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  • 00:32 Tunisia Bids Farewell To First Democratically Elected President

    Tunisia Bids Farewell To First Democratically Elected President

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    President Beji Caied Essesbi was buried in the Cemetery of Tunis. Exceptional measures were taken for the state funeral. Women, men and children took to the streets to mourn their president who safeguarded democracy, consolidated the values of democracy a

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  • 01:48 Talks Continue In Sudan After A Second Reported Coup Attempt This Month

    Talks Continue In Sudan After A Second Reported Coup Attempt This Month

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    Negotiations between the Sudan military council and the opposition continue as both sides try to hammer out a final road map for a transitional period in Sudan. This comes after a failed coup attempt last week.

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  • 09:03 Kenyan Finance Minister Freed On Cash Bail Following Graft Charges

    Kenyan Finance Minister Freed On Cash Bail Following Graft Charges

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    A kenyan court has granted Finance Minister, Henry Rotich and his Principal Secretary, a cash bail of about $145,000 dollars each. This comes after the two were arraigned at Law Court on Tuesday, over various corruption offences. Rotich and 27 other offic

  • 03:08 Inflation Running At 175% Takes Toll On Government Workers In Zimbabwe

    Inflation Running At 175% Takes Toll On Government Workers In Zimbabwe

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    Zimbabwe's government workers say they are being squeezed by inflation. Running at an annual rate of 175%, the country's struggling economy is now forcing some to live in their places of work just to cut down on the cost of rent and transportation.

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  • 03:21 Local Nigerians Seizing Opportunity Of Waste Recycling

    Local Nigerians Seizing Opportunity Of Waste Recycling

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    With a population exceeding 180 million, Nigeria is one of the largest producers of solid waste in Africa, generating more than 32 million tons annually. To fix this, some Nigerian are now challenging this narrative by using recycling as means of survival

  • 03:12 Somalia Government Warns Traders Not To Pay Taxes To Armed Groups

    Somalia Government Warns Traders Not To Pay Taxes To Armed Groups

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    Traders in Somalia have been warned against paying taxes to armed groups battling the Somali government. The Horn of African nation is struggling to contain an armed insurgency by Al-Shabaab and ISIL that seeks to overthrow the government.

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  • 02:12 Fight For Tripoli Intensifies, Humanitarian Situation Worsens

    Fight For Tripoli Intensifies, Humanitarian Situation Worsens

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    Libyan rival militias are intensifying their attacks around the capital Tripoli. LNA forces have been trying to regain control over the strategic Gheryan City, which GNA forces took control of a few weeks ago. While the international community's hands rem

  • 04:06 Ethiopia Has Planted Over 350 Million Trees In A Day

    Ethiopia Has Planted Over 350 Million Trees In A Day

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    Ethiopia has gone into the record books by planting over 350 million trees in a day. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is leading the project, which aims to counter the effects of deforestation and climate change. The UN says Ethiopia's forest coverage declined f

  • 02:42 UNICEF Welcomes Release Of Nearly 900 Children By Armed Group.

    UNICEF Welcomes Release Of Nearly 900 Children By Armed Group.

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    Nearly 900 children held by a pro-government militia in Nigeria have been freed. Among them -- more than a hundred girls.They're part of the Civilian Joint Task Force or C-J-T-F, which has been battling the extremist group Boko Haram. It's not clear how m

  • 01:57 President Sisi And Haftar Meet Again, As Tripoli Fight Rages.

    President Sisi And Haftar Meet Again, As Tripoli Fight Rages.

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    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has met with Libya's Khalifa Haftar, saluting Haftar's efforts to combat terrorism and extremist militias in his country. The meeting between the two, which is the second in about a month, comes during Haftar's Liby

  • 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

  • 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

  • 02:33 El Sisi Opens Mega Tahya Misr Bridge, World's Widest Causeway

    El Sisi Opens Mega Tahya Misr Bridge, World's Widest Causeway

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    Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, has inaugurated the country's biggest bridge project, the Tahya Misr Bridge. The 600-kilometer road connects the east and west of the capital with the Cairo-Alexandria desert road, partly running over the River Ni

  • 05:08 Mozambique Braces For 'deadly' Floods From Tropical Storm

    Mozambique Braces For 'deadly' Floods From Tropical Storm

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    The United Nations will grant Mozambique and the Comoros Islands $13 million in emergency funds, after the second cyclone in a month slammed into the region. Cyclone Kenneth has so far killed five. But rescuers are concerned about the safety of thousands

  • 03:14 Meet The Creator Of The African Union Flag

    Meet The Creator Of The African Union Flag

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    An interview with the young man who came up with the African Union flag design. Yadessa Bojias' creation has helped to unite Africa and is currently being used by all 55 member states of the African Union. Born in Ethiopia and Based in Seattle, in the Uni

  • 02:56 Egypt Inaugurates New Trams In Alexandria At A Cost Of $18M

    Egypt Inaugurates New Trams In Alexandria At A Cost Of $18M

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    Egypt has inaugurated a number of new trams in the coastal city of Alexandria. They were imported from China and Ukraine. The fifteen trams, at a cost of $18 million are meant to improve the public transportation that has been rundown in the North African

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  • 59:01 Popular 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

  • 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

  • 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