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to come to the next generation. to change. the channels are. still to come. and were determined to build something here for the next generation gloomy view barmen series of global 3000 on t.w. . this is day that the news africa coming up in the next 15 minutes africans trapped in the chinese province on fear the word stands the coronavirus spirits. of the future children. they say their governments have abandoned baby speak so you're. afraid for his life. with a violent cause to blow by blow will meet the former child soldier teaching talks
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to rehab in this case others. hello i'm christine linda welcome to news africa company ugandan students are making an urgent appeal to their governments to evacuate them for all they're among nearly 5000 africans living in the chinese province that is the epicenter off the outbreak the virus is reported to have infected around 45000 people the number of deaths in china is over 1100 countries like morocco and libya have evacuated their citizens but many sub-saharan african governments have failed to do the same. and i'm joined now by thomas kenzie he's a medical student in mohan thomas has been urging the ugandan government to evacuate him and 67 other ugandans stranded in will one hi thomas welcome to day
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diving is africa what is your current situation and how is it taking its toll well according to jewish and here is. it's in the streets are empty shops are closed restaurants are closed it's hard to get supplies the few stores that are still open. have anything in them so truly terrifying thomas is getting actual twitter feeds either you've expressed some real frustration they look at some of the stuff that you've tweeted alz what are you spending your days doing are you afraid what is and just how do you feel about what's going on right now or everyone is too afraid to go out. we don't know who you could meet every time you go out you risk. contact with an infected person so we basically spend all day said maybe watching a few movies social media talking to your family. do
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you know why your government has not evacuated you and others were. thinking mind the last week the president said he has believed cheney is a full control of the situation and there's no need to evacuate well our prime minister you've got an ambassador to china said we are safer here because if we don't uganda we pose a great risk to their country because they are in no capacity to contain the virus think if one of us is effected and and spreads it in the country can you understand that argument is if it doesn't do you at least appreciate that or does that make no no sense at all so you know it doesn't make any sense at all. other countries that have been about getting their citizens have been following the
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protocols straight sure that effected people don't mix with the population by current inning the citizens for about 14 days which is the estimated incubation period of the. core another us so it should be a ice when you do that you get isolators late fix it from those who are fine right thomas what do you want your governments to do here. the only way they could intervene for us is by evacuating all 71 uganda stranded the 100 now. as the situation will only get worse from here right very quickly some as you hinted at this in one of your tweets what risks are you taking in talking to the media well ours is one not looking at what interviews and the things they tweet so i risk being brought be expelled
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at its worst deportation but this weekend i look down i can't be deported so all right that's thomas kinds you know in one province in china thank you so what does the ugandan government have to say about why they've so far refused to in left their nationals in china to safety reported us mogambo has more from kampala. behind me is the office of the prime minister which is actually mixed to the ugandan parliament where lawmakers of hide the very emotional debate about the issue of evacuating ugandans from china due to the corona virus outbreak the lawmakers of test the government to explain and evacuees ugandan's immediately in her response a minister assured lawmakers that a government is equally concerned but it is not seated she says that evacuating ugandans is an option that the government is looking at but she called me to a cell phone but she sees that china should as well be given
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a chance to help ugandans without in this having to bring the bucket to him now not all parents under lottie's are amazed that this irrelative by spoke to told me that bringing back her brother should be looked at as a priority to before the government can consider anything goes but until the government makes a final decision the fate of the ugandans in china remains in balance ok now moving on tonics story swarms of billions of ravaging crops in east africa and the u.n. is warning bear is risk off catastrophe officials say immediate action is needed before more rainfall in the weeks ahead brings fresh vegetation to feed new generations off the pests efforts to contain the pest in windy in central kenya. experts say this is just a short window to prevent the worst. these locusts are still on the ground they're feeding and grouping together but it's only a matter of time to fall they're able to fly. it's time for the international
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community to understand. that with no otherwise we would. there would be a level of acute food insecurity there would be 1000000 more people who require food assistance and it would take years to comport the situation once a swarm can fly it becomes difficult to control the insects desert locusts can cover distances of up to 200 kilometers a day the insects are constantly multiplying each female locusts can lay about $100.00 x. after 2 weeks millions of new help us to much and the cycle goes on and on and on and so just think of a swarm that covers manhattan from the south to the north and this is just a medium sized swarm it's not really
