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  • 02:52 Cape Town's Water Shortage Not Dampening Tourist Flows

    Cape Town's Water Shortage Not Dampening Tourist Flows

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    South Africa's peak holiday season is in full swing,especially in Cape Town,where the city is enjoying it's first post day zero festive period---when water was expected to run out through the city. The water restrictions have eased significantly .

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  • 03:38 Ethiopian Governemnt Launches Project To Promote Tax Payment Culture

    Ethiopian Governemnt Launches Project To Promote Tax Payment Culture

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    Ethiopia working on increasing government revenue, by encouraging businesses and citizens alike to pay their taxes. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed officially kicked off the movement, which is aims to raise tax compliance across the country.

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  • 02:26 Cock Fighting In Madagascar

    Cock Fighting In Madagascar

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    All around the world, animal sports have always elicited mixed reactions. In Madagascar however, cockfighting has the support of the majority, with thousands attending fights every weekend.

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  • 03:37 Ghana Battles To Eliminate Age Cheats In Sports

    Ghana Battles To Eliminate Age Cheats In Sports

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    Ghana has moved to ensure only deserving footballers get to play in its national age group teams. Teams are gearing up for the 2019 African age group qualifiers and the confederation of African football says it will tighten the noose on cheats. CGTN's Sad

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  • 02:02 Egyptian Women's Table Tennis Champion Sets Eyes On Olympic Medal

    Egyptian Women's Table Tennis Champion Sets Eyes On Olympic Medal

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    The 2018 African and Arab champion in women Table Tennis, is young Egyptian who've broken all of her country's records in the sport. At 24 Dina Meshref has become Egypt's own legend in Table Tennis. The Al Ahly player looks for more achievements, hopefull

  • 02:33 ZIMBABWE: Constructs Of Society Likely To Be Built Or Destroyed On The Platform

    ZIMBABWE: Constructs Of Society Likely To Be Built Or Destroyed On The Platform

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    Many people in Zimbabwe have access to smart phones and therefore, social media. It has provided a platform for them to voice their views and concerns particularly around politics. The medium has the ability to encourage social cohesion but at the same ti

  • 02:11 Tshisekedi To Front New DRC Opposition Coalition

    Tshisekedi To Front New DRC Opposition Coalition

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    DRC's two largest opposition parties have reached an agreement to field a single candidate in the December Poll. Felix Tshisekedi, the leader of the union for democracy and social progress, will be the coalition's flag bearer after talks in Nairobi.

  • 01:13 DRC Catholic Bishops Raise Concerns Ahead Of Elections

    DRC Catholic Bishops Raise Concerns Ahead Of Elections

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    Influential conference of Catholic bishops in the DRC have warned that the Ebola epidemic and clashes in eastern Congo could threaten the validity of the upcoming elections. The National Episcopal Conference of Congo has also raised concerns on the use of

  • 02:33 Egyptians Remember Sinai Mosque Attack

    Egyptians Remember Sinai Mosque Attack

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    Members of the Egyptian Cabinet have joined victims' families of Al-Raw-da Mosque attack in North Sinai commemorating the incidents anniversary. More than 300-Muslim worshippers were killed when militants opened fire at a Friday prayer. A year later Egypt

  • 01:48 Egyptian Winery Taps Old Ways To Produce Award Winning Wine

    Egyptian Winery Taps Old Ways To Produce Award Winning Wine

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    And the adverse conditions of Egypt's climate often prove disadvantageous for any wine. But a small winery is fighting to produce an all-Egyptian award-winning wine.

  • 01:11 Protests Erupt In Gabon Over Absentee President

    Protests Erupt In Gabon Over Absentee President

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    Let's go to Gabon now, where scores of Gabonese protested in Libreville against the modification of the constitution to cater for the incumbent president's absence. President Ali Bongo has been hospitalized in Ryad since the 24th of October when he fell i

  • 02:11 Boko Haram Kidnap 50 Loggers In Nigeria

    Boko Haram Kidnap 50 Loggers In Nigeria

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    In Nigeria, Boko Haram jihadists have kidnapped around 50 loggers in the northeastern part of the country, close to the border with Cameroon. The abduction took place at Bulakesa village in Borno state. The incident comes hours after the country's army co

