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i'm money welcome to the program this week spain gave catalonia an ultimatum withdraw your declaration of independence or face the consequences well today prime minister mariano rajoy made good on his warning but great says it plans to sack cuts a long lead in a televised address catalan president carlos put it all said he would call on his father meant to hold a session to discuss a response to madrid and lections now large crowds rallied in barcelona to support independence. for these catalogs madrid's response is get another insult hundreds of thousands of separatist demonstrators took to barcelona streets on saturday their dream of catalan independence goes on despite the central government's dramatic step. i guess that made up
a lot of us with this action the spanish government with the support of its socialist and liberal allies has carried out the worst attack on catalan institutions and the catalan people since the military dictatorship of francisco franco since. the government of knocking out of the hallway wants to authorize a directive without consent with little support and against the will of the majority that would control catalan life from madrid. he was hoping it didn't have to come to this in triggering article one fifty five of spain's constitution prime minister mariano rajoy has turned to what he considers a measure of last resort in the growing political crisis between madrid and barcelona. the autonomy and self governance of catalonia will not be suspended it will remove the people that put the autonomous government outside the law and the constitution. itself governance will not and
it will be recovered for the sake of its legality and for the coexistence of all catalans not just those who are pro independence. under romney's plan catalan affairs come under madrid's direction regional elections would be held within six months they would exclude members of the current government of karla's push them on from madrid this is seen as a logical step but it is unacceptable for many caught in lines among the demonstrators in barcelona and other members of his government they've denounced madrid's move as a step too far for now catalonia his government and barcelona is still standing the spanish senate will decide on friday whether to approve prime minister a choice decision to trigger article one fifty five his conservative people's party holds a majority of the senate seats but let's hear about how cuts alone is reacting
to these latest moves of a so joins me now from boston on uprights good to see you so how did people react to what pushed him or had to say. people fell quiet in the square behind me which is the square in front of the government palace right to nine o'clock when he started speaking before the mood has been really festive lots of chanting and schlepping and generally enjoying a really revolutionary spirit but then when which the man had finished speaking things sort of fell flat throughout the because we what he had given them well lots of big words but not what they had been avoiding for i think that with every declaration of independence this poisoned chalice he has sort of handed over to parliament problem and will meet on monday and then probably again next week and everybody is still waiting will they do it or will they not do it will they declare
redeclare independence or not we will see next week the cat and mouse game between barcelona and madrid goes on and so the question now is can push them on and perhaps even the parliament now deliver what catalan separatists are expecting. he can't really deliver any more he can deliver emotions he can sort of a whip up their feelings make them feel great to put him on talked about he in english appealing to the people of europe chocked about the european nation of how to lonia and however what he can really do is force this through for them because it's quite clear this is what the situation is like money on the heart the prime minister has announced it today and it is a matter of only a few days during the runoff next week that power will be taken away from carlos puts demand and he will have to hand over he will be gone as
a political figure so he can talk the talk but he cannot walk the walk he can't deliver what people want madrid will take over by a professional joining us from buffalo and thank you. has now crossed over to the spanish capital madrid where generalist martin roberts is standing by martin how do you think madrid is likely to react to put it on its latest address well the most important thing as barbara said is that he didn't actually mention the word independence which. has most of the pigeons so. many changes in the plan which is for some of. them are. still his right to reply give him a hearing because again they won't proceed you're not hearing what he's got to say first now right remains to be seen whether he will actually accept us in that session. repeated invitations who are dressed the marchant
arms and. the first time so it's likely missing some who are second time so that's the next step is to see whether he will actually come to terms of their testimonies we're going to hear him say what he has. but time is ticking days an election which is set to take place in about six months what does madrid hope to get out of the fresh election in catalonia. well i think what they want to see a majority not. the majority which is. again to our constitution. i mean today only the japanese economy start or armstrong as far as they were. there which by the way will still be allowed to marry and so it's official it's all going to talk about anything short of. the constitution doesn't. whatever.
till the end of the day today. consider. again. the situation. we are looking forward to a lot of tension we're. journalist martin roberts joining us from madrid thank you now to some of the other stories making news around the world egyptian authorities say at least fifty five soldiers and police officers have been killed in clashes with islamist fighters in them by want to hire this in the country's the western desert the casualties reportedly doing a raid on a suspected militant hideout. afghanistan's defense ministry says a suicide bomber killed at least fifteen army recruits as they were leaving their base in the capital kabul four others were wounded in this latest incident comes at the end of a particularly bloody week in afghanistan seven major attacks have killed almost
two hundred fifty people since tuesday. resilient police have arrested more than one thousand people connected to an internet pedophile ring the ring followed a six month investigation involving u.s. authorities more than a thousand agents took part in the operation which police say is the biggest ever conducted in latin america. results in the czech republic fundamentally election show a clear victory for populist billionaire undraped bobbish and he's a no movement his part to secure and almost thirty percent of the vote bobbish says he's ready to negotiate with all parties to form a government and he pledged to stand out corruption investment and keep out of my ground the election results show a shift to the right with four of the top five finishes challenging the traditional mainstream. joining me now is usually the director of new york university's
academic center in prag thank you for joining us so we've seen a lot of anti-establishment rhetoric in the election campaign ending a reputation for this guy as the czech trump who exactly is this man well mr bush is so an oligarch so the second richest person in the czech republic. in many ways it is similar to trump up because he also came from the outside to fix promising to are going to create an artichoke political. system but at the same time i would argue that it is also similar to silvio berlusconi because unlike donald trump mr bob is sure all are some important media outlets in the czech republic and so he's got. tools to promote his so promote his views so quite the character you're describing but in reaction to election
results that his party is pro europa during his campaign he thinks very critical of the european union how does this go together. well i expected mr published two changes. shortly after the election so his views on the european union because obviously he sort of crafted his message show its european message show to me. sort of political clientele his electorate because those are mainly older people now who are not entirely. friendly it was the european union and sort of integration and so mr bush was trying to speak to them and it seems that he succeeded but for him personally very strong and the european stance is not something that. would promote his business interests because his empire stretches from the czech republic to gentlemen and
france they're not relents and sentinel and it is not in his interest to create a deep divide between the czech republic and the european union so i fully expected that shortly after the elections he would start modifying the. european message so to speak and i wouldn't be surprised to be know of portrays himself assessment of the pros of being a full edition all right so what about the far right s.p.d. know that putting received more than ten percent of the vote how big is the fear that you know this pot to could push an n t e u n anti immigrant policy into the mainstream. well i think that it could happen only if this fire to becomes part of the government quality issue and by mr bobbitt sure he's on a movement but it is not very likely because there are some deep differences between those two parties and in fact to leave this one it's on. the
issue of the european union mr oakum without is an extremist and i think that mr bobbitt doesn't want to be portrayed as an extremist so it will be very difficult for those two political movements to find a common language for mr bush will have to look for support elsewhere and will not be easy either because so leaders of all other parties say they would not mind going into a coalition with a not but they definitely mind being you know same government with to the prime minister who is criminally prosecuted like mr bobbitt. here's a paper thank you for joining us. thank you. so kony is now and in the early bundesliga games on saturday league leaders document could only manage a draw against frankfurt now dot plan had jumped out to a two need for frankfurt struck twice within four minutes in the second half and
live a close and dealt a royal spanking now gladbach scored first in the early going but then so bent and opened the floodgates for leverkusen just after the restart five one the final score. shall come made a move up to fourth in the bundesliga with a win over mines on friday leon gorecki scored first chipping overmind school keeper rene adler it was correct because for the season and it gave shelter and early lead in the second half. i did not treat animals for two new. and here's a roundup of the weekend's bundesliga action so far that draw for the stunning win for leverkusen elsewhere though by and got three points against hamburg hanover beat. and passed stuttgart and shall cause win from friday on
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our ten part series founders alley starting october twenty third on the d w. elba carl's life has changed forever hurricane maria swept away practically everything she had her house is a ruin. her fellow residents in salinas have likewise been left largely to their own devices gets here in the south of puerto rico that the hurricane hit hardest but hell but has determined to keep her spirits up and she's already looking toward the future.