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a big swarm for desert locusts that swarm in one day and eat the same amount of food as the entire population of kenya. unusual rainfalls at this time of the year the breeding conditions extremely favorable for the locusts and extremely on federal for farm us. we have really depend on this farming season we have to be even if the one beginning in april is short and not as productive we depend a lot on this one we worry that the locusts will destroy our harvest and we end up going hungry the rest of the year waiting for tobar when we have the next cropping season after devastating large areas in somalia ethiopia and kenya the swarms have now reached uganda and us frightening south sudan and tanzania. now a boxing champion in the democratic republic of congo has set up what he scored the friendship club to help former child soldiers and young people but himself
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a former child soldier says he wants to help survivors come to terms with their past and show them there is an alternative to violence. meets but. also known as keyboard mongol a former child soldier and a boxing champion here in goma in eastern democratic republic of congo he is where every morning is iraq's or trains from his home to the world can stadium neighbors and strangers call it must. as he passes by he will mongol share his experience and skills with 30000 fill my child stooges started a project called the friendship boxing club club del until. i want them to be off the street and to abandon their mentality to control of themselves and create their own jobs and we have to help them achieve this so they can help their communities this is why i am proud to train them. lies of the heart of
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a region reaching middle resources it was also the site of one of the deadliest conflicts in recent history. hemo mungo now 41 was recruited by the regular army when he was a minor was later recruited by a rebel group who wanted to overthrow dictator who says. he fought in the militia until he lost his left eye in a real it was then that he decided to drop the gun and pick up the boxing clubs j.p. morgan a long time member of the club was adopted by cuban mongols after his parents were murdered by the group that he paid for. me to you all morning the club is like a family to us the experiences that i had as a child soldier. being a criminal of killing people of ripping people those experiences that i can't really bring into my life but thanks to the master today i belong to the club is
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like a father to me. in a region where thousands of young people have been off front mungo has become a respected world war there for young people many of whom are dealing with serious traumas inherited from my life marked by violence. but even boxing and training for more physical and emotional therapy fixing cars provides another means off survival and income for people mungle and his army of boxers. i really like that work. most of these kids and car mechanics i teach them to use to train them in books and after practices. back to work on the books and. back at the training site is preparing these people is for aboriginal autonomy and . p.
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morgan is fighting for a region or title the emphasis is not only on physical training but also on the trishul and mental health after going to the club dilemma the team is all about transforming the feelings of the greens and frustration and replacing them with new aspirations. finding their daily of the fight and right. after an exhausting clash. with j.p. weeks. it's a with desire of victory and afresh with all the excitement for the club members. it's another meant it might be a small one ph to the difficulty journeys that many of the key 3 trains are on food that is real france his commitment to the healing and survival and. as is going to be sure to keep on fighting the fight and that's it for now for africa you can catch all our stories on our website and facebook page well leave it's
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a day with these pictures of the swarms of locusts the one of africa at sea in its time. forced into a nameless mass. their bodies. the history of the slave trade is africa's history. to struggle for power and profit plummeted and entire continent into chaos and filing. this is the journey back into the history of slavery. i think will truly be making progress
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when we all accept the history of slavery as all of our history. our documentary series slavery routes starts march 9th on d w. this is british irish violinist daniel hope. playing a piece from his brand new album bennett book that was malden. by richard stolley daniel hope will be my guest in just a moment welcome to the show. well he's one of those musicians who can literally do it all a virtue also from early childhood daniel hope does about 130 concerts
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a year as a soloist and as a guest conductor he talks about music on his own radio show he writes about it he's deeply political and he even calls himself a musical activist i'm a learn a lot more about him right after this. one of his regular concerts. playing an instrument that was made in 1742. for hope history comes alive through music. concert he spoke of his german jewish grandparents. you know my family came from berlin they had to leave poland in 138 so for me it's about going back and say it's a history more than politics is a.

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