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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920223]

Deadline for the Dark Continent

Almost ten years ago

Michael Buerk brought the West's attention to

Ethiopia's great famine. Since then underlying conditions for the entire continent have deteriorated dramatically. Each day people fight for their lives against unjust or inefficient economic, social or political systems. In the first of four programmes Michael Buerk examines what, if anything, the West should do to help those who are being victimised by civil war.

Does it have a new moral duty to intervene directly in places like Somalia? Producer Sue Davies

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920223]

Unknown: Michael Buerk

Producer: Sue Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920301]

Deadline for the Dark Continent

Almost ten years ago

Michael Buerk observed, first hand, the utter degradation of those caught in the Ethiopian famine. Since then the whole of Africa has continued to slide into poverty. In the second of four programmes, Michael Buerk looks at the West's attempts to shore up bankrupt countries like Tanzania. Who has benefited most from these economic interventions - the country's impoverished coffee farmers or the bureaucrats of Dares Salaam? Producer Sue Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920301]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920315]

Deadline for the Dark Continent

In the last of his series,

Michael Buerk examines what responsibility rich countries like Britain have to the continent of Africa. Producer Sue Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920315]