International

African Immigrants, Local Politics

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 at 12:33 p.m.

This weekend, Maryland gubernatorial candidates will address African immigrant voters in Silver Spring. We explore how new Americans are mobilizing at a local level.

India's New Prime Minister

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

In a historic election, Narendra Modi became Prime Minister of India last week. The right-wing Hindu nationalist won in a landslide, ending more than half a century of political domination of the Nehru-Gandhi family dynasty and the Congress party.

The National Museum of African Art at 50

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

In 1964, a former U.S. State Department diplomat started the Museum of African Art in a historic Capitol Hill townhouse once owned by Frederick Douglass...

Futbol!: Soccer History and Politics in Latin America

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

As Brazil prepares to host the 20th FIFA World Cup, we explore how the "beautiful game" arrived in South and Central America.

"China's Second Continent" with Howard French

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 1:22 p.m.

China has developed close ties with nations across the African continent through investment in infrastructure projects, purchase of mineral rights, and growing trade. Perhaps the biggest influence, though, will come from the million-plus Chinese migrants seeking their fortune on the continent.

U.S. Assistance to Nigeria

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Seven weeks after militants kidnapped almost 300 girls in northern Nigeria, the Nigerian military says where they are. The U.S. is one of four countries providing military assistance, raising questions about Nigeria's human rights record. We get an update.

USAID Chief Rajiv Shah

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Rajiv Shah, the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, joins Kojo in the studio.

The U.S. Criminal Hacking Case Against China

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday moved to charge Chinese military officials in an economic cyber-espionage case. Kojo chats with a man behind a report that provides evidence the U.S. government is using in the case.

Europe vs. Google: "The Right to be Forgotten"

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

The European Court of Justice ruled this week that Google must remove certain links in search results if people ask to have them taken down. The case involves the so-called right to be forgotten and a Spanish man upset that searches of his...

Glenn Greenwald: State Surveillance And The Snowden Story

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo sits down with investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald to talk about his role in breaking news from documents stolen by whistleblower Edward Snowden. Kojo asks what's next in this groundbreaking story, and learns about the impact Greenwald's reporting has had on journalism and our security.

A New Global Health Warning on Polio

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Once nearly eradicated, increased concern over the spread of polio has prompted the World Health Organization to declare a global health emergency. The rare move comes as cases of the paralyzing virus, which can be fatal, spread outside...

New Twists Further Delay Guantanamo Trials

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Allegations that FBI tried to turn a member of the defense team into an informant and that the CIA cut the sound system in a courtroom are slowing progress in the Guantanamo Bay trials.

Panama Canal Expansion and our Region's Ports

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

The Panama Canal, now a century old, is currently undergoing a massive expansion in order to handle the larger ships now in operation. We explore what the larger ships, twice the size of those that can currently pass, mean for our region's ports.

Your Turn: Voter ID Laws Suffer Blow, Changes Coming to Pepco

Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

On Wednesday, nuclear energy giant Exelon bought energy utility Pepco, sparking hopes of improved service for local residents. It's 'your turn' to weigh in on those and other stories in the news.

Ethiopian Bloggers Arrested

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 at 1:27 p.m.

Six pro-democracy bloggers, all founders of a group known as 'Zone9,' were arrested in Ethiopia last week along with three journalists. We talk to colleagues of the jailed bloggers about the move and the larger political landscape ahead of national elections in 2015.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.