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  • 04:17 Four Things You Need To Know About Somalia's Economy

    Four Things You Need To Know About Somalia's Economy

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    The IMF has done its first economic check-up of Somalia since before the civil war, and it finds the country has made tremendous progress in spite of some formidable challenges. Rogerio Zandamela discusses what's in store for its economy. For more videos

  • 00:57 Tripoli Boxers Take To The Ring To Keep Sport Alive

    Tripoli Boxers Take To The Ring To Keep Sport Alive

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    Because of the ongoing conflict in Libya, many sports are struggling to stay afloat. Among them: boxing, once considered a violent sport and forbidden during the regime of dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who was overthrown in 2011.

  • 01:11 Kabila Visits Eastern Region Where Peace Restored After Rebel Unrest

    Kabila Visits Eastern Region Where Peace Restored After Rebel Unrest

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    The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo was given a hero's welcome in the eastern city of Goma on Sunday. Thousands of people lined the streets of the city as President Joseph Kabila went on a triumphant walkabout. It was Kabila's first visit to

  • 01:43 People React To News Of Lubanga's Sentence At The ICC

    People React To News Of Lubanga's Sentence At The ICC

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    The news that the International Criminal Court sentenced a Congolese warlord to 14 years in jail for using child soldiers on Tuesday was welcomed by many in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Thomas Lubanga was found guilty in March of recruiting, kidnappi

  • 00:52 Protests Over Proposed Change To Election Law

    Protests Over Proposed Change To Election Law

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    Demonstrators took to the streets of Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, on Tuesday to protest against a proposed change to an electoral law that requires a census before presidential elections scheduled for 2016. Critics say the mo

  • 02:26 Tanzanian Cartoons Animate Children's Maths Lessons

    Tanzanian Cartoons Animate Children's Maths Lessons

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    While mathematics might not always be the most popular subject in schools, a Tanzanian cartoon is helping to make learning fun for young students across East Africa. Ubongo Kid, which features a world of cartoon elephants, is Tanzania's most widely watche

  • 01:02 Bodies Of Two UN Workers Killed In Somalia Arrive In Capital

    Bodies Of Two UN Workers Killed In Somalia Arrive In Capital

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    The bodies of two United Nations consultants, who were killed in Somalia on Monday, arrived in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Tuesday before being repatriated. On Monday, gunmen at the airport of Galkayo, in central Somalia, had shot the pair as they arrived.

  • 00:37 At Least 11 People Were Killed In Mogadishu, Somalia When A Car Bomb Exploded Near A Tea Shop

    At Least 11 People Were Killed In Mogadishu, Somalia When A Car Bomb Exploded Near A Tea Shop

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    A car bomb ripped through a tea shop in a normally quiet neighborhood in the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Thursday. Police said the blast, which took place in a location where intelligence officers are known to congregate, killed at least 11 people. Witne

  • 01:53 Ugandan Peacekeeping Soliders Complete Training Ahead Of Deployment To Somalia

    Ugandan Peacekeeping Soliders Complete Training Ahead Of Deployment To Somalia

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    Ugandan officials say about 400 troops will be deployed in Somalia on Thursday under a new United Nations guard unit charged with protecting UN staff and installations in the violence-prone Somali capital. "UNGU is the United Nations guard unit in Somalia

  • 02:22 Thousands Attend Funeral Of Zambia's President

    Thousands Attend Funeral Of Zambia's President

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    More than 50-thousand mourners and several African leaders on Tuesday attended the funeral of Zambia's President Michael Sata in a stadium in the country's capital, Lusaka. Sata, 77, served as president of the southern African nation since 2011. He died i

  • 00:37 BGL And Build It In Zambia

    BGL And Build It In Zambia

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    We are pleased to announce our 4th international charity project: we will revisit Zambia, with our friends from Build It International, to build a brand new health clinic in Kapiri. We will be giving 20 BGL employees the chance to visit Zambia next year a

  • 02:43 President Hollande Meets Interim President Of The Central African Republic, Comments

    President Hollande Meets Interim President Of The Central African Republic, Comments

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    French President Francois Hollande met with the Interim President of the troubled Central African Republic (CAR) on Tuesday at the Elysee Palace. France has sent 1,600 troops to its former colony to bolster nearly 6,000 peacekeepers from African nations w

  • 03:14 Zimbabwe At Pains To Restructure It's Economy

    Zimbabwe At Pains To Restructure It's Economy

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    Zimbabwe's government plans to slash its wage bill by half as it tries to resuscitate its slowing economy. Zimbabwe's finance minister announced the plans along with a range of other reforms in his mid term fiscal policy review Thursday. Farai Mwakutuya r

  • 03:32 Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force Apologizes For Claiming Lion Jericho Has Been Killed

    Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force Apologizes For Claiming Lion Jericho Has Been Killed

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    A newly released picture reveals the lion is alive and well, and the report had been a case of "mistaken identity."

