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  • 01:21 New Commemoration Of The Battle Of Isandlwana

    Commemoration Of The Battle Of Isandlwana

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    KWA ZULU NATAL, 21 January 2017 - Thousands of people gathered on Saturday at Nquthu for the commemoration of the Battle of Isandlwana. The battle, which took place on January 22, 1879 represents the most glorious moment in Zulu military history​.

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  • 02:16 New Mark Scott-Crossley To Appear In Court For Alleged Racist Attack

    Mark Scott-Crossley To Appear In Court For Alleged Racist Attack

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    JOHANNESBURG, 21 January 2017 - The bail application of Mark Scott-Crossley has been postponed to Friday next week. He handed himself over to Pretoria police earlier this week, after being on the run for a month. He is facing charges of attempted murder a

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  • 07:55 New Gambia's New Leader Urges Citizens To Return Home

    Gambia's New Leader Urges Citizens To Return Home

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    Gambia's new President Adama Barrow has declared an end to "the rule of fear". Speaking in the Senegalese capital Dakar, Barrow says Gambians have proved that indeed power belongs to the people. The Gambian leader has urged his citizens to return home and

  • 02:10 New Youth Orchestra Brings Classical Music To Nairobi Slums

    Youth Orchestra Brings Classical Music To Nairobi Slums

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    A community programme in Kenya is giving underprivileged youth the opportunity to better themselves and uplift their community. Korogocho is one of the largest slums in the capital, Nairobi. And a group called the Ghetto Classics is helping to identify an

  • 02:29 New Festival And Pomp On Display At Cape Town's Inaugural Celebration

    Festival And Pomp On Display At Cape Town's Inaugural Celebration

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    The richness and freshness of the Chinese New Year was on display as celebrations were held for the first time in that part of the country. Activities included Chinese New Year Markets, Chinese Lighting Festival and performance by the Tianjin Cathay Futur

  • 02:11 New IMF Chief To Visit Uganda To Discuss Improved Lending Terms

    IMF Chief To Visit Uganda To Discuss Improved Lending Terms

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    Uganda is hoping to make progress towards better borrowing terms as International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Christine Lagarde visits the country. The IMF chief will be in Uganda to discuss its economic prospects at a time when businesses are

  • 02:24 New Jammeh To Step Down As President To Avoid Bloodshed

    Jammeh To Step Down As President To Avoid Bloodshed

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    Long-term leader Yahya Jammeh says he will step down. He has made the announcement on state TV saying that he doesn't want any blood shed in the country. The statement followed hours of talks between Jammeh and West African mediators. CGTN'S Thuli Tshabal

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  • 03:07 New Zimbabwe-U.S. Relations Remain Frosty Due To Sanctions

    Zimbabwe-U.S. Relations Remain Frosty Due To Sanctions

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    For the past decade and half, Zimbabwe and the United States have been locked in a diplomatic row over sanctions. In 2003, the U.S. imposed trade and travel bans on senior government officials and state-run companies. President Barack Obama's administrati

  • 03:47 New Nigerians Anxious Over Ties With New U.S. Administration

    Nigerians Anxious Over Ties With New U.S. Administration

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    Relations between Nigeria and the U.S. were muted under the Obama presidency, due to human rights issues and the fight against Boko Haram. But relations had begun to improve with the election of Muhammadu Buhari and it was hoped a Democrat would succeed O

  • 02:36 New Egyptians And Chinese Residents Join In Annual Celebration Of Culture

    Egyptians And Chinese Residents Join In Annual Celebration Of Culture

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    The Spring Festival celebrations are on and Egypt has not been left behind. Thousands of Egyptian and Chinese residents joined the celebrations In the biggest national park in the Capital Cairo. Here is Adel EL Mahrouky with more…

  • 01:04 New Celebrations Held In Harare To Mark The Year Of The Roster

    Celebrations Held In Harare To Mark The Year Of The Roster

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    In Zimbabwe, a lavish event was held in the capital, Harare to celebrate the year of the roster. Let's take a look

  • 02:52 U.S. President's Ancestral Home Transformed Over Past 8 Years

    U.S. President's Ancestral Home Transformed Over Past 8 Years

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    In just a few hours, Barack Obama's second term as U.S. President will come to an end and he'll leave the White House. But thousands of miles away, in Kenya, where his father was born, his legacy will live on. What was once a sleepy village has been trans

  • 02:46 Ethiopians Commemorate Religious And Cultural Festival

    Ethiopians Commemorate Religious And Cultural Festival

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    Ethiopians are celebrating the Epiphany. Also known as the Timkat Festival, the celebrations commemorate the baptism of Jesus Christ. Every year, millions of orthodox Ethiopians come together for religious rituals and traditional dancing. In recent years,

  • 02:21 U.S.-Egypt Ties Strained Under Obama, Leading To Hopes For Trump

    U.S.-Egypt Ties Strained Under Obama, Leading To Hopes For Trump

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    Egypt used to be a vital ally for America in North Africa. But the fall of Hosni Mubarak changed all that. And the Obama administration has been critical of his successor, Abdel Fattah EL Sisi, prompting the Egyptian president to strengthen ties with Chin

  • 03:37 Crunchy, Wriggly Worm Delicacies From Botswana

    Crunchy, Wriggly Worm Delicacies From Botswana

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    Almost everyone in Southern Africa will tell you that you haven't lived till you've tried the Moh-pah-neh worm. Researchers in Botswana say not only is the crunchy critter highly nutritious, it's also got potential to bring in millions of dollars in reven

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  • 03:16 Sector In The Spotlight As Minister Releases 2016 Statistics

    Sector In The Spotlight As Minister Releases 2016 Statistics

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    The state of health and safety of the South African mining sector come under the spotlight. Mineral resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane has released the 2016 statistics. Angelo Coppola has more

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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