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  • 04:54 President Ramaphosa To Announce Cabinet Reshuffle

    President Ramaphosa To Announce Cabinet Reshuffle

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    South Africans are awaiting a probable cabinet re-shuffle. They're expecting new president Cyril Ramaphosa to make changes to his cabinet. It's not clear at this stage when that will be, though. The ruling ANC has assured people that it will move with spe

  • 01:49 Ghana Agrees To Cooperate Fully With UN Over South Sudan Claims

    Ghana Agrees To Cooperate Fully With UN Over South Sudan Claims

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    The UN's peacekeeping missions are once again in the spotlight, this time in South Sudan. Members of the Ghana Police Service are being accused of sexual misconduct. Ghana has responded to the allegation, and says it will cooperate fully with the United N

  • 01:20 DR Congo Protests: Police Chief Had Assured No Live Ammunition Would Be Used

    DR Congo Protests: Police Chief Had Assured No Live Ammunition Would Be Used

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    Ahead of the clashes, the DRC's chief of police assured people that officers will not use live ammunition -- in contrast to what transpired.

  • 02:31 Nigerian Authorities Intensify Search For Missing Girls

    Nigerian Authorities Intensify Search For Missing Girls

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    Nigeria is sending extra troops and planes to the North-eastern state of Yobe as the search for missing schoolgirls intensifies. During the weekend, the government announced that 110 girls are presumed to have been abducted. That's according to informatio

  • 07:27 Kenya Rocked By Political Uncertainty

    Kenya Rocked By Political Uncertainty

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    Kenya's electioneering drama has been going on for months now. In this special report, CGTN's Thuli Tshabala explores the main events, and International Relations Expert David Kikaya gives a deeper insight into what lead the country into this state.

  • 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

  • 02:15 President John Magufuli Launches E-passports

    President John Magufuli Launches E-passports

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    In Tanzania, President John Magufuli has launched electronic passports. Ministry officials say the launch will be followed by online visa application services. The new system aims to fast-track the process of acquiring passports and remove unnecessary imm

  • 01:36 Sudan's Investment Initiative Empowers Women In Rural Areas

    Sudan's Investment Initiative Empowers Women In Rural Areas

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    A local initiative in Sudan is looking to empower rural women following the lifting of U.S. sanctions, which ended two decades of restrictions on international banking transactions. Vik Chege has more.

  • 11:09 Raila Odinga Swears Himself In As 'people's President'

    Raila Odinga Swears Himself In As 'people's President'

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    A day of political drama for Kenya, Opposition leader Raila Odinga has sworn himself in as people's president. The rival inauguration comes after Odinga lost last year's election to president Uhuru Kenyatta. More than 10-thousand people witnessed the riva

  • 02:12 Egypt's Zohr Gas Field To Raise $20 Billion Annually

    Egypt's Zohr Gas Field To Raise $20 Billion Annually

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    Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has inaugurated the first stage of production at the Zohr gas field. The country predicts it will achieve its goal of self-sufficiency in terms of the supply of liquefied natural gas. CGTN's Yasser Hakim has more det

  • 03:05 Somalia: Analysts Worried Over Increased U.S. Air Strike

    Somalia: Analysts Worried Over Increased U.S. Air Strike

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    Analysts have raised concern over the increase in U.S air strikes in the Horn of Africa nation. They say that while the drone attacks have helped in the fight against al-Shabaab, they are causing many problems for Somalis. Abdulaziz Billow has this report

  • 02:36 SA Economy Has Taken A Beating During Zuma's Term In Office

    SA Economy Has Taken A Beating During Zuma's Term In Office

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    There's growing speculation that South Africa's President Jacob may leave office before his term ends in 2019. Zuma has already been replaced by Cyril Ramaphosa as head of the ruling ANC. While he's meant to stay on as the country's president until the ne

  • 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