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22 July 2020

Episode 2278

60 minutes

We discuss a new report suggesting that several UK governments ignored signs that Russia was interfering in British politics. Plus: Turkey’s ambitions in Africa and the arrest of Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono.

22 July 2020

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Chapter 1

Plans for UK theatres to reopen

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The performance industry has taken a huge hit due to coronavirus. But prominent composer and impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber, who owns seven London theatres, has a plan to help venues reopen by 1 August. Matt Wolf, theatre critic at ‘The International New York Times’, has the latest.

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Hopewell Chin’ono

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Prominent Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has been detained by the state in Harare. He uses his profile to call out the ruling Zanu PF party on corruption and misgovernment, particularly relating to coronavirus supplies. We get the latest from Fadzayi Mahere, a lawyer and politician who is also national spokesperson for the opposition MDC-Alliance party.

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