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  • 04:36 Soweto Gospel Choir Has Scooped It’s Third Grammy

    Soweto Gospel Choir Has Scooped It’s Third Grammy

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    For their album called Freedom, the group snagged the award for  Best World Music Album. In 2006 and 2007, they won Grammy awards in the category for Best Traditional World Music Album.

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  • 05:05 29 Years Ago Nelson Mandela Walked Out Of Prison

    29 Years Ago Nelson Mandela Walked Out Of Prison

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    Time for a walk down memory lane ... and the great man Nelson Mandela walked out of prison on this day, 29 years ago

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  • 03:59 Abortion in Kenya

    Abortion in Kenya

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    A debate is heating up in Kenya about the number of women seeking and dying from illegal and dangerous abortions. Abortion is illegal in Kenya unless a mother's life is in danger. The pro-choice group Marie Stopes estimates about 2,600 women die each year

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  • 05:04 An Infant Rescued From A Storm Water Drain In KZN

    An Infant Rescued From A Storm Water Drain In KZN

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    Police in KwaZulu-Natal are investigating a case of concealment of birth. This after an infant was rescued from a storm water drain in Newlands East in Durban. It's alleged the baby was abandoned a few metres from where she was rescued.

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  • 02:12 Young Ghanaians Tackle Plastic Pollution

    Young Ghanaians Tackle Plastic Pollution

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    Young people in Ghana are finding more creative ways of tackling plastic pollution in the country. Makafui Awuku is a social entrepreneur who's recycling plastic bottles into litter bins. CGTN's Nabil Ahmed Rufai reports from Accra.

  • 03:53 Challenges Disrupt Kenya's Turkana Fishermen's Livelihood

    Challenges Disrupt Kenya's Turkana Fishermen's Livelihood

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    Fishing is a skill that has been handed down through generations of members of Kenya's Turkana Community, who live around Kenya's Lake Turkana. In recent years, however, several challenges have emerged, eating into the fishermen's livelihood. Here is CGTN

  • 02:46 Players Vie For Spots In Ghana's Rugby Squad Following Recent Success

    Players Vie For Spots In Ghana's Rugby Squad Following Recent Success

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    To rugby news now. Ghana's recent international success means players are vying to be selected for the national squad. And competition is heating up as the 2019 Ghana Rugby Club Championship kicks off. Here's CGTN's Nabil Ahmed Rufai with more.

  • 03:55 Archaeologists Discover Human Fossils In Kenya's Northern Town

    Archaeologists Discover Human Fossils In Kenya's Northern Town

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    In the last few decades, archaeologists have discovered fossils of some of the earliest human ancestors in the Turkana basin, in Kenya's North. The findings have fueled the belief that Africa is the cradle of mankind, where all humanity began life.

  • 02:26 Cock Fighting In Madagascar

    Cock Fighting In Madagascar

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    All around the world, animal sports have always elicited mixed reactions. In Madagascar however, cockfighting has the support of the majority, with thousands attending fights every weekend.

  • 03:38 Ethiopian Governemnt Launches Project To Promote Tax Payment Culture

    Ethiopian Governemnt Launches Project To Promote Tax Payment Culture

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    Ethiopia working on increasing government revenue, by encouraging businesses and citizens alike to pay their taxes. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed officially kicked off the movement, which is aims to raise tax compliance across the country.

  • 02:52 Cape Town's Water Shortage Not Dampening Tourist Flows

    Cape Town's Water Shortage Not Dampening Tourist Flows

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    South Africa's peak holiday season is in full swing,especially in Cape Town,where the city is enjoying it's first post day zero festive period---when water was expected to run out through the city. The water restrictions have eased significantly .

  • 03:37 Ghana Battles To Eliminate Age Cheats In Sports

    Ghana Battles To Eliminate Age Cheats In Sports

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    Ghana has moved to ensure only deserving footballers get to play in its national age group teams. Teams are gearing up for the 2019 African age group qualifiers and the confederation of African football says it will tighten the noose on cheats. CGTN's Sad

  • 02:02 Egyptian Women's Table Tennis Champion Sets Eyes On Olympic Medal

    Egyptian Women's Table Tennis Champion Sets Eyes On Olympic Medal

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    The 2018 African and Arab champion in women Table Tennis, is young Egyptian who've broken all of her country's records in the sport. At 24 Dina Meshref has become Egypt's own legend in Table Tennis. The Al Ahly player looks for more achievements, hopefull

  • 02:33 Egyptians Remember Sinai Mosque Attack

    Egyptians Remember Sinai Mosque Attack

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    Members of the Egyptian Cabinet have joined victims' families of Al-Raw-da Mosque attack in North Sinai commemorating the incidents anniversary. More than 300-Muslim worshippers were killed when militants opened fire at a Friday prayer. A year later Egypt

  • 01:13 DRC Catholic Bishops Raise Concerns Ahead Of Elections

    DRC Catholic Bishops Raise Concerns Ahead Of Elections

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    Influential conference of Catholic bishops in the DRC have warned that the Ebola epidemic and clashes in eastern Congo could threaten the validity of the upcoming elections. The National Episcopal Conference of Congo has also raised concerns on the use of

  • 02:11 Tshisekedi To Front New DRC Opposition Coalition

    Tshisekedi To Front New DRC Opposition Coalition

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    DRC's two largest opposition parties have reached an agreement to field a single candidate in the December Poll. Felix Tshisekedi, the leader of the union for democracy and social progress, will be the coalition's flag bearer after talks in Nairobi.