  • 02:55 Sudan's Government Says It's Ready To Fight Any Outbreak Of Ebola

    Sudan's Government Says It's Ready To Fight Any Outbreak Of Ebola

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    The Federal Ministry of Health is at the heart of Sudan's anti-Ebola action plan. The ministry says the north African nation is free from the disease, which has claimed the lives of more than five-thousand people in West Africa. Nonetheless, health offici

  • 04:09 UN Launches Appeal For South Sudan Refugees

    UN Launches Appeal For South Sudan Refugees

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    The United Nations is appealing for more financial help to meet the needs of thousands of refugees fleeing the fighting in South Sudan. Just over the border in Sudan, more than 50,000 people are now living in makeshift camps at four sites in White Nile st

  • 01:37 President Of Ghana Urges A Return To Civilian Rule In Burkina Faso

    President Of Ghana Urges A Return To Civilian Rule In Burkina Faso

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    Diplomats pressing Burkina Faso's military ruler to return the country to civilian rule said on Wednesday they are seeking names of people who could serve as interim head of state until elections are held. The presidents of Nigeria, Senegal and Ghana are

  • 02:31 UN Pledges Support For Nigeria Against Insurgency

    UN Pledges Support For Nigeria Against Insurgency

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    The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to West Africa, SRSG Mohammed Ibn Chambas, visits the Chief of Army Staff, Major-General Tukur Buratai, in Abuja. By Channels Television.

  • 01:04 Nigeria  Army Says It Has Freed 178 Boko Haram Captives

    Nigeria Army Says It Has Freed 178 Boko Haram Captives

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    Nigeria's army says it has rescued 178 people held by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. It said the captives - more than 100 of them children - were liberated in northern Borno state, the heartland of the insurgency. The military said 67 of those fr

  • 02:08 South Africa  Former Gang Leaders Unite To End Violence In Cape Town Notorious Gang Land

    South Africa Former Gang Leaders Unite To End Violence In Cape Town Notorious Gang Land

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    South Africa Former Gang Leaders Unite To End Violence In Cape Town Notorious Gang Land

  • 02:21 South Africa's Malema Confronts Corruption Charges

    South Africa's Malema Confronts Corruption Charges

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    Opposition leader Julius Malema is facing corruption charges he and his supporters have dismissed as politically motivated. An outspoken critic of corruption, he is accused of receiving $400,000 from involvement in corrupt road construction projects.

  • 02:30 People Gather At Mandela Museum To Commemorate First Anniversary Of His Passing

    People Gather At Mandela Museum To Commemorate First Anniversary Of His Passing

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    Residents of Qunu on Friday gathered at the Nelson Mandela museum to commemorate the first anniversary of his death. "It is a year that Tata (Nelson Mandela) has passed on. We have mixed feelings, because we are coming to the reality that he's no more," s

  • 01:43 Egyptian PM Reopens The Sphinx For Visitors After Restoration

    Egyptian PM Reopens The Sphinx For Visitors After Restoration

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    Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab on Sunday reopened the Sphinx for visitors after three years of restoration works. The refurbishment of the Sphinx was part of a project to renovate and improve Egypt's famed Giza Pyramids and their surrounding areas

  • 03:41 Lawyer Calls For UN-led Inquiry Into Alleged Human Rights Abuses In Egypt

    Lawyer Calls For UN-led Inquiry Into Alleged Human Rights Abuses In Egypt

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    A barrister is calling for a UN led inquiry into alleged human rights abuses in Egypt. It comes after a meeting in Switzerland to review the country's record for the first time since the 2011 ouster of long-time autocrat Hosni Mubarak. The United States a

  • 00:16 UN Peacekeeper Killed In CAR Violence

    UN Peacekeeper Killed In CAR Violence

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    At least one United Nations peacekeeper was killed on Sunday in clashes with armed insurgents in the Central African Republic…BANGUI: Six UN peacekeepers were injured during an attack by unknown assailants who opened fire on a patrol northeast of the capi

