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  • 01:46 Zimbabwe Rhino Ntombi

    Zimbabwe Rhino Ntombi

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    In Zimbabwe, a popular black rhino, Ntombi, was shot last week by poachers. Sadly, her injuries were so serious she was unable to be saved. VOA’s Carolyn Turner has more.

  • 01:54 CAR Fight LRA Militia Using Radio Waves

    CAR Fight LRA Militia Using Radio Waves

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    In south-eastern Central African Republic, the population faces a constant threat from the Lords Resistatnce Army - a militia born in Uganda. In Obo, near the South Sudanese border, HF and FM radios help villagers communicate and alert the authorities in

  • 02:42 Sanctuary In Kenya Cares For Africa's Orphaned Or Abused Chimpanzees

    Sanctuary In Kenya Cares For Africa's Orphaned Or Abused Chimpanzees

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    A sanctuary in Nanyuki, Kenya is providing care for chimpanzees that have been orphaned and abused in civil war stricken countries in West and Central Africa. The Sweetwaters Sanctuary was opened in 1993 and is now home to almost 40 chimpanzees

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  • 02:10 2.8 Million People In Need Of Emergency Food Aid In South Sudan

    2.8 Million People In Need Of Emergency Food Aid In South Sudan

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    A crippling famine continues to afflict South Sudan. The latest figures from the UN show nearly 3 million people are in need of emergency food aid. And as Leslie Mirungu reports, a shortage of donor funding has left many families vulnerable to starvation.

  • 03:22 Youths In Kampala Slums Take Lessons From Hip-hop Culture

    Youths In Kampala Slums Take Lessons From Hip-hop Culture

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    Young people in Uganda are transforming their lives through break dancing. The discipline, development of skill and the responsibility it takes to master the hip-hop culture dance has drawn in hundreds of youths from the slums of Kampala. Here's more on t

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  • 02:24 Former S. African Police Officers Stand Trial For The Murder Of Activist

    Former S. African Police Officers Stand Trial For The Murder Of Activist

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    It is now twenty years since South Africa launched what was then hailed a ground breaking Truth and Justice commission, to help the country address the atrocities and injustices inflicted during the apartheid era. However, two decades later many cases sen

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  • 02:29 One Animal Dies In Cape Town As African Horse Sickness Threatens

    One Animal Dies In Cape Town As African Horse Sickness Threatens

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    An outbreak of horse sickness has emerged in Cape Town, South Africa, with one death recorded, so far. The virus is feared around the world because it’s one of the few equine diseases that kill horses quickly. If not contained fast, this outbreak will adv

  • 02:47 Graffiti Gives New Perspective To Impoverished Cairo Neighbourhood

    Graffiti Gives New Perspective To Impoverished Cairo Neighbourhood

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    Between brick buildings and heaping piles of trash in the Cairo neighbourhood of Manshyet Nasser, French-Tunisian artist El Seed has created a graffiti artwork to challenge the judgment and misconceptions society has about the area's residents. The artwor

  • 03:06 Uganda Students Make Diesel From Plastic Waste

    Uganda Students Make Diesel From Plastic Waste

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    Two University students in Uganda are aiming to solve the energy problem in the country by producing fuel, from waste... The students are making diesel for engines from use of plastic rubbish.They use basic equipment for their project to heat plastics at

  • 02:13 Half A Million People Benefit From The Takaful Income Support Project In Egypt

    Half A Million People Benefit From The Takaful Income Support Project In Egypt

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    Egypt is proud to have achieved its goal for the first wave of its new conditional cash transfer programs, known locally as Karama and Takaful. They reached half-a-million poor Egyptian families in March, and the program's performance to date has encourag

  • 01:28 South Africa's Runaway Lion Sylvester Given His Own Pride

    South Africa's Runaway Lion Sylvester Given His Own Pride

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    What looks to be at least one happy ending this weekend. In recent weeks, a lion called Sylvester has been making headlines. Wildlife officials wanted to put him down - because he kept escaping. Now, Sylvester is enjoying a remarkable turnaround in fortun

  • 01:33 Ivory From Across Kenya Arrives In Nairobi Ahead Of The Giant Clubs Summit

    Ivory From Across Kenya Arrives In Nairobi Ahead Of The Giant Clubs Summit

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    An illegal stock pile of ivory recovered from across Kenya arrived at the Kenya Wildlife Service headquarters in Nairobi on Friday. The stock pile will be burned at the end of the month during the Giant Clubs Summit hosted by the east African nation. The

  • 02:41 Djibouti Government Cuts Electricity Costs To Bolster Growth

    Djibouti Government Cuts Electricity Costs To Bolster Growth

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    A recent 10% cut in power prices by Djibouti's government may enhance growth in the Horn of Africa nation where electricity bills account for nearly a quarter of business expenses. Most companies in the country cite electricity costs as the most significa

  • 00:48 Severe Drought Affecting Hundreds And Thousands In Somalia

    Severe Drought Affecting Hundreds And Thousands In Somalia

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    Severe drought exacerbated by El Nino conditions has hit parts of Somalia's Puntland and Somaliland, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. The drought compounds an already challenging humanitarian situation in the area and has brought the estimated n

  • 01:14 UNHCR Relocates Mozambican Asylum Seekers In Malawi

    UNHCR Relocates Mozambican Asylum Seekers In Malawi

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    The United Nations Refugee Agency says it has begun a major operation to relocate nearly ten thousand Mozambican asylum seekers in Malawi in an effort to improve their living conditions. Recent clashes in Mozambique between government forces and the Mozam

  • 00:58 Teachers In Liberia Threaten Strike Over Plan To Privatise Schools

    Teachers In Liberia Threaten Strike Over Plan To Privatise Schools

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    Liberia's teachers have threatened to strike over plans to privatise the country's crumbling primary schools. This comes amid growing criticism over a multi-million-dollar project to outsource education in one of the world's poorest nations.The president

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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