  • 02:33 ZIMBABWE: Constructs Of Society Likely To Be Built Or Destroyed On The Platform

    ZIMBABWE: Constructs Of Society Likely To Be Built Or Destroyed On The Platform

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    Many people in Zimbabwe have access to smart phones and therefore, social media. It has provided a platform for them to voice their views and concerns particularly around politics. The medium has the ability to encourage social cohesion but at the same ti

  • 02:31 Zimbabwe's Journey One Year After Mugabe

    Zimbabwe's Journey One Year After Mugabe

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    Former President Robert Mugabe's stature as Zimbabwe's founding father remains intact despite being forced out of power a year ago. The Southern African nations' new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a ruling ZANU PF party rally that government will provide

  • 02:11 Boko Haram Kidnap 50 Loggers In Nigeria

    Boko Haram Kidnap 50 Loggers In Nigeria

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    In Nigeria, Boko Haram jihadists have kidnapped around 50 loggers in the northeastern part of the country, close to the border with Cameroon. The abduction took place at Bulakesa village in Borno state. The incident comes hours after the country's army co

  • 01:11 Protests Erupt In Gabon Over Absentee President

    Protests Erupt In Gabon Over Absentee President

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    Let's go to Gabon now, where scores of Gabonese protested in Libreville against the modification of the constitution to cater for the incumbent president's absence. President Ali Bongo has been hospitalized in Ryad since the 24th of October when he fell i

  • 01:48 Egyptian Winery Taps Old Ways To Produce Award Winning Wine

    Egyptian Winery Taps Old Ways To Produce Award Winning Wine

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    And the adverse conditions of Egypt's climate often prove disadvantageous for any wine. But a small winery is fighting to produce an all-Egyptian award-winning wine.

  • 02:50 Rebuilding Somalia's Economy

    Rebuilding Somalia's Economy

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    Recent financial reforms in Somalia have attracted huge support from global creditors and continental blocs. The European Union is the latest to announce 100 million euro in budget support for the Horn of African nation. From Mogadishu, CGTN's Abdulaziz B

  • 02:08 Uganda Gets Into Oktoberfest Craze

    Uganda Gets Into Oktoberfest Craze

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    The Oktobefest may be a German tradition, but it is also greatly celebrated elsewhere around the world. In Uganda's capital Kampala, the famous beer festival welcomed thousands of revellers, who indulged in plenty of food and beer as Leon Ssenyange report

  • 01:49 Pressure Mounting On Legislators To Pass Outstanding Laws In Zimbabwe

    Pressure Mounting On Legislators To Pass Outstanding Laws In Zimbabwe

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    In Zimbabwe, parliamentarians have been given 30 days to align outstanding pieces of legislation to a constitution passed in 2013 or face censure

  • 01:55 South Africa Land Reforms

    South Africa Land Reforms

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    South Africa's land reforms will include issuing title deeds to small-scale farmers living on tribal lands. That's according to a senior ruling party official. These views are in contrast to those of President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa had assured the Zu

  • 03:48 Arts Scene In Kenya

    Arts Scene In Kenya

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    Kenya's art scene is more vibrant than ever. From pop-up exhibitions to old galleries getting a face-lift to create more opportunities for local artists. The art industry is also attracting more local buyers. Investors hope that in a few years the sector

  • 01:11 Nigeria Military Plane Crash

    Nigeria Military Plane Crash

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    Two military aircraft have crashed in the outskirts of country's capital Abuja. The aircrafts were at the time involved in flight manoeuvres, in preparations for Nigeria's 58th independence

  • 01:10 EU Steps In To Fight DRC Ebola Spread

    EU Steps In To Fight DRC Ebola Spread

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    The European Union has stepped in with financial support to facilitate efforts in the fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The current outbreak has claimed the lives of at least one hundred people. Leon Ssenyange has more.

  • 02:47 Music For Peace In Cameroon

    Music For Peace In Cameroon

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    Cameroon is bracing for an election that is scheduled for October 7th. However, the situation in the Anglophone Northwest and Southwest region is threatening to tear the country apart. But one young artist from this troubled region, is now urging for peac