Latest update: 14/05/2012
Chad: Threat of famine looms
In Chad, one in five children die before their fifth birthday. The famine this year is so bad that one aid worker we talked to called it a catastrophe. Meanwhile, it was the first reported attack on a shrine in Timbuktu. Some people in Mali now think this could be the beginning of an-all out war against the culture that is the city's hallmark. Finally, we take a listen to Ivory Coast’s new musical craze. Bella Mondo is the country’s first all-girl band.