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  • 01:00 China's Construction Group Builds Key Motorway In Algeria

    China's Construction Group Builds Key Motorway In Algeria

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    China's state-run construction group CRCC is building a 100-km-long motorway in Algeria, linking the eastern port city of Bejaia to the country's East-West Highway.

  • 00:49 Chinese Official Killed In Al Shabaab Attack

    Chinese Official Killed In Al Shabaab Attack

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    A Chinese armed officer is among 15 people killed when Somalian Al-Shabaab insurgents launched a car bomb attack on a heavily guarded hotel in the capital Mogadishu. Dozens were injured, including three Chinese nationals. The Chinese armed officer was tra

  • 02:19 Mauritanian Celebrities Congratulation On 50th Anniversary Of Ties With China

    Mauritanian Celebrities Congratulation On 50th Anniversary Of Ties With China

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    19th of July marks the 50th aniversary of establishment of diplomatic tie between China and Mauritania, officals and celebrities of Mauritania passed their messages on congratulation when interviewed with New China.

  • 01:06 Chinese Analyst Says Somalia Hotel Attack Not Targeted At Any Specific Country

    Chinese Analyst Says Somalia Hotel Attack Not Targeted At Any Specific Country

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    At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured in a deadly explosion at a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Sunday. A security crew member working at the Chinese embassy, which is located inside the hotel, was among those killed. Analyzing the attack, Li

  • 02:41 Chinese Doctors Offer Free Medical Treatment To Patients In Harare

    Chinese Doctors Offer Free Medical Treatment To Patients In Harare

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    Zimbabwe in collaboration with the Chinese government is aiming at offering safe and reliable health care to its people. It is this regard that a team of Chinese doctors has been deployed to the country. The team which has already gotten to work, will be

  • 01:32 South African Government Aims To Woo Back Chinese Visitors

    South African Government Aims To Woo Back Chinese Visitors

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    South Africa is keen to have more Chinese tourists visit. A sharp drop in tourist numbers from China has been attributed to strict new visa regulations from Pretoria - as well as xenophobic attacks and the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

  • 01:23 China Southern Airlines Jets Into Kenya

    China Southern Airlines Jets Into Kenya

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    China Southern Airlines has made its maiden flight from Guangzhou to Nairobi. The new service will have a frequency of three flights a week under the airline's own code. Kenya Tourist Board plans to sign a joint marketing agreement with the airline. Its t

  • 01:05 Chinese Companies Attend Zambia's Agriculture Show

    Chinese Companies Attend Zambia's Agriculture Show

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    Various Chinese companies have participated in the 89th Agricultural and Commercial Show in Lusaka, capital of Zambia. The show with 50 year's history is one of the three biggest annual shows in the southern African country.

  • 02:15 China To Establish 50 Factories On New Suez Canal

    China To Establish 50 Factories On New Suez Canal

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    The Suez canal project will not only benefit Egypt. As CCTV's Yasser hakim reports the new canal will have a role in China's ambitious belt & road initiative.

  • 02:18 China Gives Equipment Worth $2.3M To Zimbabwe To Fight Poaching

    China Gives Equipment Worth $2.3M To Zimbabwe To Fight Poaching

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    In what seems to be a case of perfect timing, China is providing equipment worth 2.3 million dollars to help Zimbabwe fight poaching. The southern African country at the centre of a wildlife conservation debate following the killing of Cecil the lion duri

  • 01:49 China's Foreign Minister Meets Liberian President

    China's Foreign Minister Meets Liberian President

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    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is wrapping up his West Africa visit in Guinea. He's been touring Ebola-affected countries, offering support. He started in Sierra Leone and then went to Liberia. CCTV's Katerina Vittozzi has more.

  • 00:41 Chinese Embassy Hosts Food Security Workshop In Sudan

    Chinese Embassy Hosts Food Security Workshop In Sudan

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    Chinese Embassy in Sudan hosted a workshop on China's experiences in agricultural development and achieving food security in Africa.

  • 01:11 China Initiative Tries To Help Sudan's Displaced Children

    China Initiative Tries To Help Sudan's Displaced Children

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    Smiling Children is an initiative aiming to provide breakfast for orphan students and kids fleeing conflicts from their home villages to the Sudanese capital Khartoum.

