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  • 05:03 Fifth Africa CEO Forum Opens In Geneva, Switzerland

    Fifth Africa CEO Forum Opens In Geneva, Switzerland

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    Chief executives from some of Africa's top companies are in Geneva Switzerland for this year's Africa CEO forum. The forum has brought together over 1,000 participants includes 40 ministers and two heads of state. CGTN's Uche Okoronkwo updates with the la

  • 02:40 Mounting Pressure On SA Government To Re-distribute Land

    Mounting Pressure On SA Government To Re-distribute Land

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    Land ownership is a very sensitive and emotive subject in Africa. And in South Africa, land reform is one of the most contentious issues. Critics argue that the pace is too slow - and the government agrees. Speeding things up though could mean changing th

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  • 04:42 Nigeria Introduces New Immigration Regulations

    Nigeria Introduces New Immigration Regulations

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    Nigeria has unveiled a new immigration policy to check the entry of terrorists and other trans-border crimes in the country. According to the country's Interior minister, the policy known as Immigration Regulations 2017, is also aimed at fast-tracking the

  • 03:04 Chief Stands Against Underage Marriages In Malawi

    Chief Stands Against Underage Marriages In Malawi

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    According to a recent survey by the United Nations, more than half of Malawi's girls are married off before the age of 18- with parental consent. However, this scenario is gradually changing. As CGTN's Dan Williams reports from Segovia, Spain, one chief h

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  • 01:08 UN Launches Drought Operation Coordination Centre In Baidoa

    UN Launches Drought Operation Coordination Centre In Baidoa

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    The United Nations has launched a drought operations coordination centre in the Somali city of Baidoa. This, in a bid to promote the effective and timely delivery of humanitarian assistance to the south western region of the country. According to the Depu

  • 00:30 S.Sudan Plane Crash: Chinese Peacekeepers Participate In Rescue Operation

    S.Sudan Plane Crash: Chinese Peacekeepers Participate In Rescue Operation

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    Chinese peacekeeping forces were also on the scene, having provided aid and support at the site of the downed passenger jet. Taking part in rescue operations, the Chinese peacekeeping forces were able to put out the fire that had engulfed the crashed airc

  • 01:12 Zimbabwe Sees Increase In Visitors Attending Faith Crusades

    Zimbabwe Sees Increase In Visitors Attending Faith Crusades

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    We know the African tourism market targets wildlife and heritage. But in Zimbabwe there is a different sector bringing in visitors...Faith crusades, which according to religious leaders, will see more and more people travel to the southern African country

  • 03:19 Nigerian Processors Push For More Gov't Support As Coconut Demand Grows

    Nigerian Processors Push For More Gov't Support As Coconut Demand Grows

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    Despite having a million hectares of arable land suited for coconut farming, Nigeria is yet to produce enough coconuts to meet local demand, which has forced traders to rely on other West African markets. With a government drive to boost the agriculture s

  • 04:20 INTERVIEW: Slowdown Of Economic Growth In South Africa Largely Due To Prolonged Drought

    INTERVIEW: Slowdown Of Economic Growth In South Africa Largely Due To Prolonged Drought

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    G20 finance ministers meeting has been going on in the German city of Baden Baden. Our reporter Guy Henderson caught a few moments with South Africa's finance minister Pravin Gordhan to capture his thoughts on South Africa's economy

  • 01:30 Egyptian Parliament Approves $12b IMF Loan Amid Criticism

    Egyptian Parliament Approves $12b IMF Loan Amid Criticism

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    The Legal and Constitution Committee at the Egyptian Parliament has voted to accept an IMF loan deal, paving way for the ratification of an agreement to receive $12 billion. But, there has been criticism of the process that was followed. Yasser Hakim repo

  • 02:19 President Addo Defends Ghana's 'bloated' Cabinet

    President Addo Defends Ghana's 'bloated' Cabinet

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    In Ghana, President Nana Akufo-Addo has defended a decision to appoint more ministers than Ghana has had for the past 20 years. Akufo-Addo said it was a 'necessary investment' to appoint 110 ministers and deputy ministers. Opponents say the president is r

