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  • 04:19 Robert Mugabe Sacked As Leader Of Ruling ZANU-PF Party

    Robert Mugabe Sacked As Leader Of Ruling ZANU-PF Party

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    Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party has given Robert Mugabe until noon local time on Monday to step down as president. On Sunday the party's Central Committee chose his former deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa to be Mugabe's replacement. The move by the ruling party

  • 00:52 Calls For Change Increase Among Ordinary Zimbabweans

    Calls For Change Increase Among Ordinary Zimbabweans

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    Ordinary Zimbabweans have been speaking out some more. They say they are yearning for change, and calling on Mugabe to step down.

  • 06:24 Zimbabwe Army Takes Over Power - Military Press Statement

    Zimbabwe Army Takes Over Power - Military Press Statement

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    Zimbabwe Deputy Army Commander, Major General Sibusiso Moyo live broadcast after taking over the state broadcaster (ZBC) SAYING President Mugabe was 'safe and sound' and the army was only targeting 'criminals' around him. He insisted this was not a milita

  • 01:25 South Africa's President Jacob Zuma Delivers Statement On Zimbabwe Crisis

    South Africa's President Jacob Zuma Delivers Statement On Zimbabwe Crisis

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    South Africa's President Jacob Zuma Delivers Statement On Zimbabwe Crisis

  • 03:51 Madagascar Plague: Nine Neighbouring Countries On High Alert As Outbreak Slows

    Madagascar Plague: Nine Neighbouring Countries On High Alert As Outbreak Slows

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    The Pneumonic plague outbreak in Madagascar has claimed 165 lives, with over 2000 people infected. That is according to the latest data from the World Health Organization. Nine countries that neighbor Madagascar remain on high alert although the plague ou

  • 02:25 Zimbabwe Politics: Army Threatens To Step In Over Purge Of Party Stalwarts

    Zimbabwe Politics: Army Threatens To Step In Over Purge Of Party Stalwarts

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    The latest developments come following army chief General Constantino Chiwenga's warning to the ruling party to stop purging liberation fighters. He claims some party stalwarts have been targeted because of their links to axed Vice President Emmerson Mnan

  • 02:28 Zimbabwe’s Political Crisis Over Presidential Succession

    Zimbabwe’s Political Crisis Over Presidential Succession

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    Zimbabwe is facing a political crisis with the ruling Zanu-PF party, as a very public showdown over who is likely to succeed President Robert Mugabe plays out. The current standoff is between the Youth faction, loyal to his wife, Grace Mugabe, and the for

  • 00:51 Tanzania Cracks Down On Opposition Council

    Tanzania Cracks Down On Opposition Council

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    Tanzania threatened on Monday to disband an opposition-led municipal council if it continued to defy the government and maintain membership in a global initiative aimed at creating more open government. Tanzanian President John Magufuli, has been accused

  • 00:23 Zimbabwe Airport Named After President Robert Mugabe

    Zimbabwe Airport Named After President Robert Mugabe

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    President Robert Mugabe officially unveiled the newly renamed airport which now bears his name. The China Export and Import Bank has reportedly given Zimbabwe a $153M loan to upgrade the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, which is expected doubl

  • 01:40 Ruling ZANU-PF Backs First Lady Grace Mugabe As New VP

    Ruling ZANU-PF Backs First Lady Grace Mugabe As New VP

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    Zimbabwe's former Vice President -- Emmerson Mnangagwa -- could be in South Africa. It's believed he fled the country on Wednesday. Mnangagwa has fallen out with President Robert Mugabe. And he's vowed to defy the long-standing leader. Meanwhile, the ruli

  • 03:21 Death Toll From Madagascar Plague Continues To Rise

    Death Toll From Madagascar Plague Continues To Rise

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    The death toll from Madagascar's plague outbreak continues to climb. The latest figures from the World Health Organisation indicate that at least 143 people have been confirmed dead - and close to two thousand people have been infected. Some experts have

  • 02:33 Tunisia's Businesses Vow To Stop Paying Tax

    Tunisia's Businesses Vow To Stop Paying Tax

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    Tunisian businessmen and craftsmen have declared that they will be forced to stop paying taxes if Parliament passes the 2018 budget law to increase tax pressure on businesses. The new budget is currently being debated before the Parliament's finance commi

  • 03:41 Kenya, Uganda Sign Cross-border Response Pact

    Kenya, Uganda Sign Cross-border Response Pact

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    Ugandan and Kenyan authorities, in partnership with the world health organization, have signed a cross-border surveillance and response pact to handle epidemics in the two countries. This follows the recent outbreak of the deadly Marburg disease in Kween

  • 03:04 Uganda's Enterprising Soldiers

    Uganda's Enterprising Soldiers

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    Beyond being the most professionalized and disciplined army Uganda has ever had, the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) is also an enterprising institution. New Vision TV offers analyzed news content on trending stories in Uganda, be it politics, busine

  • 02:12 Sudan's Al-Bashir Welcomes South Sudan's Kiir To Khartoum

    Sudan's Al-Bashir Welcomes South Sudan's Kiir To Khartoum

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    South Sudanese President Salva Kiir finished a two-day visit to Sudan on Thursday in which he met Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. It was Kiir's first visit to the country since 2015. The leaders announced they had reached a new agreement concerning the

