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  • 02:56 Somalia Arms Embargo

    Somalia Arms Embargo

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    Somalia is rallying support for the lifting of an arms embargo imposed in the country almost three decades ago. Somali authorities argue that its troops cannot have the same fighting capability as Al-Shabaab and expected to win the war. From Mogadishu, CG

  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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

  • Kony 2012

    Kony 2012

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    A documentary that explores why African cult and militia leader and indicted war criminal fugitive Joseph Kony needs to be arrested by the end of 2012.

  • 03:15 Death Toll Climbs To Over 200, One Person Rescued After 48 Hours

    Death Toll Climbs To Over 200, One Person Rescued After 48 Hours

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    The death toll from a ferry accident on Lake Victoria has soared to 218 and may go up. One survivor was found inside the boat - two days after it capsized. Divers continue searching, as families arrive at the shore to identify loved ones.

  • 02:20 Hundreds Light Candles And Embrace Peace In Juba

    Hundreds Light Candles And Embrace Peace In Juba

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    South Sudan has wrapped up celebrations to mark peace day. A candle lighting ceremony was led by Vice President, James Wani Igga.Close to 700 South Sudanese participated in the capital Juba. The country is ushering a new dawn--following the signing of a p

  • 02:45 Young People Find Lucrative Ways To Protect The Environment In Uganda

    Young People Find Lucrative Ways To Protect The Environment In Uganda

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    In Uganda, some young people are earning money from collecting plastic waste in Kampala's slums. City authorities estimate that over half the country's plastic is NOT recycled and is responsible for clogging up drains. This has encouraged slum dwellers to

  • 03:54 Kenyan Boxer Fatuma Zarika Punches Her Way To A Global Title

    Kenyan Boxer Fatuma Zarika Punches Her Way To A Global Title

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    From Zimbabwe to Kenya where the country's most successful professional female boxer has retained her WBC Super Bantam weight title. Fatuma Zarika won a on a split decision over Mexico's Yamileth Mercado in a ten round fight. CGTN's Edmond Nyabola has bee

  • 03:09 Ethnic Clashes Erupt In The Outskirts Of Ethiopia's Capital

    Ethnic Clashes Erupt In The Outskirts Of Ethiopia's Capital

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    More than a-dozen people have been killed and hundreds have fled their homes following ethnic clashes on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. The worst-affected areas are Burayu and Oromia. Local media are reporting that the attacks are highly organ

  • 01:16 South African Citizens React To The Legalisation Of Personal Cannabis Use

    South African Citizens React To The Legalisation Of Personal Cannabis Use

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    in South Africa a recent decision by the Constitutional Court to legalise the personal use of cannabis is creating mixed responses. Let's see what South Africans think are the highs and lows of the decision

  • 01:32 Zambia To Probe Missappropriation Of Funds After UK Suspends Aid

    Zambia To Probe Missappropriation Of Funds After UK Suspends Aid

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    We start the bulletin in Zambia where the government has promised to take action on the misappropriation of funds meant for social programmes following the suspension of aid by the country's leading donor - the United Kingdom. This follows allegations tha

  • 03:33 Burundi's Agricultural Transformation

    Burundi's Agricultural Transformation

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    In Burundi, around 90% of the population rely on agriculture for a living. But with limited arable land, farmers struggle to make a living and in turn, 65% of the population live below the poverty line. A new initiative implemented by agriculture experts

  • 01:58 Congolese Delighted That Bemba Will Not Serve More Jail Time After ICC Ruling

    Congolese Delighted That Bemba Will Not Serve More Jail Time After ICC Ruling

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    Supporters of former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba are delighted that the International Criminal Court has decided the politician will NOT serve any more time behind bars. Bemba has been fined 3-hundred and 50-thousand dollars and 12-months for

  • 01:35 Burkina Faso's  Calls For Justice Persist After Failed Coup Three Years On

    Burkina Faso's Calls For Justice Persist After Failed Coup Three Years On

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    It's been three years since the failed coup in Burkina Faso. More than a-dozen people were killed and hundreds wounded. Years later, the victims are still waiting for justice

  • 04:37 Nigeria Floods Displaces More Than 30,000 People

    Nigeria Floods Displaces More Than 30,000 People

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    Nigeria's Emergency Management Agency estimates more than 100 people have been killed, and 30 thousand displaced by flooding in the past two weeks alone. Asta Tall has more

  • 01:59 South Africa's Springboks Win Over New Zealand's All Blacks

    South Africa's Springboks Win Over New Zealand's All Blacks

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    We begin our sport with rugby -- South Africa's 36-34 victory over New Zealand in Wellington was a remarkable feat for the Springboks. It's left the men in black licking their wounds while the men in green and gold were grinning all the way home. CGTN's S

  • 02:23 New Eatery In Ethiopia Trying To Close The Gender Gap In Jobs

    New Eatery In Ethiopia Trying To Close The Gender Gap In Jobs

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    In Ethiopia, a restaurant has opened in the capital, Addis Ababa, that employs only women. The name of the restaurant, 'Temsalet', means " shining example". It's run by three women. They say their vision is to empower and help the vulnerable by giving the

  • 01:34 Death Toll From Latest DRC Ebola Flare-up Rises To 79

    Death Toll From Latest DRC Ebola Flare-up Rises To 79

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    Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo say the latest death toll from the Ebola outbreak has risen to 79. The cases have been reported in Ituri and North Kivu Province in eastern DRC. CGTN's Chris Ocamringa reports.

  • 04:02 South African Sculptor Inspired By Ancient Greek Philosophers

    South African Sculptor Inspired By Ancient Greek Philosophers

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    A South African sculptor is making a name for himself, not only in South Africa, but beyond. And his work is inspired by the philosophers of ancient Greece. CGTN's Yolisa Njamela has that story.

  • 03:04 Nigeria Hosts Beauty Pageant Advocating For Girls Education

    Nigeria Hosts Beauty Pageant Advocating For Girls Education

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    In Nigeria, education activists are using a beauty contest to advocate for the welfare of the girl child. The Polo international beauty contest premiered this week in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. CGTN's Kelechi Emekalam attended and filed this report.

  • 00:49 Ethiopian Authorities Probe The Cause Of Military Aircraft Accident

    Ethiopian Authorities Probe The Cause Of Military Aircraft Accident

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    Ethiopia is investigating the cause of a military helicopter crash that occurred South of the Capital Addis Ababa on Thursday. All the 17 people on board died, the majority of them military personel. Coletta Wanjohi reports from Addis Ababa

  • 02:43 Zimbabwe Still Dogged By Land Issues

    Zimbabwe Still Dogged By Land Issues

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    More than 18 years after Zimbabwe began repossessing white owned farms and distributing them to black owners, the country is still grappling with issues related to the programme. This include productivity, compensation of former white farmers and restorat

  • 02:02 Tunisia Scales Efforts To Combat Cholera Spread

    Tunisia Scales Efforts To Combat Cholera Spread

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    In Tunisia, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has agreed that the Cholera monitoring unit should coordinate with other ministries to ensure that all preventive measures are in place to combat the spread of the cholera.Tunisian officials maintain that the chol

  • 02:10 DRC Citizens Call For Justice As Ntaganda's Case Enters Final Stages

    DRC Citizens Call For Justice As Ntaganda's Case Enters Final Stages

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    As the trial of former Congolese rebel leader, Bosco Ntaganda, enters the final stage, many in the Great Lakes nation are following closely. Most of those who witnessed the violence in Ituri Province are hoping for justice. Prosecutors told judges that Nt