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  • 02:29 Attacks Against Women In Egypt On The Rise

    Attacks Against Women In Egypt On The Rise

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    The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25th as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The premise of the day is to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to sexual harassment,

  • 00:50 French President Macron Arrives In Burkina Faso For Regional Visit

    French President Macron Arrives In Burkina Faso For Regional Visit

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    French President Emmanuel Macron is on a three-day trip to West Africa. He arrived in Burkina Faso's capital -- Ouagadougou -- on Monday night and was received by President Roch Marc Kabore. During his visit, Macron is hoping to boost France's regional in

  • 01:08 Zimbabwe's Former Finance Minister Chombo Appeals Court's Bail Decision

    Zimbabwe's Former Finance Minister Chombo Appeals Court's Bail Decision

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    In Zimbabwe, former finance minister, Ignatius Chombo, is set to appeal his bail decision in the Harare High Court on Tuesday. On Monday, the magistrate denied Chombo bail -- claiming he is a flight risk. The court is also concerned that the former minist

  • 02:14 Zimbabweans Returning From South Africa Face  Challenges

    Zimbabweans Returning From South Africa Face Challenges

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    Zimbabweans in South Africa are still celebrating Robert Mugabe's resignation. Many have started already planning their return home. However they're being advised to be aware of the challenges that lie ahead. CGTN's Sumitra Nydoo reports

  • 02:09 Nigeria's Inflation Slows For 10th Consecutive Month To 15.9%

    Nigeria's Inflation Slows For 10th Consecutive Month To 15.9%

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    Nigeria's statistics bureau has announced annual inflation slowed for the 10th consecutive month to 15.9% in November. Analysts are optimistic inflation rates could fall even further by the end of the year if the government pays closer attention to fuel a

  • 01:52 Uganda Set To Withdraw Some Of Its Troops From AU Mission In Somalia

    Uganda Set To Withdraw Some Of Its Troops From AU Mission In Somalia

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    Uganda is set to withdraw some of its troops from the African Union mission in Somalia by the end of this year. The United Nations Security Council has ordered all troop-contributing countries to reduce the number boots on the ground. CGTN's Michael Balek

  • 02:15 Kenyan Former Militant Recruiter On The Run

    Kenyan Former Militant Recruiter On The Run

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    A Kenyan jihadist who helped recruit hundreds of fighters is on the run from al-Shabaab. Ahmed Iman's whereabouts are unknown. It's believed he disagreed with the group's top leadership - and has fled, fearing for his life. CGTN's Abdulaziz Billow explain

  • 06:29 Many Zimbabweans Welcome Immunity Granted To Mugabe

    Many Zimbabweans Welcome Immunity Granted To Mugabe

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    Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and his family have been granted full immunity. It's part of his agreement to step down last week. The move has largely been welcomed by Zimbabweans -- many of whom still remember the good Mugabe did. CGTN's Farai

  • 00:41 Rating Agency Downgrades South Africa To Junk Status

    Rating Agency Downgrades South Africa To Junk Status

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    Meanwhile S&P's decision to downgrade South Africa's local currency debt sent the rand tumbling. However, Moody's decision to only place South Africa on review for a downgrade may have prevented a larger sell-off in the currency. The rand weakened 2 perce

  • 01:11 Rift Valley Fever Kills Two People In Uganda

    Rift Valley Fever Kills Two People In Uganda

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    Uganda's Ministries of Health and Agriculture say two people have so far died after testing Positive for Rift Valley Fever. Laboratory tests by the Uganda Virus Institute, from samples collected out of two Central Uganda districts confirm the outbreak. CG

  • 02:13 Egypt Launches Investigation Into Mosque Attack

    Egypt Launches Investigation Into Mosque Attack

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    Investigations continue in Egypt as authorities dig for more facts about Friday's Mosque attack in the Sinai. At least 305 have been killed, among them 27 children and more than 128 injured. For years, parts of North Sinai have been strongholds for milita

  • 01:38 Priest Says Mugabe Glowed After Signing Resignation Letter

    Priest Says Mugabe Glowed After Signing Resignation Letter

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    A friend to former president Mugabe and mediator in the transition, Father Fidelis Mukonori has spoken out on what transpired during Mugabe's resignation. Speaking to the press, he described the moment when Mugabe seemingly glowed after signing his resign

  • 02:34 Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta Sworn In For Second Term

    Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta Sworn In For Second Term

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    Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in for a second term at Nairobi's Kasarani stadium. His deputy, William Ruto, has also taken his oath of office. Thousands of people are gathered at the stadium to witness the ceremony. Many Kenyans have exp

  • 01:43 Zimbabwe's Military Chief Calls For Restraint Amid Countrywide Celebrations

    Zimbabwe's Military Chief Calls For Restraint Amid Countrywide Celebrations

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    Jubilant Zimbabweans have celebrated late into the night following the announcement of Robert Mugabe's resignation. There have been some incidents of revelers getting carried away, with reports of vandalism. It's prompted military chief Constantino Chiwen

  • 06:35 Emmerson Mnangagwa To Be Sworn In As Interim President

    Emmerson Mnangagwa To Be Sworn In As Interim President

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    The new leader of Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF, Emmerson Mnangagwa, is expected to return home. According to the state broadcaster ZBC, he is due to sworn in as interim president on Friday. Analysts say Mnangagwa is likely to lead ZANU-PF into next year's elections

  • 01:44 Zimbabweans Living In South Africa Celebrate Into The Night

    Zimbabweans Living In South Africa Celebrate Into The Night

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    In South Africa, Zimbabwean nationals have taken to the streets in their numbers to celebrate Robert Mugabe's resignation. CGTN's Yolisa Njamela has more.

