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  • 06:21 New Islamic Heavy Metal Gains Fans In Egypt

    Islamic Heavy Metal Gains Fans In Egypt

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    Heavy metal music is gaining a steady fan base in Egypt. Traditionally, the country's deeply conservative wider society has been wary of the musical genre, but fans see no contradiction between their faith and their music. Fans pack into a concert hall fo

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  • 02:08 New Egypt And Saudi Ties: Cairo Declaration To Boost Relationship

    Egypt And Saudi Ties: Cairo Declaration To Boost Relationship

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    Egypt and Saudi Arabia are moving to strengthen ties in the face of ongoing crises in the Middle East. Saudi Prince Mohamed Bin Salman this week met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. CCTV's Adel EL Mahrouky reports.

  • 03:06 New How Powerful Is Egypt?

    How Powerful Is Egypt?

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    Egypt has a large population and strong military, but its government is unstable. So, we wanted to know, how powerful is Egypt? "For almost 30 centuries-from its unification around 3100 B.C. to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C.-ancient Egypt

  • 02:59 New Enforced Disappearances On The Rise In Egypt, Activists Say

    Enforced Disappearances On The Rise In Egypt, Activists Say

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    There has been a rise in the number of people going missing at the hand of the security services in Egypt, according to human rights activists in the country. One campaign group says that in two months it recorded 163 cases of "enforced disappearances", m

  • 01:54 New Al Jazeera's Peter Greste: Egypt Trial Delay 'frustrating As Hell'

    Al Jazeera's Peter Greste: Egypt Trial Delay 'frustrating As Hell'

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    Peter Greste, one of three Al Jazeera journalists whose trial has been adjourned for a tenth time in Egypt, has spoken of his frustration at the repeated delays. Egyptian Baher Mohamed, Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Australian Greste were found guilty in Jun

  • 01:14 New Zimbabwe Imposes Hunting Restriction After Iconic Lion's Killing

    Zimbabwe Imposes Hunting Restriction After Iconic Lion's Killing

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    Zimbabwe announces restrictions on hunting around the country’s biggest game reserve following the killing of a much-loved lion by a US dentist. Wildlife authorities say they will not hesitate to arrest, prosecute, and ban for life those who violate the l

  • 03:16 New US Dentist Walter Palmer Who Killed Zimbabwe's Cecil The Lion Draws Threats, Protests

    US Dentist Walter Palmer Who Killed Zimbabwe's Cecil The Lion Draws Threats, Protests

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    The dentist hasn't been seen since closing his office 5 days ago while Zimbabwe's Environment Minister calls for his extradition. A Minnesota dentist's killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion just outside a national wildlife preserve has unleashed death thre

  • 03:52 Cecil the lion's brother Jericho shot dead in Zimbabwe park

    Cecil the lion's brother Jericho shot dead in Zimbabwe park

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    Videos emerge of hunts showing how Cecil the lion was likely killed: ‘Wasn’t that nice to put four arrows in a lion charging like that?’ (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) This is how the world's most hated hunter likely killed his innocent prey

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  • 03:17 Egypt Not Pleased With King Tut’s Travelling Replica Exhibition

    Egypt Not Pleased With King Tut’s Travelling Replica Exhibition

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    Egyptian authorities are not pleased with the King Tut travelling exhibitions. Egyptian museum director Mahmoud Halwagy, says replicating exhibitions of King Tut is a violation of Egypt's copyrights on its antiquities. CCTV's Adel EL Mahrouky reports.

  • 01:47 Nigeria Names General To Head New Multinational Task Force

    Nigeria Names General To Head New Multinational Task Force

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    Nigeria has appointed a general to lead the new multinational task force created to fight Boko Haram in the face of a surge of devastating attacks. The announcement came as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met with his Cameroonian counterpart in a bid

  • 02:08 South Africa Gold Companies Improve Offer To Unions

    South Africa Gold Companies Improve Offer To Unions

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    South Africa's biggest gold producers have proposed new wage offers to mining unions. AngloGold and Sibanye Gold proposed to raise monthly pay for entry-level workers by 79 dollars annually for the three years started July 1st, 2015. CCTV's Angelo Coppola

  • 00:56 Kenya Airways: Kenya's National Carrier Reports $ 293M Loss

    Kenya Airways: Kenya's National Carrier Reports $ 293M Loss

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    Kenya's flag carrier, Kenya Airways has reported a pretax loss of 293 million dollars for the year to March 2015. This was much wider than the 48 million dollar loss reported over the corresponding period last year. The airline attributed the deficit to a

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  • 02:11 Museveni Announces Fifth Term Presidential Bid

    Museveni Announces Fifth Term Presidential Bid

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    Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has signaled the start of the presidential race by announcing his intention to run in 2016. Museveni has been in power for nearly 30 years. CCTV's Hillary Ayesiga reports.

  • 02:52 South Africa Paperless Classrooms For Poor Schools

    South Africa Paperless Classrooms For Poor Schools

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    In South Africa an innovative new program is being implemented in the Gauteng Province. Thousands of children are now attending school in paperless classrooms. CCTV's Julie Scheier reports.

  • 02:18 New Craze: Cape Town's Adult Colouring Books

    New Craze: Cape Town's Adult Colouring Books

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    An astonishing global trend has taken root in South Africa's Mother City. Book stores in Cape Town are stocking coloring books. That may not come as a surprise. But these books are for adults. CCTV's Travers Andrews reports.

  • 02:16 Zimbabwe Unions Issue Ultimatum On Labour Reform Sackings

    Zimbabwe Unions Issue Ultimatum On Labour Reform Sackings

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    Tensions between unions and employers in Zimbabwe are intensifying, following labour reforms that make it easier for companies to sack workers. More than 15,000 workers have lost their jobs since a supreme court ruling on July 17 and unions are predictabl

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  • 01:01 Players Warm Up Ahead Of Africa's First NBA Game

    Players Warm Up Ahead Of Africa's First NBA Game

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    Basketball stars including Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers and Boris Diaw of the San Antonio Spurs warmed up Friday for the NBA's first ever game in Africa, as the sport looks to expand into the fast-developing continent. Basketball stars including

  • 01:42 Barack Obama's Half-brother Malik Runs For Governor In Kenya

    Barack Obama's Half-brother Malik Runs For Governor In Kenya

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    US President's Barack Obama's half brother Malik is preparing to run for governor of Kenya's western county of Siaya. Fifty-four-year-old Malik Obama said he is focused on "poverty eradication, infrastructure development and industrialisation". "This I in

  • 02:18 Kenya's First Woman Editorial Cartoonist

    Kenya's First Woman Editorial Cartoonist

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    President Obama's visit to Kenya provided the country's newspaper cartoonists with a lot to draw on. But what is it like being a cartoonist in a country which has fairly conservative values? To find out, Africa Business Report went along to meet Kenya's f

  • 01:49 Zuma Says 13 South African Soldiers Killed In Fighting In Central African Republic

    Zuma Says 13 South African Soldiers Killed In Fighting In Central African Republic

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    South Africa's president said on Monday that 13 South African soldiers were killed and 27 were wounded in fighting in the Central African Republic. President Jacob Zuma also said that one soldier is missing. "We have confirmed that 13 of our brave soldier