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  • 02:43 Increased Violence In The DRC Prompts UN Concern

    Increased Violence In The DRC Prompts UN Concern

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    There is growing concern at the United Nations over the deteriorating situation in the DRC. The increased violence has prompted the UN special envoy to the DRC -- Maman Sidikou -- to request that peacekeepers deployed there be allowed more flexibility to

  • 02:55 Government Acknowledges The Seriousness Hunger In Jubaland

    Government Acknowledges The Seriousness Hunger In Jubaland

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    We discussed the drought situation in Somalia with Abdi Ahmed Mohamed a member of Somalia's National Drought Response Committee. We asked him how many people are known to have succumbed to starvation in Somalia so far

  • 02:49 Suicide Attackers Target Camps For Displaced People In Maiduguri

    Suicide Attackers Target Camps For Displaced People In Maiduguri

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    Multiple blasts have rocked camps for internally displaced people in the North-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri. Two blasts took place at camps for Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram's insurgency. That's according to Borno State Police Commander Damian Chukwu

  • 03:18 INTERVIEW: Millions Of People Still Have No Access To Safe Water

    INTERVIEW: Millions Of People Still Have No Access To Safe Water

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    A little earlier we spoke to Doctor Anthony Turton in Johannesburg. He's an Environmental Advisor and Professor at the Centre for Environment Studies at the University of the Free State. We began by asking him what the point is of World Water Day, and wha

  • 01:09 Red Cross: The World Has Only Months To Save Yemen, Somalia

    Red Cross: The World Has Only Months To Save Yemen, Somalia

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    The world only has three months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation. That's the dire warning from the International Committee of the Red Cross. The agency says it needs 3-hundred-million US dollars to help the hungry in those t

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  • 00:33 Namibia Marks 27 Years Of Independence

    Namibia Marks 27 Years Of Independence

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    Tuesday Namibia marked 27 years of independence. The main celebrations took place in Rundu, around 7 hundred kilometres from the capital, Windhoek. President Hage Geingob addressed the crowds. He said Namibia still faces challenges stemming from socio-eco

  • 02:53 Zimbabwe Land Reforms Affecting Lives 17 Years After

    Zimbabwe Land Reforms Affecting Lives 17 Years After

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    It’s been 17 years since Zimbabwe undertook an exercise to hand white owned land to thousands of new black farmers. The programme was followed by a slump in production as new land owners failed to access funding to match the output of dispossessed former

  • 00:42 ISIL Driven Out Of Its North African Stronghold In Libya

    ISIL Driven Out Of Its North African Stronghold In Libya

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    The presence of ISIL has been felt most in North Africa. Militant groups are aligned to ISIL in Egypt's Sinai region. The Egyptian army has been battling them there. But the group's strongest presence was in Libya. ISIL seized the city of Sirte there. For

  • 02:16 World Water Day: Interfaith Leaders Seek Blessings Of The Water In Cape Town

    World Water Day: Interfaith Leaders Seek Blessings Of The Water In Cape Town

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    Leaders from various faiths gathered at the foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town for World Water Day. They sought the Blessing of the Waters amid deepening drought in the Western Cape province. CGTN's Travers Andrews reports

  • 00:52 China Asked For $500 Million Loan For Roads In Oil-rich Uganda

    China Asked For $500 Million Loan For Roads In Oil-rich Uganda

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    Uganda says it has asked China for a $500 million loan to help build almost 600 km of roads in the country's oil-rich west. This request comes amid criticism over heavy borrowing that has ballooned the country's debt. Uganda has discovered an estimated 6.

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  • 01:23 Team USA In Uganda Ahead Of The IAAF World Cross Country Championship

    Team USA In Uganda Ahead Of The IAAF World Cross Country Championship

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    Teams have begun arriving in Uganda's capital of Kampala as the city prepares for to host the IAAF World Cross Country Championship for the first time. Fiji, Australia, South Korea and even the United States are already in the country. Team USA's athletes

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  • 01:10 Algeria Holds Exhibition To Create Awareness About Water Preservation

    Algeria Holds Exhibition To Create Awareness About Water Preservation

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    Algeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate World Water Day on Wednesday. The country's water ministry held an exhibition to sensitize the public about water preservation. During the event the ministry showcased the newly refurbished River El Harrac

  • 02:56 Nigeria Woos Private Investors To Help Supplement Water Shortfall

    Nigeria Woos Private Investors To Help Supplement Water Shortfall

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    The Nigerian city of Lagos may be surrounded by water but clean drinking water is not easily available. A UN report estimates that only ten percent of the city's 20 million-plus population has access to the public water supply.The rest depend on boreholes

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  • 04:43 INTERVIEW: CBA Digital Proposition

    INTERVIEW: CBA Digital Proposition

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    By the end of 2016, private sector credit growth in Kenya had fallen to just over 4.3%, levels not seen in nearly a decade. For some banks, fresh lending is growing at an even slower pace, as measured since last August. Some banks, however, are doubling d

  • 02:18 Fruit Wine In Malawi Gaining Popularity Both At Home And Abroad

    Fruit Wine In Malawi Gaining Popularity Both At Home And Abroad

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    In Malawi small holder fruit farmers are cashing in on their crops because of a rising demand for fruit wines. Started in 2006, fruit wine brand Linga has grown popular at home over the years, and has now found its market in the UK with prospects the dema

  • 03:05 Visitor Numbers In Mauritius Set To Grow In 2017

    Visitor Numbers In Mauritius Set To Grow In 2017

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    The white sandy beaches and turquoise waters of Mauritius lure tourists from around the world. The tourism sector is vital to the island's economy and this year is set to grow again. CGTN's Clementine Logan reports.

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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