  • 01:37 EgyptAir Spreads Its Wings, Spends $6 Billion On 45 Planes

    EgyptAir Spreads Its Wings, Spends $6 Billion On 45 Planes

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    Egypt's national carrier, EgyptAir, has announced the largest deal in its history. It's purchased 45 new planes at a cost of 6 billion dollars. The deal was signed at the Dubai Air Show. Yasser Hakim looks at the significance of the purchase for Egypt's s

  • 02:05 Tunisia Clamps Down On Monopolies To Ease Food Price Pressure

    Tunisia Clamps Down On Monopolies To Ease Food Price Pressure

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    Six years after the 2011 unrest in Tunisia, the purchasing power of millions of people has decreased. Food prices have skyrocketed causing widespread anger on the streets. The government has reacted, waging a national campaign to control food prices by ta

  • 02:05 World's Biggest Radio Telescope Will Be Online In March 2018

    World's Biggest Radio Telescope Will Be Online In March 2018

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    Moving to South Africa’s massive radio satellite programme is nearing completion. The project's 64 antenna dishes will be online in March 2018. CGTN's Angelo Coppola visited the ground-breaking Square Kilometre Array project in the Northern Cape and filed

  • 02:14 Ethiopia Bets On Clothes To Fashion An Industrial Future

    Ethiopia Bets On Clothes To Fashion An Industrial Future

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    A growing list of renowned brands is churning out clothes from factories in Ethiopia. The North African country aims to rise to a position among the world's biggest garment-makers. It comes as labour, the cost of raw materials and taxes rise in dominant t

  • 02:16 Supreme Court Upholds Election Of Uhuru Kenyatta

    Supreme Court Upholds Election Of Uhuru Kenyatta

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    Kenya's Supreme Court has unanimously upheld Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in the re-run polls held last month. The court had previously nullified the August results, citing irregularities by the electoral commission. The ruling clears the way for the 55-year-

  • 05:20 Robert Mugabe Resigns, Zimbabwe Breaks Into Celebrations

    Robert Mugabe Resigns, Zimbabwe Breaks Into Celebrations

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    Robert Mugabe has resigned as Zimbabwe's President. The 93 year old leader, who has led the country for nearly 4 decades, has given up the reigns shortly after Zimbabwe's parliament began an impeachment process against him.

  • 04:53 U.S. Claims Air Strike In Somalia Kills 100 Militants

    U.S. Claims Air Strike In Somalia Kills 100 Militants

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    The U.S. military has carried out an air strike targeting an al-Shabaab camp. According to a statement released by U.S. Africa Command, the mission took place just over 200 kilometres north-west of the capital, Mogadishu. The U.S. claims to have killed mo

  • 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

  • 04:04 Fresh Clashes Between Police And Opposition Supporters Reported In Kenya

    Fresh Clashes Between Police And Opposition Supporters Reported In Kenya

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    There was fresh clashes between police and opposition supporters in Nairobi. Running battles between the two sides are being reported in several locations. Tensions have been mounting in Kenya since the return of opposition leader Raila Odinga from the Un

  • 01:54 Zimbabweans In South Africa Holds Rally Against Mugabe

    Zimbabweans In South Africa Holds Rally Against Mugabe

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    In South Africa, scores of Zimbabweans also took to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday -- in solidarity with their countrymen back home protesting for Mugabe's removal. CGTN's Yolisa Njamela has more

  • 02:43 Zimbabwean Ex-pat In South Africa Hope For Political Change

    Zimbabwean Ex-pat In South Africa Hope For Political Change

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    Zimbabwe's current political crisis is also affecting the Zimbabwean ex-pat community in South Africa. Many are keeping a close eye on the latest news, and for those who fled the country in hope of a better life in neighbouring South Africa, they're welco

  • 00:35 Senegal's Gendarme Showcase Dressage Techniques In Open Day

    Senegal's Gendarme Showcase Dressage Techniques In Open Day

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    People in Senegal may be more familiar with football terms than horse riding disciplines like dressage. But the country's security forces are giving locals a chance to appreciate horse riding. The national Gendarme presented a horse show at the Samba Dier

  • 01:58 President Mugabe Given 24 Hour Ultimatum To Step Down

    President Mugabe Given 24 Hour Ultimatum To Step Down

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    Pressure is piling for Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe to step down in the wake of the recent military intervention. Veterans of Zimbabwe's Liberation war have given President Mugabe a 24 hour ultimatum to step down. The group, once Mugabe's fiercest s

  • 00:30 Ivorian President Calls For A Dignified Exit For Mugabe

    Ivorian President Calls For A Dignified Exit For Mugabe

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    Cote D'Ivoire's president Alassane Ouattara has urged that President Mugabe be accorded a dignified exit.