  • 01:01 Cecil the lion: Zimbabwe Alleges Second American Illegally Hunted Lion

    Cecil the lion: Zimbabwe Alleges Second American Illegally Hunted Lion

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    Now there are two: On Sunday, Zimbabwe accused a gynecological oncologist from Pennsylvania of illegally killing a lion in April. This incident adds to the outcry over a Minnesota dentist the African government wants to extradite for killing a well-known

  • 02:36 2014 footage of Cecil, Africa's biggest lion

    2014 footage of Cecil, Africa's biggest lion

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    Footage from 2014 of Cecil Zimbabwe's famous lion.

  • 03:10 Donell Jones On His Trip To South Africa

    Donell Jones On His Trip To South Africa

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    American R&B singer, songwriter and record producer Donell Jones who most notable for the hits "U Know What's Up", "Where I Wanna Be", and his cover of Stevie Wonder's "Knocks Me Off My Feet" was in South Africa recently and performed at the Sandton C

  • 06:51 Dateline London Cecil: Killing Of A Lion In Africa

    Dateline London Cecil: Killing Of A Lion In Africa

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    Looking into the story of a lion in Africa being killed. Marc Roche from Le Point versus Owen Jones from The Guardian versus Safak Timur frm BBC Turkish Service versus Michael Goldfarb from globalpost.com. Recorded from BBC News Channel HD, Dateline Londo

  • 02:33 "Elders" arrive to lobby for peace ahead of independence anniversary

    "Elders" arrive to lobby for peace ahead of independence anniversary

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    A group of global leaders known as "The Elders" was in South Sudan on Saturday to lobby for peace with neighbouring Sudan ahead of South Sudan's first independence anniversary. South African Nobel Laureate, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, led the delegation, whi

  • 06:21 Islamic Heavy Metal Gains Fans In Egypt

    Islamic Heavy Metal Gains Fans In Egypt

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    Heavy metal music is gaining a steady fan base in Egypt. Traditionally, the country's deeply conservative wider society has been wary of the musical genre, but fans see no contradiction between their faith and their music. Fans pack into a concert hall fo

  • 02:08 Egypt And Saudi Ties: Cairo Declaration To Boost Relationship

    Egypt And Saudi Ties: Cairo Declaration To Boost Relationship

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    Egypt and Saudi Arabia are moving to strengthen ties in the face of ongoing crises in the Middle East. Saudi Prince Mohamed Bin Salman this week met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. CCTV's Adel EL Mahrouky reports.

  • 03:06 How Powerful Is Egypt?

    How Powerful Is Egypt?

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    Egypt has a large population and strong military, but its government is unstable. So, we wanted to know, how powerful is Egypt? "For almost 30 centuries-from its unification around 3100 B.C. to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C.-ancient Egypt

  • 02:59 Enforced Disappearances On The Rise In Egypt, Activists Say

    Enforced Disappearances On The Rise In Egypt, Activists Say

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    There has been a rise in the number of people going missing at the hand of the security services in Egypt, according to human rights activists in the country. One campaign group says that in two months it recorded 163 cases of "enforced disappearances", m

  • 01:54 Al Jazeera's Peter Greste: Egypt Trial Delay 'frustrating As Hell'

    Al Jazeera's Peter Greste: Egypt Trial Delay 'frustrating As Hell'

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    Peter Greste, one of three Al Jazeera journalists whose trial has been adjourned for a tenth time in Egypt, has spoken of his frustration at the repeated delays. Egyptian Baher Mohamed, Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Australian Greste were found guilty in Jun

  • 01:14 Zimbabwe Imposes Hunting Restriction After Iconic Lion Cecil's Death

    Zimbabwe Imposes Hunting Restriction After Iconic Lion Cecil's Death

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    Zimbabwe announces restrictions on hunting around the country’s biggest game reserve following the killing of a much-loved lion by a US dentist. Wildlife authorities say they will not hesitate to arrest, prosecute, and ban for life those who violate

  • 03:16 US Dentist Walter Palmer Who Killed Zimbabwe's Cecil The Lion Draws Threats, Protests

    US Dentist Walter Palmer Who Killed Zimbabwe's Cecil The Lion Draws Threats, Protests

