Catalonia faces legal questions in its secession plans, and journalist Stephen Franklin joins us to discuss teaching journalism in South Sudan. Also, we talk to Amy Maglio about the work the Women's Global Education Project (WGEP) does to support girls’ education in Senegal and Kenya.
Global Activist, Amy Maglio, was living in Senegal and decided she must do something to help more girls get into school and stay there. She created the Women's Global Education Project (WGEP) to support girls’ education in Senegal and Kenya. Maglio will update us on what WGEP has been doing lately to help girls in those countries escape extreme poverty, through education.
The Women’s Global Education Project was one of our first ever Global Activism stories 10 years ago. And Jerome sat down with its founder, Amy Maglio and two of her partners from Senegal and Kenya to update us on the work the group is doing today.
As the Ebola virus keeps spreading, we'll talk about how Guinea is handling the crisis, and we'll hear about the lessons Uganda learned from its catastrophic Ebola outbreaks over the last few years and what we can learn from them as well.
Senegal’s democracy is holding steady. Macky Sall won a clear victory in the Senegalese presidential elections over the weekend. He defeated longtime leader Abdoulaye Wade. Wade’s bid for a third term -- which would defy the two term limit -- had sparked violence and protest throughout the country.