scarcity. Is it really doing enough? Listen to some young people and climate change activists.

19 MINSEP 24
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Let’s talk climate change in Africa

The 77 Percent —Time to talk Open Marriage in Africa

Opening up to other sexual partners in a marriage is still a controversial topic in Africa. Some are of the opinion that it automatically nullifies the existence of a union. But others who share a contrary view say deciding to engage in an open relationship is a choice and should be respected.Get their diverse thoughts

19 MINSEP 17
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The 77 Percent —Time to talk Open Marriage in Africa

The African diaspora

The African diaspora can no longer be ignored. In Germany black people are estimated to be nearly one million. There are also many young people contemplating on living their countries and immigrating to foreign countries. Listen to experiences of this growing and vibrant population.

19 MINSEP 10
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The African diaspora

The 77 Percent 030919 - MP3-Stereo

Looting and violence spread across several neighborhoods in South Africa’s major cities of Pretoria and Johannesburg on Monday, after a spate of overnight attacks that appeared to target foreign-owned shops. Officials dismissed reports that the ongoing attacks were xenophobic and that foreign-owned shops were targeted in the violence, insisting they were opportunistic crimes.

19 MINSEP 3
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The 77 Percent 030919 - MP3-Stereo

Latest Episodes

The 77 Percent — The future of African film

From video cassettes to compact discs, indeed, the international film industry has evolved with technology. Valued at about 140 billion dollars last year, African film producers and actors are aiming for a bigger slice of the global pie. Listen to the show to understand how streaming services are making it easier to reach audiences.

19 MIN14 h ago
Comments
The 77 Percent — The future of African film

The 77 Percent — A common African language

Africa is the only continent where a majority of the languages taught in schools are international foreign languages such as Arabic, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. The idea of adopting one common African language has just been talk and a far-fetched dream. The #77Percent brainstorms this issue with young people from across the continent.

19 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The 77 Percent — A common African language

Population boom – a catalyst for Africa’s growth?

Africa will be home to over four million people by 2100, UN projections show. This is source of worry for many but some see advantages. Tune in to hear more about the driving forces of the population boom and the pros of having more people in Africa.

19 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Population boom – a catalyst for Africa’s growth?

The 77 Percent — African cities

The world this week (31.10.2019) marks the World Cities Day, a day set aside by the United Nations to promote greater equality and access to services among others This year's theme is innovations and a better life for future generations. To celebrate the day we asked young people on what they like or dislike about their cities and what needs to be done. We've got also a studio debate.

19 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The 77 Percent — African cities

The 77 Percent - What should Africa do with people who leave but are forced to return?

Of the over 3,500 Gambians who were forced to turn back from places like Libya or Niger, some are having a hard time re-adjusting to life back home. Here's how The Gambia is dealing with them.

19 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The 77 Percent - What should Africa do with people who leave but are forced to return?

Cameroon national dialogue and young people

Cameroon's Anglophone crisis has largely affected young people. Most of them have been killed, fled their homes while others are out of school. The national dialogue called by President Paul Biya is taking place in the capital Yaounde in a bid to end the conflict. But what is the representation of young people? That's our discussion point and my guest is a Cameroonian journalist Mimi Mefo.

19 MINOCT 2
Comments
Cameroon national dialogue and young people

Let’s talk climate change in Africa

47 out of 54 African countries signed the Paris climate agreement, but the campaign to fight effects of climate change is yet to gain momentum. African has been hardest-hit by drought, floods and water scarcity. Is it really doing enough? Listen to some young people and climate change activists.

19 MINSEP 24
Comments
Let’s talk climate change in Africa

The 77 Percent —Time to talk Open Marriage in Africa

Opening up to other sexual partners in a marriage is still a controversial topic in Africa. Some are of the opinion that it automatically nullifies the existence of a union. But others who share a contrary view say deciding to engage in an open relationship is a choice and should be respected.Get their diverse thoughts

19 MINSEP 17
Comments
The 77 Percent —Time to talk Open Marriage in Africa

The African diaspora

The African diaspora can no longer be ignored. In Germany black people are estimated to be nearly one million. There are also many young people contemplating on living their countries and immigrating to foreign countries. Listen to experiences of this growing and vibrant population.

19 MINSEP 10
Comments
The African diaspora

The 77 Percent 030919 - MP3-Stereo

Looting and violence spread across several neighborhoods in South Africa’s major cities of Pretoria and Johannesburg on Monday, after a spate of overnight attacks that appeared to target foreign-owned shops. Officials dismissed reports that the ongoing attacks were xenophobic and that foreign-owned shops were targeted in the violence, insisting they were opportunistic crimes.

19 MINSEP 3
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The 77 Percent 030919 - MP3-Stereo
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