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  • 00:32 Tunisia Bids Farewell To First Democratically Elected President

    Tunisia Bids Farewell To First Democratically Elected President

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    President Beji Caied Essesbi was buried in the Cemetery of Tunis. Exceptional measures were taken for the state funeral. Women, men and children took to the streets to mourn their president who safeguarded democracy, consolidated the values of democracy a

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  • 01:48 Talks Continue In Sudan After A Second Reported Coup Attempt This Month

    Talks Continue In Sudan After A Second Reported Coup Attempt This Month

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    Negotiations between the Sudan military council and the opposition continue as both sides try to hammer out a final road map for a transitional period in Sudan. This comes after a failed coup attempt last week.

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  • 09:03 Kenyan Finance Minister Freed On Cash Bail Following Graft Charges

    Kenyan Finance Minister Freed On Cash Bail Following Graft Charges

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    A kenyan court has granted Finance Minister, Henry Rotich and his Principal Secretary, a cash bail of about $145,000 dollars each. This comes after the two were arraigned at Law Court on Tuesday, over various corruption offences. Rotich and 27 other offic

  • 03:08 Inflation Running At 175% Takes Toll On Government Workers In Zimbabwe

    Inflation Running At 175% Takes Toll On Government Workers In Zimbabwe

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    Zimbabwe's government workers say they are being squeezed by inflation. Running at an annual rate of 175%, the country's struggling economy is now forcing some to live in their places of work just to cut down on the cost of rent and transportation.

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  • 03:21 Local Nigerians Seizing Opportunity Of Waste Recycling

    Local Nigerians Seizing Opportunity Of Waste Recycling

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    With a population exceeding 180 million, Nigeria is one of the largest producers of solid waste in Africa, generating more than 32 million tons annually. To fix this, some Nigerian are now challenging this narrative by using recycling as means of survival

  • 03:12 Somalia Government Warns Traders Not To Pay Taxes To Armed Groups

    Somalia Government Warns Traders Not To Pay Taxes To Armed Groups

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    Traders in Somalia have been warned against paying taxes to armed groups battling the Somali government. The Horn of African nation is struggling to contain an armed insurgency by Al-Shabaab and ISIL that seeks to overthrow the government.

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  • 02:12 Fight For Tripoli Intensifies, Humanitarian Situation Worsens

    Fight For Tripoli Intensifies, Humanitarian Situation Worsens

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    Libyan rival militias are intensifying their attacks around the capital Tripoli. LNA forces have been trying to regain control over the strategic Gheryan City, which GNA forces took control of a few weeks ago. While the international community's hands rem

  • 04:06 Ethiopia Has Planted Over 350 Million Trees In A Day

    Ethiopia Has Planted Over 350 Million Trees In A Day

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    Ethiopia has gone into the record books by planting over 350 million trees in a day. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is leading the project, which aims to counter the effects of deforestation and climate change. The UN says Ethiopia's forest coverage declined f

  • 02:42 UNICEF Welcomes Release Of Nearly 900 Children By Armed Group.

    UNICEF Welcomes Release Of Nearly 900 Children By Armed Group.

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    Nearly 900 children held by a pro-government militia in Nigeria have been freed. Among them -- more than a hundred girls.They're part of the Civilian Joint Task Force or C-J-T-F, which has been battling the extremist group Boko Haram. It's not clear how m

  • 01:57 President Sisi And Haftar Meet Again, As Tripoli Fight Rages.

    President Sisi And Haftar Meet Again, As Tripoli Fight Rages.

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    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has met with Libya's Khalifa Haftar, saluting Haftar's efforts to combat terrorism and extremist militias in his country. The meeting between the two, which is the second in about a month, comes during Haftar's Liby

  • 02:19 Joining Hands To Fight Femicide In South Africa

    Joining Hands To Fight Femicide In South Africa

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    South Africa has called on members of the United Nations Security Council to work in concert to comprehensively deal with violence against women, which is one of the most pervasive human rights violations. South Africa has emphasized the country’s belief

  • 04:01 South Africa Elections Aftermath

    South Africa Elections Aftermath

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    The governing African National Congress president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has officially thanked the party's supporters for giving the party another term to govern. Hundreds of supporters and members gathered outside Luthuli House, the ANC headquarters, on Sund

