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Deadly Mosquitoes - Kenya's Battle Against Malaria (Episode #443)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Malaria is a growing problem in the Kenyan highlands. Because the nights are getting warmer and rain more frequent, mosquitoes that carry the disease are multiplying rapidly. Aid agencies and NGOs have joined forces with the World Health Organization to focus on prevention. The Kenyan NGO Alliance Against Malaria distributes free mosquito nets and uses rap music to teach children about the disease.

Africa's Rising Middle Class (Episode #445)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

For several years, Kenya's economy has enjoyed a sound growth rate. Although 60% of the country's population still lives in poverty, the middle class is growing. Richard Kimani is an entrepreneur who got his start as a distributor of mineral water. Meanwhile, he has also become a successful juice producer who has nearly 360 Kenyan farmers under contract. Much of their mango harvest used to rot and go to waste - but now Kimani turns their fruit into juicy profits.

Polluting Machines on the High Seas - Super Cruise Ships (Episode #444)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Polluting the Oceans - Cruise Ships' Environmental Footprint. The cruise ship industry comes in for heavy criticism for its poor environmental record. Environmental groups accuse the sector of polluting the seas, with luxury liners disposing of their waste in the ocean and emitting huge amounts of CO2. According to the World Wide Fund for Nature, cruise ships' wastewater disposal practices are creating marine dead zones. But passenger numbers are climbing - last year, 20 million holidaymakers booked a cruise.

Deadly Mosquitoes - Kenya's Battle Against Malaria (Episode #443)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Malaria is a growing problem in the Kenyan highlands. Because the nights are getting warmer and rain more frequent, mosquitoes that carry the disease are multiplying rapidly. Aid agencies and NGOs have joined forces with the World Health Organization to focus on prevention. The Kenyan NGO Alliance Against Malaria distributes free mosquito nets and uses rap music to teach children about the disease.

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    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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