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  • 02:31 IMF Predicts Further Knocks On Zimbabwe Economy

    IMF Predicts Further Knocks On Zimbabwe Economy

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    Zimbabwe's liquidity crunch and lack competitiveness against South Africa and its falling rand could put further pressure on Zimbabwe's economic growth this year. This as the Zimbabwe government confirmed yesterday that 2015 economic growth would halve to

  • 02:33 Why Some Tanzanian Women Are Marrying Women   BBC News

    Why Some Tanzanian Women Are Marrying Women BBC News

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    In the Tarime district of the Mara region in northern Tanzania an age-old tradition involves women marrying women. This alternative family structure, known as Nyumba Nthobu, has become a practical alternative for many. Tulanana Bohela reports.

  • 01:03 Musician Salif Keita Says Africa Albino Attacks 'unacceptable'

    Musician Salif Keita Says Africa Albino Attacks 'unacceptable'

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    African music legend Salif Keita has called for people with albinism to be protected, as Tanzania begins campaigning for general elections amid a fear in the rise of witchcraft attacks. African music legend Salif Keita has called for people with albinism

  • 03:03 Tanzania To Use Light Aircrafts To Deter Poachers

    Tanzania To Use Light Aircrafts To Deter Poachers

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    Tanzania is about to take its battle against poaching to the skies. A number of groups have begun trialing aircraft to find or deter elephant poachers. One charity is trialing flying light aircraft close to the ground to ward off attackers. But it's not t

  • 02:43 Getting Married The Algerian Way

    Getting Married The Algerian Way

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    The wedding day in the Berber community is a big day, during which the bride will join her new family. The groom's family forms part of the procession, called "iqfafen" on their way to take the new bride from her home. In the past, the bride would be brou

  • 02:17 Malawi Food Shortages

    Malawi Food Shortages

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    Officials in Malawi are predicting that many people could face acute food shortages later this year due to low yields of the main staple crop, maize. The government is asking its citizens to stay calm while it tries to secure more food. Lameck Masina repo

  • 03:08 Ivory Coast Rubber Plantations

    Ivory Coast Rubber Plantations

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    In West Africa, Ivory Coast farmers have begun transforming their plantations to accommodate rubber. It's a trend that has propelled the country to become the number one rubber producer in Africa. Here's Africa 54's Mel Bailey.

  • 02:47 Zimbabwe: President Mugabe Announces A Raft Of Reforms

    Zimbabwe: President Mugabe Announces A Raft Of Reforms

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    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe believes the economy is on the path to recovery despite a host of problems facing the Southern African country. Zimbabwe's leader was delivering state of the nation address, the first in more than 8 years. Farai Mwakutuy

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  • 01:13 AU Welcomes President Salva Kiir's Decision To Sign Deal

    AU Welcomes President Salva Kiir's Decision To Sign Deal

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    The African Union has cautiously welcomed the decision by South Sudan's president. But it says the real test will be whether the deal actually holds. CCTV's Girum Chala has more.

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  • 03:37 South African Leather Art

    South African Leather Art

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    Take a look at the rare art of leather carving and painting. Artist Allen Dent is one of the few people around the world who takes this unique genre to another level.

  • 00:44 500 Days Since Boko Haram Kidnapped 219 Chibok Girls

    500 Days Since Boko Haram Kidnapped 219 Chibok Girls

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    Today marks 500 days since the Chibok girls were kidnapped. Relatives of the missing schoolgirls are expected to hold a youth march and candle-lit vigil in the Nigerian capital Abuja. Muslim and Christian prayer services and a tree planting ceremony will

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  • 01:59 Majority Of Chibok Girls Remain In Boko Haram Captivity

    Majority Of Chibok Girls Remain In Boko Haram Captivity

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    The Chibok abductions drew global outrage. CCTV's Clementine Logan takes a look back at how those events unfolded - and how their story brought international attention to the threat posed by Boko Haram.

  • 01:46 Libyan Political Rivals To Meet In Morocco For Talks

    Libyan Political Rivals To Meet In Morocco For Talks

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    Egyptian president EL Sisi is very much concerned the crisis and how it's affecting his own country. Libyan political rivals are preparing to meet in Morocco for political dialogue. Ahead of that, the UN's special envoy called on all sides to make a final

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  • 01:47 C.A.R. Economy: Cameroon Reopens Key Trading Route

    C.A.R. Economy: Cameroon Reopens Key Trading Route

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    Trade between that country and Cameroon is set to improve. Long negotiations have led to the reopening of the Douala Bangui road, considered essential for the C.A.R's economy. This report now from CCTV's Mahia Mutua.

  • 03:27 South African Doll Entrepreneur

    South African Doll Entrepreneur

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    A new African doll is making waves for all the right reasons. Mommpy MPoppy has become hugely popular with young black girls in a market saturated with white dolls and its creator is planning on sending the dolls across Africa.

  • 02:18 Lagos Population Explosion Puts Pressure On It's Housing Sector

    Lagos Population Explosion Puts Pressure On It's Housing Sector

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    Africa's most populous city is facing a housing crisis. The population of Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos has exploded in recent years. The immense pressure this has put on its housing sector has resulted in some Lagos residents finding risky and unusu

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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

  • 58:33 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

  • 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

  • 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