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Talking Africa

[Repeated from Thursday 1pm.] A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: Ugandan government implements controversial tax on social media usage. See mixcloud.com/talkingafrica for more Talking Africa shows.

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2:30pm - 3:00pm

Angel Oak Radio

A special one-off show show presented by primary school children! Presenters Blessing and Munasar take you on a journey into the minds of Year 6 children from Angel Oak Academy, South London. What do they think are the important issues in today’s society and what are their hopes and dreams?

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4:00pm - 5:00pm

Musical Minds

An anecdotal history of classical music presented by 18 year-old composer and writer Jack Pepper. This week: Jack is joined by composer Rob Kelly and research neuroscientist Jenny Greig to discuss a new composition written to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Also featured today are music and art, disabled composers, and musicians who were forces for change in cultural education. Oh, and Jack explores the composer and librettist who fell out in a very public spat over a carpet. All episodes can be heard on www.jackpeppermusician.com. Follow Jack on Twitter @jrapepper and use the hashtag #MusicalMinds. [Repeated Monday 4am.]

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5:00pm - 5:30pm

Micro Clear Spot

Animal Sounds examines how artists are using sound to explore human and non-human animal relationships. Robbie Judkins is joined by author and independent scholar, Mandy-Suzanne Wong to discuss her new book ‘Listen We All Bleed’. Featuring works by Kathryn Eddy, Dave Phillips, Eisuke Yanagisawa, and the programme's creator, Robbie Judkins. [Repeated Thursday 3pm.]

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