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A look at the lives of ordinary Africans and the forces that affect them.
Season 1, Episode 6
August 6, 2005
Bob Geldof returns to Ethiopia 20 years after famine there first sparked his indignation. He examines the country's diverse culture and visits the ancient cathedrals of Lalibella.
Season 1, Episode 5
July 30, 2005
War crimes against children in Uganda and efforts to stop the spread of AIDS in Africa are examined.
Season 1, Episode 4
July 23, 2005
A journey from the Sahara Desert to Mali and the city of Timbuktu, to the port of Mopti and Djenne, where the world's largest mud building is visited.
Season 1, Episode 3
July 16, 2005
Bob Geldof visits the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Western medicine is mistrusted and supernatural remedies are still in use.
Season 1, Episode 2
July 9, 2005
Bob Geldof visits Ghana and Benin, where he sees Ouidah, a center of the voodoo religion; an old British slave fort; and a cocoa plantation.
Season 1, Episode 1
July 2, 2005
Activist rocker Bob Goldof begins a look at ordinary Africans' lives, travelling through the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Masailand.
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