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  • 01:33 Rwandan Embassy Snubs UN Event, Holds Peace Walk

    Rwandan Embassy Snubs UN Event, Holds Peace Walk

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    A peace walk commemorating the 23 years since the Rwandan Genocide, took place Friday in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The event was attended by the Rwandan diaspora living in Kenya, dignitaries from both countries as well as Kenyans. The Rwandan embassy in

  • 00:38 President Kabila Names Opposition Member As Prime Minister

    President Kabila Names Opposition Member As Prime Minister

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    President Joseph Kabila has named a former member of the largest opposition party as his prime minister. Bruno Tshibala has been appointed the prime minister of a new transitional government that is meant to organise a presidential election by the end of

  • 03:03 Kenya Leads In Push Toward Solar Energy Use In Africa

    Kenya Leads In Push Toward Solar Energy Use In Africa

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    Property developers in Kenya must fit homes and buildings with solar panels for water heating to promote clean energy production and reduce electricity costs. Kenya is one of the countries leading Africa's push toward solar energy use but it still relies

  • 00:41 President Barrow's Party Wins Majority Of Seats In Parliament

    President Barrow's Party Wins Majority Of Seats In Parliament

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    President Adama Barrow's United Democratic Party has won majority of seats in parliamentary elections. The country's Independent Electoral Commission says the UDP won 31 seats in the 53-seat National Assembly. The former ruling Alliance for Patriotic Reor

  • 00:50 South Sudan Government Denies That Its Troops Are Killing Civilians

    South Sudan Government Denies That Its Troops Are Killing Civilians

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    The South Sudanese government denies reports that it's army has been killing innocent civilians. They say the SPLA forces fought back in retaliation following attacks on its position by opposition forces based in Pajok

  • 01:49 UN Appoints Rwandan General To Head Up UNMISS

    UN Appoints Rwandan General To Head Up UNMISS

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    the United Nations has appointed a Rwandan military officer to head up the UN's peacekeeping mission in South Sudan. Lt. Gen Frank Mushyo Kamanzi will take over the troubled task force following a scandal that forced out the former force commander. CGTN's

  • 01:12 FAO Warns Of A Bigger Catastrophe In Lake Chad Basin

    FAO Warns Of A Bigger Catastrophe In Lake Chad Basin

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    The food and agriculture organization has warned of a greater catastrophe in the Lake Chad Basin following a prolonged drought in the region. During a visit to north-eastern Nigeria, FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva says failure to restore food

  • 00:51 Somalis Continue To Flee Their Homes In Search Of Food

    Somalis Continue To Flee Their Homes In Search Of Food

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    Hundreds of Somalis continue to flee their home in search of food and water as the drought in the country worsens. Many has been arriving at the Al-Adala camp for displaced people in capital Mogadishu. The camp is home to over 1 thousand displaced familie

  • 02:22 Nigeria To Hand Sea Pirates Death Penalty Or Life In Prison

    Nigeria To Hand Sea Pirates Death Penalty Or Life In Prison

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    Nigeria's is working on a law that will hand the death penalty to anyone found guilty of sea piracy. The country, like most countries around the Gulf of Guinea, has been battling sea piracy for a long time. In the past one year, the Nigerian Navy has succ

  • 02:41 Islamic Banking System Begins Operating In Uganda

    Islamic Banking System Begins Operating In Uganda

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    Uganda is in the final stages of implementing the Islamic banking system. In January 2016, the government passed the Islamic banking and finance law. But implementation has been delayed due to an absence of supporting regulations. CGTN's Michael Baleke ha

  • 05:08 Fitch Now Downgrades South Africa Credit Rating To Junk Status

    Fitch Now Downgrades South Africa Credit Rating To Junk Status

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    Fitch Ratings has announced the downgrade of South Africa to sub investment grade or junk status. It changed its rating to 'BB+' from 'BBB-', with the outlook stable. The ratings agency says that the recent Cabinet reshuffle is likely to result in a chang

  • 02:17 South African Enterprise Serves Insects As Food Source

    South African Enterprise Serves Insects As Food Source

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    While the idea of eating bugs may be a complete turn-off to many people, the Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates that farming insects could help food security. Insects are part of the diet of at least two billion people around the world. Now a sma

  • 02:29 Tunisia's Tourism Industry Reviving Two Years After Terror Attacks

    Tunisia's Tourism Industry Reviving Two Years After Terror Attacks

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    Tunisia has been hard at work to revive its tourism industry. Numbers plummeted since the terror attacks in the country in 2015. 80 percent of hotels on the coast had to shut down. But the industry's reviving. Take a look. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http

  • 01:24 Overall Death Toll From Twin Blasts At Churches In Egypt Rises To Above 40

    Overall Death Toll From Twin Blasts At Churches In Egypt Rises To Above 40

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    Authorities in Egypt have declared three days of national mourning for the victims of twin attacks on Coptic churches. The overall death toll has surpassed 40, and it's expected to rise. ISIL militants have claimed responsibility for both attacks. We begi

  • 02:54 85-year-old Larkin Looking To Participate In Sixth Half Marathon

    85-year-old Larkin Looking To Participate In Sixth Half Marathon

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    Cape Town's Two Oceans Race is fast approaching and one contender is set to break the age barrier in spectacular fashion. CGTN's Julie Scheier now brings us the amazing story of Deirdre Larkin, an 85-year-old woman, who runs 60 races a year and who will b

