‘Another way of slavery’: Singer, activist Angélique Kidjo on UK’s Rwanda policy, politics and music

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How much attention is Africa receiving as the world remains transfixed by wars in Europe, the Middle East, and as elections in the West loom?

This week, host Anne McElvoy talks to the award-winning musician and activist Angélique Kidjo about her campaign to improve education for girls in Africa and to address the humanitarian needs of her native continent.

They also discuss the U.K.’s attempts to send illegal asylum seekers to Rwanda. (Spoiler alert: The five-time Grammy winner calls on U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to abandon the policy, which she reviles as “another way of slavery.”)

Music courtesy of World Economic Forum.