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  • 00:41 Zimbabwe's Reserve Bank Warns Retailers To Stop Using Multi-pricing System

    Zimbabwe's Reserve Bank Warns Retailers To Stop Using Multi-pricing System

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    The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has issued a stern warning to entrepreneurs against selling goods using a multi-tier pricing system. About four pricing systems have emerged in Zimbabwe due to a foreign currency crisis that has affected most businesses. There

  • 03:40 Rising Inflation Across The Continent Takes A Toll On Food Prices

    Rising Inflation Across The Continent Takes A Toll On Food Prices

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    Eating is becoming increasingly expensive in Africa.... As inflation rises across the continent, and drought hits several countries, people have to work for a lot longer to be able to afford a basic meal, let alone something in a fancy restaurant. We take

  • 05:27 Nigeria To Send Its Oil Bill To Senate On 25th April

    Nigeria To Send Its Oil Bill To Senate On 25th April

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    Nigeria will send its long delayed Petroleum Industry bill to the Senate by the end of April. This is the latest step in efforts to overhaul the energy sector in Africa's largest economy. The legislation is part of proposed reforms which have been in disc

  • 00:59 Kenyan Gov't Moves To Reduce Prices Of Basic Commodities

    Kenyan Gov't Moves To Reduce Prices Of Basic Commodities

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    In Kenya, the Treasury secretary has waived import duty on white maize and removed Value Added Tax on processed flour to reduce prices of basic commodities. Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich's tax interventions meant to counter rising inflation and intervene

  • 00:37 President Akufo-Addo Names New Central Bank Governor

    President Akufo-Addo Names New Central Bank Governor

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    Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo named senior monetary policy expert Ernest Addison as central bank governor on Thursday. The announcement comes a day after his predecessor resigned for personal reasons. Addison, who in the early 2000s was a leading arch

  • 00:50 Rand, Bonds Suffer After Firing Of Finance Minister Gordhan

    Rand, Bonds Suffer After Firing Of Finance Minister Gordhan

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    The South African rand is experiencing its worst week since 2015 at 13.47 against the US dollar. The fall comes after President Jacob Zuma fired his Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, raising a myriad of concerns about the country' investment-grade credit r

  • 01:58 Triumphant Proteas Now Looking Ahead To Champions Trophy

    Triumphant Proteas Now Looking Ahead To Champions Trophy

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    South Africa's triumphant Test Cricket squad arrived back in Johannesburg late on Thursday night after a successful tour of New Zealand which culminated in a 1 - 0 test series victory and ensured the Proteas finished the season second on the ICC test rank

  • 04:45 Beijing Begins Closing Down Its Legal Ivory Trade

    Beijing Begins Closing Down Its Legal Ivory Trade

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    Africa' s conservation efforts are set for a major boost. By the end of business hours today, almost half of China's authorized, government-approved ivory factories and shops will have closed their doors for good. The rest of China's legal trade will be g

  • 05:52 Shut-down Of Chinese Ivory Factories A Big Step Towards Eradication Of Poaching

    Shut-down Of Chinese Ivory Factories A Big Step Towards Eradication Of Poaching

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    Kenya has been one of the biggest proponents of a total ban on the trade of ivory. CGTN's Clementine Logan takes a look at how the East African nation is trying to protect its elephants. Also, to discuss this further, Ramah Nyang was joined live in studio

  • 01:20 Nigeria Asks India To Bring Attackers Of Its Citizens To Justice

    Nigeria Asks India To Bring Attackers Of Its Citizens To Justice

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    The Nigerian Government has asked the Indian government to ensure justice prevails following the attacks on its citizens in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. In a joint press briefing both countries condemned the attacks with India saying that it had dep

  • 03:14 Over 20 Rhino Poachers Arrested In Kruger National Park In The Past Two Weeks

    Over 20 Rhino Poachers Arrested In Kruger National Park In The Past Two Weeks

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    More than 20 rhino poachers have been arrested in the Kruger National Park in the past two weeks. The arrests were made in different anti-poaching operations inside the park, in which a ranger lost his life. The Kruger National Park Management Team says i

  • 02:18 Egypt Down Togo Sparrows In Alexandria

    Egypt Down Togo Sparrows In Alexandria

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    African Cup of Nations finalists Egypt brushed aside Togo 3-0 in an international friendly at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria on Tuesday evening. The Pharaohs were backed up by twenty thousand fans as Mahmoud Kahraba, Ahmed El Sheikh and Mohamed El

