African Stories

The Story From Here

On this episode, host Anthony Germain takes us to the mighty but troubled African continent via people who've left for safer haven in Canada, and via Canadians who are going to Africa to help. Hear how brave Dominique Wrizile has turned his turbulent teen years in Uganda and Rawanda into poetry. Learn how United Church members in Yellowknife are banding together to reunite a Somali family, and about a joyful family reunion in South Sudan. A Kelowna native thinks she can teach young women in Zambia how to negotiate with their parents for a longer stay in school, and a long time resident of Ottawa worries about his family's safety in Mali. We'll also learn about an innovative program from the University of Toronto's family medicine department that is helping populate Ethiopia with more doctors.

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