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  • 02:43 Increased Violence In The DRC Prompts UN Concern

    Increased Violence In The DRC Prompts UN Concern

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    There is growing concern at the United Nations over the deteriorating situation in the DRC. The increased violence has prompted the UN special envoy to the DRC -- Maman Sidikou -- to request that peacekeepers deployed there be allowed more flexibility to

  • 02:55 Government Acknowledges The Seriousness Hunger In Jubaland

    Government Acknowledges The Seriousness Hunger In Jubaland

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    We discussed the drought situation in Somalia with Abdi Ahmed Mohamed a member of Somalia's National Drought Response Committee. We asked him how many people are known to have succumbed to starvation in Somalia so far

  • 02:49 Suicide Attackers Target Camps For Displaced People In Maiduguri

    Suicide Attackers Target Camps For Displaced People In Maiduguri

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    Multiple blasts have rocked camps for internally displaced people in the North-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri. Two blasts took place at camps for Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram's insurgency. That's according to Borno State Police Commander Damian Chukwu

  • 03:18 INTERVIEW: Millions Of People Still Have No Access To Safe Water

    INTERVIEW: Millions Of People Still Have No Access To Safe Water

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    A little earlier we spoke to Doctor Anthony Turton in Johannesburg. He's an Environmental Advisor and Professor at the Centre for Environment Studies at the University of the Free State. We began by asking him what the point is of World Water Day, and wha

  • 01:09 Red Cross: The World Has Only Months To Save Yemen, Somalia

    Red Cross: The World Has Only Months To Save Yemen, Somalia

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    The world only has three months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation. That's the dire warning from the International Committee of the Red Cross. The agency says it needs 3-hundred-million US dollars to help the hungry in those t

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  • 00:33 Namibia Marks 27 Years Of Independence

    Namibia Marks 27 Years Of Independence

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    Tuesday Namibia marked 27 years of independence. The main celebrations took place in Rundu, around 7 hundred kilometres from the capital, Windhoek. President Hage Geingob addressed the crowds. He said Namibia still faces challenges stemming from socio-eco

  • 02:53 Zimbabwe Land Reforms Affecting Lives 17 Years After

    Zimbabwe Land Reforms Affecting Lives 17 Years After

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    It’s been 17 years since Zimbabwe undertook an exercise to hand white owned land to thousands of new black farmers. The programme was followed by a slump in production as new land owners failed to access funding to match the output of dispossessed former

  • 00:42 ISIL Driven Out Of Its North African Stronghold In Libya

    ISIL Driven Out Of Its North African Stronghold In Libya

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    The presence of ISIL has been felt most in North Africa. Militant groups are aligned to ISIL in Egypt's Sinai region. The Egyptian army has been battling them there. But the group's strongest presence was in Libya. ISIL seized the city of Sirte there. For

  • 02:16 World Water Day: Interfaith Leaders Seek Blessings Of The Water In Cape Town

    World Water Day: Interfaith Leaders Seek Blessings Of The Water In Cape Town

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    Leaders from various faiths gathered at the foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town for World Water Day. They sought the Blessing of the Waters amid deepening drought in the Western Cape province. CGTN's Travers Andrews reports

  • 00:52 China Asked For $500 Million Loan For Roads In Oil-rich Uganda

    China Asked For $500 Million Loan For Roads In Oil-rich Uganda

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    Uganda says it has asked China for a $500 million loan to help build almost 600 km of roads in the country's oil-rich west. This request comes amid criticism over heavy borrowing that has ballooned the country's debt. Uganda has discovered an estimated 6.

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  • 01:23 Team USA In Uganda Ahead Of The IAAF World Cross Country Championship

    Team USA In Uganda Ahead Of The IAAF World Cross Country Championship

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    Teams have begun arriving in Uganda's capital of Kampala as the city prepares for to host the IAAF World Cross Country Championship for the first time. Fiji, Australia, South Korea and even the United States are already in the country. Team USA's athletes

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  • 01:10 Algeria Holds Exhibition To Create Awareness About Water Preservation

    Algeria Holds Exhibition To Create Awareness About Water Preservation

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    Algeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate World Water Day on Wednesday. The country's water ministry held an exhibition to sensitize the public about water preservation. During the event the ministry showcased the newly refurbished River El Harrac

