Africa http://kcur.org en Journalist Examines 'What Wars Leave Behind' http://kcur.org/post/journalist-examines-what-wars-leave-behind <p></p><p></p><p>While armed conflicts are ongoing, media coverage brings images and sounds from the center of war zones to the world. But what happens when the guns go silent and the combatants and media go home?</p><p>J. Malcolm Garcia looks at the people left to survive in the aftermath in his book, <em>What Wars Leave Behind: The Faceless and the Forgotten. </em>On Wednesday's <a href="http://www.kcur.org/programs/date" target="_blank"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, the author talks with Steve Kraske about "the endless messiness of war and the failings of good intentions."</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:22:19 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 58271 at http://kcur.org Journalist Examines 'What Wars Leave Behind' Africa World Documentary Film Festival Brings Global Stories To Lawrence http://kcur.org/post/africa-world-documentary-film-festival-brings-global-stories-lawrence <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of Kansas is hosting the Africa World Documentary Film Festival this Thursday, April 10 through Saturday, April 12.</span></p><p>The convener of that festival, Daniel Atkinson, visited the KCUR studios to talk about the films he chose to show and the ideas he hoped to convey through the wide range of stories these documentaries tell.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:53:19 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 53854 at http://kcur.org Africa World Documentary Film Festival Brings Global Stories To Lawrence Ambassador Talks African Economy Emergence http://kcur.org/post/ambassador-talks-african-economy-emergence <p>The <strong>global economy</strong> isn’t just about trading with China, India and European countries-- <strong>Africa is making an impact</strong> as well.<br> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 31166 at http://kcur.org Ambassador Talks African Economy Emergence KEI: Refugee To Soccer Superstar http://kcur.org/post/kei-refugee-soccer-superstar <p>There were happy days for soccer star <strong>Kei Kamara</strong> growing up in war-torn West Africa. But then, there were also days that haunt his dreams to this day.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 14:37:43 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon & Jabulani Leffall 25410 at http://kcur.org KEI: Refugee To Soccer Superstar