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Living with Corruption

Alternative title
Dispatches: How to Get Ahead in Africa
Synopsis
Journalist Sorious Samara goes undercover to investigate corruption in Africa. The programme provides a sober portrait of how modern politics works in many African nations, with most of the population living in poverty but still having to bribe their way into schools and hospitals.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2007
Year of production
2007
Notes
Broadcast on 29/10/2007 on C4 under the title DISPATCHES: HOW TO GET AHEAD IN AFRICA
Subjects
Development studies; Geography
Keywords
Africa; political systems; poverty; political geography; political corruption; corruption

Credits

Contributor
Sorious Samura

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£100.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
60 minutes
Year
2011

Distributor

Name

Insight News Television

Email
insight@insightnewstv.com
Web
http://www.insightnewstv.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7738 8344
Fax
020 7498 2030
Address
The Clockhouse
28 Old Town
London
SW4 0LB
Notes
A producer and distributor of videos and DVDs on development issues that have been shown by the world’s leading broadcasters. Founded in 1991 by former BBC reporter, Ron McCullagh, Insight News has now reported from over one hundred countries world-wide. Some films on topics including corruption and the persecution of gay people in Africa are available for sale on DVD, and others may be viewed free online.

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