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    Deborah Brautigam provides an overview and description of China's development finance to Africa. "Looking at the nature of Chinese development aid - and non-aid - to Africa provides insights into China's strategic approach to outward investment and economic diplomacy, even if exact figures and strategies are not easily ascertained", she states as she describes China's provision of grants, zero-interest loans and concessional loans. Pambazuka Press recently released a publication titled India in Africa: Changing Geographies of Power, and Oliver Stuenkel provides his review of the book.
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    Crossroads radio drama

    Crossroads is a six episode serial radio drama exploring issues related to the African Union Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. Produced by CMFD on behalf of Fahamu and the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

    Crossroads: Episode 6

    21st May 2009

    Tumbo and Tim team up on a rescue mission to find Raha. They are caught by the Taabus and it is up to Sifa to rescue them all. Mzee Taabu and his clansmen are arrested for Raha’s abduction.
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    Crossroads: Episode 5

    23rd April 2009

    Baba Bahati is arrested and Mama Bahati is treated with hostility by the market women for reporting him. Tasui goes to Mama Dawa but cannot go through with the abortion. Sifa and Tim have a run-in with the Taabu clan.
    Produced by CMFD Productions.

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    Crossroads: Episode 4

    5th March 2009

    Inspector Tumbo and Mzee Taabu’s collusion to have Raha inherited is revealed. Mama Bahati is raped by Baba Bahati. Tim provides useful information that may lead to Raha’s rescue.
    Produced by CMFD Productions.

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    Crossroads: Episode 3

    26th February 2009

    Mama Bahati struggles with how to act as a woman. Tumbo begins the investigation of Raha afresh, and Sifa discovers a suspicious piece of kanga in the Taabu compound. Tausi is still considering having an abortion.
    Produced by CMFD Productions.

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    Crossroads: Episode 2

    12th February 2009

    Mama Bahati and Tumbo experience their first day in each other’s body. Mama Bahati is beaten by her husband. Tumbo begins to treat his new deputy, Sifa, with respect. Tumbo meets Tausi, a schoolgirl he has been having an affair with.
    Produced by CMFD Productions.

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    Crossroads: Episode 1

    5th February 2009

    Mama Bahati is searching for her missing daughter. Police Chief Tumbo seems unwilling to help. Mama Bahati’s friend urges her to drink a special brew, and she switches bodies with the police chief.
    Produced by CMFD Productions.

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