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  • 48:00 Warlords Next Door

    Warlords Next Door

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    Dispatches reveals how key politicians at the heart of the vicious fighting in Somalia - described as the world's worst humanitarian crisis - enjoy incredibly close links to Britain. They have British or EU passports, their families live here and they com

  • 45:01 MI6 and the death of Patrice Lumumba

    MI6 and the death of Patrice Lumumba

    by Headlines Africa Added 792 Views / 0 Likes

    Congo's first elected prime minister was Patrice Lumumba who was immediately faced with a breakdown of order. There was an army revolt while secessionist groups from the mineral-rich province of Katanga made their move and Belgian paratroopers returned, s

  • 59:03 Roy Bennett and the Hard Road to Democracy in Zimbabwe

    Roy Bennett and the Hard Road to Democracy in Zimbabwe

    by Headlines Africa Added 303 Views / 0 Likes

    Roy Bennett, deputy minister of agriculture and treasurer of Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), the opposition party headed by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, was a special guest of WorldCanvass Studio on October 3, 2011. Bennett is a whit

  • 59:58 Popular Louis Theroux's African Hunting Holiday

    Louis Theroux's African Hunting Holiday

    by Headlines Africa Added 7,573 Views / 0 Likes

    Louis Theroux journeys to the centre of the controversial South African hunting industry. It's big business, attracting thousands of holiday hunters annually. Keeping wild animals fenced in on farms has made it cheaper and easier to hunt than ever before,

  • 57:30 The World's Worst Place to Be Gay?

    The World's Worst Place to Be Gay?

    by Headlines Africa Added 812 Views / 0 Likes

    How do you get more people to watch your documentary? Give it a teasing title, clearly intended to grab floating viewers by piquing their interest. Gosh, where could it be, the world's worst place to be gay? Afghanistan? China? North Korea? Tunbridge Well

  • 59:15 The Chinese are Coming

    The Chinese are Coming

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,109 Views / 0 Likes

    Traveling across three continents, Justin Rowlatt investigates the spread of Chinese influence around the planet and asks what the world will be like if China overtakes America as the world's economic superpower. In the first of two films, he embarks on a

  • 58:27 Stealing Africa

    Stealing Africa

    by Headlines Africa Added 900 Views / 0 Likes

    Zambia's copper resources have not made the country rich. Virtually all Zambia's copper mines are owned by corporations. In the last ten years, they've extracted copper worth $29 billion but Zambia is still ranked one of the twenty poorest countries in th

  • 58:37 Namibia: Genocide and the Second Reich

    Namibia: Genocide and the Second Reich

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,281 Views / 0 Likes

    A hundred years ago, three quarters of the Herero people of the German colony of Namibia were killed, many in concentration camps. Today, the descendants of the survivors are seeking reparations from the German government. This film tells for the first ti

  • 44:35 Kenya: White Terror

    Kenya: White Terror

    by Headlines Africa Added 878 Views / 0 Likes

    A deep, inspiring video documenting former Mau Mau detainees from the Kenyan Emergency in the 1950's. This BBC documentary is based on the research of Harvard Professor, Caroline Elkins. This documentary has been part of the evidence supporting the Mau Ma

  • 26:25 Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth

    Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth

    by Headlines Africa Added 940 Views / 0 Likes

    Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering The Truth explores the role that the United States allies, Rwanda and Uganda, have played in triggering the greatest humanitarian crisis at the dawn of the 21st century. Millions of Congolese have lost their lives in a conf

  • 52:00 Albino Killings in Africa

    Albino Killings in Africa

    by Headlines Africa Added 867 Views / 0 Likes

    Once, albinos only had to fear the burning sun and constantly seek the shade. But now they also fear what is hiding in the shadows. Many of Tanzania’s 170,000 albinos have gone into hiding. They are being hunted because witchdoctors are spreading th

  • 26:24 The Life and Death of Steven Biko

    The Life and Death of Steven Biko

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,414 Views / 0 Likes

    Stephen (Steve) Bantu Biko was not alone in forging the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM); he was nevertheless its most prominent leader, who with others guided the movement of student discontent into a political force unprecedented in the history of Sou

  • Horn of Africa Crisis

    Horn of Africa Crisis

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,102 Views / 0 Likes

    Have US counter-terrorism policies contributed to the deadly crisis in the Horn of Africa? The worst drought in 60 years has thrown some 13 million people across the Horn of Africa into crisis. In Somalia, ravaged by two decades of conflict, the consequen

  • 50:48 Blood Coltan

    Blood Coltan

    by Headlines Africa Added 942 Views / 0 Likes

    The West’s demand for Coltan, used in mobile phones and computers, is funding the killings in Congo. Under the close watch of rebel militias, children as young as ten work the mines hunting for this black gold. ‘Blood Coltan’ exposes the

  • 47:57 Zimbabwe: State of Denial

    Zimbabwe: State of Denial

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,371 Views / 0 Likes

    Thirty years after becoming a nation, and 30 years after Robert Mugabe and ZANU PF came to power, Zimbabwe does not appear to have fulfilled the hopes that so many had at independence. Both ZANU PF and the MDC appear to be in a state of denial about the t

