Pulse

With sound-rich radio packages, interviews, and studio discussions, Pulse digs deep into the issues facing today's youth, from unemployment and career choice to social media and relationships. We top it off with a couple of fun hosts and plenty of music, including live bands in the studio and reviews of the German charts. The Generation Change podcast series, featuring young people making a difference all over the world, is a regular highlight on Pulse.

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      Pulse: Ghanaian Chef in London makes African food trendy


      It’s official, African food is one of the hottest new food trends in London at the moment. Thanks to young cooks like Zoe Adjonyoh whose dad is Ghanaian father and the Mother Irish. Zoe runs a restaurant in Brixton and has just published a cookbook, entitled Zoe's Ghana kitchen. Emma Wallis caught up with her at a trendy café in east London’s hipster central.


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      Pulse: Refugees, African cuisine, Aftermath


      What does the future hold for young South Sudanese refugees in Uganda? A young Ghanian-Irish cook brings African Cuisine to London and her customers cannot get enough of it and the Queen of everything Beyonce goes bilingual on a new remix of Mi-Gente, the global hit single by J Balvin and Willy William. All that and much more in this weeks edition of pulse with your host Jane Nyingi


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      Pulse: Youth and Lifestyle


      On this week's Pulse we’ll look at some of the consequences of online hacking in Uganda, what the youth in Liberia hope for in the country's presidential elections and a summit in London is scheduled to address the issue of menstruation particularly in low income families in the UK.


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      Pulse: Period campaigner in London


      "Period poverty" not only affects girls and women in developing countries but also those in the UK. It is when a woman doesn't have enough money to afford adequate sanitary protection for her monthly period. Campaigners in the UK are gearing up for a period summit on the 14th October where they aim to push the issue in to the open. One of those campaigners is a 17 year old schoolgirl from London.


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      Pulse: Consequences of hacking in Uganda


      In Uganda, celebrities use various social media platforms to expand their fan base and conduct business. But now, the social media dream has turned sour because the rich and famous have been suffering from a spate of account hacking. Local celebrities who have fallen victim to this scam say hacking negatively affects their brand.


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      Pulse: Youth standing in the gap


      In Pulse this week, a team of volunteers in Ghana have embarked on a reading clinic encouraging children to read aloud. The young members of the Rohingya community in Pakistan are a ticking time bomb waiting to explode as their people face trouble in Myanmar and a look at what’s being going on on the social media front.


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      Pulse: Youth standing in the gap


      In Pulse this week, a team of volunteers in Ghana have embarked on a reading clinic encouraging children to read aloud. The young members of the Rohingya community in Pakistan are a ticking time bomb waiting to explode as their people face trouble in Myanmar and a look at what’s being going on on the social media front.


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      Pulse: Reading aloud in Ghana


      This year to mark "Founders Day" on September 21st a team of volunteers embarked on a reading clinic and book drive event in Tamale, Ghana.  The League of Young Female Leaders gathered a group of volunteers who read aloud to children, and got them discussing books, literature and education. Reading aloud to children improves their sense of imagination and helps them learn to read for themselves.


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      Pulse: Rohingya families in Pakistan


      The recent wave of violence in Myanmar reminds the Pakistani Rohingya community of the reasons they left their homelands back in the sixties. Now younger generations, born in Pakistan, are angry about what is happening to Rohingyas in Myanmar. Our correspondent went along to meet them and find out what impact the events in Myanmar and Bangladesh is having on them in Pakistan.


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      Pulse: Mentorship and change


      In this week's Pulse, Mentorship clubs are being formed in schools, in rural Ghana, to help young girls boost their confidence. A closer look at microchip implants in Sweden and DW's Wanjiku Mwaura tells us about her trip to eastern Germany and her impressions of the mood in the country prior to the elections.


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