  • 01:39 Chinese Company Building A School In Kampala

    Chinese Company Building A School In Kampala

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    An increasing number of Chinese companies are investing in Africa and a big part of operations on the continent is what's known as social responsibility. TianTiang Group in Uganda has now built new classrooms for a run-down school in Kampala.

  • 02:54 South Africa's National Record Holder Seeks Glory In Beijing

    South Africa's National Record Holder Seeks Glory In Beijing

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    Johan Cronje is hoping to emulate his performance at the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow and return from the event in Beijing this year with a medal in the 1,500m but the man from Bloemfontein knows he will have to peak at just the right time agai

  • 03:39 Chinese Government Awards 67 Kenyans With Scholarships

    Chinese Government Awards 67 Kenyans With Scholarships

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    67 Kenyans have been awarded scholarships for post graduate studies in various universities in China. For many of the students it will be the first time to leave the country. CCTV's Kathryn Ogunde caught up with two beneficiaries and brings us this report

  • 02:19 Kenyan Nicholas Bett Reflects On His 400m Hurdles Win

    Kenyan Nicholas Bett Reflects On His 400m Hurdles Win

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    One of the surprises in the Chinese capital was undoubtedly Kenyan sprinter Nicholas Bett, who upset the field to storm to victory in the men's 400 meters hurdles. Since his victory, Bett has had time to reflect on the win and spoke to CCTV's Wang Dong, a

  • 02:42 Chinese Entrepreneurs Restoring Livelihoods In Uganda’s Industrial Park

    Chinese Entrepreneurs Restoring Livelihoods In Uganda’s Industrial Park

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    China has become a key investor in sub-Saharan Africa, channeling funds into energy, mining, construction and manufacturing. A Chinese entrepreneur who has lived in Uganda for the past 13yrs is changing lives by providing employment to hundreds of young p

  • 01:04 Egyptian President Al-Sisi Seeks Chinese Investment In Fiber Glass And Petrol

    Egyptian President Al-Sisi Seeks Chinese Investment In Fiber Glass And Petrol

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    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is visiting Beijing this week with 30 heads of state to attend the V-Day parade on Thursday. Al-sisi delivered a speech to Chinese investors today, reassuring them that despite recent terrorist attacks on the Sinai

  • 01:56 China - South Africa Cultural Exchange

    China - South Africa Cultural Exchange

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    As part of celebrations to mark the year of China in South Africa, China's Foreign Affairs ministry in collaboration with the Zhejiang Normal University organized a series of activities to promote china- Africa cultural exchanges.

  • 01:05 Xi Jinping Meets With Mauritanian President Abdel Aziz

    Xi Jinping Meets With Mauritanian President Abdel Aziz

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    President Xi Jinping met with Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz in Beijing on Monday, vowing to improve ties with Mauritania within the framework of the China-Arab Cooperation Forum. Aziz is in China for the second China-Arab States Expo, a ke

  • 01:35 Chinese-Owned Mine Closed In Zambia Amid Plunging Prices

    Chinese-Owned Mine Closed In Zambia Amid Plunging Prices

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    A Chinese-owned mine in Zambia has wound down operations, sending over 1,600 workers on forced leave. China's CNMC Luanshya Copper Mines closed Baluba mine on 7 September due to plunging prices and energy shortages. The Mine Workers' Union of Zambia (MUZ)

  • 02:56 Chinese Entrepreneurs In South Africa

    Chinese Entrepreneurs In South Africa

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    Chinese entrepreneurs in South Africa are increasingly playing a key role in job creation in the country. Electronics manufacturing in Cape Town is one industry that has recently benefitted from a 35 million dollars investment by Chinese electronics firm

  • 01:26 China-Rwanda Bamboo Project Profits Over 2,400 Women

    China-Rwanda Bamboo Project Profits Over 2,400 Women

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    China has been striving to ensure gender equity in its aid to foreign countries. In 2007, the Rwandan government requested China's technical assistance in bamboo planting and harvesting. Together the two governments launched a project that today benefits

  • 01:51 China Receives Elephants From Zimbabwe

    China Receives Elephants From Zimbabwe

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    In conservation efforts, 24 African elephants are settling in a center for rare animals and plants in southern China's Qingyuan city, Guangdong Province.

