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Le Nouvel Esprit Public
Les droites dans tous leurs états / Afrique-France quoi de nouveau ? / n°215 / 17 octobre 2021

Le Nouvel Esprit Public

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 66:23


Une émission de Philippe Meyer, enregistrée au studio l'Arrière-boutique le 15 octobre 2021.Avec cette semaine :Jean-Louis Bourlanges, président de la commission des affaires étrangères de l'Assemblée Nationale.Béatrice Giblin, directrice de la revue Hérodote et fondatrice de l'Institut Français de Géopolitique.Nicole Gnesotto, titulaire de la chaire « Union Européenne » au CNAM.Lionel Zinsou, ancien Premier ministre du Bénin et président de la fondation Terra Nova.LES DROITES DANS TOUS LEURS ÉTATSLe 9 octobre au Havre, ville dont il est redevenu maire en 2020, Edouard Philippe a lancé sa propre formation politique, baptisée « Horizons », destinée à accélérer la recomposition politique à droite. L'ancien Premier ministre a estimé que le premier défi était de « remettre de l'ordre dans nos comptes et de l'ordre dans nos rues » et que « le premier sujet à régler s'agissant des dépenses, c'est la question des retraites ». Une nouvelle offre politique qui entend « regarder devant », mais qui s'inscrit dans la logique d'une droite « Macron-compatible » pour élargir vers la droite la base électorale d'Emmanuel Macron. Horizons doit tenir son congrès fondateur d'ici à la fin de l'année.Après s'être opposé à toutes formes de primaire et avoir souvent laissé entendre qu'il ne participerait à aucune compétition interne, le 11 octobre, le président des Hauts-de-France, Xavier Bertrand a finalement annoncé qu'il participerait au congrès du parti Les Républicains. Le 4 décembre, il se soumettra donc aux votes des adhérents d'un parti dont il avait claqué la porte en décembre 2017. Il s'opposera alors à Valérie Pécresse, Michel Barnier, Éric Ciotti, Philippe Juvin et Denis Payre. « La droite n'est pas morte hier », s'est ému Damien Abad, chef de file des députés LR et soutien de Bertrand, au lendemain de cette annonce. « Elle ne s'est pas fracturée et fissurée en deux à un moment où nous-mêmes nous devons faire face à deux menaces extérieures, avec Éric Zemmour d'un côté et Edouard Philippe de l'autre. » Une investiture permettrait à Xavier Bertrand, en plus de la force de frappe des 80 000 militants LR revendiqués, de ne plus se soucier de la collecte des 500 signatures et de bénéficier des 8 à 10 millions d'euros mis de côté par le parti pour faire campagne. Selon une récente enquête commandée par la structure du député Les Républicains, Julien Aubert, Oser la France, Xavier Bertrand récoltait 38 % de bonnes opinions au sein des militants Les Républicains, derrière Valérie Pécresse (52 %) et Michel Barnier (58 %). En revanche, chez les électeurs, il est régulièrement donné dans les sondages légèrement devant ses concurrents, et a été pour la première fois le 11 octobre placé par l'IFOP pour Sud Radio à 16 %, ex aequo avec Marine Le Pen, soit en position d'accéder au second tour, tandis qu'Éric Zemmour redescendait à 14%.Devant ou derrière Marine le Pen, Eric Zemmour est, selon, un sondage Odoxa la personnalité politique qui suscite le plus de « rejet » à 59 % contre 9 % de « soutien » et 10 % de « sympathie ». Pour Pascal Perrineau, le presque candidat « est plus le reflet d'une offre politique un peu usée qu'autre chose. Sa force, c'est sa capacité à incarner le dégagisme - or la présidentielle ne devient plus que ça - dans un contexte de profonde droitisation de l'opinion publique ». Au total, les intentions de vote additionnées de Marine Le Pen, Éric Zemmour et Nicolas Dupont-Aignan arrivent aux alentours de 30 %.***AFRIQUE-FRANCE QUOI DE NOUVEAU ?Le « nouveau sommet », Afrique-France s'est tenu le 8 octobre à Montpellier. Il a été le 28ème du genre, a rassemblé 3 000 participants, dont plus d'un millier de jeunes du continent africain (parmi eux près de 350 entrepreneurs) pour des rencontres et des tables rondes entre sociétés civiles africaine, française et de la diaspora, sur des sujets économiques, culturels et politiques. La nouveauté de ce sommet a reposé sur l'absence des présidents africains pour la première fois depuis 1973, date du premier du genre. Il s'agissait « d'écouter la parole de la jeunesse africaine » et de « sortir des formules et réseaux obsolètes », a indiqué l'Elysée. Parallèlement, Montpellier a été le théâtre d'un contre-sommet organisé, notamment, par les organisations militantes Attac et Survie.En session plénière, le Président Macron a dialogué avec des jeunes venus de douze pays africains, pas tous francophones (Afrique du Sud, Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Nigeria, Mali, Niger, République démocratique du Congo, Sénégal, Tunisie). Ce panel a été sélectionné à l'issue des dialogues menés pendant des mois à travers le continent par l'intellectuel camerounais Achille Mbembe, dialogues qui ont abouti à un rapport sur la refondation de la relation entre la France et l'Afrique. Les thèmes retenus étaient la santé, le climat, le colonialisme, l'égalité et la démocratie. L'occasion de tirer un premier bilan des initiatives lancées après l'énoncé d'une feuille de route établie par Emmanuel Macron lors de son discours, fondateur, prononcé en octobre 2017 à l'université de Ouagadougou, au Burkina Faso et d'évoquer les treize propositions du rapport. Achille Mbembe a préconisé également une reconnaissance claire de la colonisation comme crime contre l'humanité.Le chef de l'État a retenu plusieurs des propositions. Il a notamment annoncé la création d'un fonds d'innovation pour la démocratie. Doté de 30 millions d'euros sur trois ans, hébergé par l'Agence française de développement, ce fonds devra soutenir « les acteurs du changement » en Afrique sans que l'on sache encore comment. L'enjeu est d'orienter les investissements directement vers la société civile. Emmanuel Macron a aussi annoncé la création d'une « maison des mondes africains et des diasporas ». et la restitution au Bénin, fin octobre, des 26 œuvres du « Trésor de Béhanzin », provenant du pillage des palais d'Abomey en 1892 par l'armée coloniale.Antoine Glaser, coauteur du livre « Le Piège africain de Macron » remarque qu'« au moment où Emmanuel Macron met fin aux grands-messes entre l'Afrique et la France, la Chine et, tout récemment, la Russie en font. » En 2022, un « sommet Afrique-Europe » devrait se tenir « sous la présidence française de l'Union européenne », a annoncé l'Elysée. On n'en connait pas encore le format.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Haymarket Books Live
Revolutionary Rehearsals in the Neoliberal Age w/ Frances Fox Piven & more

Haymarket Books Live

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 89:43


Join Haymarket Books and Spectre Journal for a conversation on revolution in the contemporary era. The last three decades have seen an increase in the number of political upheavals that challenge existing power structures, many of them taking the form of urban revolts. Revolutionary Rehearsals in the Neoliberal Age explores a series of these upheavals--in Eastern Europe, South Africa, Indonesia, Argentina, Bolivia, Venezuela, sub-Saharan Africa (including Congo, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso) and Egypt. In this book launch scholars of and participants in some of these revolutionary upheavals will consider what lessons we can draw from these moments and movements that brought the system to its knees, before it rallied and turned back the tides of sweeping change. Order a copy of the book from Haymarket: https://www.haymarketbooks.org/books/1653-revolutionary-rehearsals-in-the-neoliberal-age --------------------------------------------------------------------- Speakers: Cinzia Arruzza is associate professor of philosophy at the New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College. She is the Vice-President of the New School AAUP chapter and the co-author of Feminism for the 99%. A Manifesto. She is a member of the editorial board of Spectre Journal. Gareth Dale teaches politics at Brunel University. He is the author of The East German Revolution of 1989. Frances Fox Piven is a distinguished professor of political science and sociology at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is a co-author, with Richard A. Cloward, of The Breaking of the American Social Compact; a co-author, with Lorraine C. Minnite and Margaret Groarke, of Keeping Down the Black Vote: Race and the Demobilization of American Voters; and the author of The War at Home: The Domestic Costs of Bush's Militarism and Who's Afraid of Frances Fox Piven?: The Essential Writings of the Professor Glenn Beck Loves to Hate. She lives in New York City. Sameh Naguib teaches sociology at the American University in Cairo and has written extensively on politics in Egypt and the Middle East. He is also a founding member of the Revolutionary Socialist Movement in Egypt. --------------------------------------------------------------------- This event is sponsored by Spectre Journal and Haymarket Books. Watch the live event recording: https://youtu.be/OyRXyOXZyv0 Buy books from Haymarket: www.haymarketbooks.org Follow us on Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/haymarketbooks

