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  • 01:56 Namibia Takes Over Rotating Chairmanship Of SADC

    Namibia Takes Over Rotating Chairmanship Of SADC

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    The two day SADC ordinary heads of state summit came to a close on Saturday in Windhoek. The new chair -- who is also Namibia's President -- Hage Geingob, addressed heads of state and senior government officials representing the 16 member countries. Angel

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  • 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

  • 03:09 Chinese-funded Airport Expansion Boosts Tourism In Zimbabwe

    Chinese-funded Airport Expansion Boosts Tourism In Zimbabwe

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    Zimbabwe's famous Victoria Falls has long attracted visitors from around the world to the country's remote northwest. Now, thanks to the expansion of the area's international airport, it's easier than ever to travel to this stunning waterfall. CGTN's Li J

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  • 03:21 Grief Strikes Ghana Following Kofi Annan's Demise

    Grief Strikes Ghana Following Kofi Annan's Demise

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    Tears and fond memories at the Kumasi family home of former UN Secretary General and nobel peace prize laureate, Kofi Annan. The Ghanaian diplomat died on Saturday in Switzerland. He is remembered as a man who was dignified and humane.

  • 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

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  • 02:15 Experts Push For Elections To Stabilise Libya's Economy

    Experts Push For Elections To Stabilise Libya's Economy

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    Libyan politicians believe that the political settlement is necessary in the North African state in order to boost the country's ailing economy. Libyan experts have urged the country's policy makers, tribal leaders and public figures to proceed with plans

  • 02:09 Tunisia Receives Migrants Despite Opposition To Migrant Centres

    Tunisia Receives Migrants Despite Opposition To Migrant Centres

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    Tunisia continues to receive migrants from the continent on humanitarian grounds. This is despite its position last month when it rejected a proposal by Italy to have migrant centers set up in Africa to stop the tide of asylum-seekers heading towards west

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  • 01:33 Uganda Holds Annual Rolex Festival

    Uganda Holds Annual Rolex Festival

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    To Uganda now, where the Rolex festival has been taking place. But, it has nothing to do with the luxury watch. Rolex simply means an eggy snack in the country.

  • 01:29 Ebola Outbreak Spreads To DR Congo's North-eastern Region

    Ebola Outbreak Spreads To DR Congo's North-eastern Region

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    The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread to the north-east -- raising fears of more deaths. The outbreak has proved difficult to contain because of the presence of armed groups, creating insecurity in affected areas. The DRC Healt

  • 04:44 Ugandan Opposition Supporters Demand Release Of Popular Lawmaker

    Ugandan Opposition Supporters Demand Release Of Popular Lawmaker

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    Protests are continuing in Uganda over the detention of popular lawmaker, Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine. He's among 34 opposition MPs and supporters arrested in connection with last week's attack on President Yoweri Museveni's motorcade.

  • 01:54 Healthcare Workers Battle To Contain Spread Of Ebola Virus

    Healthcare Workers Battle To Contain Spread Of Ebola Virus

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    Doctors Without Borders is among the healthcare professionals working with the DRC government to curb the Ebola outbreak. Earlier we spoke to Karin Huster, an MSF emergency coordinator, about the organisation's efforts on the ground.

  • 05:18 Mood In Zimbabwe Ahead Of July 30th Elections

    Mood In Zimbabwe Ahead Of July 30th Elections

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    Mood In Zimbabwe Ahead Of July 30th Elections

  • 06:58 Zimbabwe Opposition Leader: 'We Will Have A New President … It Will Be Me'

    Zimbabwe Opposition Leader: 'We Will Have A New President … It Will Be Me'

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    Zimbabwe opposition leader: 'We will have a new president … it will be me'. Nelson Chamisa steps down from the podium. The crowd is still cheering. Promises have been made, slogans shouted, jokes cracked and prayers said. The campaign is drawing to an end

  • 01:41 Zimbabwe's Opposition Wary Of Fraud Ahead Of Landmark Vote

    Zimbabwe's Opposition Wary Of Fraud Ahead Of Landmark Vote

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    Caroline Dumay and Stefan Carstens report from Zimbabwe, where voters head to the polls next week in the first election since the fall of Robert Mugabe.

  • 02:40 Mugabe's economic legacy overshadows Zimbabwe's election

    Mugabe's economic legacy overshadows Zimbabwe's election

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    Zimbabwe is heading to the polls on Monday to elect its next president. For the first time in nearly 40 years, Robert Mugabe's name will not be on the ballot. But his legacy of an economy in ruins continues to overshadow the campaigning. Voters hope the r

  • 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

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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