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  • 03:03 South Africa's First Female External Load Operator

    South Africa's First Female External Load Operator

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    Paramedics frequently risk their own lives to save others; one of their toughest missions is air rescue. In Cape Town, South Africa, a young woman has just made history, by joining the ranks of these heroes. Travers Andrews reports

  • 02:30 3 Years On: Who Should Be Blamed For SA's Marikana Massacre?

    3 Years On: Who Should Be Blamed For SA's Marikana Massacre?

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    South Africa has marked three years since the tragic Marikana Massacre. Police shot dozens of miners and three years on, several questions remain regarding the tragedy. CCTV's Angelo Coppola reports.

  • 01:02 Pistorius: Prosecutors Hoping To Overturn The Verdict

    Pistorius: Prosecutors Hoping To Overturn The Verdict

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    Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is due to be freed from prison later this week. He's served just 10 months for killing his girlfriend but prosecutors are determined he should be sent back to jail. CCTV's Angelo Coppola reports.

  • 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

  • 03:26 South African Entrepreneurs Innovate Convenient Way To Wash Hands

    South African Entrepreneurs Innovate Convenient Way To Wash Hands

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    Hand washing is one the most effective ways of preventing infections and the spread of disease. However clean water and soap is not always accessible especially to people who live in outlying areas. In this installment of our Africa's Big Ideas series, we

  • 02:05 South Africans Dismayed At Pistorius' Imminent Release

    South Africans Dismayed At Pistorius' Imminent Release

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    In one of the wealthiest suburbs of South Africa's administrative capital Pretoria, stands a three-storey mansion, where Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius will be taken on his release from prison this week. Pistorius is expected to wear an electro

  • 03:25 Meet South Africa's Youngest Millionaire Only At 23

    Meet South Africa's Youngest Millionaire Only At 23

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    The Foreign exchange market is the biggest financial market in the world. At least four trillion dollars is traded on currency markets on a daily basis. This market is known for its volatility and high risk nature, which is why it is mostly traded by bank

  • 00:39 South African Ministers Weigh In On Pistorius' Case Review

    South African Ministers Weigh In On Pistorius' Case Review

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    Other South African ministers have been weighing in on the Justice Minister's decision to refer Oscar Pistorius' case for review and many have praised him for it.

  • 02:54 Rock Climbing in Cape Town

    Rock Climbing in Cape Town

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    About a three-hour drive north of Cape Town, South Africa, there is an area called Cederberg Mountain, which is known mostly for its production of rooibos tea. But over the last ten years, it has also gained attention for another economy-boosting activity

  • 02:36 South Africa's Minister for Correctional Services Visits Crowded Pollsmoor Prison

    South Africa's Minister for Correctional Services Visits Crowded Pollsmoor Prison

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    South Africa's Minister for Correctional Services has been touring Cape Town's Pollsmoor Prison. The aim of the visit was to better assess how to address massive overcrowding. CCTV's Travers Andrews reports.

  • 01:49 South Africa Unexpectedly Suspends Release Of Oscar Pistorius

    South Africa Unexpectedly Suspends Release Of Oscar Pistorius

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    It was the day South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was due to leave prison. But in a surprise move, the country's Justice Minister put his parole on hold, saying a decision to free him had been made too soon.

  • 01:58 250 People Killed Every Week On South Africa's Roads

    250 People Killed Every Week On South Africa's Roads

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    How do you rate your journeys home from work? A little difficult anxious, maybe. Well spare a thought for motorists in South Africa. Latest figures show more than 250 people are killed on its roads every single week. That makes them the deadliest highways

  • 02:49 The Commercial Demise Of The Pistorius Brand

    The Commercial Demise Of The Pistorius Brand

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    Oscar Pistorius was once the darling of South African sport, the Paralympian epitomized hope for many in the country and defied the odds by becoming the first double amputee athlete to compete in the Olympic Games, but his status as International hero and

  • 03:08 S.A. Troops Ready For Special African Rapid-response Force

    S.A. Troops Ready For Special African Rapid-response Force

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    South Africa's military has wrapped up its latest war games. Thousands of personnel have taken part in an exercise to prepare them for deployment into Africa's hot spots. CCTV's Rene Del Carme reports.

  • 02:46 Why Big Game Hunting Is Big Business In South Africa

    Why Big Game Hunting Is Big Business In South Africa

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    The killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe has shone a spotlight on Africa's big game industry and hunting in particular. A study in the journal Biological Conservation, estimates African trophy hunting is worth in excess of $200m (£130m) a year. But relat

  • 02:36 South Africa Labour Leaders Try To Revive Steel Industry

    South Africa Labour Leaders Try To Revive Steel Industry

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    Business and labour leaders in South Africa's steel industry met two government agencies to try and find a solution to the challenges in the sector. The challenges range from persistent power problems to the challenge posed by cheaper imports. Angelo Copp

  • 02:07 South African Organisation Helping Migrants Return Home

    South African Organisation Helping Migrants Return Home

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    An organisation in South Africa is helping people, who migrated, make the journey home. So far, it's brought back more than 350,000 from overseas and many of them have returned with the ability to create jobs. CCTV's Angelo Coppola reports.

  • 01:59 Saving The Northern White Rhino

    Saving The Northern White Rhino

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    Scientists are appealing for funds to save Northern White Rhino. There are only four left in the world. But without the required money, the northern species will die out.

