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  • 02:14 South African Is Possibly World's Oldest Man

    South African Is Possibly World's Oldest Man

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    Capetonian Fredie Blom has marked his 114th birthday. If confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records, that would make him the oldest man on earth. CGTN's Travers Andrews paid this centenarian a visit.

  • 00:48 Track-laying Begins For Lagos-Ibadan Railway Project

    Track-laying Begins For Lagos-Ibadan Railway Project

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    In Nigeria, tracks are being laid for the Lagos-Ibadan railway line. The ambitious project is managed by the Chinese Civil Engineering and Construction Company. The line links Lagos with Ibadan -- stretching 156 kilometres. It's the first double-track Sta

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  • 02:18 Plastic Wastes Cause Environmental Issue In Cape Town

    Plastic Wastes Cause Environmental Issue In Cape Town

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    Cape Town has a new environmental issue that seems to be creeping up at municipal land fill sites around the city. A significant amount of plastic waste is ending up at these drop off sites, due to the large amount of bottled water being purchased by resi

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  • 02:33 Uganda Hosts First Tennis Tournament In A Decade

    Uganda Hosts First Tennis Tournament In A Decade

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    Uganda has hosted its first international tennis competition for almost a decade. The Future Pro-circuit sees several players from all over the world competing for ranking points. And Uganda hopes this competition will bring in the funds it needs to give

  • 02:04 Zimbabwe Couple Ties The Knot Weeks After Crocodile Attack

    Zimbabwe Couple Ties The Knot Weeks After Crocodile Attack

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    When a crocodile ripped off a young lady's hand in a canoeing trip with her partner, many expected them to put off their wedding plans. But the couple did not let this hamper their big day. Here is their inspiring story.

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  • 05:46 Kenya: Death Toll From Burst Dam Passes 40

    Kenya: Death Toll From Burst Dam Passes 40

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    In Kenya, the death toll after a dam in the Rift Valley city of Nakuru burst has surpassed 40. The number is expected to rise, as search and rescue efforts continue. Weeks of heavy rains have caused flooding and landslides across the country. CGTN's Thuli

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  • 02:20 Nigerian Authorities Warn Against Artificially Ripened Fruits

    Nigerian Authorities Warn Against Artificially Ripened Fruits

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    Nigerian authorities are warning citizens to avoid artificially ripened fruit. Calcium carbide enables retailers to move their fresh produce rapidly, as it ripens fruit quickly, making it ready to sell. However, regular consumption of calcium carbide can

  • 03:07 Kenya Red Cross Volunteers Help With Relief Efforts After Dam Bursts

    Kenya Red Cross Volunteers Help With Relief Efforts After Dam Bursts

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    The Red Cross is one of the organisations involved in relief efforts. Abbas Gullet, the Secretary General of the Kenya Red Cross Society, gave us this update earlier.

  • 01:46 Ugandan Health Authorities On High Alert Following DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

    Ugandan Health Authorities On High Alert Following DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

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    Uganda is also on high alert. Healthcare workers in the western districts bordering the DR Congo are monitoring everyone coming into the country. However, no travel restrictions have been imposed yet. CGTN's Isabel Nakirya reports.

  • 03:11 Uganda: More Tourists Trickling In To See Mountain Gorillas

    Uganda: More Tourists Trickling In To See Mountain Gorillas

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    Tour Operators in Uganda say there are more tourists coming in to see mountain gorillas than ever before. Gorilla Trekking is one of Uganda's top tourist attractions and it has recently been used as a marketing symbol to sell the country's image in Europe

  • 00:29 Nigerian Government Negotiates Release Of Final School Girl

    Nigerian Government Negotiates Release Of Final School Girl

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    Nigerian authorities have brokered a deal for the release of remaining Dapchi school girl.Lena Sharibu was among the school children captured by Boko Haram. According to reports the girl's reluctance to convert to Islam led to her prolonged capture.

  • 03:23 149 Migrants Repatriated From Libya

    149 Migrants Repatriated From Libya

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    149 Nigerians have returned from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). The migrants arrived the country on Thursday after failed attempts to cross over to Europe from Libya. CGTN's Deji Badmus reports.

  • 02:01 Special Needs Couple In Tanzania Determined To Succeed

    Special Needs Couple In Tanzania Determined To Succeed

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    A disabled woman has gone from beggar to businesswoman. She sells handmade crafts and owns two homes. And her biggest support? Her husband.

  • 02:40 Refugees Recount Journey To Uganda

    Refugees Recount Journey To Uganda

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    One major fall-out from the DRC's troubles is a mass displacement of its population.Tens of thousands have fled their homes many have fled the country.Some have even risked a perilous journey across Lake Albert. Just what are they running from? Refugees a

  • 02:11 Tunisia Citizens Celebrate Traditional Clothing

    Tunisia Citizens Celebrate Traditional Clothing

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    The national dress day is a very special cultural event in Tunisia. Every year, people wear the clothes of their native towns and regions to show the beauty of Tunisia. Let's take a look with CGTN's Adnen Chaouachi.

  • 02:39 Borno State Suspends Boarding Schools Amid Abduction Threats

    Borno State Suspends Boarding Schools Amid Abduction Threats

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    Borno state, Nigeria's north east state hardest hit by the 9 year old Boko Haram insurgency has ordered indefinite suspension of boarding schools. The call comes in the wake of increasing threats more abduction threats.The directive by the state governmen

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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