the first thing that help it does after she gets up is to check that she has enough diesel fuel for the day. this generator is her sole source of electricity and it's vital for pumping water up to the second story. well this house is right by the sea to view a spectacular until recently. the house is in an upscale neighborhood but the stylish motor boats that used to adorn the bay of plato were hit just as hard as the fancy beach houses. elba faces an ongoing battle against the water pouring into her home through the roof. we have to get rid of the will to say that type of thing can dry out. all the tries to rescue the parquet floor by pushing the water through the cracks when it's giving them. your. heart rebuilt my ring so at least i
don't have to sleep on the balcony anymore. game day like. elba takes another look around the living room to see what else has gotten well. she stored all the possessions that she managed to salvage in the living room it's one of the few rooms that are secure thanks to the concrete walls the other rooms were built with elegant looking wood. held by inherited the house from her parents . she spent the happiest years of her life growing up here. the damage to the house amounts to several hundred thousand dollars. is from a well to do family but most of that wealth has been destroyed by the hurricane.
here the wooden floor has buckled the house had survived a series of hurricanes over decades like mario was just too strong to lower section of the houses made from concrete as protection against flooding. you know. some of the elders relatives have come by today to help out this is now the makeshift kitchen and living room. you're. this hammock is now where elbows brother ramon sleeps he's recently divorced and he's coping with the devastation in his own way. he's using a car battery to power up his music stereo which will hopefully lighten the mood. this yes i had not seen her
cousin elbow since the disaster she lost her mother in the aftermath of the hurricane. remember i just feel my mother died we've suffered genuine losses in addition to material damage my mother is the person i loved more than anything i have to believe she's in a better place now and that we have to survive this is not my fright now you know it's about just staying alive you know i think. you know and certainly saying we have to look to the future life must go on. the mom how did your mother die. before my photographs i never knew it was a natural death but they can't say for sure because the hospital has been crippled by the power outages so we figured you know you have
a park right in front of the destroyed facade and she's shocked by what she sees. on the way i mean i'm lost for words the facade is gone to this house belonged to my father's twin brother they loved each other very much it's as if after losing them we've now lost our memories of them but the most important thing is to stick together and stay strong. you know money for something that only you know you can afford it. and out applies to the rest of the population of salinas indeed all residents of puerto rico there are lines everywhere especially outside banks the power failures mean credit cards normally a popular method of payment cannot currently be accepted cash is now the only option and banks cannot cope with the demand. puerto ricans are u.s. citizens but aid from washington has been slow to arrive.
elba finally returns from her shopping expedition which was as she reports chaotic . outside. it's difficult to find food the ques a horrendous plus we went to three banks but none of them had any cash. now you need health care we took whatever was available. thank you very much her priority when shopping is items for the immediate future not luxury goods. elva bought mostly nonperishable canned food there's practically no fresh produce on sale and the supermarkets refrigerators and freezers have no power. help a managed to buy some diesel fuel to get the generator up and running again. her cousin does what she can to help. coco's it's rained so much
today. when you're on the air you're in the bathroom and that's where i hid. my face a goal of us all four dogs roam on i'm cooking. we were all here in the bathroom heat and then i was alone with the dogs for over ten hours. and you know. i didn't know whether to sing or pray. with my baby and by the time i came out i didn't know what day it was or what the time was. so unique in a single photo of a man and it took me five days to return to reality you know the more you better players on the dole. i couldn't sleep although i try it. just so that i also used it as a wardrobe. this was my shelter from the hurricane so they. chose.
the noise started at four thirty in the morning. and the reason why it was really loud for what. you would do you. want to do is scream because i thought the house was going to collapse on me. and run said run take the dogs and then we all came inside here. and i think. he knew what was going to happen so you know yes i thought the entire house was going to fall down. eventually i wanted to see what was going on outside. i kind here took a look and and they found a piece of metal smashed against this window. but the clothes didn't break i just stood there it was a whole section of the roof. and i know i'm not the one to do it yeah.
but. that's what you can see down there is clean now it was a total mess at the neighbor's place to you everywhere. that you. have you been a moment. ok but i can't do it the only thing you haven't seen it come with me you'll need a drink. that's not. me that i go over shellshock cousin around the wooden section over home her brother ramon had been living in what used to be her parents' room. money. money you know. but then knowing. that we're going to tell you what. take a look know i can go out and have to to understand.
it's all gone. those are still up. so it's the picture of the saints above the bed what doctor i. am in my. family scattered her father's ashes into the sea opposite like when she came out of her shelter and saw the roads. i leave i i immediately noticed that the winds were still going strong. i thought oh my god when is it finally going to end this is you know the young man that you know was there and when i turned around and
saw the house well what can i say they're good i told myself that everything could be replaced there's no more i can do here now i didn't know my baby yet but the earliest. elbel was scared for her life while she was hiding from the storm but she also had time to reflect about how to move on. obama has a dream of having a brand new home here a year from now. but my future. tomorrow after i have a cup of coffee i'm going to stop thinking about where i want to have my new kitchen. make it up and then i'll be able to start working on it once the old one has gone. big things have small beginnings for people like elba there is only
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of the background to political developments. d.w. we bring you. on the way. hello and oh well welcome to this edition of a go at africa european and pan african magazine show my name is joy during beera and we're coming to you from the nairobi national park here in nairobi kenya and for those of you who have never seen beth fellows that's what they look like hello and see how you doing. hi i'm now a tie we're coming to you from lagos nigeria we focus an exciting innovations
around environmental issues across africa and europe and that's what we have lined up on the show for you today in kenya we will visit the last mail nabhan white rhino without him especially that is doomed to extinction and we will make a bit of a detour to switzerland to check out some tiny plastic particles losing water all over the world and the south africa will find out how growing white can help to preserve biodiversity in the cave. with us had to kenya to meet a species future generations will probably never see boaters have driven the northern white rhino to the brink of extinction on the black market its horn is more expensive than gold by the year twenty ten no no then why dry knows where known to exist in the wild in kenya just one male and two females are left on the grasslands of the opens at
a conservancy near mount kenya and it looks like they can't have babies. in the shadow of kenya second highest peak mild kenya the all the chatter conservancy is a very special nature reserve. not only because of its abundant wide life and stunning landscapes. but also because of the sleek laws of white rhinos. the loss of their calling they they're the burden of ensuring the survival of the breed to create the optimal reproductive conditions of the just the left nothing to chance yet has his own home. number of mating recorded on her think the nun has translated into a pregnancy saw we then decided the buy the best thing would be to bring in the
assault on the life. and expose that to one of the crown of females. southern white rhinos are closely related to the northern whites but efforts to save lives and points by cost breeding failed biologists have found out the other two remaining females are not capable of reproducing. with the male also incapable of breeding their extinction seems to be a matter of only a few guineas only fifty years ago the northern why dry nasir was roamed throughout uganda south sudan and the central african republic but growing rhino horn demanding china and vietnam waits used in traditional nets and lead to approach an epidemic. by nine hundred ninety just twenty five.
