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  • 01:25 New Are People Hunting 'canned Lions' In South Africa?

    Are People Hunting 'canned Lions' In South Africa?

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    The World Conservation Congress has backed calls to push South Africa to ban the hunting of lions bred in captivity – and something known as “canned lion” hunting. South Africa is the world's biggest exporter of animal heads - mainly to hunters who pay th

  • 06:21 New Internet Usage To Increase In Southern Africa

    Internet Usage To Increase In Southern Africa

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    With a large portion of society having access to digital platforms, the Internet, video games, TV, and film industry in Southern Africa, is expected to see a great rise in the next few years. But the publishing industry is having to work very hard to make

  • 01:16 New Parents Leave Children in Drought Hit Area in Zmbabwe

    Parents Leave Children in Drought Hit Area in Zmbabwe

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    The Ndebele family has been waiting to hear from their main breadwinner for months; but nothing has been heard. The family is one of the many families living in Bulilima districts in the Matebeleland south province affected by a severe drought. Hundreds o

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  • 03:36 New South Africa Zimbabwe & Namibia Want Global Ivory Trade Ban Lifted

    South Africa Zimbabwe & Namibia Want Global Ivory Trade Ban Lifted

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    South Africa wants Ivory trade to be regulated and unregulated to be dealt with swiftly. South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia have submitted a proposal to CITES that would clear the way to re-opening the international trade in ivory and allow them to apply

  • 01:30 New Zimbabwe Boosts Conservation Efforts At Key Reserve

    Zimbabwe Boosts Conservation Efforts At Key Reserve

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    In Zimbabwe, the country's Parks and Wildlife Authority is partnering with Germany's Frankfurt Zoological Society to increase conservation efforts at Gonarezhou National Park. The reserve is a part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park. Zimbabwe's wildl

  • 09:14 New Zimbabwe Tourism Minister To Quit Ministerial Post After Securing Top UNWTO Job

    Zimbabwe Tourism Minister To Quit Ministerial Post After Securing Top UNWTO Job

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    Tourism Minister, Dr. Walter Mzembi, says he has informed President Robert Mugabe of his intention to leave his ministerial post if he secures the post of secretary general of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.

  • 02:23 New Protests Will Never Change The Zimbabwe Government: Isaac Moyo

    Protests Will Never Change The Zimbabwe Government: Isaac Moyo

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    Zimbabwe's Ambassador to South Africa says despite the fact that Zimbabwe faces socio and economic difficulties, protests will never change the government. Ambassador Isaac Moyo says the government remains strong and in charge and that only elections will

  • 01:23 New New Initiative Hopes To Reduce Sudan Maternal And New-born Deaths

    New Initiative Hopes To Reduce Sudan Maternal And New-born Deaths

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    Sudan is making significant strides to improve maternal and newborn health services. It recently launched an initiative aimed at fighting the high death rates in the country. It is thought one in every 32 Sudanese women is at risk of maternal death. The i

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  • 01:48 New Former Diplomat Hints At Possibility Of Egypt’s Intervention In Libya

    Former Diplomat Hints At Possibility Of Egypt’s Intervention In Libya

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    A former diplomat has warned that Egypt could intervene militarily in Libya to safeguard its own national security and stability. Egypt's former assistant foreign minister for Arab Affairs, Ahmed Al-Quesni, says deploying troops to Libya would send a mess

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  • 02:25 New World's Biggest Floating Bookshop Docks Off West Africa

    World's Biggest Floating Bookshop Docks Off West Africa

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    In Ghana, thousands of book lovers have been flocking to the country's main sea port. The world's biggest floating book shop has sailed into town. The "Logos Hope" tanker is home to more than 5,000 books, as Katerina Vittozzi discovers.

  • 01:57 New Nairobi Residents Call For Improved Road Safety

    Nairobi Residents Call For Improved Road Safety

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    Students have been protesting in Kenya too. On Thursday, they blocked a major route in the capital, Nairobi, as part of a demonstration on road safety. Several students have been killed in accidents involving public transport over the past few months. The

  • 01:16 New South African Students Accuse Police Of Using Excessive Force

    South African Students Accuse Police Of Using Excessive Force

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    South African President Jacob Zuma has ordered his security ministers to deal with the “mayhem at universities” in the country. Tensions remain high at institutions across the nation. Students at Rhodes University have vowed to continue disrupting classes

  • 02:50 New South Africa's Dung Beetle Declared An Endangered Species

    South Africa's Dung Beetle Declared An Endangered Species

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    CCTV has been exploring South Africa's other wildlife these past few days. This report is about a creature that's unlikely to feature on too many posters for conservation, yet it deserves to be recognised for its efforts, and its struggle for survival. Ou

  • 01:55 New Troubled Angolan Economy Struggles With Wheat Import Costs

    Troubled Angolan Economy Struggles With Wheat Import Costs

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    Bread makers in Angola are feeling some relief after months of wheat shortage caused by a persisting forex crisis that slowed imports. The government has started bringing emergency supplies. With revenues from oil down however, the country, which imports

  • 02:03 New Boko Haram Victims Learn Skills To Start Businesses

    Boko Haram Victims Learn Skills To Start Businesses

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    Over 2 million Nigerians were displaced by Boko Haram's seven year insurgency in the country's northeast. Today, thousands live in camps and don't know exactly when they can return to their farms. In order to survive many are now starting businesses and u

  • 02:07 New Egypt Introduces New Penalties For Female Genital Mutilation

    Egypt Introduces New Penalties For Female Genital Mutilation

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    An Egyptian law introduces harsher punishment for violations of the country's ban on Female Genital Mutilation. A recent study shows that 92-percent of Egyptian women aged between 15 and 49 undergo the procedure. However, experts say harsher punishments a

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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