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  • 03:59 New Zimbabwe Police Fire Tear Gas, Gunshots To Quell Harare Protests

    Zimbabwe Police Fire Tear Gas, Gunshots To Quell Harare Protests

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    Zimbabwe police have fired tear gas, water cannons and gunshots to stop hundreds of youths protesting against police brutality in the capital, Harare. Police and protesters fought running battles downtown Wednesday. Police fired water cannons and gunshots

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  • 04:59 New Zimbabwe Political Parties Leaders Expected To Lead A Protest On Friday

    Zimbabwe Political Parties Leaders Expected To Lead A Protest On Friday

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    Leaders from 18 political parties in Zimbabwe are expected to lead a demonstration tomorrow to force President Robert Mugabe to implement electoral reforms ahead of the 2018 vote. The march is expected to draw thousands of supporters. Morgan Tsvangirai of

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  • 00:55 New Group Of Armed Men Kills Four Officers In Tanzania

    Group Of Armed Men Kills Four Officers In Tanzania

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    A manhunt is under way in Tanzania for a group of armed men who shot dead four police officers outside a bank in Dar es Salaam. Police say the men didn't take any money, and that the attack was a direct assault on police. Dan Ashby has this update from th

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  • 01:48 New UNICEF Warns Hundreds Of Thousands Of Children At Risk

    UNICEF Warns Hundreds Of Thousands Of Children At Risk

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    UNICEF has warned almost 50-thousand children are likely to die in Nigeria this year from malnutrition. The shocking new figures also show that half a million children are at risk in the drought- and militant-impacted north-east of the country. CCTV's Nic

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  • 02:42 New Over 200 Kenyan Students Win Bursaries To Study In China

    Over 200 Kenyan Students Win Bursaries To Study In China

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    In Kenya, more than 2-hundred students have won scholarships to study in China. The Chinese Embassy, in conjunction with Kenya's ministries of Education and Foreign Affairs, held a ceremony for them in Nairobi on Thursday. Ambassador Liu Xianfa has congra

  • 01:34 New Painstaking Restoration Of Artifacts Ahead Of Museum's Opening

    Painstaking Restoration Of Artifacts Ahead Of Museum's Opening

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    In Egypt, conservation experts are restoring thousands of ancient artifacts ahead of the opening of the Grand Egyptian museum in 2018. It's a delicate and painstakingly slow process.

  • 01:48 New South African Civil Society Groups Back Pravin Gordhan

    South African Civil Society Groups Back Pravin Gordhan

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    South African civil rights groups have shown their support for Finance Minister Praveen Gordin and two former tax officials. Gordin has refused to be questioned over a so-called rogue unit, set up at the South African Revenue Service during his tenure. Th

  • 01:50 New Mixed Reaction To State Plans To Roll Out Free Wi-Fi In Kampala

    Mixed Reaction To State Plans To Roll Out Free Wi-Fi In Kampala

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    Several cities around the word already offer free Wi-Fi, but across sub-Saharan Africa, many cities are playing catch-up. Uganda's capital is the latest hub preparing to offer free internet access, as Leon Ssenyange, reports

  • 00:59 New Zimbabwe To Host Inaugural China-Africa Tourism Conference

    Zimbabwe To Host Inaugural China-Africa Tourism Conference

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    Zimbabwe aims to position itself as one of China's preferred destinations by hosting the first Sino-African Tourism Conference. The event will include representatives from different African countries, tourism organisations, Chinese embassies and the UN Wo

  • 01:00 New Women's Basketball Tournament To Kick Off In Egypt

    Women's Basketball Tournament To Kick Off In Egypt

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    Egypt is hosting the 2016 FIBA Africa U18 women's basketball championship.The competition will start on Friday, with the final scheduled for the 4th of September. Egypt's national team have been training since May, hoping to win championship. But sudden i

  • 01:43 New Gabon's Port Gentil Hit By Oil Price Drop Ahead Of Elections

    Gabon's Port Gentil Hit By Oil Price Drop Ahead Of Elections

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    Gabon residents are going to the polls on Saturday for a presidential election. A last-minute opposition pact has robbed incumbent Ali Bongo of a clear shot at a second term. The 57-year-old is facing credible challenge from former African Union Commissio

  • 02:51 New Scientists In Uganda Seek To Ramp Up Rice Production Using Different Varieties

    Scientists In Uganda Seek To Ramp Up Rice Production Using Different Varieties

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    Scientists in Uganda are carrying out trials on different rice varieties in a bid to increase the country's total production. Most of the country's rice is imported and authorities want to make the country -- and local farmers -- more self-sufficient. Exp

  • 01:30 Zimbabwe Seeks To Maximise Gains From Diamond Reserves

    Zimbabwe Seeks To Maximise Gains From Diamond Reserves

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    Zimbabwe government has laid down plans to maximise its diamond production, in a bid to boost government revenue. The southern African country is home to nearly a quarter of the world's diamond reserves, but hasn't been earning much from the valuable reso

  • 03:06 Zimbabwe - Police Break Up Anti-government Protest

    Zimbabwe - Police Break Up Anti-government Protest

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    Zimbabwean police broke up an anti-government protest in the capital, Harare, on Wednesday. Hundreds of people hurried for cover as baton-wielding police moved in to disperse activists who were marching to the country's reserve bank to protest a currency

  • 02:30 Zimbabwe's Ex-central Bank Governor Haunted By Poor Decisions

    Zimbabwe's Ex-central Bank Governor Haunted By Poor Decisions

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    Zimbabwe's former Central Bank Governor, Dr. Gideon Gono seems to have fallen on hard times. His up market residence is set to go under the hammer to settle a $1.3 million debt owed to a local car dealer over a bill of unpaid vehicles. The debt problems a

  • 02:12 Kenya Tourism Sector Starts To Recover As Visitor Numbers Rise

    Kenya Tourism Sector Starts To Recover As Visitor Numbers Rise

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    Kenya's tourism industry has battled hard in the past few years to rise from a downward spiral caused by a wave of insurgent attacks. Now in its peak season, and with stringent security measures, one of the top-contributing sectors to East Africa's larges

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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