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The Comb

The Comb

25 Episodes By BBC World Service www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w13xtv7...
Combing Africa for stories about the unseen forces that bind us together and tear us apart. A single story, every week. Hosted by Kim Chakanetsa. #thecomb
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Confronting colourism
“I was trapped in my own skin”: The illegal trade wh... more
Jun 30 2022 31m
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Orphaned: Vasco’s story
‘I was scared of the night’: When Vasco's parents di... more
Jun 23 2022 27m
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Orphaned: Mutuna’s story
‘I would have been lost’: When Mutuna was orphaned a... more
Jun 16 2022 29m
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Guest episode: On the Podium
How a rower's victory became a symbol of hope in pos... more
Jun 9 2022 23m
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Losing Grace
Misinformation and miracle cures: After being diagno... more
Jun 2 2022 28m
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Born a slave
‘I ran away’: For many years, Brahim and Maymouna we... more
May 26 2022 29m
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Unlearning a dictatorship
Making the invisible visible: After her father was a... more
May 19 2022 27m
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Permanent darkness
‘I can’t just go down like this’: As a young entrepr... more
May 12 2022 28m
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Decolonising tourism
‘There were no locals at all’: Reckoning with race, ... more
May 6 2022 25m
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Escaping the city
‘Slow down and struggle less’: Never-ending hustle, ... more
Apr 28 2022 30m
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Guest episode: Dear Daughter
‘Fly bird, fly’: An episode from BBC World Service p... more
Apr 21 2022 27m
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My autistic child
‘African fathers don’t talk about it’: When Duncan’s... more
Apr 14 2022 28m
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My sexual education
Discovery and recovery: The journeys of two Kenyan w... more
Apr 7 2022 29m
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Mourning my father
“We all have to learn how to cry”: Takunda considere... more
Mar 31 2022 29m
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Naked power
Our weapon is our nakedness: Exploring the meaning a... more
Mar 25 2022 28m
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Back soon!
We're back on 26 March unpicking more stories that m... more
Mar 19 2022 2m
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When cultures collide
Spicy food and stereotypes: When Tuvie, who is Niger... more
Mar 4 2022 29m
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Climate of danger: My mother’s murder
‘She was not going to keep quiet’’: Fikile Ntshangas... more
Feb 25 2022 23m
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Climate of danger: Exile
Death threats and exile: Local environmental defende... more
Feb 18 2022 24m
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Bringing back God
‘The fire has gone out’: African evangelists are wor... more
Feb 11 2022 25m
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Without a trace
Grief without closure: Tens of thousands of families... more
Feb 4 2022 24m
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Stay away!
“He just starts touching me”: The grim and lonely re... more
Jan 28 2022 25m
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The Comb: Back Soon!
Unpicking stories that matter to you. The Comb retur... more
Jan 14 2022 2m
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Caught in a crypto scam
Scams, hustles, and cyber fraud: What happens when y... more
Nov 5 2021 28m
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My South African identity
‘I am African first’: Exploring race and identity fo... more
Oct 29 2021 25m
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