  • 01:44 Meningitis Kills 269 People In Nigeria

    Meningitis Kills 269 People In Nigeria

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    We begin the hour in Nigeria where an outbreak of meningitis has killed 269 people in recent weeks. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, 1,828 suspected cases of meningitis were reported in 15 of the country's 36 states. The centre said on

  • 02:45 South African Town Tells Its Story Through An Arts And Cultural Lens

    South African Town Tells Its Story Through An Arts And Cultural Lens

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    Now, let's head to South Africa, where residents of the Johannesburg suburb of Hillbrow's voice can be heard far and wide. Although the area is known for the challenges that afflict it, an outreach foundation has enabled the community to express their str

  • 01:17 Parliament Approves Proposed List Of Cabinet Ministers

    Parliament Approves Proposed List Of Cabinet Ministers

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    Somalia's federal parliament has approved a new cabinet. The members passed the proposed list of cabinet ministers of Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire by a vote of 224 to 15 with two other members abstaining from the vote. The approved ministers were swor

  • 01:50 Malaria Kills 170 People In Zimbabwe After Heavy Rains

    Malaria Kills 170 People In Zimbabwe After Heavy Rains

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    Zimbabwean health officials are battling an upsurge of malaria due to the heavy rains in recent months. At least 173 people have died from the disease in the last two months alone with up to 100,000 cases being reported. CGTN's Farai Mwakutuya reports.

  • 11:52 AU Condemns Violence Against African Students

    AU Condemns Violence Against African Students

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    The African Union Commission says it's extremely appalled by attacks against African students in Noida and other cities in India. The AU says it deplores the violence which targets Africans, particularly Nigerians. The attacks have also resulted in the di

  • 01:09 U.S. Envoy Accuses UN Of Aiding DR Congo's 'corrupt Government'

    U.S. Envoy Accuses UN Of Aiding DR Congo's 'corrupt Government'

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    The United States Ambassador to the United Nations has accused the UN of aiding what she described as a corrupt government in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nikki Haley was addressing the Council on Foreign Relations, when she accused the Kinshasa gove

  • 08:21 One Year On, UN-backed Government Yet To Unite Country

    One Year On, UN-backed Government Yet To Unite Country

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    Today marks one year since the United Nations-backed government of national accord arrived in Tripoli, Libya. But what has it achieved? CGTN's Clementine Logan takes a look back at some of the highs and lows.

  • 01:56 Country's Trauma Inspires Rare Misrata Theater Performance

    Country's Trauma Inspires Rare Misrata Theater Performance

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    Students in Libya recently staged a play inspired by the country's troubled past at the Misrata theatre. The play, known as --Simple, but--, examines the inability of Libya's leaders to maintain a political dialogue to end the turmoil that has dogged the

  • 02:16 Veteran Bennett Maintains No Refereeing Crisis After Lamptey Saga

    Veteran Bennett Maintains No Refereeing Crisis After Lamptey Saga

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    There has been much said about Ghana's Joseph Lamptey who has been banned by FIFA for manipulating the outcome of the World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal. Despite protests, it appears as if the match result will stand. But it begs the que

  • 01:03 UK, Sudan To Strengthen Cooperation In Fighting Extremism

    UK, Sudan To Strengthen Cooperation In Fighting Extremism

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    Britain and Sudan have agreed to strengthen their cooperation in the fight against violent extremism. This follows a meeting between delegations from the two countries in Khartoum. Delegates at the meeting also discussed issues of human trafficking and il

  • 03:00 Loggers Pose Threat To Tanzania's Precious Trees, Wildlife And Communities

    Loggers Pose Threat To Tanzania's Precious Trees, Wildlife And Communities

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    CGTN has found evidence that illegal loggers have set up sites to slash and burn hundreds of trees in some of Tanzania's most precious wildlife areas. Their aim is to burn charcoal, oblivious of the threat their activities are putting on communities and w

  • 02:18 Real Estate Burst In Uganda

    Real Estate Burst In Uganda

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    Uganda's capital Kampala is steadily stretching its boundaries with new real estate villages cropping up on the edges of the city. Local developers have been rushing to invest in these new residential outposts. But now with a general economic slowdown tak

  • 02:24 Leaders Converge In Abidjan To Discuss Continent's Development

    Leaders Converge In Abidjan To Discuss Continent's Development

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    The second international conference on the emergence of Africa opened in Abidjan to discuss efforts which will lead the development of the continent. The conference brings together some 400 participants, including Heads of state from countries including S

