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  • 02:19 Joining Hands To Fight Femicide In South Africa

    Joining Hands To Fight Femicide In South Africa

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    South Africa has called on members of the United Nations Security Council to work in concert to comprehensively deal with violence against women, which is one of the most pervasive human rights violations. South Africa has emphasized the country’s belief

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  • 04:01 South Africa Elections Aftermath

    South Africa Elections Aftermath

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    The governing African National Congress president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has officially thanked the party's supporters for giving the party another term to govern. Hundreds of supporters and members gathered outside Luthuli House, the ANC headquarters, on Sund

  • 03:35 Family Seeks Support To Bring Shiraaz Mohamed Back To S. Africa

    Family Seeks Support To Bring Shiraaz Mohamed Back To S. Africa

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    A video of a man believed to be the missing South African photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, has been sent to humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers. Mohamed can be seen pleading for help. Mahomed was abducted in January 2017 in Darkoush Syria. He w

  • 02:58 High Unemployment Among The Youth Deter Voter Participation In S.A

    High Unemployment Among The Youth Deter Voter Participation In S.A

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    South Africans head to the polls in a few days in the country's 6th democratic election. But there are growing concerns over voter apathy, especially amongst young people. Unemployment has remained stubbornly high at around 27% for years. The youth unempl

  • 02:45 Caster Semenya Loses Appeal Against IAAF Testosterone Rules.

    Caster Semenya Loses Appeal Against IAAF Testosterone Rules.

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    South Africans have been reacting to a court decision to dismiss an appeal by Athletics Champion Caster Semenya. South Africa's golden girl was fighting against rules by the International Association of Athletics Federations to decrease naturally high tes

  • 05:05 29 Years Ago Nelson Mandela Walked Out Of Prison

    29 Years Ago Nelson Mandela Walked Out Of Prison

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    Time for a walk down memory lane ... and the great man Nelson Mandela walked out of prison on this day, 29 years ago

  • 04:36 Soweto Gospel Choir Has Scooped It’s Third Grammy

    Soweto Gospel Choir Has Scooped It’s Third Grammy

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    For their album called Freedom, the group snagged the award for  Best World Music Album. In 2006 and 2007, they won Grammy awards in the category for Best Traditional World Music Album.

  • 05:04 An Infant Rescued From A Storm Water Drain In KZN

    An Infant Rescued From A Storm Water Drain In KZN

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    Police in KwaZulu-Natal are investigating a case of concealment of birth. This after an infant was rescued from a storm water drain in Newlands East in Durban. It's alleged the baby was abandoned a few metres from where she was rescued.

  • 02:52 Cape Town's Water Shortage Not Dampening Tourist Flows

    Cape Town's Water Shortage Not Dampening Tourist Flows

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    South Africa's peak holiday season is in full swing,especially in Cape Town,where the city is enjoying it's first post day zero festive period---when water was expected to run out through the city. The water restrictions have eased significantly .

  • 01:55 South Africa Land Reforms

    South Africa Land Reforms

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    South Africa's land reforms will include issuing title deeds to small-scale farmers living on tribal lands. That's according to a senior ruling party official. These views are in contrast to those of President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa had assured the Zu

  • 01:59 South Africa's Springboks Win Over New Zealand's All Blacks

    South Africa's Springboks Win Over New Zealand's All Blacks

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    We begin our sport with rugby -- South Africa's 36-34 victory over New Zealand in Wellington was a remarkable feat for the Springboks. It's left the men in black licking their wounds while the men in green and gold were grinning all the way home. CGTN's S

  • 01:16 South African Citizens React To The Legalisation Of Personal Cannabis Use

    South African Citizens React To The Legalisation Of Personal Cannabis Use

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    in South Africa a recent decision by the Constitutional Court to legalise the personal use of cannabis is creating mixed responses. Let's see what South Africans think are the highs and lows of the decision

  • 04:02 South African Sculptor Inspired By Ancient Greek Philosophers

    South African Sculptor Inspired By Ancient Greek Philosophers

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    A South African sculptor is making a name for himself, not only in South Africa, but beyond. And his work is inspired by the philosophers of ancient Greece. CGTN's Yolisa Njamela has that story.