  • 02:31 Zimbabwe's Journey One Year After Mugabe

    Zimbabwe's Journey One Year After Mugabe

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    Former President Robert Mugabe's stature as Zimbabwe's founding father remains intact despite being forced out of power a year ago. The Southern African nations' new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a ruling ZANU PF party rally that government will provide

  • 02:47 Music For Peace In Cameroon

    Music For Peace In Cameroon

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    Cameroon is bracing for an election that is scheduled for October 7th. However, the situation in the Anglophone Northwest and Southwest region is threatening to tear the country apart. But one young artist from this troubled region, is now urging for peac

  • 01:10 EU Steps In To Fight DRC Ebola Spread

    EU Steps In To Fight DRC Ebola Spread

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    The European Union has stepped in with financial support to facilitate efforts in the fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The current outbreak has claimed the lives of at least one hundred people. Leon Ssenyange has more.

  • 01:11 Nigeria Military Plane Crash

    Nigeria Military Plane Crash

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    Two military aircraft have crashed in the outskirts of country's capital Abuja. The aircrafts were at the time involved in flight manoeuvres, in preparations for Nigeria's 58th independence

  • 03:48 Arts Scene In Kenya

    Arts Scene In Kenya

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    Kenya's art scene is more vibrant than ever. From pop-up exhibitions to old galleries getting a face-lift to create more opportunities for local artists. The art industry is also attracting more local buyers. Investors hope that in a few years the sector

  • 01:55 South Africa Land Reforms

    South Africa Land Reforms

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    South Africa's land reforms will include issuing title deeds to small-scale farmers living on tribal lands. That's according to a senior ruling party official. These views are in contrast to those of President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa had assured the Zu

  • 01:49 Pressure Mounting On Legislators To Pass Outstanding Laws In Zimbabwe

    Pressure Mounting On Legislators To Pass Outstanding Laws In Zimbabwe

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    In Zimbabwe, parliamentarians have been given 30 days to align outstanding pieces of legislation to a constitution passed in 2013 or face censure

  • 02:08 Uganda Gets Into Oktoberfest Craze

    Uganda Gets Into Oktoberfest Craze

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    The Oktobefest may be a German tradition, but it is also greatly celebrated elsewhere around the world. In Uganda's capital Kampala, the famous beer festival welcomed thousands of revellers, who indulged in plenty of food and beer as Leon Ssenyange report

  • 02:50 Rebuilding Somalia's Economy

    Rebuilding Somalia's Economy

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    Recent financial reforms in Somalia have attracted huge support from global creditors and continental blocs. The European Union is the latest to announce 100 million euro in budget support for the Horn of African nation. From Mogadishu, CGTN's Abdulaziz B

  • 02:56 Somalia Arms Embargo

    Somalia Arms Embargo

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    Somalia is rallying support for the lifting of an arms embargo imposed in the country almost three decades ago. Somali authorities argue that its troops cannot have the same fighting capability as Al-Shabaab and expected to win the war. From Mogadishu, CG

  • Kony 2012

    Kony 2012

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    A documentary that explores why African cult and militia leader and indicted war criminal fugitive Joseph Kony needs to be arrested by the end of 2012.

  • 02:45 Young People Find Lucrative Ways To Protect The Environment In Uganda

    Young People Find Lucrative Ways To Protect The Environment In Uganda

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    In Uganda, some young people are earning money from collecting plastic waste in Kampala's slums. City authorities estimate that over half the country's plastic is NOT recycled and is responsible for clogging up drains. This has encouraged slum dwellers to

  • 02:20 Hundreds Light Candles And Embrace Peace In Juba

    Hundreds Light Candles And Embrace Peace In Juba

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    South Sudan has wrapped up celebrations to mark peace day. A candle lighting ceremony was led by Vice President, James Wani Igga.Close to 700 South Sudanese participated in the capital Juba. The country is ushering a new dawn--following the signing of a p

  • 03:15 Death Toll Climbs To Over 200, One Person Rescued After 48 Hours

    Death Toll Climbs To Over 200, One Person Rescued After 48 Hours

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    The death toll from a ferry accident on Lake Victoria has soared to 218 and may go up. One survivor was found inside the boat - two days after it capsized. Divers continue searching, as families arrive at the shore to identify loved ones.