left for holden mohamed the breed's impending extinction is nearer to his heart than for many of his colleagues at all. when you want to know i don't do this for mind. my schooldays i've not done and apart from dealing with the rightness that is what makes me happy i love them because they're just a name with the homeless and they don't even talk to them mistreated and hunted down by poachers and the father of three boys says his relationship to the gentle pachyderms is a very emotional one raise. raise their mothers have been killed by bushes spend the night to them in the bush i was spend the night beside her she had two blankets and had two of my own and she was hungry. except for when she wants to so i take these trainers like my own children. biologists say northern whites may well be extinct in the next ten years so scientists are now turning to high tech
reproductive techniques they might be the last chance to save them. an emerging technique we just need to be careful that we have looked at all the risks involved and therefore we can get a signal on when we can start doing that the method involves creating a white rhino and briars which could be just stated by southern white rhino females but even if the program is successful it will take decades for the breech to bounce back on till then the last three kind of have to remain on the protection. south africa's wine is walled framus most of the vineyards are within the cape flora region it's a hotspot for biodiversity with almost six thousand endemic species of plants unesco has declared it a wild heritage site but farming aben sprawl and foreign species are all threatening the cape's flora as
a result more than three hundred species are on the brink of extinction according to experts can go get an equine production be the solution we went to look for eco friendly wine on the cape. the architecture advice to close a spectacular modern the cultivation methods are more traditional. we are by them in form and we see the whole farm as a living entity which means not just the vineyards but the fine boats also and you want that natural flow of positive energy right through the farm and having your natural vegetation and your natural for nine flora and the energy enhanced in your vineyards in your wines in the whole process is very special and it makes this form one living entity vata kloof is a wine estate on the cape right now and for its commitment to sustainable farming and wine making farm manager christiane lutes also uses manure to enrich the soil
with microorganisms and to keep pasts in check chemicals are not part of his repertoire. this former isn't used in the pesticides and herbicides and two thousand and eight everything to be used comes from the form. we use the type of fungus or to be used for the fungal things you find in your compost heap christiane lutes has a visitor john isham from the world wildlife fund in two thousand and eight it declared vital clue for a conservation champion the distinction is only awarded to vineyards that fulfil rigorous environmental criteria all out conservation champions there's about thirty seven of them they all get a formal review every year and that's when i come out to the farms and just want to actually monitor how are they doing with environmental management that would include clearing their fire management also looking at waste management problem
animal control anything to do with environmental risks on the farm the vatican is one of six hundred vineyards in the cape wine learns here the grapes or processed by hand. the estate makes up to two hundred and forty thousand liters of wine a year for the domestic market and for export. kristie i'm going to takes joan isham on a tour of inspection. more than half the one hundred forty six hector state has been set aside as a conservation area. instead of vines endemic bushes and shrubs flourished there. the famed boss is the natural heathland of the western cape it forms part of the cape floral kingdom a region with an incredible number of plant species what's more two thirds of the nine thousand species are only found on the cape but that's not all. it might
happen that one species only occur on one specific farm nowhere else even in the west of cape so if it's lost there and we don't demotivate to look after that species it will be lost for the world the greatest threat to the cape floral kingdom invasive alien plant species is ation and farming isham says it's very important to get more wine growers on board to become conservation champions. conservation brings them a range of advantages we do. walks and we do want to stay on horseback through the thing both the. biological effect of it. in the for indoors and available to the vines in spring so they actually migrate from the fine boys into the vineyards to control this. concludes that environmental management at vassar kloof is good you don't see alien vegetation that rigid and there in the
distance they will still deal with that's a future plan so we recognise conservation efforts by allowing them to use the little sugar bird protea logo on their wine bottle lutes is passionate about biodynamic farming he goes way beyond the w.w. apps criteria for being a conservation champion here natural processes do their jobs many farmers assigned to machines and chemicals sheep grazing the vineyards reducing the level of weeds between the rows of vines is a stain will form like this will be around in the next on the years the vines will grow up to fifty years old my son and so on will still be able to form the soil because of the soil is alive it's a living. hopes to sign up ten more states as conservation champions by the end of the year to help ensure a future for both wine growing and the famed voice. n.-t. have you thought of all the things that you can do with empty old metallic coke
cans what if i told you that you could actually make pots and pans out of them well joypad found wild but it's true in fairly owner that's exactly what they are doing some clever folks collecting all care and reengineering them let's have a look at how they are doing their bit for the environment. did you know that you can turn old soda cans into cooking pots. many african countries lack waste management systems. therefore most of the trash ends up at the roadside. in sierra leone many people make a living from it. they collect soda and spray cans and turn them into general alum in your cooking pots.
the allen minium is melted in a clay furnace. after that the molten metal is cast in a clay form. after cooling the pot needs a little bit of filing when it's ready for sale remail ting requires much less energy than producing alum minium from or that's why recycling benefits the environment and saves natural resources i'm going to do you like that. if you are also doing your bit tell us about it. visit our website or send us a tweet. recycling is exactly. how bill case. a nigerian social entrepreneur started years ago to
grow a successful business is not just the business that has grown she and her team have also helped to grow awareness amongst the people as it concerns waste management the people now know that their waste can carry them some rewards it's a new day for the we cyclers in lego's using low cost cargo bikes the organization collects the trash that's been gathered by local residents just forty percent of the waste in this city of eighteen million people is collected. that can encourage the spread of diseases. the trash clogs drainage is causing flooding. all of that could be prevented by recycling says billy because abiola she's the c.e.o. of we cyclers. is going to prevent. project from going into what are
we going to prevent people from burning ways and means is going to prevent so many chemicals from the recyclable wave entering into our fore i mean so our food is going to protect our because i mean frankly what like the environment where we do within our consumption of energy. theme that based on. our natural resources. volunteers go from door to door to motivate local residents to join in those who sign up receive collection reminders on their mobile phones. and participation pays off for every kilogram of plastic bottles paper or aluminum cans the residents receive we cyclers points the points can then be redeemed for cellphone minutes food or household items. mama dudda is happy to be part of the program. since she joined she's been able to afford a gas cooking stove and even a t.v.
