WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Match Fixing & International Soccer

Germany's thrashing of Brazil this week is surely the most shocking result from the FIFA World Cup thus far. But a different lopsided result from earlier in the tournament -- Croatia's 4-0 dismantling of Cameroon in group play -- has cast light on a persistent problem in global soccer: allegations of widespread match-fixing. Kojo explores the hundred billion dollar soccer gambling economy, and ongoing concerns about the integrity of the Beautiful Game.

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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
NPR

Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
WAMU 88.5

New Challenges To Recycling In The United States

Falling commodity prices are putting a squeeze on American recycling companies. What this means for cities, counties and the future of recycling programs in the United States.

WAMU 88.5

UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

Kojo chats with Freeman Hrabowski, the president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, about the future of higher education - and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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