  • 01:13 Campaigners In Nigeria Urges World Not To Forget Chibok Girls

    Campaigners In Nigeria Urges World Not To Forget Chibok Girls

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    Recently marked three years since the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls from Chibok. Three years on, and many have since been released. But others remain in captivity. To commemorate the anniversary, Bring Back Our Girls campaigners gathered in the Ni

  • 02:46 Thousands Of Cameroonians Moving Places As Internet Shutdown Enters 3rd Month

    Thousands Of Cameroonians Moving Places As Internet Shutdown Enters 3rd Month

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    Tech entrepreneurs in the Anglophone northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon continue to suffer. This as a government ordered internet shutdown enters its third month in Cameroon's English-speaking regions. As Leslie Mirungu reports many in the Anglop

  • 07:38 Egyptian President Sisi Declares Three-month State Of Emergency

    Egyptian President Sisi Declares Three-month State Of Emergency

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    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has announced a three-month state of emergency following Sunday's church bomb attacks that killed about 43 people. Yasser Hakim has more. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook:

  • 00:34 Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Replaces His Brother With Key Ally

    Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Replaces His Brother With Key Ally

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    Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has replaced the country's Prime Minister. In a decree announced on state Television, Boubacar stated that former Prime Minister Modibo Keita has been replaced by Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga. Maiga is a longtime ally of

  • 01:22 Zimbabwean Government Scales Up Efforts To Fight Child Marriages

    Zimbabwean Government Scales Up Efforts To Fight Child Marriages

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    Authorities in Zimbabwe are calling for more effort to reduce teen pregnancy and child marriages in the country. Incidents of teen pregnancy in the country are shockingly high. It's believed every one in 10 girls between the ages of 15 and 19 fall pregnan

  • 03:18 Teenagers Hope To Bring Nigeria Boxing Glory At 2020 Olympics

    Teenagers Hope To Bring Nigeria Boxing Glory At 2020 Olympics

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    Two teenage boxers have set their sights on representing Nigeria in the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. The country used to be an African boxing powerhouse, and these two young women are hoping to return the country to its glory days. CGTN's Deji Badmus has this

  • 06:11 Africas Property Market Oversupply Plagues Commodity-exporting Countries

    Africas Property Market Oversupply Plagues Commodity-exporting Countries

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    Africa's property market is experiencing an oversupply as falling oil prices impact commodity-exporting countries. That's according to a report by London-based consultancy firm, Knight Frank. The report singles out Angola's capital, Luanda as the city wit

  • 02:36 New Online Platform Set To Simplify Transactions In Ethiopia

    New Online Platform Set To Simplify Transactions In Ethiopia

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    Six young Ethiopians have designed software that will allow people to transact online -- reducing the hassle of making cash payments. However, as they lobby for the cashless system, they'll have to overcome the mistrust that many in Ethiopia have of payin

  • 02:30 Ugandan Authorities Switch Off 2 Million Unregistered Phones

    Ugandan Authorities Switch Off 2 Million Unregistered Phones

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    Uganda has switched off more than 2 million unregistered phones, after a deadline passed at the end of last month. Officials say they are cracking down because criminals are increasingly using unregistered SIM cards. CGTN'S Isabel Nakirya reports.

  • 03:46 Egypt Economy Foreign Debt Jumps 40% To $76 Billion In December 2016

    Egypt Economy Foreign Debt Jumps 40% To $76 Billion In December 2016

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    Egypt's Central Bank expects foreign reserves to have reached a high of $28.5 B by the end of this month.This will be the highest since the 2011 revolution. Foreign reserves had dropped by more than two thirds due to the fallout of the 2011 uprising and t

  • 01:47 South Sudan UN Representative Calls For Dialogue, Implementation Of Accord

    South Sudan UN Representative Calls For Dialogue, Implementation Of Accord

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    The UN representative to South Sudan is urging the country's leaders to engage in dialogue to end the ongoing conflict. David Shearer says military intervention is not an option - but rather the implementation of the peace agreement. CGTN's Patrick Oyet s

  • 01:14 Congolese Awaiting Appointment Of New Prime Minister

    Congolese Awaiting Appointment Of New Prime Minister

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    The Democratic Republic of Congo residents are awaiting word on who their new Prime Minister will be. That announcement is expected on Friday. President Joseph Kabila on Wednesday assured Congolese that the appointment will be made within 48 hours. [TAKE

  • 00:44 Senegal Hosts Sino-Africa Relationship Conference

    Senegal Hosts Sino-Africa Relationship Conference

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    Senegal has been hosting hundreds of participants in a Sino-Africa relationship conference in the country's capital Dakar, organized by the Cheikh Anta Diop University in collaboration with the Chinese embassy in Senegal, delegates took the opportunity to

  • 03:03 IMF Warns Of Urgent Need For Reform On Nigeria's Economy

    IMF Warns Of Urgent Need For Reform On Nigeria's Economy

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    The International Monetary Fund has warned that Nigeria's economy needs urgent reform. In its report, the IMF faults the government's handling of economic policies. It says this could affect talks over at least $1.4 B in international loans. The Internati

  • 01:53 Weekly Turnover On The Dar Stock Exchange Drops 90%

    Weekly Turnover On The Dar Stock Exchange Drops 90%

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    Turnover on Tanzania's Dar Stock Exchange has fallen by more than 90% over the past two weeks. Last week the country announced a new audit into the tax affairs of mining companies. But brokers say investors may also be selling stock to raise funds to inve