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    The dentist hasn't been seen since closing his office 5 days ago while Zimbabwe's Environment Minister calls for his extradition. A Minnesota dentist's killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion just outside a national wildlife preserve has unleashed death thre

  • 03:52 Cecil the lion's brother Jericho shot dead in Zimbabwe park

    Cecil the lion's brother Jericho shot dead in Zimbabwe park

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    Videos emerge of hunts showing how Cecil the lion was likely killed: ‘Wasn’t that nice to put four arrows in a lion charging like that?’ (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) This is how the world's most hated hunter likely killed his innocent prey

  • 26:25 Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth

    Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth

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    Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering The Truth explores the role that the United States allies, Rwanda and Uganda, have played in triggering the greatest humanitarian crisis at the dawn of the 21st century. Millions of Congolese have lost their lives in a conf

  • 46:48 Nubia: The Forgotten Kingdom

    Nubia: The Forgotten Kingdom

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    Once a powerful, sprawling presence in Northern Africa, the ancient kingdom of Nubia now lies buried beneath mounds of red brick rubble in the Sudan. Forgotten by history and largely neglected by archaeology, its cities have lain buried for centuries, har

  • 58:37 Namibia: Genocide and the Second Reich

    Namibia: Genocide and the Second Reich

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    A hundred years ago, three quarters of the Herero people of the German colony of Namibia were killed, many in concentration camps. Today, the descendants of the survivors are seeking reparations from the German government. This film tells for the first ti

  • 59:15 The Chinese are Coming

    The Chinese are Coming

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    Traveling across three continents, Justin Rowlatt investigates the spread of Chinese influence around the planet and asks what the world will be like if China overtakes America as the world's economic superpower. In the first of two films, he embarks on a

  • 51:13 Apartheid Did Not Die

    Apartheid Did Not Die

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    Apartheid based on race is outlawed now, but the system always went far deeper than that. The cruelty and injustice were underwritten by an economic apartheid, which regarded people as no more than cheap expendable labor. It was backed by great business c

  • Horn of Africa Crisis

    Horn of Africa Crisis

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    Have US counter-terrorism policies contributed to the deadly crisis in the Horn of Africa? The worst drought in 60 years has thrown some 13 million people across the Horn of Africa into crisis. In Somalia, ravaged by two decades of conflict, the consequen

  • 58:27 Stealing Africa

    Stealing Africa

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    Zambia's copper resources have not made the country rich. Virtually all Zambia's copper mines are owned by corporations. In the last ten years, they've extracted copper worth $29 billion but Zambia is still ranked one of the twenty poorest countries in th

  • 03:17 Egypt Not Pleased With King Tut’s Travelling Replica Exhibition

    Egypt Not Pleased With King Tut’s Travelling Replica Exhibition

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    Egyptian authorities are not pleased with the King Tut travelling exhibitions. Egyptian museum director Mahmoud Halwagy, says replicating exhibitions of King Tut is a violation of Egypt's copyrights on its antiquities. CCTV's Adel EL Mahrouky reports.

  • 01:47 Nigeria Names General To Head New Multinational Task Force

    Nigeria Names General To Head New Multinational Task Force

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    Nigeria has appointed a general to lead the new multinational task force created to fight Boko Haram in the face of a surge of devastating attacks. The announcement came as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met with his Cameroonian counterpart in a bid

  • 02:08 South Africa Gold Companies Improve Offer To Unions

    South Africa Gold Companies Improve Offer To Unions

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    South Africa's biggest gold producers have proposed new wage offers to mining unions. AngloGold and Sibanye Gold proposed to raise monthly pay for entry-level workers by 79 dollars annually for the three years started July 1st, 2015. CCTV's Angelo Coppola

  • 00:56 Kenya Airways: Kenya's National Carrier Reports $ 293M Loss

    Kenya Airways: Kenya's National Carrier Reports $ 293M Loss

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    Kenya's flag carrier, Kenya Airways has reported a pretax loss of 293 million dollars for the year to March 2015. This was much wider than the 48 million dollar loss reported over the corresponding period last year. The airline attributed the deficit to a

  • 02:11 Museveni Announces Fifth Term Presidential Bid

    Museveni Announces Fifth Term Presidential Bid

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    Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has signaled the start of the presidential race by announcing his intention to run in 2016. Museveni has been in power for nearly 30 years. CCTV's Hillary Ayesiga reports.