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  • 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

  • 02:14 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,

  • 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