. i'm keeping lego's clean because i don't want lagos to be dirty if you move out to other countries even to porto nova down here if you go there you can't see any rubbish not as much as in nigeria so that's why i'm trying to keep my father's land clean. and the we cycling facilities the trash is sorted and then sold to recycling companies. by turning the waste into wealth really kiss abiola hopes to fuel social change in low income communities and help to create a cleaner environment. indiscriminately in the car now they're not a must keep the way. to protect. everyone is what. we all need to do by recycling. people so we. have it seems that some lagos residents have caught the bug in the hopes of making
the nigerian metropolis a little bit cleaner up till now we cyclers has reached fifteen thousand households in lagos but the organization is expanding into other areas so that number is set to grow. whether in africa or in europe if anything. the twentieth century it was plastic it's light durable chemical resistant and easy to manufacture its advantages are obvious but there is major downside to that very joe ability plastic is not biodegradable instead it breaks down very slowly. and that's a huge problem. this is the rhine river in the swiss city of basel environmental scientist thomas mani and his colleagues from the university are taking water samples to establish just how polluted the river is with small plastic particles
known to scientists simply as micro plastics. you can't see them but they're there and they're a growing menace to the environment and its inhabitants and they last for ages. to fire them up with standard of. the plastic. so the trouble is that plastic takes an extremely long time to biodegrade hundreds or even fountains of years before your mistakes and more and more elastic is being manufactured and a lot continues to find its way into nature. that's what sets this problem apart from other environmental contaminants that also owns it so on the net oh my belongs to. the team has already taken lots of samples from the rhine and the numbers are scary at the surface they found an average of close to one million particles per square kilometer and they've worked out that the rind astrology is one hundred
ninety one million micro plastics particles towards the north sea every day. this means the rhine has some of the world's highest measured concentrations of these particles. professor patricio hahn is leading the study she says micro plastics are entering the environment in large volumes from a wide range of sources but the dangers are not widely appreciated. so along my plastic border see so long. when people see plastic bottles or seals strangled by fishing nets they swim until then they do something about it a curfew. of this kind of mexico but these particles are so tiny they tend to get overlooked because they had a much lower loss of them for course thomas monny analyzes the samples from the rhine first he sifts the soup from the river three times through ever finer serves
he then adds enzymes and hydrogen peroxide which dissolved the organic material but not the plastic the tiny particles he's looking for are five millimeters or less in diameter. once most of the organic material has been removed he analyzes samples under the microscope he counts the tiny pieces of plastic and calculates how much micro plastic per square kilometer is swirling at the surface of the rhine. this sample from the german dutch border indicates a concentration of well over three million particles per square kilometer so where does all this plastic come from. firstly many microscopic particles are actually made that way. so they used in lots of personal care products and in manufacturing all kinds of products. that are of five years that are shared when you wash clothes made from synthetics. as well as fragments from everyday items that get into waste water or directly into the river or there aren't
enough to fals. that hasn't yet been much research on the dangers micro plastics represent for animals here in bars or they're investigating how much micro plastic can be found in the fish in the rhine once the particles with their baggage of toxins make their way into the food chain into shellfish and fish they can also end up on our dinner plates. back to africa joy did you know that tobacco is malawi's most important export or that it's called green gold and they're all about malawi is among the top ten producers of tobacco in the world but it comes at a great cost in t. the monoculture is degrading the soil it's bad for farming families health and farmers income fluctuates widely in line with the price of tobacco on the world market now the malawi government and germany's international development agency have set up a project to help farmers diversify and grow
a wide range of other plants let's take a look. ot harvest time the whole family hits the plantations to help peter feel he's is about to farmer has been for decades. it's all done by hand with every single leaf in hong individually to dry as well has been an exhausting job it's also one healthy due to the. toxins contained in the tobacco that enter the farmers pour the through the skin. and these days it's increasingly hard to make profit she turned years ago. she was i'm struggling to support my family. members into. which. one i was under was so i wouldn't hang school fees for my children it's becoming hard because tobacco is not giving me another income. not enough to support my family ten years already
when i turn to. the government to malawi once in the great farmers like peter farey from this unhealthy dependence on tobacco. very long way university of agriculture has a training program for advisors. they help farmers learn modern techniques such as environmentally friendly irrigation and cooperation to maintain the soil quality although the primary objective is for people to grow plants and a better income the program seems to be bearing fruit in manoa has switched from tobacco to soya beans and other products you know hopes the next harvest will see more money coming last so i think i still pose a health hazard to back with dogs i stopped because there was only one market but now with. the global market. so this my cash flow now is increasing so the prices are better than the present bit of and
the farmer has been asking for additional advice from the experts of the university traditional methods of worked in the past may no longer be so effective other change in conditions. for example the specific we have been hoping the farm on the best specific of the crop was previously they were much exploring they recommended a specific but now they can do good spacing and then they can produce a very good crop and again when it comes to system of seed to grow what you the best to seed was the changes in the climate we need to see to that can mature much and as with any production distribution is important so what go is largely destined for export so your hands on flowers for the mess to consumers there's still room for improvement on that front which is where a german development agency comes in we're looking for companies that have an interest to engage with the farmers that are seeing their business as more than
just buying but they're ready to invest their ready to invest into the relations with the families. the agency is goal is a network when foot companies provide farmers with low cost seeds and undertake to buy the resulting harvests effect prices. of vegetable altered you saw in the long way has a very committed to the project and its own interests. we support the production and we encourage them to produce more so than they were to sell to us over the years we have seen that there is an increase because the previous year we bought about a thousand times but this year we've been able to buy about fourteen thousand times the company makes coconut oil from the seeds mostly for the domestic market it's also committed to sustainable production keeping the entire production chain from the sowing of seeds to the bucklin of oil in malawi now if we are good producer who are located we could hear more demand for oil since going by the smaller the farmer
thank you. i do not have also bush said on the prices that it was a point of how much they defer it would certainly welcome a boost to his earnings last year his struggle to sell his tobacco harvest where advisers help him with his next egypt ration has likely to shift and other plans and make himself even less dependent on tobacco production. and that's all the time we had for this edition of eco africa brought to you by dr beller in germany k.p.n. in kenya and channels t.v. in nigeria my name is joy during the era and we were coming to you from the nairobi national park here in nairobi kenya if you have any stories you want to tell of photos to post on environmental issues and innovations in green technology don't hesitate to send of an e-mail or visit our social media site you can also comment on our video so you next time and thanks for watching and good africa.
