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  • 02:01 Tunisia : Economists Concerned As Inflation Peaks

    Tunisia : Economists Concerned As Inflation Peaks

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    Tunisian economists are worried about the rising inflation rate. It peaked at 6.4 percent in the last month of 2017. Authorities have been forced to increase food prices and and cut state spending much to the anger of Tunisians. Let's get more from CGTN's

  • 00:41 Schools And Markets Closed In Zambia As Cholera Kills 61 People

    Schools And Markets Closed In Zambia As Cholera Kills 61 People

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    The start of Zambia's school year has been postponed and all public gatherings banned to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people. Street vendors have been chased from the central business district and the market places have been closed.

  • 02:24 Zimbabwe’s Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Could Retire

    Zimbabwe’s Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Could Retire

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    Zimbabwe’s veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai could be retiring from active politics -- just months before his fourth shot at the presidency. Tsvangirai is undergoing treatment for cancer. He recently issued a statement suggesting he may step dow

  • 01:38 West African Countries Join Forces To Fight Boko Haram

    West African Countries Join Forces To Fight Boko Haram

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    Three West African countries -- Cameroon, Niger and Chad -- have again teamed up with Nigeria to fight Boko Haram. The joint forces claim to have killed scores of militants and forced more than a-thousand to surrender since the regional offensive began. C

  • 01:12 Zimbabwe's Electoral Body Extends Voter Registration Period

    Zimbabwe's Electoral Body Extends Voter Registration Period

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    Zimbabwe's electoral body has extended voter registration ahead of polls slated for later this year. Previous elections in Zimbabwe have been marred by allegations of ghost voters and rigging. This time the government has introduced a biometric voter regi

  • 01:54 Tunisia Implements Program To Cut Over 120,000 Public Sector Jobs

    Tunisia Implements Program To Cut Over 120,000 Public Sector Jobs

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    Tunisia is implementing a voluntary layoff program for civil servants. The ambitious project aims to cut at least 120,000 public sector jobs in the next 2 years. However, less than 30 percent of the expected 30,000 voluntary layoffs in 2017 were registere

  • 02:02 Protests Over High Food Prices Rock Tunisia For Third Night

    Protests Over High Food Prices Rock Tunisia For Third Night

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    Protesters in Tunisia defied the threat of a security clampdown as they spilled onto the streets of the capital Tunis. There were also demonstrations in several other towns for a third day, fuelled by economic hardship. Susan Mwongeli reports.

  • 01:52 Tunisian Government Steps Up Efforts To Invest In Border Security

    Tunisian Government Steps Up Efforts To Invest In Border Security

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    The Tunisian government has stepped up efforts to invest in the border region and boost security. Adnen Chaouachi has more.

  • 00:49 President Kenyatta To Meet Zuma In Durban For Talks

    President Kenyatta To Meet Zuma In Durban For Talks

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    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has begun his state visit to South Africa. This is his first foreign trip since he was sworn-in for a second term. According to a statement by the presidency, Kenyatta will hold talks with his counterpart Jacob Zuma, in Dur

  • 02:33 Tanzania To Ban Use Of Charcoal To Save Forests

    Tanzania To Ban Use Of Charcoal To Save Forests

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    Tanzania's government is pressing ahead with plans to ban the exportation of "dirty" charcoal from districts. It further aims to totally phase out the use of charcoal by 2025.The country is losing hundreds of thousands of hectares of pristine forest due t

  • 03:55 Nigerians Evacuated From Detention Centres Arrive Home

    Nigerians Evacuated From Detention Centres Arrive Home

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    Nigeria has begun evacuating its citizens trapped in Libya. Over 400 Nigerian returnee migrants have been flown into Port Harcourt. More are expected in the coming days. The Nigerian government is aiming to repatriate around 5,000 of its citizens from Lib

