This week, Africa Calling podcast brings you characteristic studies from our correspondents within the Sahel, west and southern Africa. From central Mali, we’ll hear how rural villagers are lastly getting photo voltaic electrical energy, a part of an formidable new undertaking. In Malawi, we’ll check out how farmers are bouncing again after Banana Bunchy High illness ravaged their crops. And in The Gambia, soccer fever takes over because the Scorpions make Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers for the primary time.
This week’s podcast options Mali correspondent Issa Oumar Togola, who speaks to Ségou photo voltaic upkeep man Baba Gamni, Mamadou Bah, solar energy supervisor, and villagers Fatoumata Yara and Kadidiatou Daou. He additionally spoke to Soulemane Coulibaly, director of Mali’s Nationwide Vitality Firm, Nouhoum Diarra, the mayor of Ségou, and Souleymane Berthé, director of the Nationwide Company of Renewable Vitality in Bamako.
Malawi correspondent Benson Kunchezera interviews Masako Maulidi, Malawian farmer, Harold Katondo, deputy agricultural Analysis officer at Bvumbe Agricultural Analysis Station in Thyolo, Miriam Kumwenda, chief agricultural officer for Thyolo district, and MacDonald Mtokota, Conventional Authority Msabwe in Thyolo.
Gambia correspondent Sally Jeng options Pa Modou Jagne, captain of the Scorpions nationwide soccer group, Scorpions followers Habib Fall, Lamin and Faout Bajang, Bakary Badjie, Sports activities Minister, Gambia Soccer Federation President Lamin Kaba Bajo, and Gambia coach Tom Sainfeit.
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