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this is the w. news line from berlin a show of defiance in barcelona nearly half a million cattle and separatists take to the streets in support of their region's parliament this comes hours of just vanish prime minister mariano rajoy announces plans to dissolve catalonia government and call and of the election to find out from madrid and barcelona not what this could mean also coming up. results from elections in the czech republic show the country's next prime minister could be a populist billionaire andree popish says he is on no party wants to take an active role in shaping policies.
i'm welcome to the program this week spain gave catalonia an ultimatum withdraw your declaration of independence or face the consequences today prime minister mariano rajoy made good on his warning but during says it plans to sack catalonia leaders and in a televised address catalan president colace put on said he would call on his palm and to hold a session to discuss a response to madrid actions large crowds rallied in barcelona to support independence. for these catalogs madrid's response is get another insult hundreds of thousands of separatist demonstrators took to barcelona streets on saturday their dream of catalan independence goes on despite the central government's dramatic step. i guess they wanted out with this action
what the spanish government with the support of its socialist and liberal allies has carried out the worst attack on catalan institutions and the catalan people since the military dictatorship of francisco franco since. the government of knocking out of the hallway wants to authorize a directive without consent with little support and against the will of the majority that would control catalan life from madrid. he was hoping it didn't have to come to this in triggering article one fifty five of spain's constitution prime minister mariano rajoy has turned to what he considers a measure of last resort in the growing political crisis between madrid and barcelona. the autonomy and self governance of catalonia will not be suspended it will remove the people that put the autonomous government outside the law and the constitution even if. self governance will not
and it will be recovered for the sake of its legality and for the coexistence of all catalans not just those who are pro independence. under romney's plan catalan affairs come under madrid's direction regional elections would be held within six months they would exclude members of the current government of carlist push them on from madrid this is seen as a logical step but it is unacceptable for many caught a months among the demonstrators in barcelona and other members of his government. they've denounced madrid's move as a step too far for now catalonia his government in barcelona is still standing the spanish senate will decide on friday whether to approve prime minister roy's decision to trigger article one fifty five his conservative people's party holds a majority of the senate seats but let's hear about how cuts alone is reacting to
these latest moves of a so joins me now from boss alone uprise good to see you so how did people react to what pushed him or her to say. people still quiet in the square behind me which is the square in front of the government palace right to nine o'clock when he started speaking before the mood has been really festive lots of chanting and laughing and generally enjoying river volution there is spirit but then when which one had finished speaking as things sort of fell flat throughout the because we what he had given them well lots of big words but not what they had been avoiding for i think that was a real declaration of independence this poison cellos he has sort of handed over to parliament problem and will meet on monday and then probably again next week and everybody is still waiting will they do it or will they not do it will they declare
redeclare independence or not we will see next week the cat and mouse game between barcelona and madrid goes on and so the question now is can push them on and perhaps even the parliament now deliver what catalan separatists are expecting. he can't really deliver anymore he can deliver emotions he can sort of a with their feelings he can make them feel great puts them on talked about in english appealing to the people of europe chocked about the european nation of how to lonia and however what he can really do is force this through for them because it's quite clear this is what the situation is like money on the heart the prime minister has announced it today and it is a matter of only a few days during the run off next week that power will be taken away from carlos puts demand and he will have to hand over he will be gone as
a political figure so he can talk the talk but he cannot walk the walk he can't deliver what people want madrid will take over barbara faisal joining us from buffalo and i thank you. as our cross over to the spanish capital madrid where journalist martin roberts is standing by martin how do you think madrid is likely to react to put it on its latest address. well the most important thing as barbara said is that he didn't actually mention the word independence which. has most of pigeon so. many changes in the plan which is for the senate. to mom's. sell his right to reply give him a hearing because again they won't proceed you're not hearing what he's got to say first now remains to be seen whether he will actually accept that solution because . repeated invitations who are dressed the. ones in.
the first punch line in the second so have a second son so that's the next step is to see whether he will actually come to enjoy. their testimonies were that iran can see what he has. but time is ticking there's an election which is set to take place in about six months what does madrid hope to get out of the fresh election in catalonia. well i think what they want says a majority not some. independents and some majority which is not likely to try again until the constitutional or unconstitutional. i mean to be deputy prime minister. as far as they were. there which by the way will you know will still be allowed to meet and so it's officially it is all they can talk about anything they want shorter remember was actually the constitution doesn't parse tree. until then but i did it ruined castle
it's on since it the situations in every county consider us. against. the situation so we can look forward to a lot of tension with more next. gen list martin roberts joining us from madrid thank you. time now for some of the other stories making news around the world hundreds have gathered to mourn seven victims of a military attack in egypt's western desert officials say at least fifty four people were killed in gun battles friday in gears a province which is located southwest of cairo militants fired rockets and detonated explosives during a police operation moving in on a suspected hideout. afghanistan's defense ministry says a suicide bomber killed at least fifteen army recruits as they were leaving their base in the capital kabul four others were wounded this latest incident comes at the end of
a particularly bloody week in afghanistan seven major attacks have killed almost two hundred fifty people since tuesday. brazilian police have arrested more than ninety people connected to an internet pedophile ring the raids followed a six month investigation involving u.s. authorities more than one thousand agents took part in the operation which police say is the biggest ever conducted in latin america. results in the czech republic's parliamentary election show a clear victory for populist billionaire andre bobbish and he's a no movement his party secured almost thirty percent of the vote father she says he's ready to negotiate with all parties to form a government and he's also pledged to stamp out corruption boost investment and keep our migrants the election results show a shift to the right with four of the top five finishers challenging the traditional mainstream. of formula one world championships
may be decided to morrow at the united states grand prix us hamilton could claim his fourth world title with three races to spare but sebastian vettel still has an outside chance of overhauling the britain. it's been a blockbusting fight for the biggest title in motor sports but the battle between lewis hamilton and sebastian vettel of could come to an end this weekend in austin texas championship leader hamilton is staying calm nothing's changed for me when everything is exactly the same as it was going into the last race into the second of the season. mentally for me so maybe a change from your perspective for me doesn't vettel and ferrari have given the sadie's a serious run for their money this year they initially have the speed to compete and looked on course to end three years of these dominance the german lead for much of the season before reliability issues it is car hamilton won't for the last five races and now boast three hundred six points. the us grown prepare mutations are
fairly simple if hamilton wins vettel must finish at least fifth to take the battle to mexico next week anything less and the britain is champion. the former head of rio's twenty sixteen olympic games has been released from prison but he's still facing charges for allegedly arranging bribes to bring the games to brazil seventy five year old in the white shirt there denies any wrongdoing but prosecutors say he used two million dollars to help win the votes that awarded the summer games to rio. the bavarian band ions hawks x. has made a big impact here in germany with its fusion of rap with classical music now as part of a data backed initiative it's taking its unique brand of hip hop on the road to the
place where it all started the united states. doodoo doodoo doodoo. doodoo. real hip hop straight outta germany and into the hearts of. these rappers from munich a touring the united states. they'll be on the road for a month. thinking gosh yeah the stuff. it's every band's dream to go into in the usa. come to believe how amazing this is is. that not only bringing german hip hop to america they're also packing the language the tourist part of a d w project to help local learn german. the band mixes hip hop's you might expect. with a couple of surprises. hip hop.
