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  • 01:59 New Zimbabwe's Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Diagnosed With Colon Cancer

    Zimbabwe's Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Diagnosed With Colon Cancer

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    Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has revealed he has cancer. Tsvangirai is currently receiving treatment in neighbouring South Africa. CCTV's Farai Mwakutuya has more.

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  • 01:34 New Mandarin Teachers In Zimbabwe Sent To China To Sharpen Language Skills

    Mandarin Teachers In Zimbabwe Sent To China To Sharpen Language Skills

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    Zimbabwe is sending a group of Mandarin teachers to China to sharpen their language skills. It's part of efforts by both countries to strengthen their cultural ties and bilateral relations. CCTV's Susan Mwongeli reports.

  • 03:27 New UN To Hand Over Liberia's Security Responsibility On Friday

    UN To Hand Over Liberia's Security Responsibility On Friday

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    The Liberian government is preparing to take responsibility for national security for the first time in 13 years. The United Nations' peacekeeping force, UNMIL, has been in Liberia since the end of the civil war . As the country is in a period of transiti

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  • 01:54 New South African Labor Unions Meet With  Government To Discuss Economic Policy

    South African Labor Unions Meet With Government To Discuss Economic Policy

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    South Africa's economy remains under pressure. Growth rates have been scaled back and unemployment figures continue to climb. Efforts to stave off a credit rating downgrade have been successful meaning that the finance minister now has some much needed br

  • 02:31 New Outrage After Egyptian Government Cancels Exams

    Outrage After Egyptian Government Cancels Exams

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    Thousands of students in Egypt are calling on the education minister to step down. The government has recently cancelled two high school exams, and postponed another three, amid a mass cheating scandal. Pupils say their future is hanging in the balance.

  • 01:53 New Ethiopia Operates Africa's First Airbus A350 XWB Plane

    Ethiopia Operates Africa's First Airbus A350 XWB Plane

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    Ethiopian Airlines has become the first carrier on the continent to operate the new Airbus A-3-50 Extra-Wide Body. The state of the art plane took to the skies for the first time on Wednesday, flying from Toulose in France to Addis Ababa.

  • 03:39 New EgyptAir Black Box Confirms Smoke On Board Before Crash

    EgyptAir Black Box Confirms Smoke On Board Before Crash

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    Investigators say data from one of the crashed EgyptAir black boxes has confirmed smoke and fire on the plane before it went down. The data shows high temperature damage and soot in the front section of the Airbus A-3-20. It confirms earlier information f

  • 03:01 New Two-day Trials For Rio Olympic Games Underway In Kenya

    Two-day Trials For Rio Olympic Games Underway In Kenya

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    Kenya's top athletes have been in action in the Rift Valley region of Iten as they seek to book a ticket to the Summer Olympics at the start of the two-day trials there. Olympic 5000 meters silver-medallist Vivian Cheruiyot stormed to victory in the women

  • 00:59 New More Than 20 People Killed In Attack In Somalia

    More Than 20 People Killed In Attack In Somalia

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    Al-Shabaab militants have targeted an army base in central Somalia. More than 20 people were killed, including soldiers and miltiants. The attack took place in EL-Hareri. Officials say 18 militants, 5 soldiers, and a civilian died. Somalia has made signif

  • 04:50 New South Africa Using Music To Bridge The Ethnic Divide

    South Africa Using Music To Bridge The Ethnic Divide

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    The Minister of Arts and Culture has unveiled an anti-racism song - in an effort to foster social cohesion and nation building. The song comes at a time when a number of racist incidents have divided the nation. The most high profile case is that of Penny

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  • 02:56 New South Sudan Civil Servants Go On Strike Over Unpaid Wages

    South Sudan Civil Servants Go On Strike Over Unpaid Wages

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    South Sudan's transitional government has began paying salaries to its workers after more employees threatened to go on strike. Workers from various government sectors including members of the judiciary, lecturers and teachers have been on strike followin

  • 01:48 New UN To Reinforce Peacekeeping Mission In Mali

    UN To Reinforce Peacekeeping Mission In Mali

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    It's the deadliest country when it comes serving as U.N. peacekeepers - and now the U.N. Security Council has adopted a resolution renewing its mission to Mali for another year. Another 25-hundred peacekeepers will be added, at a time when Mali has been h

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  • 01:48 Thousands Turn Out For Maiden Zimbabwe People First Rally

    Thousands Turn Out For Maiden Zimbabwe People First Rally

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    Bulawayo's Stanley Square was packed Sunday with thousands of supporters of Zimbabwe People First, the political party led by former Vice President Joice Mujuru. Many in the crown wore t-shirts bearing the face of Mrs. Mujuru, as they chanted her name. Or

  • 00:44 Zimbabwe's Government Postpones June Salaries For Army & Security Services

    Zimbabwe's Government Postpones June Salaries For Army & Security Services

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    Zimbabwe will delay paying June salaries for its army and security services by two weeks. [TAKE VO] Additionally, some civil servants will not be paid until next month as the government struggles to raise money for wages. Zimbabwe spends more than 80 perc

  • 01:17 Zimbabwe's Revenue Authority Suspends Planned Ban On Some Goods

    Zimbabwe's Revenue Authority Suspends Planned Ban On Some Goods

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    Zimbabwe's tax authority has suspended the implementation of new rules that ban the importation of some commodities. Last week the government had published proposed restrictions of the importation of goods such as bottled water, dairy products, cooking oi

  • 02:34 Zimbabwe Government Urges Citizens To Buy Local Products

    Zimbabwe Government Urges Citizens To Buy Local Products

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    After back-tracking on new import regulations, Zimbabwean officials are looking for a new solution to curb non-essential imports. The country is facing a deepening cash shortage -- and government has blamed imports for sucking liquidity from the economy.

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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

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    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

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    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