  • 01:56 China Aids Zambia's Agricultural Technology

    China Aids Zambia's Agricultural Technology

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    Despite the weak agricultural infrastructure and obsolete agricultural technology, Zambia is slowly making leaps. This thanks to the China-aid Zambia Agricultural Technology Demonstration Center. The centre which shoulders science research, demonstration

  • 01:52 Chinese Troops In Sudan Hold Celebrations

    Chinese Troops In Sudan Hold Celebrations

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    Chinese troops in Sudan recently held celebrations to mark the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Chinese community in different countries have been holding events as part of the national day celebrations

  • 02:55 Ethiopian Airlines Hires Chinese Cabin Crew

    Ethiopian Airlines Hires Chinese Cabin Crew

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    Ethiopian Airlines has begun hiring Chinese nationals as cabin crew in line with the airline's continued focus on building market share within the Asia-Africa market. As CCTV's Girum Chala reports, the airline is flying growing numbers of Chinese passenge

  • 01:38 Harare, Zimbabwe To Be Twinned With Guangzhou, China

    Harare, Zimbabwe To Be Twinned With Guangzhou, China

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    Zimbabwe's capital Harare is set to be twinned with the Chinese city of Guangzhou. The move comes at a time, when Zimbabwe is starting to restructure its cities, in a bid to boost business opportunities, infrastructure and health systems.

  • 01:16 Chinese Embassy Launches Visa Application Facility In Kenya

    Chinese Embassy Launches Visa Application Facility In Kenya

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    China has outsourced its Visa application and processing functions, to VFS Global, a tech services provider. This is a trend already adopted by several other embassies in the country. The company's Chief Operations Officer for Africa, Jiten Vyas says they

  • 01:52 Zimbabwe To Benefit From China International Payment System

    Zimbabwe To Benefit From China International Payment System

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    China International Payment system will impact Zimbabwe positively, giving it cushion from the sanctions by the United States

  • 03:09 New Group Of Chinese Medics Arrive In Sierra Leone To Help In Fight Against Virus

    New Group Of Chinese Medics Arrive In Sierra Leone To Help In Fight Against Virus

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    In Sierra Leone, one of the country's biggest hospitals has admitted patients for the first time since the Ebola outbreak. The Sierra Leone-China Friendship Hospital was an Ebola Treatment Unit during the epidemic's peak. It was staffed by Chinese medics.

  • 02:48 President Xi Ends Zimbabwe State Visit Amid Flurry Of Deals

    President Xi Ends Zimbabwe State Visit Amid Flurry Of Deals

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    Before South Africa, President Xi Jinping wrapped up his two-day state visit to Zimbabwe on Wednesday afternoon. President Xi and his counterpart Robert Mugabe presided over the signing of ten lucrative deals in energy, agriculture, health and transport.

  • 00:52 Senegal Looks To China For Funding

    Senegal Looks To China For Funding

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    Senegalese President, Macky Sall says he's looking to China to help fund more than $800 million worth of planned infrastructure projects. Sall said this at a press conference following the forum on China-Africa cooperation in Johannesburg.

  • 04:30 Jacob Zuma Hails China's Assistance To Africa

    Jacob Zuma Hails China's Assistance To Africa

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    South Africa's president Jacob Zuma has praised China's assistance to Africa, and taken a swipe at the West. In an exclusive interview with CCTV's Beatrice Marshall, Zuma says that China-Africa relations will help the continent.

  • 00:39 Mali Signs $1.5 B Rail Deal With China Railway Construction Corp

    Mali Signs $1.5 B Rail Deal With China Railway Construction Corp

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    Mali has signed an agreement with China Railway Construction Corp to renovate a rail line linking its capital Bamako to the border with neighbouring Senegal. The rail will cost nearly 2 billion U.S. dollars.The project is part of a plan to upgrade the age

  • 01:00 Egypt Waives Visa For Chinese Tourists

    Egypt Waives Visa For Chinese Tourists

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    Egypt has opted to exempt Chinese tourists from pre-obtained visa requirements, as it struggles to shore up its battered tourism industry. Chinese tourists will now get visas on arrival, according to the Tourism ministry. However, Chinese tourist groups w

  • 01:33 Zimbabwe Businesses And Citizens Welcomes New Currency

    Zimbabwe Businesses And Citizens Welcomes New Currency

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    Zimbabwe has designated the yuan as an official currency. The use of the Yuan as legal tender in the country begins this year. Zimbabwe announced that it will expand the use of the Chinese yuan after China cancelled 40 mln US dollars worth of debt to the