hip hop means i can really let loose that means having fun being in the moment when i'm performing on stage. they're winning fans around the world and now we have them in the us the home of hip hop. and the dancing and the. other really energetic i mean what a difference tremendous lot of unusual instruments or you don't hear in hip hop very often. i like you know i like the combination. i don't like a lot. i really like. crossover of styles crossing the atlantic and even the language design i. was.
and he's a reminder of the top stories we're following for you hundreds of thousands of cattle and separatists took to the streets of boston on a saturday to support their parliament the rally came out was up to spanish prime minister mariano rajoy announced plans to dissolve catalonia government and call an early election. election results in the czech republic show populist andre five fish is likely to be the country's next prime minister has pledged to stamp out corruption boost investment and keep out migrants the election results show a shift to the right with four of the top five finishes challenging the traditional mainstream. and don't forget you can always get it up the news on the go just download the app from google play or from the apple store and that will give you access to all the latest news from around the world as well as push notifications
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but words. starting november ninth on d w. hello welcome to the bundesliga here on d.w. it's much to a nothing that more than a quarter of the way through the season already and it's looking like a three horse race for the championship. and watch out hamburg byron are in town and with new coach your kind is the champions are brimming with confidence. we'll check out dortmund to the high scoring table toppers trouble to frankfurt a club that has proven tough to beat on home turf who would prevail.
pablo photo welcome to the bundesliga on d w let's start with biron's trip north to hamburg since your pint is returned a few weeks ago for his fourth stint in charge munich squad appears to have woken up and remembered there's a championship to be won in his two games in charge they've scored eight goals and not yet conceded another victory they could even go top of the table and if hamburg's record against biron is anything to go by i think this would be jumping for joy for a third straight game of the last in their seven attempts against munich and are desperate for a win their last bundesliga victory was way back in august. hamburg knew they were going to need all the help they could get against their bogey team by a munich. maybe ham on the hefty mascot could help keep things tight at the back. in the first half hamburg did throw everything they had in byron's way the visitors
piled on the pressure and tallied sixty eight percent possession but struggled to create chances and threw a ball from kingsley komang ended up with aryan robins shot hitting the side netting. some excitement after forty minutes gideon young stopping come on in his tracks. and the referee sent him to an early show or a hard but justifiable decision. came on after the interval hoping to kick start the byron attack and five minutes later david with the cross. and current on to the so open the scoring for the bavarians the frenchman not offside and mother's presence did indeed provide the spark. but he only lasted ten
minutes on the pitch before thought problem sent him back to the bench hamburg to stave off defeat but andre holland's late shot pushed over the cross by spending. the hapless hosts have now failed to score in four straight home games and sunday's results could even sink them into the drop zone. bar and meanwhile continue their upswing under your pint this three wins nine goals scored none conceded even if it took some hard work against ten men hamburg. it was a week to forget for dortmund the table toppers suffered a concerning home defeat to leipsic last time out and then there was their embarrassing draw against nicosia in the champions league the pressure was on to bounce back in their away clash against frankfurt the hosts have won their last three home games against a black and yellow but the spite that coach was prepared for an uphill battle with
only a limited supply of players to choose from due to injury. roman birky raring to go the news for you a contracts promise to give a donkey for much needed boost it was a show of support but seemed to do the trick dorman not threatening in the opening stages mark butler surged towards the goal and nervy shahin slotted in. the black and yellows in front of the nineteen minutes. dangerous zombie attack but also leaky in defense frankfurt had no shortage of chances but failed to capitalize but he was not letting anything past his posts the second half was as intense as the first appear and what it about me young just missing out here. but the dogman fans were soon given something to cheer about to maximilian philip was unstoppable and made it to nearly fifty seventh minutes.
sure for when coach peter bosch switched around his defense it was a fatal error burkey took down and to really bit a penalty. sebastian kept his nerve to pull one back for frankfurt and four minutes later marius evolves levelled for scores it was a pinpoint pass that set him up for dortmund defense was nowhere. if incompetence of the i'm completely unsatisfied we had to win this game we knew it wouldn't be easy because of our defense we had to change everything around and we knew then it wouldn't be easy and it wasn't but when you're too near the head you have to win the game action of them was meant to be given to all of the final score after being to go was up for dortmund it felt more like a defeat than a draw. well as we've just seen dortmund fans haven't had it
easy over the past week first they lost to leipzig then they drew against nicosia in the champions league and now they gave up a two goal lead to draw against frankfurt so our twitter user base and barsa queen made her feelings known in this tweet and they're probably shared by most of the club's fans so let's see if dortmund give them something to smile about in the cup and in this league next week that one of the teams heart on dortmund's heels after that draw rb leipzig who managed a one they'll win against stuttgart. curled in a beauty past run roberts in the twenty second minute and that was all the scoring his side needed absolutely no chance of stopping at this one sabbaths it was only on the pitch because bruma was injured in the warm up and leipsic wind up with just one point less than the table toppers.
now this year's rhineland darby also happens to be between two of the blunders league is fiercest rivals and leave a cause they share a common goal playing in europe next season are flying high with an impressive run of form thanks in part to their solid defense laver couzens performances on the road have been poor in fact heading into the clash they haven't won an away game they're frustrated fans have been demanding victories they're worried that their campaign may end up being a repeat of last season's disappointing twelfth place finish high intensity jule between these two all rivals was in store. plot back went into the game on the back of two straight wins and was last in line find foam they were cruising coach heiko halleck might have been fearing the worst and it looked a tough ask for the visitors when fabby and johnson put gladbach ahead on seven minutes the host said the top four in their sights but local rivalries can be
strange games sometimes and so it proved soon after the break leverkusen level the school's three spend benda his first league don't faze new club lot but keep a young somma won't want to see this one again. the game flipped completely just before the hour mark of the young bailey making it too long to lay the clues and it was a smart finish from the jamaican winger who showed pinpoint accuracy in the heat of a fervent pond as they get a. moments later in the visitors or in dreamland of germany's yulian brands again embarrassing sama and black back busty to hacking. the live accusing search continued and struck a kid in full on showed off their rich attacking options to make it for one before the right was completed by you know poll young polo. inconsistent labor killers and had suddenly dished out a thumping. at least i believe the team made
a great step forward with that second half to splay. glad that fans trudged home in disgust five one is no way to lose a home a pool zones are suddenly very difficult to explain after the one one we completely fell apart we allowed them to counter-attack it will command us. they've the coups and went to the top with the players quite literally jumping for joy. well now it's time to take a look at the results so far today nine and as you can see they're up against byron munich that draw between frankfurt and dortmund leipzig one against god glad one leverkusen five what an amazing game and then of course slipped up against hanover shall be two minds on friday night and then of course we have three games coming up on sunday cologne against braman freiburg against berlin host hoffenheim so now
it's time to take a look at the table so far on match day nine and as we can see dortmund hold on to the top spot there but look who's just hot on their heels that's byron munich they also have twenty points leipzig just one point behind them and then there is a little bit of movement here and fourth fifth and sixth shell can move up hoffenheim moved hand over move also moved and let's take a look down at the other end of the table and we can see no change at the bottom cologne braman freiburg but oh peer there is a little bit of movement. all moved down. so that we asked you on twitter for your play of the day the winner is. that it's here with this scorcher for leipsic. the bulls put it on there plenty of pressure and it's your left run roberts with. no chance it's the austrian international second go into games what it was. took forty percent of the vote and is your play
of the day. on a cracker now remember you can keep up to date with all the bundesliga action on sunday on our web site at d w dot com or on facebook or twitter and here. our all the addresses for you up on the screen behind me so we'd love to hear from you so do make sure you send in your comments well that's all for us here in berlin so sit back and enjoy some of the atmosphere of much day nine in the bone this media will be back on sunday with a special guest michelle didn't say so for me and the rest of the team here in the couple of germany. and does in.