Mongabay Newscast
Extracted, exported and forgotten: the global race for resources and the DRC

Mongabay Newscast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 41:39


The world economy demands clean energy and cheap commodities and these are being extracted at a furious rate in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. So the DRC is benefiting from all this activity, right? Though extremely rich in natural resources, thanks to political instability plus a centuries-long legacy of commercial and colonial resource extraction, the value mainly accrues to the country's east and west, where corporations and governments benefit the most. Joining the show to discuss are Anuradha Mittal, executive director of the Oakland Institute, who describes how Western investors like university pension funds and corporations profit from oil palm plantations where human rights violations and environmental abuses are common. Then Christian-Geraud Neema Byamungu, a Congolese researcher who focuses on natural resource governance, tells us about how the growing demand for cobalt to make electric-car batteries has led to increased mining, the Chinese companies that dominate the DRC's mines, and why the contracts between those companies and the DRC are being called into question. Further reading: • ”As energy needs drive demand for minerals, forests face greater threats” • ”Pension and endowment funds linked to conflict-plagued oil palm in DRC” Please invite your friends to subscribe to the Mongabay Newscast wherever they get podcasts, or download our free app in the Apple App Store or in the Google Store to get access to our latest episodes at your fingertips. If you enjoy the Newscast, please visit www.patreon.com/mongabay to pledge a dollar or more to keep the show growing, Mongabay is a nonprofit media outlet and all support helps! See all our latest news from nature's frontline at Mongabay's homepage: news.mongabay.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by searching for @mongabay. Episode artwork: palm oil production in Yalifombo village © Oskar Epelde via Oakland Institute.   Please share your thoughts and ideas! submissions@mongabay.com.

West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy
West Coast Cookbook and Speakeasy - Metro Shrimp and Grits Thursdays 14 Oct 21

West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 63:06


West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Metro Shrimp & Grits Thursdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, in their strategy to gut and replace current voting laws, Republicans will manufacture voter fraud where they have not found any.Then, on the rest of the menu, new FDA guidelines spell out lower sodium goals for the food industry; a district judge ruled Maine can bar religious exemptions to its healthcare worker vaccine mandates; and, the same people who have no problem with offshore oil rigs darkening the horizon, will complain Biden's offshore wind farms are an unrelenting eyesore.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where the UN has begun vaccinating people in the eastern Congo against Ebola; and, a Holocaust forum in Sweden is looking at social media's role in the current steep rise in antisemitism.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Everyone in this good city enjoys the full right to pursue his own inclinations in all reasonable and, unreasonable ways.” -- The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, March 5, 1851~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2021/10/14/2057963/-West-Coast-Cookbook-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Metro-Shrimp-Grits-Thursdays

Africa Daily
Is Congolese rumba being put on the map?

Africa Daily

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 12:10


People have been dancing the night away to the congolese rumba for more than 70 years. Now the Democratic Republic of Congo and The Republic of Congo have launched a joint campaign to get the genre recognised internationally. They want UNESCO to include it on a list of intangible cultural heritage. For many people, Congolese rumba remains at the core of African music. So, how did it become so beloved? Host: Karnie Sharp (@KarnieSharp) Guest: Gabrielle Mitch (@MitchNina) #AfricaDaily

Green Light with Chris Long
Keyshawn Johnson On Jon Gruden's Resignation. MNF Recap. MMA Fighter Justin Wren On Fighting, Podcasting & Living In The Congo.

Green Light with Chris Long

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 99:51


(1:41) - Hello, Layup Line, eBay Opportunities and Runaway Dogs. (11:14) - MNF Recap, Lamar's Excellence, MVP Talk and Carson Wentz Can't Catch a Break. (19:57) - Chris and Dr. Fax Talk Jon Gruden's Emails and Impact on Raiders and the NFL. (37:03) - Keyshawn Johnson Talks Gruden's Resignation, Personal History with Gruden, Outlook for Raiders and Keyshawn's Book "The Forgotten First: Kenny Washington, Woody Strode, Marion Motley, Bill Willis, and the Breaking of the NFL Color Barrier." (1:00:34) - Justin Wren on MMA Career, Living in the Congo Among the Mbuti Pygmy Tribe, Climbing Kilimanjaro, Providing Clean Water in Africa and Starting a Podcast. Green Light Spotify Music: https://open.spotify.com/user/951jyryv2nu6l4iqz9p81him9?si=17c560d10ff04a9b Spotify Layup Line: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1olmCMKGMEyWwOKaT1Aah3?si=675d445ddb824c42 Green Light with Chris Long: Subscribe and enjoy weekly content including podcasts, documentaries, live chats, celebrity interviews and more including hot news items, trending discussions from the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, NCAA are just a small part of what we will be sharing with you. http://bit.ly/chalknetwork Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Un Jour dans l'Histoire
Un Jour dans l'Histoire - La conservation de l’environnement et de la faune au Congo belge : Une fausse protection ? - 13/10/2021

Un Jour dans l'Histoire

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 35:09


A* Violette Pouillard, chargée de recherches au FWO, Université de Gand, et au FNRS, ULB.

MovieMaker Interviews
Vanessa Block (Pig)

MovieMaker Interviews

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 37:15


Vanessa Block produced and co-wrote the simmering story of Pig, in which Nicholas Cage plays a man who goes into the big city of Portland in search of his beloved truffle pig.We talk about how her background in chemistry and pre-med led her to the Congo, and making the Oscar shortlisted documentary "The Testimony." We also talk about the misimpression that some audiences had about Pig, and what our presumptions say about us as moviegoers.And she tells us where to get the best salted baguette in Portland. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

History of Africa
Season 3 Episode 6 - Opoku Ware - The Empire Builder

History of Africa

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 24:22


With Osei Tutu killed in action, the Ashanti descend into an extended succession dispute. As chaos envelopes the Ashanti, their capital is sacked by a foreign invasion, leading to a compromise to enstool a new king. The new asantehene was a teenager named Opoku Ware. While nobody knew it yet, the teenage king would eventually go on to double the empire's territory and lead the Ashanti to an early peak.Support the show (https://patreon.com/historyofafrica)

HistoCast
BlitzoCast 097 - Virus de Marburg. Brotes de 1975 a 2000

HistoCast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 7:37


Esto es BlitzoCast. No es HistoCast pero casi. El virus de Marburg no acabó en el primer brote como ya contamos, hoy recorreremos los brotes hasta el cambio de siglo con @goyix_salduero.

DeScripted
Ep 17 - In Abraham's Bosom by Paul Green [1927 Winner]

DeScripted

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 17:16


In this episode, Randy and Tyler discuss the 1927 Pulitzer Prizewinning Play, In Abraham's Bosom by Paul Green.Synopsis from Concord Theatricals:  In this story, [playwright] Paul Green, a product himself of a rural upbringing in North Carolina, tells the post Civil War story of the deeply troubled young man, son of a tyrannical white land owner and a poor black woman, who sees education as the means of raising himself and his African-American community out of the bondage of segregation. He strives heroically to fulfill his dream, but in the end is brought down by his own rage at the racist society and the hatred and jealously felt by his white half brother.******* IN OUR NEXT EPISODE *******Join us as we discuss the 2009 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Ruined by Lynn Nottage.Synopsis from StageAgent.com:  Set in a small mining town in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lynn Nottage's Ruined follows Mama Nadi, a businesswoman who is trying to stay afloat in a world torn apart by civil war. The war has ravaged her country, and especially the young girls who have literally been torn to pieces by soldiers on both sides of the conflict. Mama Nadi takes “damaged” girls into her brothel/bar and profits from them, but also protects them from the brutality of the world outside her doors. Amongst Mama Nadi's charges are Josephine, the daughter of a chief whose town was destroyed and who was raped by rebel soldiers; Salima, who was taken by rebel soldiers, who killed her baby and took her as a prisoner-of-war before making her pregnant; and Sophie, a young girl who has been “ruined” by sexual violence. We also meet soldiers and commanders on both sides of the conflict, all frequent customers at Mama's bar.DeScriptedFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DeScriptedPodTwitter: @DeScriptedPod - www.twitter.com/DeScriptedPodInstagram: @DeScriptedPod - www.instagram.com/DeScriptedPod

The Opperman Report'
Paratrooper of Fortune: The Story of Ted B. Braden - Vietnam Commando, CIA Operative, Congo Mercenary, and just maybe D.B. Cooper

The Opperman Report'

