WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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Dispatches From Ethiopia: U.S. Ambassador To The African Union

With violence flaring in South Sudan, peace talks are under way in Ethiopia to try to negotiate a cease fire. Kojo is traveling in Ethiopia and spoke with the U.S. Ambassador to the African Union about South Sudan and the African Union's challenges on the continent. They also explored the U.S. role in Africa and its participation in efforts to end other violent conflicts there.


From Solitary To Stardom On The Court: What It Means To Be 'Tuff'

Before his success in the NBA, Caron Butler overcame a rocky youth in the inner city. Drugs and violence nearly derailed him — but, as he writes in a new memoir, he managed a dramatic turnaround.
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Invasive Insect Could Wreak Havoc On U.S. Tomato Crop

A virginia tech plant pathologist says it's time to implement quarantine measures on tomatoes being imported from other countries where the South American Tomato Leafminer has already taken hold.

Chaffetz Leaps Into Race To Succeed Boehner As Speaker

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, announced he will run for speaker of the House, challenging GOP majority leader Kevin McCarthy to become the successor to outgoing Speaker John Boehner.

#MemeOfTheWeek: That Article From The Onion About Mass Shootings

The article reveals what the writers really feel about mass shootings in America, something mainstream media couldn't do.

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