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Stealing from the Sick – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Dec 2022 28
Everyone in Uganda is entitled to free medicine to combat killer diseases like malaria. Despite Government efforts to improve access to essential medicines, a significant number of people have to use private facilities because of frequent stockouts. BBC Africa Eye headed undercover to expose one of the reasons why there is shortage of life saving drugs – medicine theft by medical professionals. Africa Eye worked together with the Ugandan investigative journalist, Solomon Serwanjja. Subscribe: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: source

Gamblers Like Me: The Dark Side of Sports Betting – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Dec 2022 26
Sports Betting has exploded across Africa. But are the betting companies playing it straight? Do the punters really understand the odds they’re up against? And who is getting rich from the thrill of the beautiful game? BBC Africa Eye follows one young football fan on a journey across Uganda, to find out what happens when global companies target some of the poorest and most vulnerable people on the continent. Collins Muhinda has been betting on football since he was a kid – but on this journey, he discovers an industry that can have a devastating impact on the lives of......

Unmasking the Pyramid Kings: Crowd1 scam targets Africa – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Dec 2022 21
The best scams always come in disguise. And Crowd1 is the most audacious scam we’ve ever seen. It looks like a high-tech marketing business that’s making a ton of money for people across Africa. All you need is a smartphone and some hustle. But behind the promises and the hype, BBC Africa Eye’s Ayanda Charlie finds some ugly truths, some wealthy scammers, and a whole pyramid of lies. Subscribe: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: source

Rwanda: Sexual Pleasure and Controversy – BBC World Service

Dec 2022 20
When it comes to gender equality in politics, Rwanda regularly tops international league tables. But for some in this tiny African country, gender equality is not just a public matter but a private one too. The traditional sexual practice of Kunyaza has a reputation for facilitating female orgasms and ejaculation. Subscribe - We follow Vestine Dusabe, a well-known radio host and sexologist living in Rwanda whose late night show advises people on how to practice kunyaza and to improve sexual life for both men and women. While exploring the intimate world of female pleasure, we also hear about another traditional......

Kamwe Kamwe: Inside Burundi’s Killing Machine – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Dec 2022 17
Former Burundian intelligence agents say that the country’s security services are running secret torture and detention sites to silence dissent. Using cutting edge reconstruction techniques BBC Africa Eye examines one house in particular, which was filmed in a video posted on social media in 2016. A red liquid, which looked like blood, was seen pouring from its gutter. We ask if Burundi’s repression of opponents has now gone underground? The government has always denied any human rights violations, and declined to comment for this report. A BBC Africa Eye investigation - produced and directed by Charlotte Attwood and Maud Jullien.......

Kenya's 'Spy Queen': Private Detective, Jane Mugo – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Dec 2022 01
Kenya has a real version of the spy James Bond, and her name is Jane. Detective Jane Mugo is the country’s most famous and controversial private investigator. She says she’s solved hundreds of crimes, but some say she writes her own rules. This is the inside story of the woman they call Kenya’s 'Spy Queen.' BBC Africa’s Sharon Machira has been investigating. Subscribe: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: source

Kenya's Hidden Epidemic – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Nov 2022 17
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Kenya, cases of gender-based violence exploded. But a combination of fear, stigma and a lack of trust in the police mean the majority of cases are never reported. It has been described as Kenya’s ‘hidden epidemic’. Africa Eye reporter Tom Odula investigates the deep-seated roots behind the violence, discovers the trauma behind the shocking statistics, and explores the police and government inaction that leaves survivors with little hope of justice. *** Africa Eye brings you original, investigative journalism revealing secrets and rooting out injustice in the world’s most complex and exciting continent. Nothing stays hidden......

Meet the Night Runners – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Nov 2022 11
The people of rural Kenya have spoken of the night runners for generations. They’re said to be villagers possessed by a demonic spirit which compels them to scare and terrorise their neighbours at night. But no one really knows who the night runners are or what motivates them. For BBC Africa Eye, reporter Tom Odula investigates the enigma of the night runners, shining fresh light on the reality behind the myths, and revealing exclusive footage of night runners in action. Please be aware that there are disturbing images in this piece. Subscribe: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: source

Fake pastors and false prophets rock churches in South Africa – BBC Africa

Nov 2022 03
Rape and fraud scandals involving fake pastors have prompted calls for regulation of churches in South Africa. There have been a number of high- profile cases in recent months involving disgraced pastors and self-proclaimed prophets. President Cyril Ramaphosa has even got involved, urging South Africans to come together to curb bogus pastors. Victims of alleged sexual abuse have detailed their experiences to the BBC and criticised the invulnerability of so-called men of God who use their position of authority as a cover for abuse. Mbulelo Mtshilibe reports. Video journalist: Christian Parkinson Subscribe: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: source

Sex for Grades: undercover inside Nigerian and Ghanaian universities – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Nov 2022 02
Universities in Nigeria and Ghana have been plagued by stories of sexual harassment by lecturers and professors for decades. Allegations include a wide array of abuses, from blackmailing students for sex in exchange for marks and admission to lewd comments and grooming. After gathering dozens of testimonies, BBC Africa Eye sent undercover journalists posing as students inside the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and the University of Ghana to capture footage of the sexual harassment. Reporter Kiki Mordi, who knows first-hand how devastating sexual harassment can be, reveals what happens behind the closed doors of some of West Africa’s most prestigious......