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  • 01:34 New Violence Erupts In Zimbabwe After Anti Mugabe Protest

    Violence Erupts In Zimbabwe After Anti Mugabe Protest

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    Zimbabwe's riot police have fired tear gas and beaten up opposition protesters in central Harare. The demonstrators were demanding urgent electoral reforms ahead of 2018 polls. The High Court had issued an order sanctioning the march to go ahead. It is pa

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  • 01:01 New No 'Arab Spring' In Zimbabwe, Mugabe Warns Protesters

    No 'Arab Spring' In Zimbabwe, Mugabe Warns Protesters

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    President Robert Mugabe has warned there will be no ‘Arab Spring’ in Zimbabwe after protests against his decades-long rule descended into violence on Friday. A so-called ‘mega demonstration’ was held in the capital Harare amid opponents’ outrage that the

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  • 02:25 New Zimbabwe 's Black Market Targets Women To Be Sold As Wives

    Zimbabwe 's Black Market Targets Women To Be Sold As Wives

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    Zimbabwe 's black market targets women to be sold as wives

  • 01:52 New Tanzania Set To Ban Plastic Bags

    Tanzania Set To Ban Plastic Bags

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    Tanzania will ban the use of plastic bags from the start of 2017, as part of efforts to address a massive pollution problem. However, as Dan Ashby reports, plastic bags are widely used across the country and it's going to take a lot of work to get rid of

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  • 02:13 New British Botanists Striving To Prevent Extinction Of Flora And Fauna

    British Botanists Striving To Prevent Extinction Of Flora And Fauna

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    Unsustainable agriculture in Madagascar is a serious threat to the island's plant population. And 90-percent of the country's flora and fauna isn't found anywhere else on earth. British botanists are working closely with communities in Madagascar to avoid

  • 01:42 New Senegalese Women Embrace Urchins Fishing

    Senegalese Women Embrace Urchins Fishing

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    In Senegal, fishing for sea urchins has become one of the main economic activities for many women. However, it comes with great difficulties and risks at sea and often the women on the frontline don't generate as much money as the restaurant owners who bu

  • 01:56 New Somalia Central Bank Governor Adamant Financial Institutions Remain Solid

    Somalia Central Bank Governor Adamant Financial Institutions Remain Solid

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    Authorities in Somalia's capital Mogadishu are yet to arrest a teller who's accused of stealing over half a million dollars from the central bank coffers. Mohiyadin Mohamed Hassan is the subject of an intense manhunt in Somalia. However, the central bank

  • 02:02 New Nigeria Seeks Growth In Non-oil Sectors For Economic Sustainability

    Nigeria Seeks Growth In Non-oil Sectors For Economic Sustainability

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    Africa's top economies will be closely watching the G20 summit. Nigeria has embarked on an economic diversification programme designed to raise revenue from non-oil sectors. The latest figures from the country's Economic Policy and Research Centre show gr

  • 02:48 New Rebuilding Underprivileged Communities Through Skateboarding

    Rebuilding Underprivileged Communities Through Skateboarding

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    In South Africa, pro-skateboarders and students have teamed up to launch a skate school for disadvantaged children in Johannesburg. Skateistan was founded by an Australian volunteer when he visited Afghanistan in 2007. CCTV's Julie Scheier has more

  • 03:52 New Rachid Ferchiou- The Famous Tunisian Director

    Rachid Ferchiou- The Famous Tunisian Director

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    In our series 60 Years of Sino-African Friendship we present to you today the portrait of Rachid Ferchiou, the famous Tunisian director. In love with China, his dream had always been to shoot a film in this country. At the occasion of the 50th anniversary

  • 00:51 New Tunisia Prime Minister Designate Warns Of Austerity, Job Cuts

    Tunisia Prime Minister Designate Warns Of Austerity, Job Cuts

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    Tunisia Prime Minister designate Youssef Chahed says that the country will need to adopt an austerity programme if current economic difficulties continue. The Prime minister is looking at public sector job cuts and new taxes. He told parliament that his n

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  • 02:08 New A Sense Of Community For Refugees In Uganda

    A Sense Of Community For Refugees In Uganda

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    According to the UN Refugee Agency, Uganda is the third-largest refugee-hosting country in Africa. But many are struggling to adapt to life in their new country. In Uganda's capital, Kampala, football has become a way of integrating into the community, as

  • 02:19 New South Africans Rally Behind 800m Golden Girl Semenya

    South Africans Rally Behind 800m Golden Girl Semenya

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    There is a sentiment in South Africa at the moment that the world is against Olympic champion Caster Semenya. Despite her remarkable achievements, the girl from Polokwane will always be seen as having an unfair advantage because of her hyper-androgenic co

  • 02:00 New Egypt's Al Ahly's Downward Spiral

    Egypt's Al Ahly's Downward Spiral

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    Egypt's Al Ahly were knocked out of the CAF Champions League this week. Their last match, against Cote d'Ivoire's ASEC Mimosas, ended in a tie, allowing the Red Devils to end the competition with some dignity, albeit last in their group. Al Ahly started t

  • 01:52 New Investigations Into South Africa Finance Minister Worries Investors

    Investigations Into South Africa Finance Minister Worries Investors

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    In South Africa, economists will also be closely watching developments relating to the finance minister. Detectives want to question Praveen Gordin about a rogue unit set up at the tax authority during his tenure. Angelo Coppola has more

  • 03:51 New Libyan Forces In Final Push To Oust ISIL From City

    Libyan Forces In Final Push To Oust ISIL From City

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    Forces loyal to Libya's government are close to liberating Sirte city from ISIL fighters. The militants are holed up in two tiny areas in the centre of the city. But the battles have been fierce. 18 pro-government fighters have been killed in the latest c

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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