  • 02:53 Egypt, Tanzania To Deepen Ties

    Egypt, Tanzania To Deepen Ties

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    Egypt and Tanzania have announced a stronger phase of their bilateral relations. Foreign Ministers of both countries have signed three MOU's to investigate deeper cooperation in numerous sectors, among them fighting terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa and com

  • 02:19 Zimbabwe To Sell State-owned Enterprises To Offset Budget Deficit

    Zimbabwe To Sell State-owned Enterprises To Offset Budget Deficit

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    Zimbabwe is planning a mass sale of state owned enterprises as it looks to offset a ballooning budget deficit. Zimbabwe aims to attract private investors to rescue the institutions among them the state power utility and the national airline. President Emm

  • 02:14 Lake Victoria Risks Drying Up Due To Pollution

    Lake Victoria Risks Drying Up Due To Pollution

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    Ugandan scientists are warning that the world's second-largest fresh water lake, Lake Victoria is at risk of drying up due to over-fishing and water pollution. Experts are calling for concerted efforts to save the lake, which straddles Kenya, Uganda and T

  • 01:58 Tanzania Holds Memorial For Soldiers Killed In DRC Attack

    Tanzania Holds Memorial For Soldiers Killed In DRC Attack

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    Tanzania has held a memorial for the 14 peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo last week. The attack by suspected rebel fighters has been one of the deadliest against UN forces in recent history. CGTN's Daniel Kijo reports from Dar es Sal

  • 01:37 Libya Conflict Takes Toll On Fishing Industry

    Libya Conflict Takes Toll On Fishing Industry

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    The ongoing political turmoil in Libya is driving foreign workers away. The country's fishing industry used to depend heavily on foreign labour. But the sinking economy has left fishermen high and dry -- and customers unable to afford what used to be a st

  • 00:43 Burundi's President Launches Campaign To Stay In Power Until 2034

    Burundi's President Launches Campaign To Stay In Power Until 2034

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    Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has launched a referendum campaign to stay in power until 2034. He's already serving a controversial third term, which saw mass protests and violence break out in the country in 2015. Now, Nkurunziza wants to amend th

  • 02:16 Tunisia's Members Of Parliament Opposed To Tax Hikes

    Tunisia's Members Of Parliament Opposed To Tax Hikes

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    The adoption of Tunisia's 2018 budget has been welcomed by the Government of Youssef Chahed. However, after weeks of both public hearings of his cabinet ministers, the Premier's new law was criticized by at least 80 MPs. The new state budget will impose m

  • 01:03 South African Court Orders Probe On State Capture

    South African Court Orders Probe On State Capture

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    South Africa's High Court has ruled that a commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture be established within the next six months. It will investigate whether President Jacob Zuma allowed a wealthy family to influence state decisions. Former Pu

  • 00:41 Mnangagwa Threatens Those Who Send Money Abroad Illegally

    Mnangagwa Threatens Those Who Send Money Abroad Illegally

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    Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa say he knows exactly who has taken money out of the country illegally. And he's vowed to take action as soon as the three-month grace period he announced ends. Mnangagwa has ramped up pressure on individuals and com

  • 02:22 President Mnangagwa Chairs First ZANU-PF Politburo Meeting

    President Mnangagwa Chairs First ZANU-PF Politburo Meeting

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    Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has chaired his first ZANU-PF politburo meeting. It marks the official start of proceedings ahead of the extra-ordinary congress set for Friday. CGTN's Farai Mwakutuya has more from Harare.

  • 02:14 Report: Nearly 5,500 People Flee Violence In The DRC Daily

    Report: Nearly 5,500 People Flee Violence In The DRC Daily

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    A recent report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre suggests that an average 5-thousand 5-hundred people flee their homes every single day in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Many head to Uganda. CGTN's Hillary Ayesiga talks to a Congolese ref

  • Tendai Biti speech at the The Gathering in Sandton

    Tendai Biti speech at the The Gathering in Sandton

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    23 November 2017 Zimbabwe in transition

  • 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,

  • 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