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Newsnight's G8 coverage
Newsnight's coverage of the G8 summit kicks off with a series of films from across the African continent, exploring its people, poverty and politics.

Mali: Making musical history
Forget Live 8. Two legendary Malian musicians encapsulate the creative spirit of the continent and give Newsnight a preview of their first ever joint musical venture.
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Nigeria: Private schooling in the slums
From the shanty towns of Lagos in Nigeria, we uncover the existence of dozens of unofficial private schools - providing education for some of the world's poorest children.
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Sierra Leone: The fight against corruption
In Sierra Leone we join the country's anti-corruption commissioner on his mission to stamp out the bribery and corruption that's woven into every layer of society.
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Angola: Exorcism and abuse
We travel to Angola to explore the roots of belief in witchcraft, which has led to the abuse and murder of children labelled as "possessed" by pastors and healers.
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Uganda: Museveni - darling or despot?
In a rare interview with the President of Uganda - once hailed by Bill Clinton as a "new breed" of democratic African leader - he's now trying to change his country's constitution to tighten his grip on power.
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Paul Mason is keeping his own blog, updated at least twice a day, whilst he's in Scotland for the summit.
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