  • 02:33 El Sisi Opens Mega Tahya Misr Bridge, World's Widest Causeway

    El Sisi Opens Mega Tahya Misr Bridge, World's Widest Causeway

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    Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, has inaugurated the country's biggest bridge project, the Tahya Misr Bridge. The 600-kilometer road connects the east and west of the capital with the Cairo-Alexandria desert road, partly running over the River Ni

  • 05:08 Mozambique Braces For 'deadly' Floods From Tropical Storm

    Mozambique Braces For 'deadly' Floods From Tropical Storm

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    The United Nations will grant Mozambique and the Comoros Islands $13 million in emergency funds, after the second cyclone in a month slammed into the region. Cyclone Kenneth has so far killed five. But rescuers are concerned about the safety of thousands

  • 03:14 Meet The Creator Of The African Union Flag

    Meet The Creator Of The African Union Flag

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    An interview with the young man who came up with the African Union flag design. Yadessa Bojias' creation has helped to unite Africa and is currently being used by all 55 member states of the African Union. Born in Ethiopia and Based in Seattle, in the Uni

  • 02:56 Egypt Inaugurates New Trams In Alexandria At A Cost Of $18M

    Egypt Inaugurates New Trams In Alexandria At A Cost Of $18M

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    Egypt has inaugurated a number of new trams in the coastal city of Alexandria. They were imported from China and Ukraine. The fifteen trams, at a cost of $18 million are meant to improve the public transportation that has been rundown in the North African

  • 03:52 Kenya Launches Human Milk Bank

    Kenya Launches Human Milk Bank

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    Kenya recently became the second African nation to launch a human milk bank. The project aims to provide donated breast milk to babies without access to their mother's milk. It's hoped the initiative will also help to reduce neonatal deaths in the country

  • 03:35 Family Seeks Support To Bring Shiraaz Mohamed Back To S. Africa

    Family Seeks Support To Bring Shiraaz Mohamed Back To S. Africa

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    A video of a man believed to be the missing South African photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, has been sent to humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers. Mohamed can be seen pleading for help. Mahomed was abducted in January 2017 in Darkoush Syria. He w

  • 03:12 Two Agusta Helicopters For Air Force Part Of Military Upgrade.

    Two Agusta Helicopters For Air Force Part Of Military Upgrade.

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    Nigeria's air force has received two new military grade helicopters -- during celebrations to mark the country's 55th independence anniversary in the capital, Abuja. The Agusta helicopters are part of air power upgrades, which Nigeria has put in place to

  • 03:41 NGOs Urge Government To Support People With Special Needs.

    NGOs Urge Government To Support People With Special Needs.

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    April is World Autism Month, while the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated on April 2. Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place throughout the month to increase understanding and acceptance and foster wor

  • 02:42 Business Woman Creates Online Shopping Platform For Hardware

    Business Woman Creates Online Shopping Platform For Hardware

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    A Ugandan business-woman is helping to reduce the cost of housing in her country with a new website where builders can buy supplies online. Vaola Amupaire's shopping platform means they no longer need to travel to specialist stores or mining areas to sour

  • 02:58 High Unemployment Among The Youth Deter Voter Participation In S.A

    High Unemployment Among The Youth Deter Voter Participation In S.A

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    South Africans head to the polls in a few days in the country's 6th democratic election. But there are growing concerns over voter apathy, especially amongst young people. Unemployment has remained stubbornly high at around 27% for years. The youth unempl

  • 02:45 Caster Semenya Loses Appeal Against IAAF Testosterone Rules.

    Caster Semenya Loses Appeal Against IAAF Testosterone Rules.

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    South Africans have been reacting to a court decision to dismiss an appeal by Athletics Champion Caster Semenya. South Africa's golden girl was fighting against rules by the International Association of Athletics Federations to decrease naturally high tes

  • 02:45 Calling On Government To Help Boost Ceramics Trade

    Calling On Government To Help Boost Ceramics Trade

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    For centuries, women in Nigeria have led the way in the local production of ceramics. But now the ancient craft is almost becoming extinct as it struggles to adapt to the modern world. Experts are calling on the government to help boost trade and earnings

  • 01:39 Nationwide Ban On Plastics In Tanzania.

    Nationwide Ban On Plastics In Tanzania.

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    Tanzania's Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has announced a nationwide ban on the use of plastic bags. Users and manufacturers have until June to clear their stock. CGTN'S Daniel Kijo has more on that story.

  • 03:01 Joseph Kony Victims Stigmatized Back Home.

