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  • 07:27 Kenya Rocked By Political Uncertainty

    Kenya Rocked By Political Uncertainty

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    Kenya's electioneering drama has been going on for months now. In this special report, CGTN's Thuli Tshabala explores the main events, and International Relations Expert David Kikaya gives a deeper insight into what lead the country into this state.

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  • 02:36 SA Economy Has Taken A Beating During Zuma's Term In Office

    SA Economy Has Taken A Beating During Zuma's Term In Office

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    There's growing speculation that South Africa's President Jacob may leave office before his term ends in 2019. Zuma has already been replaced by Cyril Ramaphosa as head of the ruling ANC. While he's meant to stay on as the country's president until the ne

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  • 03:05 Somalia: Analysts Worried Over Increased U.S. Air Strike

    Somalia: Analysts Worried Over Increased U.S. Air Strike

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    Analysts have raised concern over the increase in U.S air strikes in the Horn of Africa nation. They say that while the drone attacks have helped in the fight against al-Shabaab, they are causing many problems for Somalis. Abdulaziz Billow has this report

  • 02:12 Egypt's Zohr Gas Field To Raise $20 Billion Annually

    Egypt's Zohr Gas Field To Raise $20 Billion Annually

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    Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has inaugurated the first stage of production at the Zohr gas field. The country predicts it will achieve its goal of self-sufficiency in terms of the supply of liquefied natural gas. CGTN's Yasser Hakim has more det

  • 11:09 Raila Odinga Swears Himself In As 'people's President'

    Raila Odinga Swears Himself In As 'people's President'

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    A day of political drama for Kenya, Opposition leader Raila Odinga has sworn himself in as people's president. The rival inauguration comes after Odinga lost last year's election to president Uhuru Kenyatta. More than 10-thousand people witnessed the riva

  • 01:36 Sudan's Investment Initiative Empowers Women In Rural Areas

    Sudan's Investment Initiative Empowers Women In Rural Areas

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    A local initiative in Sudan is looking to empower rural women following the lifting of U.S. sanctions, which ended two decades of restrictions on international banking transactions. Vik Chege has more.

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  • 02:15 President John Magufuli Launches E-passports

    President John Magufuli Launches E-passports

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    In Tanzania, President John Magufuli has launched electronic passports. Ministry officials say the launch will be followed by online visa application services. The new system aims to fast-track the process of acquiring passports and remove unnecessary imm

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  • 02:01 Tunisia : Economists Concerned As Inflation Peaks

    Tunisia : Economists Concerned As Inflation Peaks

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    Tunisian economists are worried about the rising inflation rate. It peaked at 6.4 percent in the last month of 2017. Authorities have been forced to increase food prices and and cut state spending much to the anger of Tunisians. Let's get more from CGTN's

  • 00:41 Schools And Markets Closed In Zambia As Cholera Kills 61 People

    Schools And Markets Closed In Zambia As Cholera Kills 61 People

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    The start of Zambia's school year has been postponed and all public gatherings banned to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people. Street vendors have been chased from the central business district and the market places have been closed.

  • 02:19 Zimbabwe To Sell State-owned Enterprises To Offset Budget Deficit

    Zimbabwe To Sell State-owned Enterprises To Offset Budget Deficit

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    Zimbabwe is planning a mass sale of state owned enterprises as it looks to offset a ballooning budget deficit. Zimbabwe aims to attract private investors to rescue the institutions among them the state power utility and the national airline. President Emm

  • 02:53 Egypt, Tanzania To Deepen Ties

    Egypt, Tanzania To Deepen Ties

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    Egypt and Tanzania have announced a stronger phase of their bilateral relations. Foreign Ministers of both countries have signed three MOU's to investigate deeper cooperation in numerous sectors, among them fighting terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa and com

  • 03:55 Nigerians Evacuated From Detention Centres Arrive Home

    Nigerians Evacuated From Detention Centres Arrive Home

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    Nigeria has begun evacuating its citizens trapped in Libya. Over 400 Nigerian returnee migrants have been flown into Port Harcourt. More are expected in the coming days. The Nigerian government is aiming to repatriate around 5,000 of its citizens from Lib

  • 02:33 Tanzania To Ban Use Of Charcoal To Save Forests

    Tanzania To Ban Use Of Charcoal To Save Forests

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    Tanzania's government is pressing ahead with plans to ban the exportation of "dirty" charcoal from districts. It further aims to totally phase out the use of charcoal by 2025.The country is losing hundreds of thousands of hectares of pristine forest due t

  • 00:49 President Kenyatta To Meet Zuma In Durban For Talks

    President Kenyatta To Meet Zuma In Durban For Talks

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    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has begun his state visit to South Africa. This is his first foreign trip since he was sworn-in for a second term. According to a statement by the presidency, Kenyatta will hold talks with his counterpart Jacob Zuma, in Dur

  • 01:52 Tunisian Government Steps Up Efforts To Invest In Border Security

    Tunisian Government Steps Up Efforts To Invest In Border Security

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    The Tunisian government has stepped up efforts to invest in the border region and boost security. Adnen Chaouachi has more.

  • 02:02 Protests Over High Food Prices Rock Tunisia For Third Night

    Protests Over High Food Prices Rock Tunisia For Third Night

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    Protesters in Tunisia defied the threat of a security clampdown as they spilled onto the streets of the capital Tunis. There were also demonstrations in several other towns for a third day, fuelled by economic hardship. Susan Mwongeli reports.

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    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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    Welcome to Lagos (3/3)

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    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

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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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    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

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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