  • 03:26 Kenyan Plastic Bag Manufacturers Keen To Take Up Waste Management

    Kenyan Plastic Bag Manufacturers Keen To Take Up Waste Management

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    Stakeholders in the Kenyan plastic bag industry want the government to introduce waste management measures instead of a blanket plastic bag ban. Kenya has proposed to make it illegal to produce thin plastic bags from September this year. Kathryn Omwandho

  • 02:11 World Bank President Launches Flyover Project In Tanzania

    World Bank President Launches Flyover Project In Tanzania

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    The president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, has been in Tanzania to lay the foundation stone of a new flyover, at the country's busiest road junction. The construction should ease congestion in Dar es Salaam, the commercial capital. The city has notori

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  • 02:39 Steady Increase In Chinese Investment In Africa

    Steady Increase In Chinese Investment In Africa

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    There has been a steady increase of Chinese investment in South Africa since the China-Africa Development Fund was announced in 2007. At that time there was an initial investment of 5 billion dollars. In 2015, China boosted that by a further 60 billion do

  • 01:07 China-Morocco Sign Trade Deal To Construct Tech City In Tangiers

    China-Morocco Sign Trade Deal To Construct Tech City In Tangiers

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    Morocco's King Mohammed VI has signed a plan to construct an industrial town in the port city of Tangiers, with significant Chinese private sector investment. Construction of the Tangiers Tech City is set to begin in the second half of next year, and plan

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  • 00:39 Students In S. Sudan Participate In Sports Aimed At Reconciliation

    Students In S. Sudan Participate In Sports Aimed At Reconciliation

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    Peace and reconciliation efforts in South Sudan have been boosted following the completion of a sporting activity aimed at reconciling warring parties. University of Juba students cheered as their colleagues took part in a football tournament dubbed sport

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  • 59:07 Welcome to Lagos (1/3)

    Welcome to Lagos (1/3)

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    Three-part observational documentary series which explores life at the sharp end of one of the most extreme urban environments in the world: Lagos, Nigeria. Today, more than half the world's population live in cities, and this eye-opening series shows wha

  • 59:01 Welcome to Lagos (2/3)

    Welcome to Lagos (2/3)

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    Lagos's version of Venice is a slum, built on water, called Makoko. This three-part observational series continues to explore one of the most extreme urban environments on the planet, by taking a trip into the lives of those who choose to live and work on

  • 1:00:35 Welcome to Lagos (3/3)

    Welcome to Lagos (3/3)

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    This fascinating series continues to look at how people are adapting to modern city life in the 21st century by exploring the slums and ghettos of Lagos, Nigeria. More than 50 per cent of the world's population now live in cities, and that figure is expec

  • 58:48 Racism: A History (3/3)

    Racism: A History (3/3)

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    A documentary which is exploring the impact of racism on a global scale, as part of the season of programmes marking the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Beginning by assessing the implications of the relationship between Europe, Africa and

  • 58:33 Racism: A History (1/3)

    Racism: A History (1/3)

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    A documentary which is exploring the impact of racism on a global scale, as part of the season of programmes marking the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Beginning by assessing the implications of the relationship between Europe, Africa and

  • 58:59 Racism: A History (2/3)

    Racism: A History (2/3)

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    A documentary which is exploring the impact of racism on a global scale, as part of the season of programmes marking the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Beginning by assessing the implications of the relationship between Europe, Africa and

  • 47:48 Saving Africa' s Witch Children

    Saving Africa' s Witch Children

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    In some of the poorest parts of Nigeria, where evangelical religious fervor is combined with a belief in sorcery and black magic, many thousands of children are being blamed for catastrophes, death and famine: and branded witches. Denounced as Satan made

  • 47:57 Zimbabwe: State of Denial

    Zimbabwe: State of Denial

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    Thirty years after becoming a nation, and 30 years after Robert Mugabe and ZANU PF came to power, Zimbabwe does not appear to have fulfilled the hopes that so many had at independence. Both ZANU PF and the MDC appear to be in a state of denial about the t