  • 03:03 South Africans Remember Aretha Franklin

    South Africans Remember Aretha Franklin

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    Tributes are continuing to pour in for global superstar Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul, as Franklin was popularly known, died this week after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Her music has transcended several generations. And she has inspired mil

  • 05:11 South Africa State Capture Inquiry Gets Underway

    South Africa State Capture Inquiry Gets Underway

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    The anticipated judicial commission of inquiry into state capture in South Africa is under way. The Gupta family is accused of irregularly influencing former president Jacob Zuma and his son, Duduzane. Former head of government communications, Themba Mase

  • 01:50 Zuma Court Case Provisionally Adjourned To November

    Zuma Court Case Provisionally Adjourned To November

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    Former President Jacob Zuma will return to court on the 30th of November this year. The Pietermaritzburg High Court has just postponed his corruption case. His lawyers have also been granted more time to prepare their case. The second accused in the case

  • 02:10 Film-makers In Africa Battle To Access Finance

    Film-makers In Africa Battle To Access Finance

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    People looking to produce films in Africa face huge funding challenges. Just two countries offer bank finance and incentives -- South Africa and Mauritius. CGTN's Angelo Coppola takes a closer look at the industry from the Durban International Film Festiv

  • 00:35 Two People Stabbed To Death In Second South Africa Mosque Attack

    Two People Stabbed To Death In Second South Africa Mosque Attack

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    Two people have been stabbed to death at a mosque in South Africa's Western Cape, about 60 kilometres from Cape Town. Authorities say the attacker was a man in his thirties, who ignored calls to surrender. He was shot and killed in the process.This is the

  • 02:14 South African Is Possibly World's Oldest Man

    South African Is Possibly World's Oldest Man

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    Capetonian Fredie Blom has marked his 114th birthday. If confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records, that would make him the oldest man on earth. CGTN's Travers Andrews paid this centenarian a visit.

  • 02:18 Plastic Wastes Cause Environmental Issue In Cape Town

    Plastic Wastes Cause Environmental Issue In Cape Town

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    Cape Town has a new environmental issue that seems to be creeping up at municipal land fill sites around the city. A significant amount of plastic waste is ending up at these drop off sites, due to the large amount of bottled water being purchased by resi

  • 01:24 SA: Proteas Fans Disappointed With Australia's Ball Tampering Incident

    SA: Proteas Fans Disappointed With Australia's Ball Tampering Incident

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    South African cricket fans have expressed disappointment over Australia's ball tampering incident on Saturday which has resulted in captain Steve Smith being handed a one-match ban.Smith admitted on Saturday that the ball-tampering carried out by Cameron

  • 03:22 Africa's Fastest Man, Akani Simbine Outlines Plans For 2018 Season

    Africa's Fastest Man, Akani Simbine Outlines Plans For 2018 Season

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    Track and field in South Africa is on a high. The athletes are producing on the world stage and many feel that dominance is set to continue for some time, but for one man, that is not enough. His dream is to win Olympic gold and become the fastest man in

  • 02:45 South African Authorities To Review Safety Measures At Table Mountain Park

    South African Authorities To Review Safety Measures At Table Mountain Park

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    South African National Parks is urgently reviewing its Safety and Security Management Plan for the Table Mountain National Park in Cape Town. That comes after a spate of attacks against tourists and locals. Rene del Came has that story. Please note some o

  • 04:54 President Ramaphosa To Announce Cabinet Reshuffle

    President Ramaphosa To Announce Cabinet Reshuffle

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    South Africans are awaiting a probable cabinet re-shuffle. They're expecting new president Cyril Ramaphosa to make changes to his cabinet. It's not clear at this stage when that will be, though. The ruling ANC has assured people that it will move with spe

  • 02:36 SA Economy Has Taken A Beating During Zuma's Term In Office

    SA Economy Has Taken A Beating During Zuma's Term In Office

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    There's growing speculation that South Africa's President Jacob may leave office before his term ends in 2019. Zuma has already been replaced by Cyril Ramaphosa as head of the ruling ANC. While he's meant to stay on as the country's president until the ne

  • 00:49 President Kenyatta To Meet Zuma In Durban For Talks

    President Kenyatta To Meet Zuma In Durban For Talks

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    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has begun his state visit to South Africa. This is his first foreign trip since he was sworn-in for a second term. According to a statement by the presidency, Kenyatta will hold talks with his counterpart Jacob Zuma, in Dur