  • 02:42 Aid Agencies Scrambling To Help Refugees In Chad

    Aid Agencies Scrambling To Help Refugees In Chad

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    Food shortages are stretching Chad on both sides of the country. To the west, it's hosting refugees from Nigeria. To the east, thousands of Sudanese are in camps, after fleeing the troubles in Darfur. They're largely overlooked. But it's in those camps th

  • 01:28 Ethiopia Extends State Of Emergency To Maintain Stability

    Ethiopia Extends State Of Emergency To Maintain Stability

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    Ethiopia is to stay under a state of emergency for another four months. Its Parliament says the extension is needed, to ensure the country's stability. From Addis Ababa, CGTN's Girum Chala has this update.

  • 02:03 First Ever Inner-city Car Race Held In Addis Ababa

    First Ever Inner-city Car Race Held In Addis Ababa

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    Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa hosted the first inner city circuit car race of its kind over the weekend. The racers, most of them amateurs, raced in four categories, based on their car engine capacity. Thousands of motor sport fans attended the race, org

  • 04:59 South African Liberation Icon Dies Peacefully At The Age Of 87

    South African Liberation Icon Dies Peacefully At The Age Of 87

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    South Africa is in mourning, after losing yet another hero of its Anti-Apartheid struggle. Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years behind bars, with Nelson Mandela, died in a Johannesburg hospital in the early hours of Tuesday. He died from complications, whil

  • 00:41 Bodies Of UN Investigators Found In Shallow Grave In DR Congo

    Bodies Of UN Investigators Found In Shallow Grave In DR Congo

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    It's been confirmed that two bodies found in the Democratic Republic of Congo belongs to UN investigators who went missing earlier in March. They were in the Kasai region to investigate allegations of human rights abuses. Michael Sharp is an American nati

  • 01:53 Juba Says It Is Committed To Bringing Killers To Justice

    Juba Says It Is Committed To Bringing Killers To Justice

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    South Sudan's government has promised a full investigation into that attack. The UN says Juba's lack of action could constitute a crime against humanity. CGTN's Patrick Oyet reports from Juba.

  • 01:36 Kasai Region Has Seen Violence For Months Now

    Kasai Region Has Seen Violence For Months Now

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    CGTN's Clementine Logan tells us more now about the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive Kasai region, and the origins of the unrest there.

  • 06:47 5 Nigerian Students Injured After Being Attacked By Crowds In India

    5 Nigerian Students Injured After Being Attacked By Crowds In India

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    India's Foreign Ministry has vowed to investigate an attack against Nigerian students by a crowd in the capital, New Delhi. At least five Nigerian students were injured in Monday's incident. Affected students have been sharing their ordeal. The crowd was

  • 05:13 No Clarity On Whether South African Finance Minister Has Been Fired

    No Clarity On Whether South African Finance Minister Has Been Fired

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    There's still not word from the country's presidency on the fate of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. There's also still no work on why President Jacob Zuma recalled him from an investor roadshow in the UK. The Finance Minister landed on Tuesday in South A

  • 01:05 UN Mission In The Country Explores Site Of Aid Worker Killings

    UN Mission In The Country Explores Site Of Aid Worker Killings

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    The UN peacekeeping mission in the country has been exploring the site of Sunday's attack against aid workers. Six aid workers were killed in that attack. They were South Sudanese and Kenyan nationals. A convoy of peacekeepers accompanied members of the c

  • 02:48 Hundreds Demonstrate Against Xenophobia In Johannesburg

    Hundreds Demonstrate Against Xenophobia In Johannesburg

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    Hundreds of people marched Tuesday in Johannesburg against xenophobic violence. The premier of the Gauteng Province addressed demonstrators, and says irresponsible statements from leaders are fanning the violence.

  • 01:06 Families Try To Survive On Black Tea In Somaliland

    Families Try To Survive On Black Tea In Somaliland

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    Staying in Somalia, where hunger in the semi-autonmous Somaliland region is reaching new heights. Some families have nothing to eat but tea leaves. Thuli Tshabalala has more.