  • 02:56 Nigeria Woos Private Investors To Help Supplement Water Shortfall

    Nigeria Woos Private Investors To Help Supplement Water Shortfall

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    The Nigerian city of Lagos may be surrounded by water but clean drinking water is not easily available. A UN report estimates that only ten percent of the city's 20 million-plus population has access to the public water supply.The rest depend on boreholes

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  • 04:43 INTERVIEW: CBA Digital Proposition

    INTERVIEW: CBA Digital Proposition

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    By the end of 2016, private sector credit growth in Kenya had fallen to just over 4.3%, levels not seen in nearly a decade. For some banks, fresh lending is growing at an even slower pace, as measured since last August. Some banks, however, are doubling d

  • 02:18 Fruit Wine In Malawi Gaining Popularity Both At Home And Abroad

    Fruit Wine In Malawi Gaining Popularity Both At Home And Abroad

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    In Malawi small holder fruit farmers are cashing in on their crops because of a rising demand for fruit wines. Started in 2006, fruit wine brand Linga has grown popular at home over the years, and has now found its market in the UK with prospects the dema

  • 03:05 Visitor Numbers In Mauritius Set To Grow In 2017

    Visitor Numbers In Mauritius Set To Grow In 2017

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    The white sandy beaches and turquoise waters of Mauritius lure tourists from around the world. The tourism sector is vital to the island's economy and this year is set to grow again. CGTN's Clementine Logan reports.

  • 05:03 Fifth Africa CEO Forum Opens In Geneva, Switzerland

    Fifth Africa CEO Forum Opens In Geneva, Switzerland

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    Chief executives from some of Africa's top companies are in Geneva Switzerland for this year's Africa CEO forum. The forum has brought together over 1,000 participants includes 40 ministers and two heads of state. CGTN's Uche Okoronkwo updates with the la

  • 02:40 Mounting Pressure On SA Government To Re-distribute Land

    Mounting Pressure On SA Government To Re-distribute Land

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    Land ownership is a very sensitive and emotive subject in Africa. And in South Africa, land reform is one of the most contentious issues. Critics argue that the pace is too slow - and the government agrees. Speeding things up though could mean changing th

  • 04:42 Nigeria Introduces New Immigration Regulations

    Nigeria Introduces New Immigration Regulations

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    Nigeria has unveiled a new immigration policy to check the entry of terrorists and other trans-border crimes in the country. According to the country's Interior minister, the policy known as Immigration Regulations 2017, is also aimed at fast-tracking the

  • 03:04 Chief Stands Against Underage Marriages In Malawi

    Chief Stands Against Underage Marriages In Malawi

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    According to a recent survey by the United Nations, more than half of Malawi's girls are married off before the age of 18- with parental consent. However, this scenario is gradually changing. As CGTN's Dan Williams reports from Segovia, Spain, one chief h

  • 01:08 UN Launches Drought Operation Coordination Centre In Baidoa

    UN Launches Drought Operation Coordination Centre In Baidoa

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    The United Nations has launched a drought operations coordination centre in the Somali city of Baidoa. This, in a bid to promote the effective and timely delivery of humanitarian assistance to the south western region of the country. According to the Depu

  • 00:30 S.Sudan Plane Crash: Chinese Peacekeepers Participate In Rescue Operation

    S.Sudan Plane Crash: Chinese Peacekeepers Participate In Rescue Operation

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    Chinese peacekeeping forces were also on the scene, having provided aid and support at the site of the downed passenger jet. Taking part in rescue operations, the Chinese peacekeeping forces were able to put out the fire that had engulfed the crashed airc

  • 01:12 Zimbabwe Sees Increase In Visitors Attending Faith Crusades

    Zimbabwe Sees Increase In Visitors Attending Faith Crusades

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    We know the African tourism market targets wildlife and heritage. But in Zimbabwe there is a different sector bringing in visitors...Faith crusades, which according to religious leaders, will see more and more people travel to the southern African country

  • 03:19 Nigerian Processors Push For More Gov't Support As Coconut Demand Grows

    Nigerian Processors Push For More Gov't Support As Coconut Demand Grows

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    Despite having a million hectares of arable land suited for coconut farming, Nigeria is yet to produce enough coconuts to meet local demand, which has forced traders to rely on other West African markets. With a government drive to boost the agriculture s

  • 04:20 INTERVIEW: Slowdown Of Economic Growth In South Africa Largely Due To Prolonged Drought

    INTERVIEW: Slowdown Of Economic Growth In South Africa Largely Due To Prolonged Drought

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    G20 finance ministers meeting has been going on in the German city of Baden Baden. Our reporter Guy Henderson caught a few moments with South Africa's finance minister Pravin Gordhan to capture his thoughts on South Africa's economy

