• 2006
  • 23:30
  • USA

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Thembi's AIDS Diary

By Joe Richman

In South Africa more than five million people are living with HIV/AIDS, including a young woman named Thembi Ngubane. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 27:39
  • South Africa / UK

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The Last Voice of an Ancient Tongue

By ABC Ulwazi

Elsie Vaalbooi was the last speaker of !Auni, the ancient language of South Africa's first peoples. Producer Siven Maslamoney tells the story of how languages die and how Elsie's people have been driven to extinction. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Best of the Best: The 2011 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, Hour 1

By Katie Mingle

Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts this year's national broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2011 TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Resound #137 The Jazz and Freedom Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Jazz and the struggle for civil rights in South Africa and the U.S. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 15:51
  • USA

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Mandela: An Audio History

By Joe Richman, Sue Jaye Johnson & Ben Shapiro

On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of South Africa's first democratic election, Radio Diaries produced this five-part series featuring newly discovered archival tape of Nelson Mandela, his supporters, and detractors. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Coffee and Cream

By David Hovar

A Nigerian woman discusses how science and coffee have provided stability amidst all her struggles. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • Burundi

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Threat Level: Red Light

By Jefferson Mok

Looking down the block on a street in east Africa, one can see much farther than one might expect. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night - 9

By Anna Boiko-Weyrauch

It gets cold in the desert at night and sound travels from really far away. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • Australia

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On the Orange Dusty Streets

By Helene Thomas

Meet Juma, a Rwandan street boy, whose dream is to become a singer, and Bosco who spends his days fixing broken plastic buckets, casserole pots, shoes, radios and umbrellas to earn a living for his family. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 8:17
  • USA

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Joseph Shabalala: In His Own Words

By David Schulman & Jeffrey Freymann-Weyr

The vision for Ladysmith Black Mambazo came to Joseph Shabalala in a dream in four-part harmony. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 52:35
  • Australia

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Children of Sodom and Gomorrah

By Sharon Davis & Jens Jarisch

Sodom and Gomorrah is a hellish place in Accra, Ghana, where children eke out a living on a scrap heap of discarded computers that the West no longer needs. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 5:17
  • USA

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Kyenkyen Bi Adi Mawu

By Ann Heppermann, Kara Oehler & Rick Moody

This story is a window into the life of Mohammed Naseehu Ali, who left his home, family, and future in tribal government to become a musician and writer in America. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound # 157 The Children of Sodom and Gomorrah Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Children try to survive in, and escape from, a Ghanaian slum called Sodom and Gomorrah. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That - 3

By Glenn Simonsen

A 14 year old Somali boy describes a method of killing a lion by hand. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 7:58
  • USA

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Runner

By Jonathan Miller

One of the most remarkable marathon finishes in recent history was recorded in 2009 in Boston. There, Kenyan runner, Salina Kosgei had her sights set on the finish line, having traveled half way around the world to get there. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:01
  • South Africa

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We Thought He Had a Black Heart

By Clemence Petit-Perrot

Through their journey down Letaba road, Brandon, Keith, and Jameel quickly realise that appearances may not be the entire story and that there is much more to their neighbours than they think. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:57
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 30

By Lauren Kirby

Twin Peaks to Tanzania: an aural stream of conscious. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 0:06
  • USA, UK, Australia, Germany

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2011 TC/RHDF Competition Winners

By 2011 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition! (more)

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  • 2010
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #126: The Scam Show

By Various

This hour: the capital of scamming. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:20
  • Eypt

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Red, White, and Black With Little Bit of Gold

By Gehad Mahmoud

The nature of the current relationships between neighbors in Egypt and how it changed from how it used to be in the past. (more)

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