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  • 58:37 Law and Disorder in Lagos

    Law and Disorder in Lagos

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    On the streets of Lagos, it is not the police who wield power but gangs of fight-hardened young men known as Area Boys. Louis spends time with several outfits, joining them as they patrol their turf, clash with local rivals and keep the peace in a brutal

  • 57:51 Law and Disorder in Johannesburg

    Law and Disorder in Johannesburg

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    Louis Theroux travels to Johannesburg, where the residents find themselves increasingly besieged by crime. Despairing of the capability of the police and the courts to protect them, many have turned to an industry of private security, offering protection

  • 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

  • 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

  • 01:46 Somalia's New Tough Law Against Sex Abuse

    Somalia's New Tough Law Against Sex Abuse

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    Somalia is promising tough new laws against sexual violence and Female Genital Mutilation. Both are perpetrated on a regular basis, according to activists. But they often go unreported because of the stigma attached to victims in the country. This report

  • 01:34 Egypt's Plan To Cut Civil Service Numbers Met With Resistance

    Egypt's Plan To Cut Civil Service Numbers Met With Resistance

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    Egypt's labour unions are up in arms over a proposed law which aims to overhaul the civil service by not only cutting staff numbers, but also pegging promotions on performance evaluations, and not seniority. Unions, however, say the new law will cut their

  • 26:16 Child Marriage in Zimbabwe

    Child Marriage in Zimbabwe

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    A look at vulnerability of the marriage act in Zimbabwe and how efforts are been made to put an end to the act of child marriage. Also, we have a chat with Yasmin Belo Osagie, the co-founder of She Leads Africa, an organization that provides a platform to

  • 02:18 Zimbabwe Parliament To Debate The Proposed Labour Act

    Zimbabwe Parliament To Debate The Proposed Labour Act

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    Members of Zimbabwe's parliament which was in recess till September the 1st, have been recalled to debate proposed amendments to the Labour Act. Parliament is due to debate the bill this week,as government hurries to plug legal loopholes that have caused

  • 01:54 Egypt Divided Over Impact Of New Anti-terrorism Law

    Egypt Divided Over Impact Of New Anti-terrorism Law

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    New counter-terrorism laws in Egypt have sparked mixed reactions across the country, days after President signed them into law. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi approved the stringent laws on Sunday to fight a growing Islamist insurgency. The laws

  • 03:04 Zimbabwe To Pass Amendments On Labour Laws

    Zimbabwe To Pass Amendments On Labour Laws

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    Zimbabwe parliament is expected to pass amendments to the country's labour laws in the wake of a wave of job terminations. Last month the Supreme Court handed down a judgment allowing employers to dismiss workers on short notice, resulting in a spate of l

  • 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

  • 02:02 Somalia To Adopt A New Law That Will Protect The Disabled

    Somalia To Adopt A New Law That Will Protect The Disabled

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    Campaigners of Persons with disabilities have been honored in Mogadishu. In a country slowly emerging from years of conflict, the disabled remain vulnerable but the government has announced its intention to adopt a new law that will ensure the Disabled ar

  • 02:05 Somali Politicians Propose New Law To Limit Foreign Workers

    Somali Politicians Propose New Law To Limit Foreign Workers

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    Somali politicians are proposing to jail foreign workers for taking jobs that locals can do. They're determined to create more opportunities for Somali youth and they've endorsed a new law to limit the use of foreign staff. CCTV's Abdulaziz Billow reports

  • 04:21 Kenyas New Company Laws

    Kenyas New Company Laws

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    On September 11, Kenya finally replaced its old version of the Companies Act, dating back to 1947, with a new one. That, however, wasn't the only business law which came into force on that date. The Insolvency Act, which gives distressed companies options

  • 01:57 Cote D'Ivoire Schools Open As New Education Law Takes Effect

    Cote D'Ivoire Schools Open As New Education Law Takes Effect

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    Monday marked the first day of the new school year in Cote d'Ivoire and the first day of compulsory schooling. Parents who don't send their children to school face a stiff fine or even jail time. CCTV's Kathryn Ogunde reports.

  • 00:45 Zimbabwe Amends Indigenization Law

    Zimbabwe Amends Indigenization Law

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    Zimbabwe has eased the terms of a controversial law that forces foreign companies to cede a majority stake to local investors. The move now signals an attempt to shore up the country's moribund economy that has been on a downturn for more than a decade no

  • 01:29 Zimbabwe Says Compliance With Indeginization Law Still Low

    Zimbabwe Says Compliance With Indeginization Law Still Low

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    Zimbabwe's government says compliance with its indeginization law is at very slow pace. The legislation requires all foreign owned firms with assets of more than 500,000 dollars to cede or sell a 51-percent stake to locals. The ruling Zanu-PF party says t

  • 01:22 Tunisians Protest Against Law That Seeks To Pardon Corruption

    Tunisians Protest Against Law That Seeks To Pardon Corruption

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    Hundreds of Tunisians are protesting against a law that proposes granting amnesty to people accused of corruption. If the so-called economic reconciliation bill is passed, those accused of corruption will not be prosecuted, but will instead be ordered to

  • 02:12 Senegal Begins Enforcing Anti-tobacco Law

    Senegal Begins Enforcing Anti-tobacco Law

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    Authorities in Senegal are also intensifying anti-tobacco efforts. Smoking in public places now illegal across the country. And so is selling cigarettes to minors . This follows the implementation of the anti-tobacco law which was enacted in 2014 . Susan

  • 00:34 President Mugabe Effects Law For Introduction Of New Currency

    President Mugabe Effects Law For Introduction Of New Currency

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    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has issued a decree clearing the way for the introduction of "bond notes" in the country. The idea has been a cause for concern since it was first announced with many fearing that it could be a back route for the introdu

  • 01:49 Pressure Mounting On Legislators To Pass Outstanding Laws In Zimbabwe

    Pressure Mounting On Legislators To Pass Outstanding Laws In Zimbabwe

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    In Zimbabwe, parliamentarians have been given 30 days to align outstanding pieces of legislation to a constitution passed in 2013 or face censure

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