  • 01:30 Egyptian Parliament Approves $12b IMF Loan Amid Criticism

    Egyptian Parliament Approves $12b IMF Loan Amid Criticism

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    The Legal and Constitution Committee at the Egyptian Parliament has voted to accept an IMF loan deal, paving way for the ratification of an agreement to receive $12 billion. But, there has been criticism of the process that was followed. Yasser Hakim repo

  • 02:19 President Addo Defends Ghana's 'bloated' Cabinet

    President Addo Defends Ghana's 'bloated' Cabinet

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    In Ghana, President Nana Akufo-Addo has defended a decision to appoint more ministers than Ghana has had for the past 20 years. Akufo-Addo said it was a 'necessary investment' to appoint 110 ministers and deputy ministers. Opponents say the president is r

  • 03:26 Kenyan Plastic Bag Manufacturers Keen To Take Up Waste Management

    Kenyan Plastic Bag Manufacturers Keen To Take Up Waste Management

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    Stakeholders in the Kenyan plastic bag industry want the government to introduce waste management measures instead of a blanket plastic bag ban. Kenya has proposed to make it illegal to produce thin plastic bags from September this year. Kathryn Omwandho

  • 02:11 World Bank President Launches Flyover Project In Tanzania

    World Bank President Launches Flyover Project In Tanzania

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    The president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, has been in Tanzania to lay the foundation stone of a new flyover, at the country's busiest road junction. The construction should ease congestion in Dar es Salaam, the commercial capital. The city has notori

  • 02:39 Steady Increase In Chinese Investment In Africa

    Steady Increase In Chinese Investment In Africa

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    There has been a steady increase of Chinese investment in South Africa since the China-Africa Development Fund was announced in 2007. At that time there was an initial investment of 5 billion dollars. In 2015, China boosted that by a further 60 billion do

  • 01:07 China-Morocco Sign Trade Deal To Construct Tech City In Tangiers

    China-Morocco Sign Trade Deal To Construct Tech City In Tangiers

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    Morocco's King Mohammed VI has signed a plan to construct an industrial town in the port city of Tangiers, with significant Chinese private sector investment. Construction of the Tangiers Tech City is set to begin in the second half of next year, and plan

  • 00:39 Students In S. Sudan Participate In Sports Aimed At Reconciliation

    Students In S. Sudan Participate In Sports Aimed At Reconciliation

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    Peace and reconciliation efforts in South Sudan have been boosted following the completion of a sporting activity aimed at reconciling warring parties. University of Juba students cheered as their colleagues took part in a football tournament dubbed sport

  • 04:28 Maimane Vs Zuma

    Maimane Vs Zuma

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    PARLIAMENT, 16 March 2017 – DA leader Mmusi Maimane has accused President Jacob Zuma of defending an incompetent minister but firing a competent one. This is taking place during Zuma’s first Q&A of the year inParliament.

  • 08:55 Political Analyst Criticises Zuma On Grants

    Political Analyst Criticises Zuma On Grants

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    JOHANNESBURG, 16 March 2017 - A political analyst has criticised President Jacob Zuma for saying there's no crisis and that needy South Africans will receive their grants on April 1.

  • 02:28 Nigeria’s Inflation Eases For First Time In 15 Months

    Nigeria’s Inflation Eases For First Time In 15 Months

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    Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics has reported that inflation in the country eased for the first time in fifteen months. The office says it fell to 17.78 in February from 18.72 in January, as the cost of items other than food came down. Is this a bl

  • 02:30 Somali Children Dropping Out Of School Due To Hunger

    Somali Children Dropping Out Of School Due To Hunger

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    Puntland in Somalia is one of the hardest-hit areas. Our correspondent Abdulaziz Billow traveled to a tiny village there to see how people are coping. He filed this exclusive report.