    Joseph Kony Victims Stigmatized Back Home.

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    From time to time, we come across a story that reminds us of the complicated lives of those held captive by Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda. Since the conflict ended in 2006 hundreds of former captives have returned to the northern Ugandan

  • 02:10 Uganda Offers To Give Bashir Asylum

    Uganda Offers To Give Bashir Asylum

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    Before Bashir's arrest Uganda had offered to provide asylum to the deposed leader . This is in appreciation for his role in the South Sudan peace deal. Our Reporter Daniel Arapmoi has been speaking to Uganda's State Minister for Foreign Affairs and filed

  • 02:26 Egyptian Company Gives Women A Day's Leave For Their Menstrual

    Egyptian Company Gives Women A Day's Leave For Their Menstrual

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    A small Egyptian company has sparked controversy, after its management decided to give an additional paid day off every month for women. This day is dedicated to ease the physical pressure on female employees during their first day of the menstrual cycle.

  • 02:35 Zimbabwe Government May Withdraw Mining Rights Of Firms Stalling Exploitation

    Zimbabwe Government May Withdraw Mining Rights Of Firms Stalling Exploitation

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    Zimbabwe may withdraw mining claims from companies that are taking too long to exploit the minerals, as part of efforts to boost output in the strategic sector. Zimbabwe sits on the second largest known platinum deposits after neighbouring South Africa. I

  • 02:37 Zimbabwe Celebrates 39th Independence Anniversary.

    Zimbabwe Celebrates 39th Independence Anniversary.

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    Zimbabwe is celebrating its 39th independence anniversary with the country's leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa calling on retailers to lower prices and reiterating that the country will not go back on the land reform program.

  • 05:05 29 Years Ago Nelson Mandela Walked Out Of Prison

    29 Years Ago Nelson Mandela Walked Out Of Prison

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    Time for a walk down memory lane ... and the great man Nelson Mandela walked out of prison on this day, 29 years ago

  • 04:36 Soweto Gospel Choir Has Scooped It’s Third Grammy

    Soweto Gospel Choir Has Scooped It’s Third Grammy

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    For their album called Freedom, the group snagged the award for  Best World Music Album. In 2006 and 2007, they won Grammy awards in the category for Best Traditional World Music Album.

  • 03:59 Abortion in Kenya

    Abortion in Kenya

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    A debate is heating up in Kenya about the number of women seeking and dying from illegal and dangerous abortions. Abortion is illegal in Kenya unless a mother's life is in danger. The pro-choice group Marie Stopes estimates about 2,600 women die each year

  • 05:04 An Infant Rescued From A Storm Water Drain In KZN

    An Infant Rescued From A Storm Water Drain In KZN

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    Police in KwaZulu-Natal are investigating a case of concealment of birth. This after an infant was rescued from a storm water drain in Newlands East in Durban. It's alleged the baby was abandoned a few metres from where she was rescued.

  • 02:12 Young Ghanaians Tackle Plastic Pollution

    Young Ghanaians Tackle Plastic Pollution

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    Young people in Ghana are finding more creative ways of tackling plastic pollution in the country. Makafui Awuku is a social entrepreneur who's recycling plastic bottles into litter bins. CGTN's Nabil Ahmed Rufai reports from Accra.

  • 03:55 Archaeologists Discover Human Fossils In Kenya's Northern Town

    Archaeologists Discover Human Fossils In Kenya's Northern Town

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    In the last few decades, archaeologists have discovered fossils of some of the earliest human ancestors in the Turkana basin, in Kenya's North. The findings have fueled the belief that Africa is the cradle of mankind, where all humanity began life.

  • 02:46 Players Vie For Spots In Ghana's Rugby Squad Following Recent Success

    Players Vie For Spots In Ghana's Rugby Squad Following Recent Success

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    To rugby news now. Ghana's recent international success means players are vying to be selected for the national squad. And competition is heating up as the 2019 Ghana Rugby Club Championship kicks off. Here's CGTN's Nabil Ahmed Rufai with more.

  • 03:53 Challenges Disrupt Kenya's Turkana Fishermen's Livelihood

    Challenges Disrupt Kenya's Turkana Fishermen's Livelihood

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    Fishing is a skill that has been handed down through generations of members of Kenya's Turkana Community, who live around Kenya's Lake Turkana. In recent years, however, several challenges have emerged, eating into the fishermen's livelihood. Here is CGTN

  • 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 .

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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