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 80:52


Ted B. Braden was “the perfect combination of high intelligence and criminality.” - Jo Ann, Ted Braden's sister-in-lawNovember 24th, 2021 will mark the 50th Anniversary of the only unsolved skyjacking case in American history. The case, nicknamed “Norjack” by the FBI as it involved the hijacking of a Northwest Orient 727 Airliner, would create a folk hero, if not a legend, of a mysterious man who would be immortalized by the name D.B. Cooper.This fascinating case has garnered a myriad of colorful and interesting suspects. One of the “dark horse” suspects who emerged over the years was a member of the most elite Special Forces unit created by the United States Government to serve during the war in Vietnam: a secret and covert unit called the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG). This rather benign-sounding name served as a thin veil, masking what was known to a few as the “black ops” unit in Vietnam.Many of the soldiers who served in this elite unit consider one of their own to be the infamous D.B. Cooper who hijacked Northwest Orient Flight 305; demanded a ransom of $200,000 in cash; and jumped out of the lowered aft staircase of the plane into the stormy night, never to be seen again. It was even stated by some of the most highly-decorated members of MACV-SOG, legends such as Major John Plaster and Sergeant Billy Waugh, that one man in SOG had the parachuting expertise, the know-how, and, most of all, the “balls of steel” to pull off the D.B. Cooper skyjacking.This man was Ted B. Braden.Raised in the Mid-West during the Great Depression, young Ted could not have foreseen that the trajectory of his life would be set by events happening thousands of miles from his boyhood home. At age 16, Braden joined the army to fight in World War II, a decision that led to a twenty-year on-again/off-again military career marked by dangerous covert operations; C.I.A. intrigue; desertion, arrest, and incarceration (only for him to be freed without trial under mysterious circumstances); Cold War mercenarism; and ultimately, distrust in a government for whom he could have surrendered his life.The story of Ted B. Braden, master parachutist and soldier of fortune, trained by Uncle Sam in the art of war but not in the art of peace, is the quintessential American story, the story of the men of his generation and of a war that defined that generation.Ted Braden was an enigma as a person, driven by a brilliant, unorthodox mind that struggled to adapt to a society based on law and order and routine. He was a true super soldier who was suspected of having mental illness, most likely from post-traumatic stress disorder. He was a tortured soul with the burning frustration that he could never parlay his soldiering skills into big financial gains. He was fearless in his military endeavors to the point of risking lives but was endowed with natural instincts of survival that kept him and the men under his command alive.It is tragic that a man like this is no longer alive to share his story. It is tragic that a man like this never will be fully understood. He had an ability to be very kind and very cruel, an ability to be very forthright and very cunning, an ability to be very committed as a soldier and very adrift as a civilian.Was he the man who fearlessly leapt out of a Boeing 727 with $200,000 strapped around his body on a rainy Thanksgiving Eve in 1971? We may never know, but even if Ted Braden is not D.B. Cooper, he is one of the most fascinating people whose story you never knew - until now.

The Opperman Report
Paratrooper of Fortune: The Story of Ted B. Braden - Vietnam Commando, CIA Operative, Congo Mercenary, and just maybe D.B. Cooper

The Opperman Report

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 80:52


Ted B. Braden was “the perfect combination of high intelligence and criminality.” - Jo Ann, Ted Braden's sister-in-law November 24th, 2021 will mark the 50th Anniversary of the only unsolved skyjacking case in American history. The case, nicknamed “Norjack” by the FBI as it involved the hijacking of a Northwest Orient 727 Airliner, would create a folk hero, if not a legend, of a mysterious man who would be immortalized by the name D.B. Cooper. This fascinating case has garnered a myriad of colorful and interesting suspects. One of the “dark horse” suspects who emerged over the years was a member of the most elite Special Forces unit created by the United States Government to serve during the war in Vietnam: a secret and covert unit called the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG). This rather benign-sounding name served as a thin veil, masking what was known to a few as the “black ops” unit in Vietnam. Many of the soldiers who served in this elite unit consider one of their own to be the infamous D.B. Cooper who hijacked Northwest Orient Flight 305; demanded a ransom of $200,000 in cash; and jumped out of the lowered aft staircase of the plane into the stormy night, never to be seen again. It was even stated by some of the most highly-decorated members of MACV-SOG, legends such as Major John Plaster and Sergeant Billy Waugh, that one man in SOG had the parachuting expertise, the know-how, and, most of all, the “balls of steel” to pull off the D.B. Cooper skyjacking. This man was Ted B. Braden. Raised in the Mid-West during the Great Depression, young Ted could not have foreseen that the trajectory of his life would be set by events happening thousands of miles from his boyhood home. At age 16, Braden joined the army to fight in World War II, a decision that led to a twenty-year on-again/off-again military career marked by dangerous covert operations; C.I.A. intrigue; desertion, arrest, and incarceration (only for him to be freed without trial under mysterious circumstances); Cold War mercenarism; and ultimately, distrust in a government for whom he could have surrendered his life. The story of Ted B. Braden, master parachutist and soldier of fortune, trained by Uncle Sam in the art of war but not in the art of peace, is the quintessential American story, the story of the men of his generation and of a war that defined that generation. Ted Braden was an enigma as a person, driven by a brilliant, unorthodox mind that struggled to adapt to a society based on law and order and routine. He was a true super soldier who was suspected of having mental illness, most likely from post-traumatic stress disorder. He was a tortured soul with the burning frustration that he could never parlay his soldiering skills into big financial gains. He was fearless in his military endeavors to the point of risking lives but was endowed with natural instincts of survival that kept him and the men under his command alive. It is tragic that a man like this is no longer alive to share his story. It is tragic that a man like this never will be fully understood. He had an ability to be very kind and very cruel, an ability to be very forthright and very cunning, an ability to be very committed as a soldier and very adrift as a civilian. Was he the man who fearlessly leapt out of a Boeing 727 with $200,000 strapped around his body on a rainy Thanksgiving Eve in 1971? We may never know, but even if Ted Braden is not D.B. Cooper, he is one of the most fascinating people whose story you never knew - until now.

Slam City Amateur Hour
Episode 199: Gold Mothra

Slam City Amateur Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 107:36


This episode opens with a discussion of a story of a man who ejaculates from his anus followed by a two-part “Plug In & Hate” session about long lines and mis-delivered packages. Then we talk about Rodan from Godzilla, a crazy girl, Brian's dating life, and today's rock star lifestyle. Newz, BNN, Lunch, then we're done but not for long. Double X Quantimino. A Rare Medical Complication Caused a Man to Ejaculate from His Anus. Plug In & Hate Part 1: Waiting in lines where the end of the line is inefficient. Plug In & Hate Part 2: Receiving mis-delivered packages. Re-visiting anime television series Godzilla Singular Point. True or False? 19-year-old arrested for the death of a man who died after being set on fire at his home. Inquiring minds want to know: First dates with Brian in the dating app game. Do today's rock stars still battle the same substance abuse demons like their predecessors or have the late Millennials and Gen Z learned their lesson? Or are the musicians with demons not idolized like the rock stars that didn't survive? Or is Big Brother Records keeping the cap on the bottle and grooming today's rock stars to know they will be quickly dismissed if the demons take over? This Is The Newz. Video shows woman pulling out gun in Chipotle after store closes early. A North Carolina family finds an unknown woman in mother's casket. Impossible's new vegan nuggets taste better than McNuggets. Sadly, that's not saying much. This animal has survived for centuries without having sex. (Avengers #200) Man Almost Fights His Way Into an Airplane Cockpit on Flight From Boston. Scientists Working on a Toilet That Identifies You by Your Butthole. Haunted house actor accidentally stabs an 11-year-old boy. Keen spirit: Australian cyclist uses GPS to recreate Nirvana's Nevermind cover. Burrito's Nippon Newz. Tokyo cafe serves special drinks and desserts for your anime crush, welcomes otaku/fujoshi diners. Aomori police are on the lookout for a man shouting unsolicited advice at kids about dating and ramen. Is Japan's new Super Combined Cup Noodle series really as great as it claims to be? Cup Noodle Sodas: Culinary innovation or beverage abomination? Cup Noodle pouch satisfies our never-ending need for instant ramen. More Newz. (Fake) FBI raid at NSA employee's home reveals over 16,000,000 'dick pics'. Dubstep artist Skrillex could protect against mosquito bites. A California burger joint bans customers under 18 from dining without parents, saying young people threw fries at staff and stuck candy to the ceiling. Car-exhaust drug craze alarms Congo's capital. A museum says they gave an artist $84,000 in cash to use in artwork. He delivered blank canvases and titled them "Take the Money and Run.". Jake Gyllenhaal: ‘Women? They're superior to men'. Internet stunned by ‘ridiculous' prices at Salt Bae's new London restaurant. Limp Bizkit officially release new single 'Dad Vibes'. What I Had For Lunch. Deepfake Sponsors: Julio Tejas, Booba Gettz The Crazy One, Thicccum Farmz.

Christian Science | Daily Lift
Spiritual synchronization

Christian Science | Daily Lift

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021


Emmanuel Tekila, from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Short Wave
Bonobos and the Evolution of Nice

Short Wave

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 13:05


How did humans evolve some key cooperative behaviors like sharing? NPR Science Correspondent Jon Hamilton reports back from a bonobo sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where scientists are trying to answer that very question. (Encore episode) If you have something nice to say - email the show at shortwave@npr.org!

