World in Progress: Alexandria — where the past and present collide
With more than five million inhabitants, Alexandria is Egypt's second largest city, facing typical urban problems like overpopulation, and crushing poverty. Until the 1950s, Alexandria was a cosmopolitan idyll, dubbed the "Paris of the Middle East." During the Arab Spring, it was a hotbed of political activists and visionaries. Today, many are disillusioned. What happened to people's dreams?
World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world
World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.
World in Progress: Hopes and Clashes in Ceuta
Ceuta, the Spanish enclave in Morroco, is a European town on African soil. It's often the frontline of clashes between Africans trying to reach Europe in search of a better life, and a European Union desperate to keep them out. It's also a port town where 85,000 people live, providing livelihoods for many Moroccans.
World in Progress: Fighting for the future
This week on the show: How three brothers are bringing the internet to rural Zimbabwe, the young entrepreneurs building a future for themselves in Kigali, and we meet activists working to improve human rights in the DRC, China and Brazil.
World in Progress: Stories and Populists
Fighting fake news in Kenya - How Brazil's election has divided the country
- Populism and the narrative behind it - we talk to an expert on storytelling