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  • 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 Museveni: Ugandans Will Decide How Long I Stay In Power

    Museveni: Ugandans Will Decide How Long I Stay In Power

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    When President Barack Obama left the continent after a five day visit, he had a strong message to Africa's longest serving Presidents."No one should rule for life"... But even before the dust left behind by Air force one settles down, his very message is

  • 08:33 Nigeria: Residents Of Aramoko Cry Out Over Power Outages

    Nigeria: Residents Of Aramoko Cry Out Over Power Outages

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    Residents of Aramoko are crying over what they describe as power outage in the town. They are calling on the appropriate authorities to rectify the faults responsible for heir predicament

  • 02:55 South Africa’s National Bird Under Threat Due To Power Lines

    South Africa’s National Bird Under Threat Due To Power Lines

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    South Africa's national bird is under threat. The Blue Crane can only be found in South Africa, but kilometres of power lines are putting these majestic birds in peril. CCTV's Traver's Andrews reports

  • 02:24 South Africa Launches Medupi Power Station

    South Africa Launches Medupi Power Station

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    The much-awaited Unit Six of Medupi Power Station was officially opened at the weekend. Angelo Coppola reports.

  • 01:31 Solar Lamps Light Way Despite Cameroon Blackouts

    Solar Lamps Light Way Despite Cameroon Blackouts

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    Many Cameroonian residents have had to contend with unprecedented power cuts. The government has promised to improve the country's hydroelectric dam and power lines but in the meantime, ordinary Cameroonians, especially students, have been relying on sola

  • 03:20 Zambia's Lungu Pledges To Overcome Power Shortages In 12 Months

    Zambia's Lungu Pledges To Overcome Power Shortages In 12 Months

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    Zambia's President has pledged to overcome the nation's crippling power crisis within 12 months. As CCTV's Farai Mwakutuya reports, the government has announced an array of new energy initiatives aiming to prevent the power shortages, which have so badly

  • 02:04 Zimbabwe Power Cuts Affect Manufacturing Sector

    Zimbabwe Power Cuts Affect Manufacturing Sector

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    Zimbabwe's manufacturing industry output will slide further than expected this year, largely due to the impact of severe power cuts affecting the country. The electricity authority says low levels of water at Kariba Hydro Electrical Dam which produces mos

  • 00:34 South Africa To Increase Nuclear Power To National Grid

    South Africa To Increase Nuclear Power To National Grid

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    South Africa has started a process that could lead to it adding up to 9,600 megawatts of nuclear power to its national grid. The country's department of energy said the cabinet had earlier this month given the green light to issue a request for proposals

  • 03:28 Namibia Builds Gas-fired Power Station To Secure Energy Supply

    Namibia Builds Gas-fired Power Station To Secure Energy Supply

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    Countries around the world are scrambling to secure energy supply. But many are looking for new and alternative ways to do this. Namibia, in South West Africa has opted to go the renewable energy route by building a gas-fired power station. The technology

  • 01:43 Uganda Building Africa's First Solar Powered Bus

    Uganda Building Africa's First Solar Powered Bus

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    Uganda's state owned automobile company, Kiira Motors Corporation, is building what's expected to be Africa's first solar powered bus. The prototype is in its completion stage and will be unveiled next month in the capital Kampala.

  • 02:41 Zimbabwe Power Utility Is Proposing A 5% Hike In Tariffs

    Zimbabwe Power Utility Is Proposing A 5% Hike In Tariffs

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    The lights have been on for weeks in Zimbabwe, a rare occurrence in a country notorious for an erratic power supply. But Zimbabwean manufacturers and miners say there are tough times ahead. The power utility is proposing a 5 cent hike in tariffs to 14.64

  • 02:08 South African School Draws Benefits From Solar Power

    South African School Draws Benefits From Solar Power

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    Just days after the South African electricity sector regulator announced a 9.4% increase in electricity prices, a small school near Johannesburg has started using solar power to run its operations. Pilot trials of this system were run in the Eastern Cape

  • 01:46 South Africa Power Utility Declares Dispute With Unions Over Pay Demands

    South Africa Power Utility Declares Dispute With Unions Over Pay Demands

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    South Africa's state-owned power utility has declared a dispute with three unions. Eskom says wage negotiations have stalled, as employees' demands are too high. But workers say they deserve a share of the power giant's profits. Angelo Coppola has more

  • 02:11 Kenyans Harness Solar Power To Irrigate Crops

    Kenyans Harness Solar Power To Irrigate Crops

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    In Kenya, not many farmers can reliably run a farm based only on rain-fed agriculture. That means most turn to irrigation systems to water their crops, even though they can be both expensive, and frustrating. Maria Galang met one farmer who is turning to

  • 03:32 Zambian President Concludes Tour At Eskom's Kusile Power Site

    Zambian President Concludes Tour At Eskom's Kusile Power Site

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    Zambian president Edgar Lungu has concluded his two-day state visit to South Africa. President Lungu ended his stay with a visit to Eskom's Kusile power station construction site where he noted that the two countries have lost time in liaising with each o

  • 02:23 Zimbabwe Government  Inks Last-minute Deal To Prevent Outage

    Zimbabwe Government Inks Last-minute Deal To Prevent Outage

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    Zimbabwe's power utility and central bank have come up with an eleventh-hour deal to avert a potential power crisis. South Africa's Eskom had given the country an end of May deadline to pay up for imports or risk being switched off. Farai Mwakutuya has mo

  • 01:11 Powering Zimbabwe: $500 Million Upgrade To Increase Energy Generation

    Powering Zimbabwe: $500 Million Upgrade To Increase Energy Generation

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    Zimbabwe will take a huge step towards resolving its long running energy deficit this year after the completion of expansion of the Kariba South Hydro power station. Farai Mwakutuya reports from the capital, Harare.