  • 01:12 DRC Sets Elections For December 2018

    DRC Sets Elections For December 2018

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    The Democratic Republic of Congo announced on Sunday that much delayed elections to replace President Joseph Kabila would take place in December 2018, but the opposition demanded the longtime leader step down sooner. Elections were due to take place this

  • 01:17 Liberia Awaits Supreme Court Ruling On Run-off Presidential Poll

    Liberia Awaits Supreme Court Ruling On Run-off Presidential Poll

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    Liberians are awaiting a ruling from the Supreme Court on a new presidential run-off election date. The court suspended the election to consider a challenge to the first round results by a losing candidate who's alleging fraud. The ruling is expected late

  • 02:30 28th Edition Of The Festival Under Way In Tunisia

    28th Edition Of The Festival Under Way In Tunisia

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    Tunisia is hosting one of its most prestigious film festivals. The Carthage Festival got under way at the weekend for an impressive 28th edition. 180 African and international films have been submitted this year.

  • 00:55 U.S. Citizen Accused Of Trying To Subvert Zimbabwe Government

    U.S. Citizen Accused Of Trying To Subvert Zimbabwe Government

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    A Zimbabwe court at the weekend upheld subversion charges against an American citizen. 25-year-old Martha O'Donovan was charged on Friday for attempting to subvert the Zimbabwean government. She faces 11 days in jail until her next court hearing -- and 20

  • 02:23 New Agricultural Technologies On Display In Tunis

    New Agricultural Technologies On Display In Tunis

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    Agricultural professionals drawn from 4 continents attended the annual International Agricultural Show in the Tunisian capital. Tunis. The latest in agricultural machinery and fishing was on display. The Agriculture sector represents 12% of Tunisia's GDP,

  • 02:33 Anti-apartheid Artist Showcases Solo Exhibition In Johannesburg

    Anti-apartheid Artist Showcases Solo Exhibition In Johannesburg

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    One of South Africa's most iconic anti-apartheid artists, Willie Bester is exhibiting a solo exhibition after eight years. Bester is known the world over for his powerful artworks made from mixed media, scrap metal and objects collected from scrap yards.

  • 03:12 Chicken Farming Project Empowers Kenyan Women

    Chicken Farming Project Empowers Kenyan Women

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    And now to Kenya -- where the lives of rural women in the Rift Valley region are set for a makeover. In line with the popular adage: when you empower a woman, you empower a community, authorities have embarked on a poultry project targeting women. CGTN's

  • 03:02 Fighting Al-Shabaab: AMISON Begins Troops Pull-out From Somalia

    Fighting Al-Shabaab: AMISON Begins Troops Pull-out From Somalia

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    The African Union envoy to Somalia has announced that the UN mission in Somalia, AMISOM, has began its much awaited troop pullout. Fransico Madeira made the announcement as the country plans to carry out a large scale military offensive against Al-Shabaab

  • 05:37 Grace Mugabe Widely Expected To Be Named Zimbabwe's New Vice President

    Grace Mugabe Widely Expected To Be Named Zimbabwe's New Vice President

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    The departure of Emmerson Mnangagwa throws the spotlight firmly onto Zimbabwe's first lady. Grace Mugabe is widely expected to be named the new vice president, and from there, some predict she will be Zimbabwe's first female president. By any measure, her

  • 01:05 Moroccan King Rejects Former Spanish Colony's Autonomy Bid

    Moroccan King Rejects Former Spanish Colony's Autonomy Bid

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    Morocco's King Mohammed the Sixth has ruled out any peace deal that allows for the independence of the Western Sahara. The United Nations is renewing efforts to resolve the decades-old dispute.

  • 02:05 The Guitar Maker Of Kinshasa

    The Guitar Maker Of Kinshasa

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    Music in the DR Congo capital Kinshasa is a favourite past-time for many. For a city that's home to a number of Rhumba musicians, there's high demand for quality instruments. And one man in particular has made a reputation for himself as the Guitar Maker

  • 04:03 Zimbabweans Have Mixed Reactions To Vice President's Sacking

    Zimbabweans Have Mixed Reactions To Vice President's Sacking

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    Zimbabwe Vice President Mnangagwa's sacking has elicited mixed reactions from country's citizens. Here are some of them.

  • 01:59 Mugabe Sacks His Deputy, Widely Seen As A Likely Successor

    Mugabe Sacks His Deputy, Widely Seen As A Likely Successor

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    Zimbabwe's political scene is changing. President Robert Mugabe has fired his deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa. The vice president is accused of disloyalty. Mnangagwa was one of the frontrunners to succeed the 93-year-old president

  • 02:30 Bitcoin Takes Cash-strapped Zimbabwe By Storm

    Bitcoin Takes Cash-strapped Zimbabwe By Storm

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    The crypto-currency has taken the southern African nation by storm thanks mostly to an ongoing liquidity shortage. Farai Mwakutuya has this story.

  • 01:54 Egypt Makes Strides In Empowering Women In The Workplace

    Egypt Makes Strides In Empowering Women In The Workplace

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    A year ago, the World Economic Forum estimated that it would take 83 years to close the gender gap. But its latest report suggests the world has taken a step backwards. The organisation estimates that at the current rate of progress, it will take a-hundre