Femi Oke

News host and Reporter for The Takeaway

Femi Oke appears in the following:

Christmas Gifts Gone Wild

Friday, December 12, 2008

Takeaway culture correspondent Mary Elizabeth Williams looks off the beaten track to find you some of the coolest Christmas gifts around.

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Layoffs hit the virtual world as Reuters closes its Second Life bureau

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Virtual reality world Second Life loses a news bureau.

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Unconventional polls

Thursday, October 30, 2008

The most accurate polls around might be a little on the unconventional side: Halloween mask sales, schoolchildren, coffee cups, and cookies. Mary Beth Williams hits the streets o...

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Friday, October 24, 2008

The 2008 CMJ Music Marathon has attracted more than 1,000 artists. The annual New York music festival has a national reputation for showcasing new bands. Takeaway musician Jack Grace...


Oil reserves bring billions into Nigeria, but also conflict with MEND

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Nigeria is the fifth-largest supplier of crude oil to the United States. (The United States is Nigeria's biggest single export market.) Behind this lucrative business relationship, ...


Musician Terence Blanchard uses jazz to rebuild New Orleans

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Terence Blanchard is a prolific composer and musician. He’s written film scores for over thirty movies including, “Malcolm X”, “When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts”, “Insid...


The conflict in Georgia sends shudders through former Russian satellite states

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Guests: Peter Semneby, the European Union’s special representative for the South Caucasus


The Phelps Effect

Friday, August 15, 2008

Trouble viewing this video? Check out the YouTube version (click "watch in high quality" for best quality). Tameka, age 9, and Kayarah, age 8, love to watch the Olympic swim t...


Doctors talk about the state of research and treatment at AIDS conference

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

The 17th International AIDS Conference in Mexico City runs August 3 to 8, 2008. This year’s conference coincided with the startling revelation that the Centers for Disease Control and...


You're on candid camera... and making a music video

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The Takeaway speaks with British rock band The Get Out Clause. They've made innovative use of CCTV cameras in their home city of Manchester to create a music video for their new song.


Taxis toil over oil

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Gas prices in America have jumped to an average of more than $4 a gallon for the first time. But gas prices aren’t just a problem in the United States. The Takeaway hears from taxi dr...


Phoenix Lander reaches Mars, begins search for life in polar ice

Monday, May 26, 2008

The Phoenix Mars Lander launched Aug. 4, 2007, in a quest to find life on Mars. After a 10-month journey, the lander successfully touched down on the planet's northern polar surface ...


Polar bear 'endangered' decision approaches

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

The battle over global warming is being fought over a large white mammal — the polar bear. The polar bear's habitat is melting away and a collection of environmental groups including ...