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the dating business our special focus on made in germany starting october twenty fourth on d w. hello and welcome to arts twenty one coming up on the show. germany's most ambitious t.v. series ever babylon berlin. and a focus on new art and music from south africa. but first we meet so what can it the reporter writes about islamist terrorism and the most dangerous men in the world now she's published her memoirs. mckenna takes pause the roots of the jihad the german journalist is interested in the other
side of the conflict but has the world in its grip and her memoir she writes of watching found is somewhat a hobbit is a beginning and was moved by this and always has to look for these encounters because i think the only way we can try to understand these people is if we talk to them and put forward our arguments if you read the book you will see that i spoke. the i ask commander in the car. and a disco. diva says gushing continued to the point when he put his hand in his right trouser pocket and i knew he was carrying a gun. and i knew i had to tone down my critical questions. but i did try to argue with these people and try to understand how they became who they are. the daughter of his moroccan immigrants grow up between two cultures when the western world was attacked on september the eleventh two thousand and one supposedly in the name of religion and it felt a responsibility as both
a muslim and a journalist. to fall on his five m. honest but i met the widow of a firefighter who was killed in the september eleventh attacks and his widow said to us journalists i think the media and the politicians are also to blame for what happened on nine eleven. when we asked her why she said because nobody has explained why there are people who hate us so much and why they hate us. and volume has. become radical mckennitt wants to comprehend to hear valid in one on one dialogue she speaks fluent arabic and she has two things that work to her advantage. interviews. before i start an interview with jihadi leaders of jihad groups or foot soldiers or recruiters i always explain that i'm
a journalist everyone knows i work for the washington post i make no secret of that and we don't do undercover stories i tell them i will listen to your side of things i want to ask you critical questions because perhaps i heard things about you from other people but i will publish the answers you give me fairly in my article. she repeatedly hears of a conflict between sunnis and shiites she meets people with moral concepts and lifestyles that a different to ours but does that make them on acceptable. dialogue seems possible and can its networks bring to the of the so-called. calm of course they made certain demands he must leave your mobile phone at the hotel and i mustn't carry any id or electronic devices no bags just a pencil a notebook. that's the decision i had to make here. i
thought about it carefully and then i went to this meeting this meeting but i did leave an envelope with phone numbers and other instructions with my colleague who was waiting back at the hotel. just in case i didn't return that evening. because. she did return but the threats remained constant companions and not just from my ass in two thousand and eleven she was thrown in jail by the egyptian intelligence service. and i moved in but they threatened me with all kinds of things tied me up blindfolded me and led me into a room where a woman was screaming would be mine to follow you and i thought now maybe they are going to rape me just with other decision this was a point where as a journalist a woman and a human being you reach your limits and wish them to get you have to find a way to overcome a mentor to overcome the fear. and then decide to continue so inside that sorts
of. turmoil the questionable game of world powers and an ideology that plays on fear. and it takes a close look at the conflict situation. this would be very problematic if we saw it from the perspective that this conflict is linked to islam and people hate the west because they are muslims that is exactly what these people want they want us as a society to see it as a problem between religions and that a religious conflict a religious war is happening and we should not do then that favor the five money just. a memoir titled i was told to come alone will soon be published in arabic. wants to be heard in the arab world to.
babylon berlin is germany's most ambitious and expensive t.v. series ever it all started as a crime novel written by this man. he's fascinated by germany in the roaring twenty's a time of upheaval. to be honest i became fascinated with his ear as soon as i was old enough to read how germany's first democracy blossomed but so quickly faded with the start of the third reich. and for the entire. it's a period of great tragedy. it's a tragedy that fascinates him so much so that he quit his job and began writing the resulting six crime novels about the one nine hundred twenty s. and thirty's in berlin. now the first of those novels has been adapted into
a sixteen episode t.v. series and what a series it is. babylon berlin with a budget of forty million euros this berlin is a metropolis that's home to poverty drug abuse and crime a volcano waiting to erupt fascinating and modern the series paints an authentic and gripping portrait of the german capital in that era. cup and there was an incredible explosion of creativity art and culture it was so much going on especially in berlin. hundreds of thousands of immigrants mainly from eastern europe arrived and were made to feel welcome in a city where millions of people filled the streets. with ustaz and. it's. a crime writer who does amazing research and comes up with an incredibly vivid
portrait of the era. where the beauty of it is never good. police and communists battle it out on the streets of berlin both the novel and the series are accurate down to the smallest detail. as precise as a history book and as exciting as a thriller straight out of hollywood. doesn't deal with the t.v. series and the novel are two very different while it's highly out of three screen writers and directors as much leeway as possible i said we need to tell the same story with the same spirit how we see this here and transport the same message but otherwise tell it. if you feel you have to. most of void. the main character of the series is detective gailey on heart a heroin addict left deeply scarred by world war one he's a typical figure out the period he has to hide his suffering while working for the
homicide department in a world with perverted morals. entry in the novels as long as the note flashed. on the sauce a russian found in a berlin canal. great trial must've shined on the deal you don't get called on tuesday when it's not going fast charlie is the love of his life. the main characters have more problems in the series than in my books he was in the first world war and is traumatized and challenger comes from an even humbler background but is basically the type of woman who tries to use the new freedom of the republic to go on why. this was your big and. your last though. you were. born. the last real life of that era is well captured. hasn't it and.
there's fifty percent of. the self and. charlie is a prostitute by night a typist by day. that iraq was a time of change especially for women who demanded their fair share in the society shaped by the weimar republic. well. it's a pulitzer you know it's a myth just garbage i think this is why as a woman you can identify with this era the women have a real mobilizing force it's a period of change women can draw. i've cars and so on but it's still in the early stages does about allison and i'm feeling. this series has just celebrated its german premiere in berlin and had its international premiere in los angeles it's been sold to over sixty countries and further seasons are in the pipeline and for.
