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  • 01:00 New Chinese Firm Conducting Assessments So Zambian Eastern Railwa Work Can Begin

    Chinese Firm Conducting Assessments So Zambian Eastern Railwa Work Can Begin

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    The China Civil Engineering Construction Company is conducting assessments so that work can begin on the nearly 400 km Zambian Eastern Railway. The company has been assessing the environmental impact and financing. It's estimated to cost around 2.26 billi

  • 02:05 New UN: Emergency Aid Can Provide Only A Short-term Fix

    UN: Emergency Aid Can Provide Only A Short-term Fix

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    UN relief workers say emergency aid can provide only a short-term fix....and that those who are facing famine must be empowered - to help themselves. In South Sudan, the River Nile could provide one lifeline. CGTN's Patrick Oyet traveled to the hardest-hi

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  • 01:01 New Sousse Attack Inquest: How It Happened

    Sousse Attack Inquest: How It Happened

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    Tunisia has responded to the findings into the killing of 30 British tourists at a holiday resort in the country. The Tunisian Ambassador to the UK says his country was unprepared for such an attack - and that it is unfair to blame Tunisian police. Since

  • 01:59 New Isuzu Buys Out General Motors Shares In East Africa

    Isuzu Buys Out General Motors Shares In East Africa

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    Japanese car maker Isuzu has taken over majority stake in General Motors East Africa. Isuzu hopes to use the deal to expand its commercial vehicle production and sales in East Africa. General Motors East Africa will also be re-branded to Isuzu East Africa

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  • 03:04 New Nigeria Eases Requirements For Tourists, Businesses

    Nigeria Eases Requirements For Tourists, Businesses

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    Nigeria has also announced new measures aimed at easing visa requirements for tourists and business visitors to the country. Among the processes reviewed include visas on arrival, business visas, tourist visas and transit visas in the move aimed at attrac

  • 03:19 New Zuma Reiterates South Africans Are Not Xenophobic

    Zuma Reiterates South Africans Are Not Xenophobic

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    South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has reiterated that South Africans are NOT xenophobic. This is despite the continuing tensions between foreigners and locals that led to an outbreak of violence during last Friday's anti-immigration march. Zuma says Sou

  • 01:36 New The Underwater Fisherwomen Of Kafr El-Sheikh

    The Underwater Fisherwomen Of Kafr El-Sheikh

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    In Kafr El-Sheikh in Egypt more often than not there are more women involved in fishing than there are men. These women dive underwater in rivers and canals and catch fish with their bare hands. They then sell for food in local markets. Here's that story

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  • 02:38 New Former Nigerian Leader Obasanjo Condemns Attacks On Foreigners

    Former Nigerian Leader Obasanjo Condemns Attacks On Foreigners

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    Nigerians have been condemning the violence against foreigners in South Africa. Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has added his voice to the criticism. CGTN's Deji Badmus sat down with the former leader, and filed this report.

  • 01:57 New U.S. Secretary Of State Meets With Egyptian FM

    U.S. Secretary Of State Meets With Egyptian FM

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    The U.S. Secretary of State has been meeting with his Egyptian counterpart and other senior officials this week. The talks come ahead of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi's proposed visit to White House to meet with President Donald Trump - the firs

  • 02:29 New Plan To Freeze Production Of Oil To Push Prices Into Profitable Margins

    Plan To Freeze Production Of Oil To Push Prices Into Profitable Margins

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    OPEC's Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo is predicting good times ahead for oil-producing countries. He says OPEC members are showing commitment to a plan to freeze production. Barkindo says that prices will gradually move back into profitable margins.

  • 01:35 New US Military In Africa: America Has At Least 78 Missions In 20 Nations On The Continent

    US Military In Africa: America Has At Least 78 Missions In 20 Nations On The Continent

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    With increase in military spending by the US, some are asking what it will mean for America's military involvement in Africa. How much of a presence does the Pentagon already have? CGTN's Maria Galang has more

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  • 01:31 New Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf In Addis Ababa For Bilateral Talks

    Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf In Addis Ababa For Bilateral Talks

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    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is on an official visit to Ethiopia. She has met with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to discuss bilateral ties. The two countries are keen to cooperate in various sectors, like health, agriculture, and trade a

  • 01:08 New South Africa May Not Be Able To Afford To Host 2022 Commonwealth Games

    South Africa May Not Be Able To Afford To Host 2022 Commonwealth Games

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    South Africa's economy has been slowing and this could affect the country's desire to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Durban was awarded the hosting rights in 2015, after being the only city to make a confirmed bid. But according to Sports Minister Fiki

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  • 05:49 Hundreds Of Egyptian Christian Families Flee ISIL-affiliated Militants In Sinai

    Hundreds Of Egyptian Christian Families Flee ISIL-affiliated Militants In Sinai

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    Egyptian Christians have been fleeing the country's Sinai region for a fourth day. ISIL militants are targeting Egypt's Coptic Christians there. Sectarian killings are on the rise in Sinai. More than a hundred families have fled. But Egyptian authorities

  • 01:04 Uganda Confirms Holding Fighters From The DRC Rebel Group

    Uganda Confirms Holding Fighters From The DRC Rebel Group

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    Uganda has confirmed it's holding dozens of gunmen who fled over the border following clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They belong to the M-23 rebel group.CGTN's Leon Ssenyange has this update

  • 04:15 More Looting Of Foreign-owned Shops In Johannesburg

    More Looting Of Foreign-owned Shops In Johannesburg

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    about 100 people have ransacked foreign-owned stores in Johannesburg in the latest wave of violence rocking the country. Doors and windows were smashed overnight, and food and other goods strewn on the floor in stores believed to belong to illegal immigra

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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