Habari za UN
Umaskini wa kupindukia katika kila hali wakumba zaidi watu wa makabila, makundi na rangi fulani pekee

Habari za UN

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 2:26


Watu bilioni 1.3 katika nchi 109 duniani ni maskini wa kila hali na kiwango cha umaskini huo kinatofautiana kikabila, kwa kundi au rangi, hiyo ni kwa mujibu wa uchambuzi mpya kuhusu kiwango cha umaskini wa kila hali duniani ikiwemo kiafya, kielimu na kiwango cha maisha, uliotolewa leo na Umoja wa Mataifa jijini New York, Marekani. Taarifa ya Anold Kayanda inafafanua zaidi. Ripoti hiyo inatokana na utafiti uliofanywa kwa pamoja na shirika la Umoja wa Mataifa la mpango wa maendeleo, UNDP na taasisi ya Oxford ya kupima umaskini na maendeleo katika nchi 109 ambapo nchi 41 zimewasilisha taarifa za kina kuhusu makabila ya watu, rangi zao na makundi waliyotengewa katika jamii. Kilichobainika ni kwamba tofauti ya umaskini miongoni mwa makabila ni kubwa katika nchi nyingi duniani na katika makabila 9 zaidi ya asilimia 90 ya watu wake wamenasa kwenye lindi la umaskini. Watu hao maskini wanatumia nishati isiyo rafiki kwa afya zao na mazingira yao, huduma za kujisafi na usafi hazitoshi na makazi yao ni duni. Katika baadhi ya maeneo, tofauti za kiwango cha umaskini wa kila hali ni kikubwa kwa baadhi ya makabila na rangi fulani ikilinganishwa na maeneo mengine ya kijiografia. Halikadhalika hata ndani ya nchi kuna tofauti kubwa miongoni mwa makabila.  Miongoni mwa watu wote bilioni 1.3 ambao ni maskini wa kila hali, takribani nusu yao sawa na milioni 644 ni watoto walio na umri wa chini ya miaka 18. Halikadhalika zaidi ya asilimia 85 ya watu hao maskini wako katika nchi za Afrika zilizo kusini mwa jangwa la Sahara na  zile za Asia Kusini. Nchi 5 ambako maskini wengi wa kila hali wanaishi ni India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Ethiopia na Jamhuri ya Kidemokrasia ya Congo. Ikiangazia umaskini na maisha duni kijinsia, ripoti inasema duniani kote theluthi mbili ya watu maskini wa kila hali sawa na watu milioni 836, wanaishi katika kaya au familia ambako hakuna mwanamke au mtoto wa kike aliyehitimu angalau miaka sita ya elimu ya msingi. Kiongozi Mkuu wa UNDP Achim Steiner akizungumzia ripoti hiyo amesema, janga la ugonjwa wa Corona au COVID-19 limemomonyoa maendeleo duniani kote, “na bado tunaendelea kuhaha kutambua athari zake. Kipimo cha sasa cha umaskini wa kila hali kinatukumbusha umuhimu wa kuwa na taswira halisi ya jinsi watu wanaathiriwa na umaskini, ni watu wa aina gani, wanaishi wapi  iwapo tunataka kujenga na kuibuka kwa ubora zaidi baada ya COVID-19 na tusimwache nyuma mtu yeyote.”  

Cultures monde
Peine de mort, état des lieux 3/3 : Afrique : dans les couloirs du moratoire

Cultures monde

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 58:25


durée : 00:58:25 - Cultures Monde - par : Florian Delorme, Mélanie Chalandon - L'Afrique est souvent présentée comme le prochain “grand continent abolitionniste de la planète”. Mais les moratoires qui s'y éternisent n'excluent ni les condamnations à mort, ni le retour de la peine capitale. - réalisation : Vincent Abouchar, Benjamin Hû - invités : Raphael Chenuil-Hazan Directeur de l'association Ensemble contre la peine de mort; Driss El Yazami Ancien président du Conseil National des Droits de l'Homme au Maroc; Christelle Vuanga Députée à l'Assemblée nationale de la République Démocratique du Congo, présidente du réseau des parlementaires contre la peine de mort en RDC

I'm Dead Inside
Episode 83: The Re-Re In Me

I'm Dead Inside

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 81:42


Welcome back!  This week we discuss the return of concert life for us, the Facebook outage, a new zombie-drug sensation out of the Congo, the movie Malignant and the current Netflix dynamo that is Squid Game!!

Ten Laws with East Forest
Justin Wren - Overcoming (#179)

Ten Laws with East Forest

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 73:30


 Justin Wren knows what it's like to feel like the world is against you.  Like many kids, Justin was bullied as a teenager, but he had a dream that kept him going. Fueled by the anger he felt toward his tormentors, Justin pursued wrestling in high school where he became 10 time State Champion, 5 time All American, and 2 time National Champion.  Justin trained hard and this propelled his dream of becoming a UFC fighter into reality.  But the pain from his childhood didn't dissipate, and Justin fell into a spiral of depression and addiction that led him on a path toward destruction.  After he was kicked out of his training community, his career was in shambles and he had nowhere else to go so Justin attended a men's retreat.  It was there he found his faith and purpose for living.As Justin began piecing his life back together, he took several international trips. This led him to the Ituri rain forest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where he came across the Mbuti Pygmies, a group of people persecuted by neighboring tribes and forced into slavery. On one of his trips he stayed for a year living among them and sharing the culture of what he calls "the most bullied people on earth." They gave him two names Efeosa which  means "the man who loves us" and Mbuti MangBO "The Big Pygmy." His encounter with the pygmies left him wondering who was there to help them, and in that moment Justin stepped out of the cage and into a Fight For The Forgotten.In 2015, after a five year hiatus from professional sports, Justin returned to his winning ways in MMA fighting, but now he is fighting for someone besides himself. Since returning to fighting, Justin is undefeated in three fights. His current record is 15-2.Justin is not only giving a voice to the pygmies through land, food and water  initiatives but, state-side, he is addressing the escalating problem of  bulling through an anti-bullying character development curriculum titled "Heroes in Waiting." He says, "Everyone can be a hero. To be a hero all that's required is to see a need and do what's right." The program aims to inspire students to take action at a moment of choice through empathy, kindness, compassion, courage and integrity.  https://fightfortheforgotten.org/

FireStarters Podcast
Episode 80 - Belgians in the Congo

FireStarters Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 37:05


In this episode Dan & Henry discuss some of the darkest stuff they've ever had to research. No jokes in description.   Resource: King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa

Construct Your Life With Austin Linney
264 Christian Kondo: How Can I Get One Percent Better Every Day In Every Aspect Of My Life

Construct Your Life With Austin Linney

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 48:40


Christian Kondo: How Can I Get One Percent Better Every Day In Every Aspect Of My Life Meet Christian, originally from Congo, he moved to Ottawa, Canada with his family at the age of 9. After 9 years in Ottawa, he moved to Montreal to study at Concordia University and play basketball.  Always around music while growing up, He became a DJ after his career in basketball was cut short.  Today, still in Montreal, he is not only a DJ but also a fitness trainer. He started his own company during the pandemic called 1% better fitness, where he uses his gifts to push others to become the best version of themselves through fitness and self development within a positive and uplifting environment.  What You Will Discover:  [1:37] I Can't Just Live For Myself Anymore [10:37] It's Not Selfish To Put Yourself First [17:25] Understanding Ways For Your Body To Better Itself [21:10] It's Not About Just The Now You Have To Think About Later On Too [25:55] You Have To Know What The Reason Why You're Doing What You're Doing  [39:03] Everything Starts In The Way You Train Yourself And Take Care Of Your Body  Relevant Links:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christiankondo1/?hl=en Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/onepercentbetterfit/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DjKondo LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christian-kondo-86b9b7101/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Dj_Kondo   #podcast

Une semaine dans le monde
Affaire Bygmalion : Nicolas Sarkozy, une condamnation pour l'exemple ?

Une semaine dans le monde

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 40:00


Il y aura un acte 2 dans l'affaire Bygmalion, l'ancien président Nicolas Sarkozy ayant fait appel du jugement le condamnant à un an de prison ferme pour financement illégal de sa campagne électorale de 2012. En Tunisie, l'universitaire Najla Bouden a été nommée au poste de Premier ministre par le président Kaïs Saïed. Enfin, des employés de l'OMS sont accusés d'abus sexuels commis en République démocratique du Congo. Des dizaines de femmes ont accepté de témoigner, la plus jeune avait 13 ans.