  • 01:03 South African Court Orders Probe On State Capture

    South African Court Orders Probe On State Capture

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    South Africa's High Court has ruled that a commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture be established within the next six months. It will investigate whether President Jacob Zuma allowed a wealthy family to influence state decisions. Former Pu

  • 00:41 Rating Agency Downgrades South Africa To Junk Status

    Rating Agency Downgrades South Africa To Junk Status

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    Meanwhile S&P's decision to downgrade South Africa's local currency debt sent the rand tumbling. However, Moody's decision to only place South Africa on review for a downgrade may have prevented a larger sell-off in the currency. The rand weakened 2 perce

  • 02:14 Zimbabweans Returning From South Africa Face  Challenges

    Zimbabweans Returning From South Africa Face Challenges

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    Zimbabweans in South Africa are still celebrating Robert Mugabe's resignation. Many have started already planning their return home. However they're being advised to be aware of the challenges that lie ahead. CGTN's Sumitra Nydoo reports

  • 02:05 World's Biggest Radio Telescope Will Be Online In March 2018

    World's Biggest Radio Telescope Will Be Online In March 2018

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    Moving to South Africa’s massive radio satellite programme is nearing completion. The project's 64 antenna dishes will be online in March 2018. CGTN's Angelo Coppola visited the ground-breaking Square Kilometre Array project in the Northern Cape and filed

  • 02:43 Zimbabwean Ex-pat In South Africa Hope For Political Change

    Zimbabwean Ex-pat In South Africa Hope For Political Change

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    Zimbabwe's current political crisis is also affecting the Zimbabwean ex-pat community in South Africa. Many are keeping a close eye on the latest news, and for those who fled the country in hope of a better life in neighbouring South Africa, they're welco

  • 02:33 Anti-apartheid Artist Showcases Solo Exhibition In Johannesburg

    Anti-apartheid Artist Showcases Solo Exhibition In Johannesburg

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    One of South Africa's most iconic anti-apartheid artists, Willie Bester is exhibiting a solo exhibition after eight years. Bester is known the world over for his powerful artworks made from mixed media, scrap metal and objects collected from scrap yards.

  • 01:28 South Africa Tipped To Host For 2023 Rugby World Cup

    South Africa Tipped To Host For 2023 Rugby World Cup

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    World Rugby has announced that South Africa is the prefered candidate for the 2023 World Cup. This is a huge step towards bringing the event back to the country after a two-decade absence. Things could still change as the official vote of the World Rugby

  • 02:26 Health Authorities Say No Need For South Africans To Worry Over Plague

    Health Authorities Say No Need For South Africans To Worry Over Plague

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    South Africa is one of the countries on the WHO's watchlist. Authorities there have cautioned citizens travelling to Madagascar to take precautions. CGTN's Yolisa Njamela reports.

  • 01:54 Using Fashion To Empower Disadvantaged Communities In South Africa

    Using Fashion To Empower Disadvantaged Communities In South Africa

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    Bloemfontein in the Free State is no fashion capital. But the local fashion industry is determined to change lives, create jobs and promote the industry throughout the province. CGTN′s Julie Scheier has more.

  • 02:19 Johannesburg Housing Estate Made Of Shipping Containers

    Johannesburg Housing Estate Made Of Shipping Containers

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    In South Africa, property developers in Johannesburg have opened an innovative, multi-storey affordable housing project -- constructed entirely of used shipping containers. CGTN's Julie Scheier went to have a look and filed this report

  • 02:09 Zimbabweans In South Africa: New Permit Allows Those Documented To Stay For 4 Years Maximum

    Zimbabweans In South Africa: New Permit Allows Those Documented To Stay For 4 Years Maximum

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    South Africa has introduced a new permit for documented Zimbabweans living in that country. The permit will allow Zimbabweans to stay in South Africa for a maximum period of four years. But, it doesn't provide for undocumented Zimbabweans.