  • 03:09 Ethnic Clashes Erupt In The Outskirts Of Ethiopia's Capital

    Ethnic Clashes Erupt In The Outskirts Of Ethiopia's Capital

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    More than a-dozen people have been killed and hundreds have fled their homes following ethnic clashes on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. The worst-affected areas are Burayu and Oromia. Local media are reporting that the attacks are highly organ

  • 03:54 Kenyan Boxer Fatuma Zarika Punches Her Way To A Global Title

    Kenyan Boxer Fatuma Zarika Punches Her Way To A Global Title

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    From Zimbabwe to Kenya where the country's most successful professional female boxer has retained her WBC Super Bantam weight title. Fatuma Zarika won a on a split decision over Mexico's Yamileth Mercado in a ten round fight. CGTN's Edmond Nyabola has bee

  • 01:59 South Africa's Springboks Win Over New Zealand's All Blacks

    South Africa's Springboks Win Over New Zealand's All Blacks

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    We begin our sport with rugby -- South Africa's 36-34 victory over New Zealand in Wellington was a remarkable feat for the Springboks. It's left the men in black licking their wounds while the men in green and gold were grinning all the way home. CGTN's S

  • 04:37 Nigeria Floods Displaces More Than 30,000 People

    Nigeria Floods Displaces More Than 30,000 People

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    Nigeria's Emergency Management Agency estimates more than 100 people have been killed, and 30 thousand displaced by flooding in the past two weeks alone. Asta Tall has more

  • 01:35 Burkina Faso's  Calls For Justice Persist After Failed Coup Three Years On

    Burkina Faso's Calls For Justice Persist After Failed Coup Three Years On

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    It's been three years since the failed coup in Burkina Faso. More than a-dozen people were killed and hundreds wounded. Years later, the victims are still waiting for justice

  • 01:58 Congolese Delighted That Bemba Will Not Serve More Jail Time After ICC Ruling

    Congolese Delighted That Bemba Will Not Serve More Jail Time After ICC Ruling

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    Supporters of former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba are delighted that the International Criminal Court has decided the politician will NOT serve any more time behind bars. Bemba has been fined 3-hundred and 50-thousand dollars and 12-months for

  • 03:33 Burundi's Agricultural Transformation

    Burundi's Agricultural Transformation

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    In Burundi, around 90% of the population rely on agriculture for a living. But with limited arable land, farmers struggle to make a living and in turn, 65% of the population live below the poverty line. A new initiative implemented by agriculture experts

  • 01:32 Zambia To Probe Missappropriation Of Funds After UK Suspends Aid

    Zambia To Probe Missappropriation Of Funds After UK Suspends Aid

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    We start the bulletin in Zambia where the government has promised to take action on the misappropriation of funds meant for social programmes following the suspension of aid by the country's leading donor - the United Kingdom. This follows allegations tha

  • 01:16 South African Citizens React To The Legalisation Of Personal Cannabis Use

    South African Citizens React To The Legalisation Of Personal Cannabis Use

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    in South Africa a recent decision by the Constitutional Court to legalise the personal use of cannabis is creating mixed responses. Let's see what South Africans think are the highs and lows of the decision

  • 02:10 DRC Citizens Call For Justice As Ntaganda's Case Enters Final Stages

    DRC Citizens Call For Justice As Ntaganda's Case Enters Final Stages

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    As the trial of former Congolese rebel leader, Bosco Ntaganda, enters the final stage, many in the Great Lakes nation are following closely. Most of those who witnessed the violence in Ituri Province are hoping for justice. Prosecutors told judges that Nt

  • 02:02 Tunisia Scales Efforts To Combat Cholera Spread

    Tunisia Scales Efforts To Combat Cholera Spread

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    In Tunisia, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has agreed that the Cholera monitoring unit should coordinate with other ministries to ensure that all preventive measures are in place to combat the spread of the cholera.Tunisian officials maintain that the chol

  • 02:43 Zimbabwe Still Dogged By Land Issues

    Zimbabwe Still Dogged By Land Issues

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    More than 18 years after Zimbabwe began repossessing white owned farms and distributing them to black owners, the country is still grappling with issues related to the programme. This include productivity, compensation of former white farmers and restorat