  • 04:30 President Magufuli Orders Audit Of Mining Sector To Plug Loopholes

    President Magufuli Orders Audit Of Mining Sector To Plug Loopholes

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    Tanzanian president John Magufuli has directed the Controller and Auditor General to conduct an in depth audit of the mining sector to plug out loopholes that occasion massive losses from the country's rich mineral reserves. Dr Magufuli issued the directi

  • 02:35 Lesotho Strives To Meet U.S. Requirements For Trade Pact

    Lesotho Strives To Meet U.S. Requirements For Trade Pact

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    The government of Lesotho is working hard to meet several conditions set out by the U.S. as part of requirements to continue benefiting from the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Lesotho was given until March this year to comply or risk losing full bene

  • 04:43 INTERVIEW: New Taxes On Trading At The NSE?

    INTERVIEW: New Taxes On Trading At The NSE?

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    Kenya's budget for its next fiscal year is barely 48 hours away, and many are asking what tax changes - if any - should you expect? In 2015, the changes included the re-introduction of capital gains tax on listed equities. Those were only dropped a year l

  • 02:06 Kenya's Central Bank Retains Its Benchmark Lending Rate At 10%

    Kenya's Central Bank Retains Its Benchmark Lending Rate At 10%

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    Kenya's Central bank retained its benchmark lending rate at 10%, in light of a sharp increase in February inflation to 9%, as well as continued depressed private sector credit growth and uncertainties in the global economy. Central bank governor, Patrick

  • 03:53 Zimbabwe Looking For Readmission Into Global Financial System

    Zimbabwe Looking For Readmission Into Global Financial System

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    Zimbabwe wants to be re-admitted into the global financial system and intends to clear long-standing arrears to international creditors to do so. After repaying IMF last year the Southern African country plans to clear more than 1 and half billion dollars

  • 02:36 S. Africa's Kruger National Park Saving Rhinos From Extinction

    S. Africa's Kruger National Park Saving Rhinos From Extinction

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    Rhino poaching in South Africa's Kruger National Park is still a daily occurrence. But the park's entire team is working hard to protect the species. And save it from extinction.

  • 03:15 Giant Tortoise Of Zanzibar

    Giant Tortoise Of Zanzibar

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    Zanzibar is known the world over for the beaches and its people's rich culture. But did you know that the group of islands are also home to some quite astounding wildlife- including giants? As CGTN's Soni Methu found out, the giants are quite old. Take a

  • 00:31 Kenya Defence Force Make Gains Against Somali Militant Group Al-Shabaab

    Kenya Defence Force Make Gains Against Somali Militant Group Al-Shabaab

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    The battle against Somali militant group al-Shabaab continues. The Kenya Defence Force has released a statement claiming a victory over the militants in the Jubbaland region of Somalia. In the statement the KDF says it killed 31 al-Shabaab fighters at the

  • 01:06 Michael Olunga's Brace Earns Kenya A 2-1 Victory Over DR Congo

    Michael Olunga's Brace Earns Kenya A 2-1 Victory Over DR Congo

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    Kenya edged out 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier contenders DR Congo by two goals to one in an international friendly match on Sunday. The hosts took the lead four minutes into the match when Michael Olunga scored against a run of play. The visitors fought b

  • 01:07 2017 World Cross Country Championship Held In Uganda Lauded As The Best In Recent Years

    2017 World Cross Country Championship Held In Uganda Lauded As The Best In Recent Years

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    The 2017 world cross country championship in Uganda has been lauded as one of the most successful events in the recent history of the championships. History was made at the Kololo independence grounds in Kampala when Irene Cheptai led a Kenyan women's squ

  • 02:49 Programme Helps Children Left Behind By ISIL Reunite With Families

    Programme Helps Children Left Behind By ISIL Reunite With Families

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    In North Africa, children left behind by ISIL fighters now have a chance to reunite with their families. A new programme sponsored by the International Red Crescent in cooperation with Libyan authorities is helping to identify each child by coordinating w

  • 05:58 Nigerian Central Bank Sets New Exchange Rate For Certain Consumers

    Nigerian Central Bank Sets New Exchange Rate For Certain Consumers

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    Nigeria has set a new naira exchange rate for consumers with certain foreign expenses and stepped up dollar sales on the official market to narrow the spread with the black market. Analysts doubted whether the moves would draw investors back to the suffer

  • 02:22 Uganda sets new tax levy for old imported Vehicles

    Uganda sets new tax levy for old imported Vehicles

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    After decades of decline in Senegal's once trail blazing film industry most of the country's main cinemas remain closed today. Back in the 60s Senegal had a thriving film industry and cinemas served as the main venue for watching films, but people watch m