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Aired 4 months ago 20:05
Hard Factor 11/12: California Bar Shooting and Wildfires, El Chapo Trial, and Uganda in the Soft Corner
California had a terrible weekend with enormous wildfires raging in the north and south of the state, and a deadly shooting in a bar late last week. El Chapo's trial is set to begin in New York, and he has “promised” not to kill any of the jurors. Uganda is cracking down on their zero tolerance policies for pornography, and that lands them smack dab in the middle of the SOFT CORNER; and other headlines, including Florida election recount, CNN vs. the White House over Jim Acosta, Babe Ruth and Elvis Presley get the Medal of Freedom, and Pete Davidson makes up with Dan Crenshaw.
Aired 2 months ago 9:58
Youthful rapper challenges Africa's ageing autocrats
Bobi Wine, also known as the 'Ghetto President', has become a leading voice of dissent in Uganda and beyond as ageing presidents seek to crush opponents and cling to power. Orla Ryan discusses his appeal with the FT's Africa editor, David Pilling. Contributors: Naomi Rovnick, FT Live reporter, Orla Ryan, journalist and David Pilling, Africa editor. Producer: Fiona Symon. Music: Ghetto by Bobi Wine and Nubian Li
Aired 5 months ago 21:34
Hard Factor 10/15: Saudi Arabian Tension, Kanye's Big Weekend, and a Detroit Funeral Home Disaster
The death of a journalist in Turkey has sparked tension between the US and Saudi Arabia. Kanye West had lunch with President Trump, got mocked by SNL, flew to Uganda, and released a PSA about social media/mass mind control, all in one weekend. A Detroit mortician got busted for hiding old bodies in the ceiling, and other headlines including googly eyes on a statue in Georgia, Pete Davidson/Ariana Grande break-up, and a failed Himalayan exploration.