  • 00:49 Ethiopian Authorities Probe The Cause Of Military Aircraft Accident

    Ethiopian Authorities Probe The Cause Of Military Aircraft Accident

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    Ethiopia is investigating the cause of a military helicopter crash that occurred South of the Capital Addis Ababa on Thursday. All the 17 people on board died, the majority of them military personel. Coletta Wanjohi reports from Addis Ababa

  • 03:04 Nigeria Hosts Beauty Pageant Advocating For Girls Education

    Nigeria Hosts Beauty Pageant Advocating For Girls Education

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    In Nigeria, education activists are using a beauty contest to advocate for the welfare of the girl child. The Polo international beauty contest premiered this week in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. CGTN's Kelechi Emekalam attended and filed this report.

  • 04:02 South African Sculptor Inspired By Ancient Greek Philosophers

    South African Sculptor Inspired By Ancient Greek Philosophers

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    A South African sculptor is making a name for himself, not only in South Africa, but beyond. And his work is inspired by the philosophers of ancient Greece. CGTN's Yolisa Njamela has that story.

  • 01:34 Death Toll From Latest DRC Ebola Flare-up Rises To 79

    Death Toll From Latest DRC Ebola Flare-up Rises To 79

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    Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo say the latest death toll from the Ebola outbreak has risen to 79. The cases have been reported in Ituri and North Kivu Province in eastern DRC. CGTN's Chris Ocamringa reports.

  • 02:23 New Eatery In Ethiopia Trying To Close The Gender Gap In Jobs

    New Eatery In Ethiopia Trying To Close The Gender Gap In Jobs

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    In Ethiopia, a restaurant has opened in the capital, Addis Ababa, that employs only women. The name of the restaurant, 'Temsalet', means " shining example". It's run by three women. They say their vision is to empower and help the vulnerable by giving the

  • 01:56 Namibia Takes Over Rotating Chairmanship Of SADC

    Namibia Takes Over Rotating Chairmanship Of SADC

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    The two day SADC ordinary heads of state summit came to a close on Saturday in Windhoek. The new chair -- who is also Namibia's President -- Hage Geingob, addressed heads of state and senior government officials representing the 16 member countries. Angel

  • 03:03 South Africans Remember Aretha Franklin

    South Africans Remember Aretha Franklin

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    Tributes are continuing to pour in for global superstar Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul, as Franklin was popularly known, died this week after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Her music has transcended several generations. And she has inspired mil

  • 03:09 Chinese-funded Airport Expansion Boosts Tourism In Zimbabwe

    Chinese-funded Airport Expansion Boosts Tourism In Zimbabwe

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    Zimbabwe's famous Victoria Falls has long attracted visitors from around the world to the country's remote northwest. Now, thanks to the expansion of the area's international airport, it's easier than ever to travel to this stunning waterfall. CGTN's Li J

  • 03:21 Grief Strikes Ghana Following Kofi Annan's Demise

    Grief Strikes Ghana Following Kofi Annan's Demise

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    Tears and fond memories at the Kumasi family home of former UN Secretary General and nobel peace prize laureate, Kofi Annan. The Ghanaian diplomat died on Saturday in Switzerland. He is remembered as a man who was dignified and humane.

  • 05:11 South Africa State Capture Inquiry Gets Underway

    South Africa State Capture Inquiry Gets Underway

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    The anticipated judicial commission of inquiry into state capture in South Africa is under way. The Gupta family is accused of irregularly influencing former president Jacob Zuma and his son, Duduzane. Former head of government communications, Themba Mase

  • 02:15 Experts Push For Elections To Stabilise Libya's Economy

    Experts Push For Elections To Stabilise Libya's Economy

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    Libyan politicians believe that the political settlement is necessary in the North African state in order to boost the country's ailing economy. Libyan experts have urged the country's policy makers, tribal leaders and public figures to proceed with plans

  • 02:09 Tunisia Receives Migrants Despite Opposition To Migrant Centres

    Tunisia Receives Migrants Despite Opposition To Migrant Centres

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    Tunisia continues to receive migrants from the continent on humanitarian grounds. This is despite its position last month when it rejected a proposal by Italy to have migrant centers set up in Africa to stop the tide of asylum-seekers heading towards west