The Friend
Meet Nathan from the Republic of the Congo

The Friend

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021


Meet Nathan from the Republic of the Congo

The Friend
Adventures in the Republic of the Congo with Margo and Paolo

The Friend

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021


Adventures in the Republic of the Congo with Margo and Paolo

In 4 Minuti
Giovedì, 30 settembre

In 4 Minuti

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 4:54


Il nuovo Presidente del Partito liberaldemocratico giapponese, l'indagine sulle accuse di stupro mosse al personale dell'Oms in Congo e il nuovo accordo sulla Difesa tra Grecia e Francia

Canary Cry News Talk
ZOMBIE JOE-POCALYPSE

Canary Cry News Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 200:08


Canary Cry News Talk ep. 395 - 09.29.2021 - ZOMBIE JOE-POCALYPSE: Waccine Apostles, Cardano Grace, Anti-Mandy Hoopers - CCNT 395 Our LINK TREE: CanaryCry.Party SUPPORT: CanaryCryRadio.com/Support MEET UPS: CanaryCryMeetUps.com BASIL'S ravel: Ravel Podcast Facelikethesun Resurrection Truther Dating   INTRO Museum trolled by artist who was paid $84,000 (CBS) MTG anti-Christian article author, not so legit Cardano to power robot nurse Grace (Eleven News)   FLIPPY Robot Arm gave him a glimpse into the Apocalypse (Times UK)   COVID 19/I AM WACCINE Note: NY fires Unwaccinated Health Care workers (Intelligencer) Clip: Australia numbers are ridiculous Clip: Hochul says jab is from God, jabbed to be apostles Clip: NY city protesting mandates YouTube bans all waccine misinformation (NY Times) Clip: Jonathan Isaac of Orlando Magic champions freedom over mandate Clip: Bradley Beal of Washington Wizards questions the jab Is DNA Waccine Next? (Jerusalem Post) Protein based waccine from China protects against 5 variants, claims (Science)   BREAK 1: Executive Producers, Paypal, Patrons   POLYTICKS Harry Legs:  Was the Biden booster totally staged?  Biden digs in with fellow Dems seeking deal on $3.5 trillion (SF Chronicle) Biden cancels waccine focused trip to Chicago Clip: Nancy Pelosi calls build back better the “Obama Agenda” (Obama 3rd Term Colbert)   GREAT RESET Great Reset: UN says pandemic stifled funding for 2030 SD agenda, need more (Econ. Times) Great Reset/China: China progressing towards UN 2030 SD agenda   BREAK 2: Jingles, Art, Meet Ups   COVID 19 JINGLE/PANDEMIC SPECIAL Vaccinated couple died holding hands (Yahoo) Clip: Pastor Artur Pawlowski arrested in Canada after US tour Clip: Italian police stand down, join protesters  Clip: Victoria police, out in force, silly Harvard going back to virtual after outbreak, 96% waccinated (CBS) Why some American resist the waccine, “Mark of the Beast” (SCMP) Note Similar Article: Pastor says waccine is not the Mark of the Beast (Int'l Biz Times)   AI AI Might eventually write this article (Verge)   ADDITIONAL STORIES Ancient text explains reason for Dead Sea Scrolls in Qumran (Times of Israel) WHO heartbroken over Congo sex abuse probe findings (Reuters) UK Trucker shortage causes inflation (Reuters) Elon Musk wants to destroy your humanity (American Thinker) Australia trying to get ice core in Antarctica (The Age) Church set on fire, reward for tips (Yahoo) 3 lessons from IBM to build ethical AI (WEF) Congo, murdering women practicing witchcraft rising (AFP News) Amazon's mobile robot named Astro is robot without a cause (Wired) Waccine Third jab side effect less than second, CDC study says (NY Times) Getting religious exemption may not be easy (NPR)   PRODUCERS ep. 395: Sir Igorious - 100**, Waldo**, Jacob W, Cynthia F, Child of God, Aaron J, David S, Rosalie C, Gregory G, Morv, GiantsBain16, Scott K, Sir Casey the Shield Knight, Vladomyr S, Gail M, JC, HeatheRuss, Daniella O,  Juan A, Sir Sammons Knight of the Fishes, Brandt W, Veronica D, Pizza Rat, ShaGan, Runksmash, Ciara, Mario798x, Rob   TIMESTAMPS: Jade Bouncerson   JINGLES: Jack V Waldo   ART: Dame Allie of the Skillet Nation Sir Dove, Knight of Rustbeltia Ryan N GraceGBeauty

Habari za UN
"Ningekuwa mbali katika muziki isingekuwa vita" – Mkimbizi nchini Uganda

Habari za UN

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 3:42


Katika kuchagiza amani na upendo miongoni mwa wakimbizi, kijana Fideli Karafuru Busimba mkimbizi kutoka Jamhuri ya Kidemokrasia ya Congo, DRC, anatumia kipaji chake cha usanii kusambaza ujumbe wa upendo na amani hasa wakati huu wa changamoto zinazotokana na mlipuko wa COVID-19 akiwa ukimbizini nchini Uganda. Kijana huyu ambaye pia ana ujuzi wa uchoraji na useremala, anaomba kupatiwa hifadhi katika nchi ya pili ukimbizini akiamini kuwa itamsaidia kuepuka changamoto za kifedha zinazokwamisha ndoto zake katika maisha. Ungana naye katika makala ifuatayo akizungumza na mwanndishi wetu wa Uganda, John Kibego.  

Habari za UN
Lokua Kanza aingia darasani Kinshasa na ujumbe mzito wa elimu kwa wanafunzi

Habari za UN

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 2:22


Lokua Kanza, mwanamuziki nguli ndani  na nje ya Jamhuri ya Kidemokrasia ya Congo, DRC ambaye pia ni balozi wa kitaifa wa elimu wa shirika la Umoja wa Mataifa la kuhudumia watoto, UNICEF nchini humo, ametumia ziara yake katika shule ya msingi aliyosoma utotoni ili kuchagiza wanafunzi wa kike na wa kiume kupatia kipaumbele suala la elimu.  (Taarifa ya Anold Kayanda/Assumpta Massoi) Majira ya asubuhi katika shule moja ya msingi kwenye mji mkuu wa DRC, Kinshasa, ugeni kutoka UNICEF ukiambatana na Lokua Kanza, balozi wa elimu wa UNICEF nchini humo. Kisha ndani ya darasa lenye na mwalimu akafunguka. Mwalimu akamtambulisha kwa wanafunzi akisema mbele yenu ni mmoja wa wanafunzi wetu aliyepita hapa, mnafahamu anaitwa nani?... Watoto hawakusita kutaja. Na ndipo Lokua Kanza akapita darasani akibadilishana mawazo na mwanafunzi mmoja mmoja na kisha akazungumza nao kwa pamoja Anasema “hamjambo nyote, nimeguswa sana sikutarajia kufika hapa, nilifahamu tunatembelea shule lakini nimejikuta kwenye shule yangu nilikoanzia mafunzo nikiketi kwenye haya madawati. Nilipokuwa mdogo hatukuwa na umeme nyumbani, tulitumia mshumaa. Saa 11 alfajiri ilibidi niamke niwahi shuleni. Hii leo wanasema nchi yetu ina shida. Ninyi mko shuleni lakini kuna wengi ambao hawako shuleni.” Bwana Kanza hakusita kuwapatia ujumbe “Ninyi ambao mmebahatika kuwa hapa, jiendelezeni ili kesho watoto wote wa DRC wawe wana elimu. Lazima muamini kwenye ndoto zetu. Bila elimu hatuwezi kufika mbali, iwapo hatutaweza kujifunza basi katu hatutaweza kufikiria.” Msanii Kanza aliteuliwa mwezi huu wa Septemba kuwa balozi wa UNICEF kwa masuala ya elimu nchini DRC, taifa ambalo limepiga hatua kubwa katika kufikia elimu kwa wote katika miongo ya karibuni. Hata hivyo takribani watoto milioni 4 wenye umri wa kati ya miaka 6 hadi 11 bado hawako shuleni, idadi ambayo ni sawa na asilimia 21 ya watoto wote nchini DRC wenye umri huo.

Habari za UN
Jarida 29 Septemba 2021

Habari za UN

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 14:02


Karibu usikilize jarida ikiwa leo ni siku ya kimataifa ya kuhamasisha kuhusu upotevu na utupaji wa chakula na mwenyeji wako ni mimi ASSUMPTA MASSOI.  Miongoni mwa utakayo sikia ni pamoja na programu ya UNICEF nchini Kenya yawasaidia watoto wa kike kurejea shuleni.  Taasisi ya kusaidia wakimbizi wandani nchini Yemen yashinda Tuzo ya UNHCR ijulikanayo kama tuzo ya wakimbizi ya Nansen.  Lokua Kanza, mwanamuziki nguli ndani  na nje ya Jamhuri ya Kidemokrasia ya Congo, DRC ambaye pia ni balozi wa kitaifa wa elimu wa shirika la Umoja wa Mataifa la kuhudumia watoto, UNICEF nchini humo, ametumia ziara yake katika shule ya msingi aliyosoma utotoni ili kuchagiza wanafunzi wa kike na wa kiume kupatia kipaumbele suala la elimu.  karibu usikilize habari hizi na mengine mengi ikiwemo makala kutoka nchini Uganda.   

