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Agent 'Kateryna': Ukraine's anti-corruption hero

3 days 7 hours ago
The government that came to power in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution pledged to end corruption, and the EU also made progress on that front with it being a key condition for Ukrainians gaining visa-free travel in June. It has taken a long time, but the country’s ‘Anti-Corruption Bureau’ is now fully operational. It has just carried out an ambitious sting operation that caught at least one MP demanding huge bribes. But things did not turn out exactly as the Bureau had hoped… Watch our video.

Avignon Festival: African artists grab the spotlight

3 days 9 hours ago
Encore! has decamped to the sunny south of France to check out the country’s oldest arts festival. Every summer Avignon attracts thousands of visitors to its official selection of theatrical productions and fringe events, known as the "Off". This year's edition is shining a light on dramatic talent from Sub-Saharan Africa. Olivia Salazar-Winspear sits down with Dorothée Munyaneza, the creator and performer of the powerful show "Unwanted", where she revisits painful memories from Rwanda.
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