Dayo Olopade

journalist and author

Guest

Nigerian-American journalist and author of The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa

Dayo Olopade on KCRW

News of the ebola outbreak in Western Africa has cast a shadow over the summit of African heads of state and business leaders in Washington this week.

Africa Reality Check

News of the ebola outbreak in Western Africa has cast a shadow over the summit of African heads of state and business leaders in Washington this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has broad support in Uganda for a new law imposing sentences up to life in prison for homosexual acts.

Should Western Values Be a Condition of Foreign Aid?

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has broad support in Uganda for a new law imposing sentences up to life in prison for homosexual acts.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

In the second part of the “Scheer Intelligence” interview with Jonathan Alter, the author of “His Very Best” examines the former president’s mixed foreign policy record.

from Scheer Intelligence

Josh Barro talks with David Dayen and Lanhee Chen about Congress getting organized for the Biden presidency, the fight over the filibuster and major legislation, and foreign policy in…

from Left, Right & Center

Raised in privilege amidst the barbarism of segregation, the oft-maligned president eventually embraced the New South liberalism that just swept his native Georgia’s election.

from Scheer Intelligence

The LA County Sheriff’s Department is now the target of a new investigation by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

from KCRW Features

Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro talks with Left, Right & Center panelists Lanhee Chen and K.

from Left, Right & Center

In his inaugural address today, President Joe Biden emphasized unifying this country and ending what he called an uncivil war: “We must end this uncivil war that pits red against blue,…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for inciting an insurrection against the federal government. Ten Republicans broke party ranks to vote in favor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“My hospital already feels like a war zone. COVID is already ravaging our country. I did not think we could sink any lower," LA physician Anna Granata told KCRW.

from KCRW Features