The Epstein Chronicles
Investigation Uncovers Horrific Abuse By WHO Aid Workers In The Congo

The Epstein Chronicles

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 21:45


According to reports from the Congo, over 80 women were abused by employee's of the WHO during the Ebola outbreak in 2018. Now the question is....will anyone be held responsible?To contact me:bobbycapucci@protonmail.comSource:https://apnews.com/article/business-health-united-nations-world-health-organization-ebola-virus-36ceb41d266190d149a74e400332e1ed

The Wilder Ride
TWR Listeners Lounge - Misty Rosas

The Wilder Ride

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 119:57


In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray chat with body actor, Misty Rosas, who recently brought the character of Quiil to life on The Mandalorian. Misty first started her career as a gymnast, working to stay flexible and dynamic. She also spent time working as a dancer. As luck would have it, being a few inches shy of five feet tall, she learned she could play characters at Disneyland. She rapidly began to grow her craft as a character performance artist. One of her first block buster rolls was playing the ape in Congo. When the chance came to audtion for Kuiil, she jumped at it. That role has opened up new opportunities for Misty, including a chance to do more acting outside of the body costumes. While continuing her acting career, Misty is also an accomplished pop singer, working on her music between gigs. She is a talented performer on multiple levels and she has really only just begun to hit her stride. After the interview, Walt was once again forced to review a film selected by the listeners in The Wilder Ride LIsteners Group on Facebook. After the painful review, Alan and Walt each shared a pair of crazy news stories from the past week. Then, Misty joined the guys as they jumped into their entertainment segment. WATCHING Walt highly recommends Wind River starring Jeremy Renner. He also enjoyed watching the documentary, If I Leave Here Tomorrow about Lynyrd Skynyrd. Alan just saw RUSH Cinema Strangiato at the movies and loved every second. He rewatched Dances with Wolves and Tombstone, two fantastic Westerns. Alan is also hooked on the YouTube channels Ashleigh Burton and The Daily Doug. Misty is really liking the Apple TV show, Ted Lasso. She also likes The Leftovers and the documentary, How Can You Mend a Broken Heart? about the BeeGees. READING Walt continues to plow through the book, "Don't Make Me Pull Over." Alan is knee-deep in news and the history of Bartow County for a video project he is producing. Misty is reading, "The Alchemist," "The Four Agreements," and has just ordered, "Atlas of the Heart." LISTENING Walt suggests the podcast, Team Never Quit. He also loves the show, In the Red Clay. Walt also planned to listen to WTF with Mark Maron interviewing Steve Buscemi. Alan, in honor of the Rush show recently published, has been listening to the albums, Moving Pictures, Hold Your Fire and Hemispheres. He also is keeping up with the podcasts, The Great Escape Minute, Radio Labyrinth and 60MW Podcast. As he closed, Alan mentioned being the voice artist for a series of short stories starring Pig Newton and Ewe N. McGregor. Misty is diving into the Foo Fighters album, "Hail Satin." She is also spending a lot of time diving into her own music. Make sure you have subscribed to The Wilder Ride on your pod-catcher of choice so you will not miss a single episode! If you have not already done so, please come join our Listener's Group on Facebook. Just visit our public page and click on the button to join the group. You can learn more about us by visiting our About Us page. You can also find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Appels sur l'actualité
Appels sur l'actualité - Vos questions d'actualité

Appels sur l'actualité

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 19:30


Tous les jours, les journalistes et correspondants de RFI ainsi que des spécialistes répondent à vos questions sur l'actualité. Ce matin :  RDC : que reproche la justice au journaliste Sosthène Kambidi ? Par Sonia Rolley, envoyée spéciale de RFI en République Démocratique du Congo. Evergrande : le géant de l'immobilier chinois au bord de la faillite. Par Agnieszka Kumor, journaliste au service Économie de RFI. Congo-B: un rapport épingle des conditions de détention dans les cachots de la police. Par Trésor Nzima Kendet, directeur du Centre d'actions pour le Développement.   * Par téléphone : de France : 09 693 693 70 de l'étranger : 33 9 693 693 70 * Par WhatsApp : +33 6 89 28 53 64 N'OUBLIEZ PAS DE NOUS COMMUNIQUER VOTRE NUMÉRO DE TÉLÉPHONE (avec l'indicatif pays). Pour nous suivre : * Facebook : Rfi appels sur l'actualité * Twitter : @AppelsActu

KIRO Nights
Hour 3 : Beaver Dog

KIRO Nights

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 33:21


Jack & Stacy Jo dive into a Car-exhaust drug craze that's taking over the Congo. // Ask us anything! // Whats on your mind?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Noticias ONU
Abusos sexuales de personal de la OMS, COVID-19, meningitis...Las noticias del martes

Noticias ONU

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 4:16


Al menos 21 empleados de la OMS son sospechosos de haber cometido explotación y abusos sexuales contra niñas y mujeres durante la respuesta al ébola en la República Democrática del Congo. Se necesitan al menos 982.000 millones de dólares en medidas de estímulo fiscal para responder a los efectos de la pandemia en el mercado laboral. Cientos de miles de dosis de vacunas del COVID-19 han llegado a Nicaragua y Argentina.

Habari za UN
DRC yakamilisha vigezo vya kujiunga na Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki

Habari za UN

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 2:09


Wito wa Katibu Mkuu wa Umoja wa Mataifa Antonio Guterres kwa nchi duniani kuimarisha ushirikiano wa kimataifa iwe kikanda au kidunia unazidi kuitikiwa ambapo Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki, EAC inachukua hatua kupanua wigo wa uanachama wake kutoka 6 hadi 7 kwa kufanya kikao cha kujadili ombi la Jamhuri ya Kidemokrasia ya Congo, DRC kujiunga na chombo hicho. Katibu Mkuu wa Jumuiya ya Afrika MAshariki, Peter Mathuki ametoa taarifa hizo wakati akihojiwa na Leah Mushi wa Idhaa ya Umoja wa Mataifa kando mwa mjadala mkuu wa Baraza Kuu la Umoja wa Mataifa uliomalizika jana jijini New York Marekani ambaye alitaka kufahamu mchakato wa DRC kuijunga na jumuiya hiyo umefikia wapi? Mahojiano kamili na Peter Mathuki yatakujia siku ya Ijumaa katika Mada kwa kina.  

Habari za UN
Balozi wa Tanzania nchini DRC awatia moyo wananchi wanaolindwa na kikosi cha TANZBATT-8

Habari za UN

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 2:58


Balozi wa Tanzania nchini Jamhuri ya Kidemokrasia ya Congo, DRC Luteni Jenerali Mstaafu Paul Meela amewasihi wananchi kuwa na imani kuwa matatizo yataisha kwani vikosi vya Umoja wa Mataifa vya kulinda amani nchini humo MONUSCO na Umoja wa Mataifa wenyewe wanafanya juu chini kunakuwa kuhakikisha na amani.   Ameyasema hayo wakati wa tukio maalum la Afrika Kusini kuikabidhi Tanzania ukamanda wa kikosi cha kujibu mashambulizi FIB kilicho ndani ya MONUSCO, jukumu ambalo makamanda hao hukabidhiana kila mwaka. Taarifa zaidi anayo  Kapteni Tumaini Bigambo, afisa habari wa kikosi cha Tanzania, MONUSCO, TANZBATT-8. (Taarifa ya Kapteni Tumaini)    

ONDEM Podcasts
ONDE Mundo #195 – Nhoque quatro queijos em Neuquen e Istambul

ONDEM Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 76:54


Tem gente que tem tanta história boa pra contar que não cabe em um episódio só. É o caso da Jaqueline, que foi entrevistada do Filipe Teixeira no episódio 178, e falou sobre o tempo em que morou na África, e agora volta para conversar com a Erika Jurdi sobre o amor dos turcos pelos animais e a paixão dos argentinos por Diego Maradona. Apresentação e entrevista: Erika Jurdi Convidada: Jaqueline Costa Edição: 20 a 20 Arte da vitrine: JP Martins Feed: http://onomedissoemundo.com/feed/podcast/ — Booking — Reserve seu hotel pelo Booking.com. — Links — ONDEM 178: Congo e Gabão Museu El Chocón Novela "O Grande Sultão" (Muhteşem Yüzyıl), sobre o reinado de Suleiman e a ascensão da Hürrem/Alexandra Pesquisar sobre a vida do Diego Maradona Documentário da AlJazeera sobre novelas turcas Twitter: @pernetinha1 Apoia.se do ONDEM Instagram do ONDEM Twitter do ONDEM Telegram do ONDEM Mapa do ONDEM Você pode entrar em contato com a gente pelo Twitter, Instagram e Facebook. Para não perder nenhum episódio, assine o podcast no iTunes, no seu agregador de podcast preferido ou no Spotify. Para apoiar o ONDEM, acesse apoia.se/ondem e contribua com nosso projeto.

