Latest update: 18/09/2012
- culture - Famine - Kenya - Mali - Mauritania - Senegal - Somalia - Youssou N'Dour - Zimbabwe
Targeting Somalia's newly elected president
Just two days after taking office, Somalia's new president narrowly escapes assassination. Next, in Zimbabwe, over 10% of the population will need food aid this year. We find out why the agricultural sector has gone from boom to bust in what was once known as the breadbasket of Africa. Finally, pop star Youssou N'Dour uses his status as culture minister to keep Senegal's struggling film industry alive.