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  • 01:42 Zimbabwe Drought Pushes Up To 4 Million Towards Hunger

    Zimbabwe Drought Pushes Up To 4 Million Towards Hunger

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    Up to 4 million Zimbabweans face hunger because of poor harvests during a harsh drought induced by El Nino weather, as the government declares a state of national disaster and appeals for food aid.

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  • 01:50 Thousands Flock To Cape Town For A Taste Of Cheese

    Thousands Flock To Cape Town For A Taste Of Cheese

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    Thousands in Cape Town are recovering tonight following one of the continent's biggest food festivals.They've been served up some of the finest cheese in the country.CCTV's Travers Andrews braved the crowds - and the smell - and filed this report

  • 04:17 Egypt Police Storm Media Syndicate In Cairo, Two Arrested

    Egypt Police Storm Media Syndicate In Cairo, Two Arrested

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    Egyptian police stormed the headquarters of the Journalists' Syndicate in central Cairo. Two reporters have been arrested on charges of inciting protests. Both journalists work for Arabic-language opposition website Bawabet Yanayer. Dozens of journalist s

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  • 02:34 U.S. Proceeds With Plans For Military Operation In Libya

    U.S. Proceeds With Plans For Military Operation In Libya

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    The United States has moved forward with plans for possible military intervention in Libya. Top U.S. military officials confirmed that military and intelligence assets have been reassigned.

  • 04:10 Nigerian Army Says It Has Rescued 400 More Hostages From Boko Haram

    Nigerian Army Says It Has Rescued 400 More Hostages From Boko Haram

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    The Nigerian army said on Monday it had rescued another 400 hostages from Boko Haram hideouts, in the country's northeast. This comes as troops intensified clearance operations across areas reportedly still inhabited by militants. Army spokesman Col. Sani

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  • 02:03 Kenyan Building Collapse Leaves 22 Dead, Officials Fear Number Could Rise Sharply

    Kenyan Building Collapse Leaves 22 Dead, Officials Fear Number Could Rise Sharply

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    22 people are now confirmed dead from last weekend's building collapse in Nairobi. Officials fear that number will climb sharply in coming hours. Three days on from the tragedy, the Kenya Red Cross says 93 people are still missing. Well, some 150 families

  • 03:09 The Seychelles Ranks First On Environmental Performance Index

    The Seychelles Ranks First On Environmental Performance Index

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    Millions worldwide suffer air pollution - and in some cities, it's dangerous to go out unless you're wearing a mask. But off the coast of Africa, there's a place you can go with no such worries. In fact, the Seychelles officially has the cleanest air on t

  • 03:29 Martial Art Gaining Popularity In South Africa For Health Benefits

    Martial Art Gaining Popularity In South Africa For Health Benefits

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    The World Tai Chi and Qigon Day was marked this past weekend. Thousands around the world celebrated the ancient martial art. And in South Africa, the celebrations were all about promoting a healthier lifestyle. CCTV's Julie Scheier has more.

  • 02:00 Seaweed Farmers In Trouble As Zanzibar's Economy Struggles

    Seaweed Farmers In Trouble As Zanzibar's Economy Struggles

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    Zanzibar's position as the world's 3rd largest producer of seaweed is under threat. Climate change is warming the waters around the island and that's caused a decline in the volume of Zanzibar's key export earner. Farmers are then hit by a second blow, as

  • 00:31 Magic System Dies

    Magic System Dies

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    A drummer of one of the most popular bands- Magic System has drowned. In a social media post, the music group said Didier Deigna, known by the stage name Pepito, drowned at a beach, in the small town of Jacqueville, in southern Cote d'Ivoire. 46 year old

  • 07:28 Baby Rescued After 80 Hours Under Rubble

    Baby Rescued After 80 Hours Under Rubble

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    A one year old baby has been rescued from a collapsed building in Kenya's capital, Nairobi. The building collapsed on Friday night after heavy rains caused havoc in the city. The little girl, who was emaciated, was rushed to the country's largest hospital

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  • 03:13 Kenyan Tea Manufacturers Use Chinese Finances To Expand

    Kenyan Tea Manufacturers Use Chinese Finances To Expand

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    To our special series on Rediscovering Africa now. Kenya is the world's largest exporter of black tea, but various market restrictions are reducing the profits available on the product. Tea producers in Kenya are now relying on support from Chinese compan

  • 01:56 'Rumba King' Papa Wemba Posthumously Decorated In DR Congo

    'Rumba King' Papa Wemba Posthumously Decorated In DR Congo

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    The Democratic Republic of Congo's rumba king Papa Wemba has been post-humously awarded one of his country's highest honours. DR Congo president Joseph Kabila delivered a tribute to the singer and awarded him a grand officer award, for quote the "loyal an

  • 02:15 Nigeria's Jobless Youth Set To Benefit From Government Stipend

    Nigeria's Jobless Youth Set To Benefit From Government Stipend

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    Nigeria's presidency has announced that will provide a stipend to one million most vulnerable Nigerians. A statement from the presidency says the stipend worth 5000 Naira, just about 25 dollars at the current exchange rate is being implemented by World Ba

  • 01:56 Zimbabweans Go Hungry As Drought Hammers Southern Africa

    Zimbabweans Go Hungry As Drought Hammers Southern Africa

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    Up to 4 million Zimbabweans face hunger following poor harvests and a harsh El Nino induced drought. The government has been forced to declare a state of national disaster and has appealed for 1.6 billion U.S. dollars in food aid. An area called Mwenezi i

  • 01:46 Zimbabwe Rhino Ntombi

    Zimbabwe Rhino Ntombi

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    In Zimbabwe, a popular black rhino, Ntombi, was shot last week by poachers. Sadly, her injuries were so serious she was unable to be saved. VOA’s Carolyn Turner has more.

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    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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    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

  • 58:33 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

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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

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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