History of Africa
Season 3 Episode 5 - The Ashanti Empire is Born at Feyiase

History of Africa

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 30:38


At the small village of Feyiase, the Ashanti and Denkyira armies would clash. The outcome changed the history of Ghana and the world.However, while Osei Tutu's leadership on the battlefield would be his most famous trait, his legacy runs even deeper than that. Join us as we discuss not only his conquests, but his forward thinking civic reforms that ensured that his empire would outlive him.Support the show (https://patreon.com/historyofafrica)

True Crime International
CONGO: King Leopold II Mutilates and Murders the People of the Congo

True Crime International

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 57:00


In this episode we take a bit of a different turn to talk about one of the most evil men in history, how he owned and enslaved an entire nation, and how the people of the Congo lived under him during his mass genocide.

Barbarian Noetics with Conan Tanner
Patrice Lumumba: Champion of Congolese Independence and Martyr for the Pan-African Cause

Barbarian Noetics with Conan Tanner

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2021 104:44


What's up to my gregarious gharials and buck-lucky baboons!! Welcome back to the BNP everybody and thank you for tuning in! Shout out to my patrons, y'all are the chlorophyll in my leafy greens, thank you!! (Psst: Beloved reader! You should become a patron too: just $1/month gets you a free dream interpretation coupon and an original poem! Sign up here: Patreon.com/noetics)This week's episode is a solo venture, featuring robots, words from sponsors and poems! Your veggies this week tackle a massively important figure in both Congolese and Pan-African history and someone who is not taught nearly enough (or ever) in US public schools: Patrice Lumumba. Patrice Lumumba was a trade unionist who became the first ever Prime Minister of the independent Democratic Republic of the Congo, serving from June until September of 1960. Lumumba was an African nationalist and Pan-Africanist, and his mission was to free the Congo from the yoke of hundreds of years of unspeakably brutal colonial and neo-colonial oppression. Belgium was truly horrific to the people of the Congo. Lumumba's political aims included nationalizing the massive mineral wealth of the Congo so that the government could provide basic universal services to the Congolese people, such as housing, healthcare, childcare and education. However, Patrice Lumumba, like so many great men who effectively oppose the status quo, had earned enemies, and some of these enemies were very powerful. Ultimately, the C.I.A. (Boooo), UK's MI6 (Boooo) and the Belgian Intelligence Services (Boooo) teamed up, and with U.N. complicity, had Lumumba arrested, tortured and executed by his political rivals. He was only 35 years old. Tune in to learn more about this hero, activist, political leader, and ultimately, a powerful martyr for the cause of Congolese Independence, African nationalism and Pan-Africanism. Follow the BNP on IG @conantanner Check out the BNP's original poetry TikTok @ barbarian.noeticsDon't forget to rate, review and subscribe! I need reviews on Apple Podcasts and Castbox! Thank you for spreading the word and telling a friend about the BNP! Let's expand our tribe of philosopher-barbarians.Until next week everyone, Be excellent to one another, and real with yourself. One Love,Conan TRACKLIST FOR THIS EPISODE Alex Cortiz - Funk Me Up BabyDykotomi - Corvid CrunkTangerine Dream - Love On A Real Train (State Azure Remix)Yakuro - Constellation of TatyanaKanyok and Luba - CongoCowboy Bebop - Lofi MixHow the U.S. and Belgium Assassinated Patrice Lumumba (Video: https://youtu.be/_YS_cLaHdwY)John Wright Trio - South Side SoulChill Hop Radio - Campfire Crackling  (Lo Fi Mix)Mbilia Bel - Nakei Nai RobiAfro Fiesta - Independence Cha Cha Mbilia Bel - Eswi Yo Wapi Easy Star All Stars - Any Color You LikeBig Wild - Crickets Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/noetics)

