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  • 00:52 Uganda Bride Price Refund Outlawed

    Uganda Bride Price Refund Outlawed

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    Uganda's Supreme Court has ruled that the practice of refunding the bride price, or dowry, on the dissolution of a customary marriage is unconstitutional and should be banned. Tags: Uganda bride price refund outlawed Uganda bride price refund outlawed - B

  • 00:47 Nigerian Women Reject Hijab Ban Calls

    Nigerian Women Reject Hijab Ban Calls

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    A leading Nigerian civil rights group has condemned calls to ban hijab in northern Nigeria, warning that any such ban would offer no solution to the problem of Boko Haram extremism. The association implored the Nigerian government to remain focused in its

  • 01:46 Ivorians Ignore Whitening Cream Ban

    Ivorians Ignore Whitening Cream Ban

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    In Cote D'Ivoire, a ban on skin lightening products is not stopping many women from using the dangerous chemicals. And increasingly men are using the products as well. CCTV's Maria Galang reports.

  • 02:07 Ghana's Plastic Ban

    Ghana's Plastic Ban

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    The Ghanaian government has decided it will NOT ban the use and sale of plastic bottles and bags. The move was considered after waterways choked with plastic waste contributed to deadly floods in the capital Accra 2 months ago. From the capital, Katerina

  • 04:49 Kenya Considers Lifting The Ban On GMO Foods

    Kenya Considers Lifting The Ban On GMO Foods

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    The first biotech food crop ever to be grown in the open environment in Kenya is set to be planted. This as the government is considering whether to lift a three-year import ban on Genetically Modified Organisms. But the introduction of the crop, insect r

  • 1:00:03 Zimbabwe's Reaction To Proposed Ban Of 2nd Hand Clothing Mixed

    Zimbabwe's Reaction To Proposed Ban Of 2nd Hand Clothing Mixed

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    Zimbabweans living outside the country who cannot receive our broadcast signals can now listen to and participate in LiveTalk in real time (8:30-9:00 p.m. Zimbabwe time) (1830-1900 UTC) (Monday-Friday) and call our studio directly at 1-202-619-2077 to par

  • 03:36 United States Row With South Africa Over Its Poultry Ban

    United States Row With South Africa Over Its Poultry Ban

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    Two U.S senators have written to President Jacob Zuma, urging him to open up the South African market to American poultry products, to avoid South Africa losing export benefits to the U.S. The meat is currently being blocked over concerns of an outbreak o

  • 07:22 Zimbabwe To Ban Use Of Electric Heater

    Zimbabwe To Ban Use Of Electric Heater

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    Zimbabwe To Ban Use Of Electric Heater

  • 02:07 Senegal Plans To Ban Full-face Islamic Burqa

    Senegal Plans To Ban Full-face Islamic Burqa

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    Senegal plans to ban women from wearing the full-face Islamic veil in public in an attempt to curb jihadi activity. Chad, Gabon and Congo-Brazzaville have announced similar bans, while Cameroon introduced it in July in its Far North region.

  • 01:31 Tunisia Aims To Implement Ban On Plastic Bags In 2017

    Tunisia Aims To Implement Ban On Plastic Bags In 2017

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    Plastic litter has become a major problem in the Tunisia. The North African nation’s Environment ministry is however now proposing to ban plastic bags in the country.

  • 01:29 Cassava Bags Provide Alternative In Madagascar After Plastic Bags Ban

    Cassava Bags Provide Alternative In Madagascar After Plastic Bags Ban

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    Following a government ban on plastic bags, new innovations are starting to sprout. One Malagasy company is now looking into making ordinary grocery bags, but from Cassava plant.

  • 01:17 Zimbabwe's Revenue Authority Suspends Planned Ban On Some Goods

    Zimbabwe's Revenue Authority Suspends Planned Ban On Some Goods

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    Zimbabwe's tax authority has suspended the implementation of new rules that ban the importation of some commodities. Last week the government had published proposed restrictions of the importation of goods such as bottled water, dairy products, cooking oi

  • 02:13 Calm Returns After Protests At Beitbridge Over Import Ban

    Calm Returns After Protests At Beitbridge Over Import Ban

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    Calm has returned to the Beitbridge border post between Zimbabwe and South Africa following violent protests that destroyed property worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Traders angry at the government’s decision to restrict imports forced the closure

  • 03:36 South Africa Zimbabwe & Namibia Want Global Ivory Trade Ban Lifted

    South Africa Zimbabwe & Namibia Want Global Ivory Trade Ban Lifted

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    South Africa wants Ivory trade to be regulated and unregulated to be dealt with swiftly. South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia have submitted a proposal to CITES that would clear the way to re-opening the international trade in ivory and allow them to apply

  • 01:14 Ethiopia Unhappy With U.S. Travel Ban

    Ethiopia Unhappy With U.S. Travel Ban

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    Ethiopia's government says it's disappointed by a United States travel warning. The State Department has urged American citizens to stay away from Ethiopia, citing recent unrest. However, the government in Addis Ababa is adamant the country is safe. CCTV'

  • 02:26 Hawkers In Nigeria Defy Government Ban To Make Ends Meet

    Hawkers In Nigeria Defy Government Ban To Make Ends Meet

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    Lagos has one of the highest concentrations of street traders in Nigeria despite hawking being banned in the city. They sell anything; from bubble gum to pillows, wrist watches to mobile phones and so on. Why do they continue to defy the hawking ban? Deji

  • 03:36 World Tourism Organisation Considers Lifting Travel Ban On Egypt

    World Tourism Organisation Considers Lifting Travel Ban On Egypt

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    The 104th session of the UN World Tourism Organisation came to a close in the Egyptian city of Luxor. Yasser Hakim met with David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel and Tourism council. They spoke about the Council's efforts to help Egypt rev

  • 01:35 Cote D'Ivoire Government Bans Consumption Of Alcohol Sold In Sachets

    Cote D'Ivoire Government Bans Consumption Of Alcohol Sold In Sachets

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    The Ivorian government has banned the production, importation and sale of alcohol in sachets, on health grounds. According to government spokesperson Bruno Kone, the ban is meant to help minimize the impact of alcohol on young people, especially students.