  • 04:27 Egypt Expects Boost In Cash And Investments From China

    Egypt Expects Boost In Cash And Investments From China

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    Egypt is expecting a major boost in cash and investments from China this week when President Xi Jinping makes an official tour of the country. The central bank is hoping to receive a $1 billion loan, to help shore up its foreign reserves. Egypt is battlin

  • 01:52 South African Wines Gaining Popularity In China

    South African Wines Gaining Popularity In China

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    China remains Africa's biggest trading partner, but the drop in commodities demand has affected the continent. But it's the quality of China's demand that's changing, and South Africa's wine industry is one sector that's benefiting from that. Sumitra Nydo

  • 03:13 Kenyan Tea Manufacturers Use Chinese Finances To Expand

    Kenyan Tea Manufacturers Use Chinese Finances To Expand

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    To our special series on Rediscovering Africa now. Kenya is the world's largest exporter of black tea, but various market restrictions are reducing the profits available on the product. Tea producers in Kenya are now relying on support from Chinese compan

  • 04:37 Chinese Medical Teams And Zanzibar Island

    Chinese Medical Teams And Zanzibar Island

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    The spice islands of East Africa. Zanzibar is famous for its spices and its architecture. To residents on the main island, however, one group of Chinese is well known to them - the Chinese medical team. For the past 51 years, many Chinese medical workers

  • 00:59 Zimbabwe To Host Inaugural China-Africa Tourism Conference

    Zimbabwe To Host Inaugural China-Africa Tourism Conference

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    Zimbabwe aims to position itself as one of China's preferred destinations by hosting the first Sino-African Tourism Conference. The event will include representatives from different African countries, tourism organisations, Chinese embassies and the UN Wo

  • 02:42 Over 200 Kenyan Students Win Bursaries To Study In China

    Over 200 Kenyan Students Win Bursaries To Study In China

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    In Kenya, more than 2-hundred students have won scholarships to study in China. The Chinese Embassy, in conjunction with Kenya's ministries of Education and Foreign Affairs, held a ceremony for them in Nairobi on Thursday. Ambassador Liu Xianfa has congra

  • 00:58 40-person Chinese Delegation Due To Arrive In Nigeria

    40-person Chinese Delegation Due To Arrive In Nigeria

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    A 40-person delegation from China is due to arrive in Nigeria, after the countries signed $ 70 Billion worth of infrastructure contracts. According to the Centre for the Studies of Economies in Africa, China is the largest trading partner, for African eco

  • 01:28 Countries Discuss Special Economic Zones In Harare

    Countries Discuss Special Economic Zones In Harare

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    President Robert Mugabe's given the go-ahead for a long-awaited Special Economic Zones Bill. The approval comes during a special visit by the Deputy Secretary General of the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission. President Mugabe has met with

  • 01:23 Egypt Lands $2.7 Billion Currency Swap Deal With China

    Egypt Lands $2.7 Billion Currency Swap Deal With China

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    Egypt has reached a currency swap agreement with China valued at $ 2.7 B. That moves Egypt ever closer to meeting the terms required to clinch a $ 12 B loan deal with the International Monetary Fund. The deal is reportedly being processed by officials fro

  • 00:58 Senegalese Students Awarded Scholarships To Study In China

    Senegalese Students Awarded Scholarships To Study In China

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    In a sign of deepening ties between China and African countries ... 15 Senegalese students are on their way to China to further their studies. The young people are recipients of scholarships from the China Road and Bridge Corporation. The bursary gives th

  • 00:44 Chinese Vice-President Visits Djibouti To Strengthen Relations

    Chinese Vice-President Visits Djibouti To Strengthen Relations

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    China and Djibouti have vowed to further strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation in various fields. Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao met and held talks with Djiboutian Prime Minister Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed in Djibouti on ways of further streng

  • 02:46 Over 20 Chinese Companies Hold Recruitment Drive In Nairobi

    Over 20 Chinese Companies Hold Recruitment Drive In Nairobi

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    Like many African countries, unemployment remains a major challenge for Kenya. Thousands of graduates are unable to find formal jobs after graduating. The situation is a lot worse for semi-skilled people. It was sweet relief then on Wednesday when the Uni