still writing three more daily on heart novels are still to come taking us into the darkest hours of nazi germany. so it's more difficult than i imagined i'd like to finish at a time when we know where the journey is headed how dark it's become in germany for me that's nine hundred thirty eight on the november pogroms. of the t.v. series and the novels provide excellent entertainment and simultaneously ask how fragile is democracy and how can we protect it. cultural highlights picked up on our radar.
heart grows more abstract the more terrifying the world becomes that's a quote bipolar clay from one nine hundred fifteen during the horrors of world war one now an exhibition in basel switzerland shows just how much the abstract influenced his work many works are on show for the first time on loan from private collectors and carefully restored for the exhibition. clay dismantled reality to make one of his own. in his works letters a random making them impossible to read what remains is the form all you see is lines but for me it is the entire world clay allegedly said shortly before his death. that stripped down style. made poet clay a trailblazer of modality. my life lee take on addressing pain. young
violinist mathias event has collected funeral songs from the balkans heart rending yodeling from the alps and the indian ragas sounds of mourning from around the world the final farewell sounds different in every culture. though had to travel and write down notation because many of the songs are passed on from one generation to the next solely through playing them now though has won a family man the son advancement award for his work. it's a musical homage to in comprehensible loss. a museum without windows might streams in just the same the façade changes according to the light and color of the sky. comes to house. twenty
years ago now to mark the jubilee the museum is staging at some toy retrospective how did this was original become one of the world's top architects some toy shows what inspires and motivates him in a kind of obstacle course of the senses. how can you deliberately experience a space by filling it with melodies from a music box for example. or by creating an oasis of purposelessness found objects fragile branches grounded but weightless just like some toys architecture. at home in this case rooted in uncompromising. the opening of the cape town was a major r. to vent in africa the museum showcases contemporary african art reflecting what's
happening right now. this museum fills a void it's the first museum for contemporary african art in africa it's a milestone for african artists but it is not without its critics. concise the film. and his team are all europeans bringing to africa. a return to colonial times this is about the artists and celebrating. expression of a whole continent. communicating and speaking in this museum that we've created so we've created a platform for them to talk and. anybody could have done that we're living in a global world and we got to get over clichés. this used to be a storage site for grain now the converted provides ample space with one hundred
exhibition rooms for sculptures photos paintings and installations all finally on display in africa. it's very important that we have a museum like this of scale so that we have voices that could be heard that we could have multiple exhibitions running at the same time from many different countries across africa or them so that we can demonstrate the richness this richness has not gone unnoticed by the international scene. as commanding top prizes at international options has dragon like installation in the atrium of the museum. bring our to africa. but there is also room for new discoveries divider is an installation by longest far into rope and beer bottles everyday objects that can also do harm.
we meet our longest walk in woodstock cape town's ops district the water of the world gallery hair is displaying her work. a critical look at the monuments of the colonial rulers. when this was art is decidedly political fighting against established structures in the dog days of colonialism and apartheid. i want to shift things. take away the comfortability. that that exists currently right now in the city. comfortability in terms of black white privilege and things like that that's what it is destroying. what is currently exhibiting in london and is down war she's noticed that the international world has set its sights on africa. that's great but like also just
like it just the whole notion of african like kind of also like bothers me because you know why do we have this association. place as artists and why can we not just be seen as artists. start engaging and looking at us different like fetishizing african artists. a few kilometers away we visit atlanta qarase studio traditional materials and techniques like beads and braiding dominate his latest work. he is currently exhibiting in amsterdam and last year he showed in basel and miami. explains why there is such high demand. when you start coming across something that you haven't seen before and you can't quite explain it but it's a booking in motion that was. question is. to open your eyes and change your perspective this is what you want. is it enough to just be different.
going on there and pretending that we can make stuff just because it looks different than it is quite high it's almost like. the country and show what we can really do and we come back with a lot of gold by the way. back to cape town's waterfront for guild gallery is close to the. kevin mcgowan and her husband julian has been displaying african art and design here since two thousand and eight. they say interest is growing. globally we're looking to connect with something that's more human and more real. and with narrative and meaning and i think that's what we offer as a country and our creative. as we we are very very real and very visceral and very connected to human emotion and i think that's what people are looking for whatever art lovers and collectors are looking for. is poised to direct their interest in
africa. now to jazz from south africa musicians such as miriam mccabe. have had global careers now a new generation is letting its voices be heard. is one of south africa's leading jazz musicians he sings for a nation still torn apart some twenty five years after the end of apartheid. this. long as i thought they called tool our ancestors to try to healing edge and healing to the skin that they sent south africans. to fight for equal opportunities part of and so marketing his biography born in one thousand
nine hundred two he experienced south africa's transition to a post apartheid rainbow nation. the pianist is a sangoma or natural healer he wants to use his music to help his homeland overcome the trauma of racial segregation. my. sort of lessons in where. they were in ceremonies you know my first lessons of how money they were in chess news e.q. know everything you know and also what it's said to me was this music was introduced in a spiritual mode so this is something i love to hold to myself. and due to marketing me belongs to a new generation of musicians in his homeland. jazz has always been political in
south africa and was often viewed with skepticism by those in power today the white minority is no longer in charge but problems remain the country's written with widespread corruption and in danger of collapse but can music really help. with the. nothing has changed much for south africa's poor oppression exploitation and a lack of opportunities remain the underdogs often fight each other on the streets instead of resisting their oppressors. there have been student demonstrations with the slogan fees miss falbe for years the protesters are calling for free education and a total de colonialization it is now the largest and most violent protest movement since the end of apartheid.
drama to me mother rosie is not seeking a spiritual side. lucian but a decidedly political one in his music career first to the right in some fronts for known a radical critic of polonia listen in the one nine hundred sixty s. . there is no way not to be political and there is no way not to be. within the experience of the condition of the world. because we our are. to be part and parcel of this sort of embodiment of the idea of what humanity should be. jazz as a protest against racism segregation and the lack of opportunities for the black
population in south africa. to me mother rosie and many others the colonialization has not yet happened in south africa. the idea of deeper and i think she just means means exactly that come to me as you don't come to me as i think you are. and as opposed to the world with a u.s. centric sort of like notion of how the functionality is then you have to give violently the kind of situation. violence that tomorrow see expresses in his music . and do to a marketing uses music as a part of traditional african healing rituals it's a lengthy process as south africa continues to battle the burden of a brutal past and the challenges of today. there is an illusion that up lead men is free but we're still very much far away from the from the freedom that was sick for and there's a need for it and that's what's want to project in our music today. a
new generation of jazz musicians it's rediscovering african traditions making itself heard beyond the borders of south africa. that's twenty one for now next week we'll focus on. the most revolutionary and reformer five hundred years ago he nailed to the door of the church in. the city celebrating in style until.
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