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  • 01:57 President Sisi And Haftar Meet Again, As Tripoli Fight Rages.

    President Sisi And Haftar Meet Again, As Tripoli Fight Rages.

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    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has met with Libya's Khalifa Haftar, saluting Haftar's efforts to combat terrorism and extremist militias in his country. The meeting between the two, which is the second in about a month, comes during Haftar's Liby

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  • 02:42 UNICEF Welcomes Release Of Nearly 900 Children By Armed Group.

    UNICEF Welcomes Release Of Nearly 900 Children By Armed Group.

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    Nearly 900 children held by a pro-government militia in Nigeria have been freed. Among them -- more than a hundred girls.They're part of the Civilian Joint Task Force or C-J-T-F, which has been battling the extremist group Boko Haram. It's not clear how m

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  • 02:33 El Sisi Opens Mega Tahya Misr Bridge, World's Widest Causeway

    El Sisi Opens Mega Tahya Misr Bridge, World's Widest Causeway

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    Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, has inaugurated the country's biggest bridge project, the Tahya Misr Bridge. The 600-kilometer road connects the east and west of the capital with the Cairo-Alexandria desert road, partly running over the River Ni

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  • 04:01 South Africa Elections Aftermath

    South Africa Elections Aftermath

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    The governing African National Congress president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has officially thanked the party's supporters for giving the party another term to govern. Hundreds of supporters and members gathered outside Luthuli House, the ANC headquarters, on Sund

  • 02:19 Joining Hands To Fight Femicide In South Africa

    Joining Hands To Fight Femicide In South Africa

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    South Africa has called on members of the United Nations Security Council to work in concert to comprehensively deal with violence against women, which is one of the most pervasive human rights violations. South Africa has emphasized the country’s belief

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  • 03:14 Meet The Creator Of The African Union Flag

    Meet The Creator Of The African Union Flag

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    An interview with the young man who came up with the African Union flag design. Yadessa Bojias' creation has helped to unite Africa and is currently being used by all 55 member states of the African Union. Born in Ethiopia and Based in Seattle, in the Uni

  • 05:08 Mozambique Braces For 'deadly' Floods From Tropical Storm

    Mozambique Braces For 'deadly' Floods From Tropical Storm

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    The United Nations will grant Mozambique and the Comoros Islands $13 million in emergency funds, after the second cyclone in a month slammed into the region. Cyclone Kenneth has so far killed five. But rescuers are concerned about the safety of thousands

  • 03:35 Family Seeks Support To Bring Shiraaz Mohamed Back To S. Africa

    Family Seeks Support To Bring Shiraaz Mohamed Back To S. Africa

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    A video of a man believed to be the missing South African photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, has been sent to humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers. Mohamed can be seen pleading for help. Mahomed was abducted in January 2017 in Darkoush Syria. He w

  • 03:52 Kenya Launches Human Milk Bank

    Kenya Launches Human Milk Bank

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    Kenya recently became the second African nation to launch a human milk bank. The project aims to provide donated breast milk to babies without access to their mother's milk. It's hoped the initiative will also help to reduce neonatal deaths in the country

  • 02:56 Egypt Inaugurates New Trams In Alexandria At A Cost Of $18M

    Egypt Inaugurates New Trams In Alexandria At A Cost Of $18M

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    Egypt has inaugurated a number of new trams in the coastal city of Alexandria. They were imported from China and Ukraine. The fifteen trams, at a cost of $18 million are meant to improve the public transportation that has been rundown in the North African

  • 02:58 High Unemployment Among The Youth Deter Voter Participation In S.A

    High Unemployment Among The Youth Deter Voter Participation In S.A

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    South Africans head to the polls in a few days in the country's 6th democratic election. But there are growing concerns over voter apathy, especially amongst young people. Unemployment has remained stubbornly high at around 27% for years. The youth unempl

  • 02:42 Business Woman Creates Online Shopping Platform For Hardware

    Business Woman Creates Online Shopping Platform For Hardware

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    A Ugandan business-woman is helping to reduce the cost of housing in her country with a new website where builders can buy supplies online. Vaola Amupaire's shopping platform means they no longer need to travel to specialist stores or mining areas to sour

  • 03:41 NGOs Urge Government To Support People With Special Needs.

    NGOs Urge Government To Support People With Special Needs.

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    April is World Autism Month, while the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated on April 2. Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place throughout the month to increase understanding and acceptance and foster wor

  • 03:12 Two Agusta Helicopters For Air Force Part Of Military Upgrade.

    Two Agusta Helicopters For Air Force Part Of Military Upgrade.

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    Nigeria's air force has received two new military grade helicopters -- during celebrations to mark the country's 55th independence anniversary in the capital, Abuja. The Agusta helicopters are part of air power upgrades, which Nigeria has put in place to

  • 02:45 Calling On Government To Help Boost Ceramics Trade

    Calling On Government To Help Boost Ceramics Trade

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    For centuries, women in Nigeria have led the way in the local production of ceramics. But now the ancient craft is almost becoming extinct as it struggles to adapt to the modern world. Experts are calling on the government to help boost trade and earnings

  • 02:45 Caster Semenya Loses Appeal Against IAAF Testosterone Rules.

    Caster Semenya Loses Appeal Against IAAF Testosterone Rules.

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    South Africans have been reacting to a court decision to dismiss an appeal by Athletics Champion Caster Semenya. South Africa's golden girl was fighting against rules by the International Association of Athletics Federations to decrease naturally high tes

  • 03:01 Joseph Kony Victims Stigmatized Back Home.

    Joseph Kony Victims Stigmatized Back Home.

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    From time to time, we come across a story that reminds us of the complicated lives of those held captive by Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda. Since the conflict ended in 2006 hundreds of former captives have returned to the northern Ugandan

  • 01:39 Nationwide Ban On Plastics In Tanzania.

    Nationwide Ban On Plastics In Tanzania.

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    Tanzania's Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has announced a nationwide ban on the use of plastic bags. Users and manufacturers have until June to clear their stock. CGTN'S Daniel Kijo has more on that story.

  • 02:35 Zimbabwe Government May Withdraw Mining Rights Of Firms Stalling Exploitation

    Zimbabwe Government May Withdraw Mining Rights Of Firms Stalling Exploitation

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    Zimbabwe may withdraw mining claims from companies that are taking too long to exploit the minerals, as part of efforts to boost output in the strategic sector. Zimbabwe sits on the second largest known platinum deposits after neighbouring South Africa. I

  • 02:26 Egyptian Company Gives Women A Day's Leave For Their Menstrual

    Egyptian Company Gives Women A Day's Leave For Their Menstrual

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    A small Egyptian company has sparked controversy, after its management decided to give an additional paid day off every month for women. This day is dedicated to ease the physical pressure on female employees during their first day of the menstrual cycle.

  • 02:10 Uganda Offers To Give Bashir Asylum

    Uganda Offers To Give Bashir Asylum

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    Before Bashir's arrest Uganda had offered to provide asylum to the deposed leader . This is in appreciation for his role in the South Sudan peace deal. Our Reporter Daniel Arapmoi has been speaking to Uganda's State Minister for Foreign Affairs and filed

  • 02:37 Zimbabwe Celebrates 39th Independence Anniversary.

    Zimbabwe Celebrates 39th Independence Anniversary.

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    Zimbabwe is celebrating its 39th independence anniversary with the country's leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa calling on retailers to lower prices and reiterating that the country will not go back on the land reform program.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.