  • 58:48 Racism: A History (3/3)

    Racism: A History (3/3)

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,843 Views / 0 Likes

    A documentary which is exploring the impact of racism on a global scale, as part of the season of programmes marking the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Beginning by assessing the implications of the relationship between Europe, Africa and

  • 58:59 Racism: A History (2/3)

    Racism: A History (2/3)

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,540 Views / 0 Likes

    A documentary which is exploring the impact of racism on a global scale, as part of the season of programmes marking the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Beginning by assessing the implications of the relationship between Europe, Africa and

  • 58:33 Racism: A History (1/3)

    Racism: A History (1/3)

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,617 Views / 0 Likes

    A documentary which is exploring the impact of racism on a global scale, as part of the season of programmes marking the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Beginning by assessing the implications of the relationship between Europe, Africa and

  • 58:37 Law and Disorder in Lagos

    Law and Disorder in Lagos

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,635 Views / 0 Likes

    On the streets of Lagos, it is not the police who wield power but gangs of fight-hardened young men known as Area Boys. Louis spends time with several outfits, joining them as they patrol their turf, clash with local rivals and keep the peace in a brutal

  • 45:59 Bankrolling Mugabe

    Bankrolling Mugabe

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,002 Views / 0 Likes

    Dispatches investigates how Robert Mugabe and politicians in his ZANU-PF party are still clinging on to power in Zimbabwe, focusing on the businessmen who are benefiting from or supporting his campaign of political violence. According to opposition politi

  • 1:00:35 Welcome to Lagos (3/3)

    Welcome to Lagos (3/3)

    by Headlines Africa Added 3,733 Views / 0 Likes

    This fascinating series continues to look at how people are adapting to modern city life in the 21st century by exploring the slums and ghettos of Lagos, Nigeria. More than 50 per cent of the world's population now live in cities, and that figure is expec

  • 59:01 Welcome to Lagos (2/3)

    Welcome to Lagos (2/3)

    by Headlines Africa Added 4,190 Views / 0 Likes

    Lagos's version of Venice is a slum, built on water, called Makoko. This three-part observational series continues to explore one of the most extreme urban environments on the planet, by taking a trip into the lives of those who choose to live and work on

  • 59:07 Welcome to Lagos (1/3)

    Welcome to Lagos (1/3)

    by Headlines Africa Added 4,220 Views / 0 Likes

    Three-part observational documentary series which explores life at the sharp end of one of the most extreme urban environments in the world: Lagos, Nigeria. Today, more than half the world's population live in cities, and this eye-opening series shows wha

  • 55:09 Invisible Children

    Invisible Children

    by Headlines Africa Added 899 Views / 0 Likes

    What started out as a film-making adventure in Africa, transformed into much more, when the three young American’s (Jason Russell, Bobby Bailey, and Laren Poole) original travels took a divine turn, and they found themselves stranded in Northern Uga

  • 1:32:15 Mugabe and the White African

    Mugabe and the White African

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,350 Views / 0 Likes

    Short-listed as one of the 15 best documentaries of the year, Mugabe And The White African is the story of one family's astonishing bravery as they fight to protect their property, their livelihood and their country. Mike Campbell is one of the few white

  • 45:53 Death Fog

    Death Fog

    by Headlines Africa Added 475 Views / 0 Likes

    It resembles a terrifying Stephen King novel, but it's all too real. In a lakeside village in Cameroon, West Africa, 2,000 people mysteriously die in one night. Witnesses claim their neighbors were suffocated by a white fog as they slept. Without any othe

  • 57:51 Law and Disorder in Johannesburg

    Law and Disorder in Johannesburg

    by Headlines Africa Added 4,545 Views / 0 Likes

    Louis Theroux travels to Johannesburg, where the residents find themselves increasingly besieged by crime. Despairing of the capability of the police and the courts to protect them, many have turned to an industry of private security, offering protection

  • War Dance

    War Dance

    by Headlines Africa Added 1,110 Views / 0 Likes

    For the past twenty years, northern Uganda has been at war with a rebel force, the Lord's Resistance Army (L.R.A), and the country's children have been the greatest victims of the conflict. But here, the children are not only the victims of the rebels, th

  • 1:28:56 Kingdoms of Africa Great Zimbabwe

    Kingdoms of Africa Great Zimbabwe

    by Headlines Africa Added 614 Views / 0 Likes

    Kingdoms of Africa, Great Zimbabwe, is a ruined city in the southeastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lake Mutirikwe. When first discovered by Europeans, the ruins.

  • 50:48 Mozambique: Life after Death

    Mozambique: Life after Death

    by Headlines Africa Added 417 Views / 0 Likes

    In Southern Africa, bordered by South Africa and Tanzania, and the channel that bears its name, we find Mozambique. The capital, Maputo, has a population of 1.3 million and it's its political, administrative and judicial center. As happens in the majority