Name of Podcast: Afrique presse (Africa press)
What topics are covered: This podcast discusses the news in Africa.
Why is it good to listen to? This podcast is aired on RFI radio, and is presented by an African journalist, Assane Diop. He uses informal language and does not speak too fast. However, he has a slight African French accent.
You can subscribe or listen to the podcast by finding “Afrique Presse” on iTunes, or through http://www.rfi.fr/emission/afrique-presse/.
How often are the podcasts updated? The podcasts are updated on a weekly basis.
Length of each podcast: Each episode is about 20 minutes long.
Podcast Description:Afrique press is a podcast broadcast on RFI, Radio France Internationale. Each week, Assane Diop receives journalists who analyze, interpret, and develop the most important news from Africa. This show is a weekly appointment in Africa since it has a partnership with TV5 monde, which airs the show on its TV channel. This is a news podcast based on events happening in African countries. Journalists analyze the news to provide comprehensive information to listeners about African issues. All African countries are discussed to enable a large knowledge of current events in the area. On the website of the podcast, a list of articles related to the topics of the day is posted. The listener can find more information about what is interesting for him.
Summary: This French podcast is interesting because it targets a specific part of the news: African news. It allows the listeners to learn more about what is happening in this area.