tv DW News - Africa Deutsche Welle March 1, 2019 10:30pm-10:46pm CET
social media is quite critical is it to go. into. the streets with. women we're. already. drawn. towards march. b.t.w. . this is a news africa coming up in the next fifteen minutes is sudan returning to military rule president obama bashir has declared a year long state of emergency octet anti-government protests that began last year a still going on in opposition figure fighting the regime. and that cheeriest climate war is we may have begun statists taking the fight against pollution to the beaches of the lagos. then the boy who honestly the wind the film about the malawian ploy to save his village from salman
launches on the streaming giants need to hear from the stars and the real star. i'm christine want to welcome to news africa i'm glad you achieved in we begin in sudan way a bit off it is the country may be returning to military rule that's because president omar al bashir may have stepped down today as head of the ruling party but he has already declared a state of emergency across the country for the next year he's also extended the power was off the security forces and has set up emergency calls all around the country now all public gatherings in the country have also been bad will be talking to a leader off one of the opposition parties but food. just this report on the situation
. was protesters in the streets of omdurman defying the new ban on public gatherings time they calling for president omar al bashir to step down saying that the state of emergency won't deter them time we will overthrow this regime that time across the country they have been anti-government lunches for weeks. people first took to the streets in december when authorities decided to triple the price of bread. inflation is running at more than seventy percent rendering normal life virtually impossible for many sudanese. the president's response to the un wrist extending the powers of security forces this week he appointed army officers to top government posts justifying the move by saying quote they can address issues of salaries and services and create decent
work opportunities for youth. work by going to the us. we praise a lot that he has given us this opportunity. that you're on today a new chapter begins in sudan's history because without. protest as a determined to see this chapter and quickly western powers including the u.s. britain and canada rebuked sudan for its return to military rule according to human rights watch at least fifty one people have died in the demonstrations in the rush let's turn to a leader off one of sudan's major opposition parties highly it all may use if it is secretary general off the sudanese congress party he's speaking to us from the united kingdom as he's fearful of a wrist in the tool now forty of these clinics have already been detained mr yousef welcome to news africa i want us to start about talking about this state of
emergency that's indicated it's been about a week now that it's been effect what is your reaction to it and how are people incidentally living under the conditions off it. actually the race is not a new thing for saddam. the before the protests started. jim has the border state of emergency in ten states out of it in states in this one after the protests started they extended the state of emergency for another thirty states they wanted to straighten the people down they are going to use more extreme measures of violence against their peaceful demands for freedom and change so are you saying to us that the people are carrying on with the process are those votes is still ongoing in sudan as we speak yeah actually after the coalition of the state that many of the. witnessed the more large
wave of protests since the start of that evolution it's a dump all the you know localities off when hours yesterday. in a numbers that had not been with this before so. yesterday did you have been here you know with that they did in song during. a period of that evolution in sudan. we've seen omar al bashir get rid of governors in certain states and replace them with military offices what is your reading of that. sheree rashid is that he. you know is trying to do two things first of all he tries trying to you know have a kind of confrontation between the army and the people because people. in
the warned me to be in the side of the people not the side of of the give and then second thing bashir try to sell a notion for the original forces that he's going to cut the ties with a terrorist. to the boys a kind of a military ruling in sudan that could be appealing for many countries in the region all right militia who believe i need all my you safe secretary-general of the sudanese congress party thank you ok the call for action against climate change has a fresh face then that's it over there that is who she is greatest to the swedish teenager who has called out the world's leaders for inaction and her activism has caught on since august tens of thousands of peoples in cities across europe and as
far as australia and even in uganda have walked out of their friday crosses to push for more ambitious carbon cutting targets young people in nigeria have also been taking action to secure the future of their environment here's a report now from a correspondent unofficial. they call themselves the climate war yours. are. they are determined to take back the beach and turn it into what it once was the place for seashells. yet this bridge in lagos you can find pretty much everything you can imagine like the flip flop or just before i fall the tooth brush and of course volume of plastic now all of this of course belongs to us humans but it's them teenagers young students who are on a mission to protect the bridge a generation for their future. every week they collect about fifty bags of trash and the more they clean the beach the more it changes the. changing my lifestyle.
i do you think will use plastic and i have my what are you going to take to work recycle a blue. bag to market plastic waste is one of the biggest problems worldwide especially in places like lagos where single use plastic for example plastic bags is not prohibited. in kenya. the thirty year old activist has been busy battling pollution since she was a student an overwhelming task she quit her job as a lawyer it takes everything from you physically mentally you know you have to be one hundred percent in this if not you just unfortunately children are the ones that are most affected it's really bad that we have so many plastics come from the shows. i come here. and drink when you're trying to miss cleaning
up the beach is just one of today's staff planting palm trees is a way to finish the state has a population of more than twenty million people it generates about forty metric tons. every day of work seems endless but for them not hopeless. oh. ok from the beach to the cinema and to another young person we can all draw inspiration from the boy who harnessed the wind is a film about an innovator from william county that just launched on netflix is small on the feature film directed by oscar winning access she westsail awful the rains came late this year and now the trees are gone. obviously exley. ceased. to.
be a committee but. the boy who harnessed the wind is the true story of the young william usually won't sit idly by and watch his village start to see if did with an inventive mind and a thirst for knowledge as william takes his family's fate into his own hands is it . going to get. them to do it we need to tell it geo force directorial debut is based on a bestselling memoir of the same title it's the true story of william come conduct a good age thirteen built with nets to irrigate fields and save his village from famine. i was william's parents hope that sending their son to school will provide him a better future but natural disasters crop failure hunger and scarce funds make that dream impossible to some that seems. yes
it's hard for the real william to look back on that time i have like mixed feelings the only reason why i have mixed feelings because it's likely in some part to leave the past that was a very like difficult a very challenging shot entirely in malawi the boy who harnessed the wind is a positive story out of africa that doesn't ignore challenges but tackle some head on ok. we do. not choose from african descent i can see how absent the african stories are in western countries do not think that you have. this type of positive stories can make a change in terms of the of the perception we have of other people especially from africa. right. betz it from
correspondent and alan baker crap. and let's go about recipes for success and strategies that make a difference. baking bread. d.w. . hello and a warm welcome to the latest news from arts and culture i'm karen homestead and we've got a wild ride for the senses in store with the following stories. a new exhibition in hamburg takes us on a journey into art and music to see what happens when the two disciplines play off each other. the grand canyon in northwestern arizona has just celebrated one hundred years since its designation as a national park an early example of environmental protection and we'll talk about
its powerful hold on. as street artist for dollars again knows this trash animal caustic statement on his own generation that he says is killing animals if the garbage is produced. so what happens when using are inspired by a piece of art and what kind of picture results when a painter is influenced by news ik well that's what a new exhibition in hamburg aims to find out with the help of more than sixty artists and musicians who make a point of working between those two disciplines and the result is a hyper sensory feast that resonates long afterward. this may look like a record store but it's not it's an art exhibit for the ears. it features twelve.