  • 04:48 Zimbabwe Government Hoping To Boost Dollar Reserves After Leaf Sales

    Zimbabwe Government Hoping To Boost Dollar Reserves After Leaf Sales

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    Zimbabwe is likely to produce 205 million kgs of tobacco this year, slightly more than 2016, with sales of its main export likely to improve dollar supplies in the cash-strapped economy. Tobacco earns more than gold and platinum. Zimbabwe is desperately s

  • 02:15 President Kenyatta Defends Gov't Debt, Proposes Public Wage Cuts

    President Kenyatta Defends Gov't Debt, Proposes Public Wage Cuts

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    Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta has defended his administrations against claims of taking too much debt. Kenyatta has told a joint sitting of parliament the current level of 50% of the GDP was within standards Kenya's debt has been on rise since 2012, wher

  • 02:24 Johannesburg Stock Exchange Alternative '4AX' Launched

    Johannesburg Stock Exchange Alternative '4AX' Launched

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    It's taken a little longer than expected with several legal challenges, and South Africa's investment arena now has an alternative to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. 4AX or For Africa Exchange. Angelo Coppola has been tracking this start-up since its ini

  • 06:28 Kenyan Government Bans Use Of Plastic Bags

    Kenyan Government Bans Use Of Plastic Bags

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    Kenya’s Environment and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu says the ban will take effect in 6 months’ time. After that, the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging will be illegal. Th

  • 00:29 Sino-Egyptian Relations Forum Opens In Cairo

    Sino-Egyptian Relations Forum Opens In Cairo

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    The Sino-Egyptian Relations Forum has opened in the Egyptian capital Cairo. The two-day event has attracted top officials from both China and Egypt. It aims at promoting cultures of both countries. It also acts as a platform for both Egyptians and Chinese

  • 01:04 Dozens Killed, Scores Kidnapped In Gambella

    Dozens Killed, Scores Kidnapped In Gambella

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    Officials from Gambella region put the death toll at more than 20, but it's feared this figure may go up. The Ethiopian government is blaming tribesmen from neighbouring South Sudan for the attack. CGTN's Girum Chala has this story.

  • 02:05 Nigeria Asks NFF's Pinnick To Vote For Incumbent Issa Hayatou

    Nigeria Asks NFF's Pinnick To Vote For Incumbent Issa Hayatou

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    Nigeria's government has asked its football chief to vote for the incumbent, Issa Hayatou. Deji Badmus reports on an order which clashes with NFF President Amaji Pinnick's earlier endorsement of Hayatou's challenger.

  • 01:23 S.Sudan Committed To Prosecuting Perpetrators Of Atrocities

    S.Sudan Committed To Prosecuting Perpetrators Of Atrocities

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    The South Sudanese government says it's committed to setting up a court to put on trial perpetrators of atrocities in the country. Juba is denying reports by the United Nations that there's no political will in South Sudan to bring those people to book. C

  • 02:00 S.Sudan Displaced Children Get Academic Support In Ugandan Schools

    S.Sudan Displaced Children Get Academic Support In Ugandan Schools

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    Aid agencies are struggling to cope with hundreds of thousands of refugees from South Sudan. Most are children and their needs extend far beyond food, water and medical treatment. CGTN's Soni Methu reports.

  • 02:31 Thousands Gather In Johannesburg For The Global Entrepreneurship Congress

    Thousands Gather In Johannesburg For The Global Entrepreneurship Congress

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    Every year, the Global Entrepreneurship Congress gathers thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policy makers and other start up champions from more than 160 countries to identify new ways of helping entrepreneurs start new ventures around th

  • 01:04 Senegal Hosts Continental Education Summit To Bolster Education

    Senegal Hosts Continental Education Summit To Bolster Education

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    Senegal's capital Dakar is currently hosting a continental education summit. The 11th edition of Association for the Development of Education in Africa is one of the most important events in the continent. This year's theme focuses on promoting education

  • 02:06 Raising Entry Visa Costs Has Been A Blow To Egypt's Tourism Sector

    Raising Entry Visa Costs Has Been A Blow To Egypt's Tourism Sector

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    The Egyptian government seems to have taken back yet another decision, this time however regarding tourists' entry visa. In February officials decided to increase entry visas' cost from 25$ to 60$. Tour operators and workers in the industry have described

  • 02:07 Uganda Farmers Counting Losses Due To South Sudan Conflict

    Uganda Farmers Counting Losses Due To South Sudan Conflict

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    Uganda continues to count losses following the simmering conflict in neighboring South Sudan, with the agricultural sector witnessing the worst effects. Farmers and middlemen are frustrated by the limited market and unstable produce prices. Leon Ssenyange

  • 05:29 SA Banks Oppose Criticism Of Their Lending Practices & Racial Inequality

    SA Banks Oppose Criticism Of Their Lending Practices & Racial Inequality

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    Banks are going on the offensive after criticism by politicians of their lending practices and their record on addressing racial inequality. President Jacob Zuma has led attacks on lenders, accusing them of monopolising the financial services industry. He