Rio Bravo qWeek
Episode 67 - Covid, Food, and HIV

Rio Bravo qWeek

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 19:03


Episode 67: Covid, Food, and HIV.  Medical students discuss the relationship between high cholesterol and COVID-19, the effect of food order in postprandial glucose and insulin, and HIV history. Moderated by Hector Arreaza, MD.  During this episode you will listen to three medical students discussing some topics that they found interesting during their family medicine rotation. All the credit goes to them because they read these topics and provided a very good summary. I hope you enjoy it.____________________High Cholesterol and COVID-19By Milan Hinesman, MS3, Ross University School of MedicineGiven the current state of the world, there's been a lot more attention to COVID-19 presentation, risks, and treatment. One study conducted by Dr. Kun Zhang and collaborators shows that there may be a relationship between higher total cholesterol levels and ApoB levels to increased risk of COVID-19 infection[1]. Dr. Zhang used a mendelian randomization from the UK Biobank data to test for lipid effects on COVID susceptibility and severity. The study performed analysis of data from the host genetics initiative consisting of more than 14,000 cases and more than one million controls showing a potential positive causal effect between high total cholesterol and ApoB and COVID susceptibility. A mendelian randomization is a process of taking genes which functions are already known and measuring their response to exposure to a disease in observational studies[2]. In short, high cholesterol and high ApoB are linked to COVID-19 infection.This is Rio Bravo qWeek, your weekly dose of knowledge brought to you by the Rio Bravo Family Medicine Residency Program from Bakersfield, California. Our program is affiliated with UCLA, and it's sponsored by Clinica Sierra Vista, Let Us Be Your Healthcare Home. __________________________Impact of food order on glucose after meals.   By Yvette Singh, MS3, American University of the CaribbeanIn the management of diabetes, health care providers usually assess glycemic control with fasting plasma glucose and pre-prandial glucose measurements, as well as by measuring Hemoglobin A1c. Therapeutic goals for Hemoglobin A1c and pre-prandial glucose levels have been established based on the results of controlled clinical trials. Unfortunately, many patients with diabetes fail to achieve their glycemic goals. Elevated glucose after eating may be the cause of poor glycemic control leading to vascular complications. Postprandial hyperglycemia is one of the earliest abnormalities of glucose homeostasis associated with type 2 diabetes. This is one of the important therapeutic targets for glycemic control. Current studies show that the amount and timing of carbs in the diet primarily influence blood glucose levels. Other studies also show that eating whey protein before meals, as well as changing the macronutrients in meals, reduces postprandial glucose levels; however, these studies did not have patients with type 2 diabetes. The main author of this study was Alpana P. Shukla and many other collaborators. The title is Food Order Has a Significant Impact on Postprandial Glucose and Insulin Levels, published by the American Diabetes Association on Diabetes Care in July 2015.This study was performed to analyze the order of food consumption with vegetables, protein and carbohydrates and its effects on postprandial glucose in overweight/obese patients with type 2 diabetes being treated with metformin. Subjects were studied for 1 week. They were given a meal with the same number of calories, after fasting for 12 hours: 55g protein, 68g carbs, and 16g fat. They were asked to eat carbs first, then to eat vegetables and protein fifteen minutes later. This order was reversed during the second week. Their postprandial glucose and insulin levels were measured at 30/60/120 mins after meals. The statistical studies showed an average post prandial glucose decrease by more than 25% when protein was consumed first. As well as the average post prandial insulin levels decreased by more than 40%. These results demonstrated that the timing of carbs during a meal has a significant impact on glucose and insulin levels comparable to some pharmacological agents. Reduced insulin excretion with this meal pattern may also improve insulin sensitivity. This may help patients with type 2 diabetes control their HbA1c, and possibly help reverse early diabetes. Educating patients about this approach is not controlling how much they are eating or restricting their diet so patients will likely comply with this recommendation. Eat your protein first!The potential problems of this study are that it was a small sample size (11 patients), limited food types, and insulin was measured only up to 120 minutes after meals. Further studies are needed to demonstrate the full effectiveness of this recommendation.___________________HIV Series Part I: HIV HistoryBy Robert Dunn, MS3, Ross University School of Medicine This is an HIV series for the Rio Bravo qWeek Podcast. The following episodes will include some of the history of HIV, transmissibility, the PARTNER-1 and PARTNER-2 studies, and will finalize with a full episode on HIV prevention. Today we are starting with HIV history.Prejudice against those with HIV stems from the history surrounding the virus. Between 1981-1983, cases of rare infections like Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) and aggressive cancers like Kaposi Sarcoma were appearing predominantly amongst gay men and injection drug users.  Even children were presenting with AIDS creating misconceptions of how the disease was transmitted by touch. By 1982, this syndrome was referred to as the Gay-Related Immunodeficiency (GRID), which we now know as AIDS. Some History of HIVThe start of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was thought to have started in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1920 when the virus crossed species to humans and gave its ability to infect humans[4]. In 1981, five young gay men in Los Angeles, California, presented with a rare lung infection called Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP). Two other groups of men also presented with a rare and aggressive cancer called Kaposi Sarcoma, in New York and California. By December of the same year, the first case of PCP was found in an injection drug user. And by the end of the year, there were 270 reported cases of this severe immunodeficiency and about 121 of them had already died from it, almost 50%. In 1982, due to the prevalence of these rare diseases being present among gay men, the syndrome was called the Gay-Related Immune Deficiency (GRID). The CDC later officially called the disease the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The term “gay cancer” was used in Venezuela before AIDS was known.In 1983, the disease was found in both women and children. In May 1983, in a joint conference between the Pasteur Institute in France and the National Cancer Institute, they announced that LAV and HTLV-III were the same virus and the cause of AIDS.In 1985, Ryan White, a teenager with hemophilia was banned from school when he was diagnosed with HIV after he received contaminated blood products. Ryan later died at 18 years old due to AIDS-related illnesses. At the same time, the FDA licensed the first commercial blood test to detect HIV. A foundation was later created to provide primary care and medications for low-income HIV patients.In 1987, the first antiretroviral drug, Zidovudine (AZT) was approved by the FDA to treat for HIV. In 1991, the famous basketball player Magic Johnson announced he tested positive for HIV and retired immediately. After his retirement he planned to educate young people about the virus which helped dispel stereotypes. Also in 1991, the famous singer of Queen announced he had AIDS and died the next day.In 1993, the movie Philadelphia with Tom Hanks promoted further discussion about HIV and AIDS. In June 1995, the first protease inhibitor was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which started the era for Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART). This brought down the rate of AIDS-related deaths and hospitalizations by 60-80%. Of special note, in 1986, the FDA passed the policy to ban all men who had sex with men (MSM) from 1977 onward, from donating blood or plasma to avoid the risk of transmitting HIV or Hepatitis A. This policy was amended in December 2015, when the revised policy said any MSM within the last 12 months, would need to wait at least 1 year before donating blood. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FDA amended it its policy once more to decrease the wait time to 3 months form the last time the man had sex with another man.____________________________Conclusion: Now we conclude our episode number 67 “Covid, Food, and HIV.” Kudos to Milan, Yvette and Robert, they presented relevant information for our practice of medicine. They taught us that high cholesterol is a risk for COVID-19 infection; Also, when you eat proteins first, your glucose and insulin after meals are lower than when you eat carbs first; and you will be hearing from Robert for a couple episodes regarding HIV. Today he gave us a little piece of HIV history. Even without trying, every night you go to bed being a little wiser.Thanks for listening to Rio Bravo qWeek. If you have any feedback about this podcast, contact us by email RBresidency@clinicasierravista.org, or visit our website riobravofmrp.org/qweek. This podcast was created with educational purposes only. Visit your primary care physician for additional medical advice. This week we thank Hector Arreaza, Milan Hinesman, Yvette Singh, and Robert Dunn. Audio edition: Suraj Amrutia. See you next week! _____________________References:Zhang, K. Dong, S. Guo, et. al., Causal Associations Between Blood Lipids and COVID-19 Risk: A Two-Sample Mendelian Randomization Study. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, originally published on September 9, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.121.316324. What is Mendelian Randomization and How Can it be Used as a Tool for Medicine and Public Health? Opportunities and Challenges, Webinar announcement given by Professor George Davey Smith on November 27, 2018. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, https://www.cdc.gov/genomics/events/precision_med_pop.htm Alpana P. Shukla, Radu G. Iliescu, Catherine E. Thomas and Louis J. Aronne, Food Order Has a Significant Impact on Postprandial Glucose and Insulin Levels, Diabetes Care 2015 Jul; 38(7): e98-e99. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc15-0429. History of HIV and AIDS Overview. Avert, October 10, 2019. https://www.avert.org/professionals/history-hiv-aids/overview. Accessed on September 21, 2021. Shaw, Maggie. FDA's Revised Blood Donation Guidance for Gay Men Still Courts Controversy. AJMC, April 3, 2020. https://ajmc.com/view/fdas-revised-blood-donation-guidance-for-gay-men-still-courts-controvery. Accessed on September 21, 2021. BAYER, R. (2015), Science, Politics, and the End of the Lifelong Gay Blood Donor Ban. Milbank Quarterly, 93: 230-233. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-0009.12114. Ways HIV can be Transmitted. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, April 21, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/hiv-transmission/ways-people-get-hiv.html. Accessed on September 21, 2021.

Couleurs tropicales
Couleurs tropicales - La Famille avec Laura Mbakop, Kaige-Jean Bale Simoes de Fonseca, Queen Stelyna, Bah Maliah et Yann Orion Taty

Couleurs tropicales

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 48:30


Claudy Siar est entouré des chroniqueuses Queen Stelyna, Laura Mbakop, Kaige-Jean Bale Simoes de Fonseca, et de Bah Maliah, notre correspondant en Guinée et de Yann Orion Taty, notre correspondant au Congo. Chacun propose une nouveauté musicale et présente un évènement culturel. Cliquez sur le nom de l'artiste pour en savoir plus, et sur les titres des chansons pour visionner leur clip : Mink's Je te calcule Le choix de Kaige S-Pion feat Moha MMZ Personne Le choix de Bah Hezbo rap Free Fonike Mengue Le choix de Queen Stelyna Tuco An tet Le choix de Yann Laïla and the Groove feat Zao La poupée de Moussaka Le choix de Laura Tems Vibe out

The China in Africa Podcast
Update on the China-DR Congo Mining Contracts Dispute

The China in Africa Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 61:16


After months of negative media coverage, Chinese mining companies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are pushing back against the perception they aren't fulfilling their contractual obligations to provide social services and build infrastructure for the local communities where they operate.There's been a recent flurry of news coverage, social media posts, and even ministerial visits to mining sites to bolster their position.DRC mining and policy analyst Christian-Geraud Neema Byamungu has been closely following the Chinese response to the government's moves to review foreign mining contracts and how this increasingly contentious issue is unfolding.JOIN THE DISCUSSION:CAP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ChinaAfricaProjectTwitter: @eolander | @stadenesque | @christiangeraudSUBSCRIBE TO THE CHINA AFRICA PROJECTYour subscription supports independent journalism. Subscribers get the following:1. The world's only curated China-Africa News Feed with thousands of articles archive2. Exclusive analysis of the day's top stories about China in Africa and the Global South3. A copy of the popular China-Africa Daily Brief newsletter delivered to your inbox by 6am Washington time M-FTry it free for 30-days and see if you like it. Subscriptions start at just $7 a month for students and teachers and $15 a month for everyone else. Subscribe here: www.chinaafricaproject.com/subscribeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The David McWilliams Podcast
172 - The Economics of Casement, Carson, Congo and Colonialism

The David McWilliams Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 38:57


As Michael D Higgins, Ireland's President gets into a scrap, we have a hot take on rubber booms, Apocalypse Now, Roger Casement, King Leopold and Oscar Wilde! Enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Africa Today
Rwandan Court sentences Paul Rusesabagina to 25 years

Africa Today

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 24:25


A Rwandan court has sentenced 'Hotel Rwanda hero', Paul Rusesabagina, to 25 years in prison for terrorism-related charges. A report from Human Rights Watch highlights crimes perpetrated a year ago on women inmates at a jail in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Also - Why did a swarm of angry bees kill sixty-three penguins near Cape Town?. A Nigerian journalist raises awareness around sickle cell disease with a book named 'How to live with Sickle Cell'. And - We hear from Sudanese artist MaMan who is on a mission to bring Afrobeats to his country.

To Dine For
Pierre Ferrari

To Dine For

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 31:27


Pierre Ferrari – CEO – Heifer International   Pierre Ferrari grew up in the Congo and went to college in England. His life has taken him all over the world. Since 2010 he has been the CEO of the world humanitarian organization Heifer International. He spent most of his years at Coca-Cola USA before deciding in 1995 to focus his energy on social issues. Ferrari is a former chair and board member of Ben & Jerry's Homemade ice cream, and a former board member of the Small Enterprise Assistance Fund. He received a master's degree in economics from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from Harvard Business School.   Follow To Dine For: Official Website: ToDineForTV.com Facebook: Facebook.com/ToDineForTV Instagram: @ToDineForTV Twitter: @KateSullivanTV Email: ToDineForTV@gmail.com   Thank You to our Sponsors! American National Insurance Spiritless - Use promo code TODINEFOR for free shipping   Follow Our Guest: Official Site: Heifer.org Facebook: Facebook.com/HeiferInternational Instagram: @HeiferCEO Twitter: @HeiferCEO