  • 06:17 EFF Pleased With Motion Of No Confidence Results: Malema

    EFF Pleased With Motion Of No Confidence Results: Malema

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    The motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma has failed. According to the results, votes were 177, 198 no votes and nine abstentions. MPs used a secret ballot to vote. ANC members pledged to back Zuma aiming to thwart opposition efforts to force hi

  • 05:52 Zuma Has Now Survived Eight Votes Of No Confidence

    Zuma Has Now Survived Eight Votes Of No Confidence

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    In South Africa, President Jacob Zuma has survived yet ANOTHER vote of no confidence. It's the eighth time he's survived such a motion. Parliamentary speaker Baleka Mbete has just announced the results in Parliament. 198 MPs voted against the motion of no

  • 02:02 Declining Trade With South Africa Boosts Local Production

    Declining Trade With South Africa Boosts Local Production

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    The decline in trade between Zimbabwe and its biggest economic partner, South Africa has been attributed to import restrictions introduced last year which have stimulated an increase in local production. Farai Mwakutuya has more.

  • 24:56 Leihlo La Sechaba - Women Killings

    Leihlo La Sechaba - Women Killings

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    The story is about women who were brutally killed by their partners. The women on this programme: two are from the Vaal, South of Johannesburg and there other one is from Soweto. We spoke to their families, Police and Brothers For Life organisation.

  • 02:39 Skills Gap Contributing Factor To SA's Jobless Numbers

    Skills Gap Contributing Factor To SA's Jobless Numbers

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    The skills gap in the South African workforce has been cited as a contributing factor to South Africa's jobless numbers. While there may be work opportunities available, the necessary skills needed to fill those vacancies, are lacking. The first day of th

  • 01:50 Legendary Jazz Musician Johnny Mekoa Laid To Rest

    Legendary Jazz Musician Johnny Mekoa Laid To Rest

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    Legendary Jazz musician Johnny Mekoa has been laid to rest in Benoni, east of Johannesburg. The funeral was attended by other living legends including Caiphus Semenya and Jonas Gwangwa. He died last week after a short illness.

  • 03:14 South Africa Scrap Art: Two Artists In Cape Town Turn Trash Into Beautiful Sculptures

    South Africa Scrap Art: Two Artists In Cape Town Turn Trash Into Beautiful Sculptures

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    Two Zimbabwean artists in Cape Town are bringing junk back to life. They do this by using old car parts, wire and stone - mostly collected from the scrapyard - to build beautiful and imaginative sculptures.

  • 03:09 South Africa's Academy Hopes To Produce Another F1 Champion

    South Africa's Academy Hopes To Produce Another F1 Champion

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    Over the years, South African motor racing has produced many talented drivers. One of the best is former world champion Jody Scheckter. But since his 1973 victory, South Africa has failed to produce another top Formula 1 driver. And it's something the Squ

  • 02:53 South Africa Slips Into Recession For Second Time In Eight Years

    South Africa Slips Into Recession For Second Time In Eight Years

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    South Africa slips into recession for second time in eight years Let's unpack this further. What exactly is GDP and why is it so important?

  • 02:15 Main Source Of Water Drying Up Fast In South Africa

    Main Source Of Water Drying Up Fast In South Africa

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    South Africa now where a water shortage is crippling operations in Cape Town. The city's residents have now been told to restrict showers to two minutes and flush toilets only when absolutely necessary. This as water levels at the The waterskloof Dam whic

  • 01:53 South Africa: Ennerdale Residents Erupt Over Social Inequalities

    South Africa: Ennerdale Residents Erupt Over Social Inequalities

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    Protests have exploded onto the streets of South Africa in recent weeks. Angry locals have burnt tyres and attacked police protesting acute lack of employment, shortages of electricity and water, as well as sub-standard education and healthcare Subscribe

  • 01:13 South African President Zuma Upbeat About Africa's Prospects

    South African President Zuma Upbeat About Africa's Prospects

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    The World Economic Forum on Africa has kicked off in Durban. South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has visited some of the exhibitions at the International Convention Centre. WEF Africa aims to promotw inclusive growth and address the many imbalances on the

  • 01:40 New Energy Source Unveiled At WEF

    New Energy Source Unveiled At WEF

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    A new energy resource has been unveiled at the World Economic Forum for Africa in Durban, South Africa. Its will significantly reduce the time on research and cost of visiting countries to understand energy requirements and investment opportunities. The E