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  • 06:24 Zimbabwe Army Takes Over Power - Military Press Statement

    Zimbabwe Army Takes Over Power - Military Press Statement

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    Zimbabwe Deputy Army Commander, Major General Sibusiso Moyo live broadcast after taking over the state broadcaster (ZBC) SAYING President Mugabe was 'safe and sound' and the army was only targeting 'criminals' around him. He insisted this was not a milita

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  • 01:25 South Africa's President Jacob Zuma Delivers Statement On Zimbabwe Crisis

    South Africa's President Jacob Zuma Delivers Statement On Zimbabwe Crisis

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    South Africa's President Jacob Zuma Delivers Statement On Zimbabwe Crisis

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  • 02:25 Zimbabwe Politics: Army Threatens To Step In Over Purge Of Party Stalwarts

    Zimbabwe Politics: Army Threatens To Step In Over Purge Of Party Stalwarts

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    The latest developments come following army chief General Constantino Chiwenga's warning to the ruling party to stop purging liberation fighters. He claims some party stalwarts have been targeted because of their links to axed Vice President Emmerson Mnan

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  • 03:51 Madagascar Plague: Nine Neighbouring Countries On High Alert As Outbreak Slows

    Madagascar Plague: Nine Neighbouring Countries On High Alert As Outbreak Slows

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    The Pneumonic plague outbreak in Madagascar has claimed 165 lives, with over 2000 people infected. That is according to the latest data from the World Health Organization. Nine countries that neighbor Madagascar remain on high alert although the plague ou

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  • 02:28 Zimbabwe’s Political Crisis Over Presidential Succession

    Zimbabwe’s Political Crisis Over Presidential Succession

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    Zimbabwe is facing a political crisis with the ruling Zanu-PF party, as a very public showdown over who is likely to succeed President Robert Mugabe plays out. The current standoff is between the Youth faction, loyal to his wife, Grace Mugabe, and the for

  • 00:51 Tanzania Cracks Down On Opposition Council

    Tanzania Cracks Down On Opposition Council

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    Tanzania threatened on Monday to disband an opposition-led municipal council if it continued to defy the government and maintain membership in a global initiative aimed at creating more open government. Tanzanian President John Magufuli, has been accused

  • 00:23 Zimbabwe Airport Named After President Robert Mugabe

    Zimbabwe Airport Named After President Robert Mugabe

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    President Robert Mugabe officially unveiled the newly renamed airport which now bears his name. The China Export and Import Bank has reportedly given Zimbabwe a $153M loan to upgrade the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, which is expected doubl

  • 02:33 Tunisia's Businesses Vow To Stop Paying Tax

    Tunisia's Businesses Vow To Stop Paying Tax

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    Tunisian businessmen and craftsmen have declared that they will be forced to stop paying taxes if Parliament passes the 2018 budget law to increase tax pressure on businesses. The new budget is currently being debated before the Parliament's finance commi

  • 03:21 Death Toll From Madagascar Plague Continues To Rise

    Death Toll From Madagascar Plague Continues To Rise

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    The death toll from Madagascar's plague outbreak continues to climb. The latest figures from the World Health Organisation indicate that at least 143 people have been confirmed dead - and close to two thousand people have been infected. Some experts have

  • 01:40 Ruling ZANU-PF Backs First Lady Grace Mugabe As New VP

    Ruling ZANU-PF Backs First Lady Grace Mugabe As New VP

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    Zimbabwe's former Vice President -- Emmerson Mnangagwa -- could be in South Africa. It's believed he fled the country on Wednesday. Mnangagwa has fallen out with President Robert Mugabe. And he's vowed to defy the long-standing leader. Meanwhile, the ruli

  • 03:04 Uganda's Enterprising Soldiers

    Uganda's Enterprising Soldiers

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    Beyond being the most professionalized and disciplined army Uganda has ever had, the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) is also an enterprising institution. New Vision TV offers analyzed news content on trending stories in Uganda, be it politics, busine

  • 03:41 Kenya, Uganda Sign Cross-border Response Pact

    Kenya, Uganda Sign Cross-border Response Pact

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    Ugandan and Kenyan authorities, in partnership with the world health organization, have signed a cross-border surveillance and response pact to handle epidemics in the two countries. This follows the recent outbreak of the deadly Marburg disease in Kween

  • 02:12 Sudan's Al-Bashir Welcomes South Sudan's Kiir To Khartoum

    Sudan's Al-Bashir Welcomes South Sudan's Kiir To Khartoum

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    South Sudanese President Salva Kiir finished a two-day visit to Sudan on Thursday in which he met Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. It was Kiir's first visit to the country since 2015. The leaders announced they had reached a new agreement concerning the

  • 01:12 DRC Sets Elections For December 2018

    DRC Sets Elections For December 2018

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    The Democratic Republic of Congo announced on Sunday that much delayed elections to replace President Joseph Kabila would take place in December 2018, but the opposition demanded the longtime leader step down sooner. Elections were due to take place this

  • 03:12 Chicken Farming Project Empowers Kenyan Women

    Chicken Farming Project Empowers Kenyan Women

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    And now to Kenya -- where the lives of rural women in the Rift Valley region are set for a makeover. In line with the popular adage: when you empower a woman, you empower a community, authorities have embarked on a poultry project targeting women. CGTN's

  • 02:33 Anti-apartheid Artist Showcases Solo Exhibition In Johannesburg

    Anti-apartheid Artist Showcases Solo Exhibition In Johannesburg

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    One of South Africa's most iconic anti-apartheid artists, Willie Bester is exhibiting a solo exhibition after eight years. Bester is known the world over for his powerful artworks made from mixed media, scrap metal and objects collected from scrap yards.

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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

  • 58:48 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

  • 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

  • 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