BBC's TV programme for Africa #TheSheWord, special debate in Nigeria focusing on women in politics

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BBC's TV programme for Africa #TheSheWord, special debate in Nigeria focusing on women in politics

Date: 
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 15:00 to 17:00

From February 4, each morning the global breakfast show Newsday (04:00-0800 GMT) will offer an insight into how Nigerians and people from various other parts of Africa view this momentous election.  Focus on Africa Radio will be covering daily events around the country, asking: What does the future hold for Nigeria? You can listen daily at 15:00, 17:00 and 19:00GMT The BBC's TV programme for Africa, Focus on Africa, available on BBC World News at 17.30GMT, will be live in Nigeria for two weeks.  Both programmes will be analysing the media campaigns by candidates and bringing to you a variety of voices from across the country.

Fact Finder will present a special edition on the growing use of fake news in elections. The programme will be working with credible fact checking organisations to evaluate the veracity of claims and counter claims as well as pledges made through the Nigerian electoral period.

The women's discussions programme #TheSheWord will record a special debate in Nigeria focusing on Women in Politics. It will be looking specifically at female candidates.

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