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  • 02:59 Nigeria's Women Farmers Call For Land Rights

    Nigeria's Women Farmers Call For Land Rights

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    In rural Nigeria, 80 percent of small scale farmers are women. Yet very few own land -- held back by a lack of resources and conservative male attitudes. Activists are calling for more rights for women farmers, including access to land and credit.

  • 03:18 Standing Up For Your Rights In Burkina Faso

    Standing Up For Your Rights In Burkina Faso

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    The civil rights movement "Le Balai Citoyen" was one of the driving forces behind the protests in Burkina Faso in October 2014. Musicians like Oscibi Johann play an important role in this youth movement, which is linking up with others in Africa.

  • 02:24 Women Overcoming Imbalance At Work

    Women Overcoming Imbalance At Work

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    Gender inequality is a genuine business risk affecting most businesses in Uganda. Men still dominate the choice of employers despite proven evidence that women in top management positions enhance sound governance, and performance. ACCA a global body for p

  • 02:59 Nigeria's Women Groups Campaigning For Equal Rights

    Nigeria's Women Groups Campaigning For Equal Rights

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    Women Rights continue to remain a big issue in Nigeria with several women groups campaigning for equal rights for women as with their male counterparts. The country has made significant progress in terms affirmative action but women still suffer some deep

  • 02:00 Congo Pygmies Fight For Their Rights

    Congo Pygmies Fight For Their Rights

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    Pigmies in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been demanding protection against discrimination. They accuse some communities of marginalisation. Susan Mwongeli reports

  • 02:03 South Africans Fear Proposed Reforms May Erode Ownership Rights

    South Africans Fear Proposed Reforms May Erode Ownership Rights

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    There are fears that the proposed new copyright and patent laws in South Africa could erode the rights of artists and inventors. Under the current Copyright Act, authors of literary, artistic and musical works enjoy copyright protection for life, and 50 y

  • 01:04 The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2015

    The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2015

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    Nobel Peace Prize for 2015 awarded to The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011.

  • 03:05 Malawi Debating On Protection Of Gay Rights

    Malawi Debating On Protection Of Gay Rights

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    The debate over gay rights has been making headlines in Malawi. Earlier this month, Catholic bishops in the country urged President Peter Mutharika not to legalize homosexuality, after he called for gay rights to be protected.

  • 00:49 Zimbabwe To Only Issue Mining Rights To Listed Companies

    Zimbabwe To Only Issue Mining Rights To Listed Companies

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    Zimbabwe will only issue mining rights to companies listed on the local stock exchange and will not allow the export of raw minerals without ministerial approval. According newly proposed laws, holders of mining rights would also be required to use banks

  • 02:31 Teenager On A Mission To Educate Her Peers On Their Rights

    Teenager On A Mission To Educate Her Peers On Their Rights

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    South Africa is one of the countries assessed by the United Nations Committee on the rights of the child. Young people in South Africa face many challenges, among them poverty, abuse and gang-related violence. However, one teenager from an impoverished ne