  • 03:27 South African Doll Entrepreneur

    South African Doll Entrepreneur

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    A new African doll is making waves for all the right reasons. Mommpy MPoppy has become hugely popular with young black girls in a market saturated with white dolls and its creator is planning on sending the dolls across Africa.

  • 03:37 South African Leather Art

    South African Leather Art

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    Take a look at the rare art of leather carving and painting. Artist Allen Dent is one of the few people around the world who takes this unique genre to another level.

  • 03:18 Effect Of South Africa New Visa Regulations

    Effect Of South Africa New Visa Regulations

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    There's growing concern over the damage being caused by South Africa's new visa regulations, which have cut international tourist traffic to the country, significantly. President Jacob Zuma has announced a review of the laws. In the meantime, sector playe

  • 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.

  • 02:30 Roller Derby Takes Root With Cape Town's Female Skaters

    Roller Derby Takes Root With Cape Town's Female Skaters

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    The sport of Roller Derby may be in its infancy but its starting to take root especially in Cape Town where an all female league has been established.,CCTV's Travers Andrews report.

  • 06:20 South Africa Unions And Government Sign A Plan To Stem A Wave Of Job Losses

    South Africa Unions And Government Sign A Plan To Stem A Wave Of Job Losses

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    The South African mining sector came together to sign a 10 point declaration undertaking to look at minimizing job losses in the country, as the coal and gold mining sectors prepare for arbitration in their eight week wage negotiations. Mineral Resources

  • 03:29 South African Authorities Try To Curb Train Surfing As Accidents Rise

    South African Authorities Try To Curb Train Surfing As Accidents Rise

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    Rail authorities in South Africa are trying to curb the illegal practice of train surfing. This is when people jump onto the top of the trains or hang on to the sides while the train is moving. It's extremely dangerous and very costly. Rail Agency, Prasa,

  • 01:34 Zimbabwe Congratulates South Africa For Winning The Commonwealth Games Bid

    Zimbabwe Congratulates South Africa For Winning The Commonwealth Games Bid

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    Zimbabwe has also extended its congratulations to South Africa, but Its participation in the 2022 games is in doubt. The country was suspended from Commonwealth councils in March 2002, following a politically violent presidential election. A year later Pr

  • 03:03 South Africa Keen To Improve Relations With Other African Countries

    South Africa Keen To Improve Relations With Other African Countries

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    South Africa may have a glowing international reputation. But closer to home, the country's been working on improving relations with Africa. This week artists from South Africa and Kenya met to discuss opportunities for engagement, collaboration, and unde

  • 02:00 Truffles Fuel South African Industry

    Truffles Fuel South African Industry

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    A potential new treasure is being unearthed in South Africa. It has nothing to do with gold, though, but all about fungus. CCTV's Travers Andrews has more on that story.

  • 02:30 Over 2000 Angolans In South Africa Face Deportation

    Over 2000 Angolans In South Africa Face Deportation

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    South Africa too has been facing a refugee crisis but of a different calibre. Over two thousand Angolans face deportation following the withdrawal of their refugee status. At least three other African countries are next on Pretoria's list. Yolisa Njamela

  • 04:03 US Warns Of A Possible Terror Attack In South Africa

    US Warns Of A Possible Terror Attack In South Africa

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    There has been an unprecedented development in South Africa, where the United States has warned it's citizens of a possible attack by extremists targeting U.S. facilities or interests. For more on this we were joined by Na'eem Jeenah the Executive directo

  • 02:58 Children In Africa Remain The Most Vulnerable In The World.

    Children In Africa Remain The Most Vulnerable In The World.

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    This is the first time that the Global Child Forum is being held in Africa. There was quite an impressive line up of speakers and delegates and keen participation from business, government, civil society and other organisations.

  • 01:52 South Africa To Blacklist Child Maintenance Violators

    South Africa To Blacklist Child Maintenance Violators

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    South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has signed into law a controversial bill that will allow child maintenance defaulters to be blacklisted, making it difficult for them to buy on credit or take out loans. Critics say the new law will have dire consequenc

  • 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.

  • 02:05 Cancer Survivors Embark On A 2,500 Km Motorcycle Ride

    Cancer Survivors Embark On A 2,500 Km Motorcycle Ride

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    In South Africa, an entourage of cancer survivors will embark on a 2500 km route, stopping over in towns to educate its residents on how to detect cancer at an early stage. Projections from the World Health Organisation show that cancer-related deaths wor

  • 02:56 Western Cape Launches New Initiative To Promote Green Farming

    Western Cape Launches New Initiative To Promote Green Farming

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    Agricultural officials in South Africa's Western Cape have launched a new initiative that aims to promote green farming principles in the region's agricultural industry. The GreenAgri portal was launched to allow farmers to gain access to information on h

  • 02:30 Somali Refugee Community Thrives In Johannesburg, South Africa

    Somali Refugee Community Thrives In Johannesburg, South Africa

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    Somali entrepreneurs are sharing their skills with South Africa’s local business owners and employees. Julie Scheier reports

  • 02:30 African Artists Showcase Their Work In The Continents Biggest Art Fair

    African Artists Showcase Their Work In The Continents Biggest Art Fair

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    The Joburg Art Fair is a contemporary art fair held annually in Johannesburg, South Africa. The works of more than 300 of Africa's leading artists are being showcased. Yolisa Njamela reports

  • 02:12 South Africa Debates Whether To Outlaw Guns

    South Africa Debates Whether To Outlaw Guns

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    South Africa has awoken to the menace of guns in the country after the killing of police officers. At least 60 police officers have been killed this year in the country.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 01:59 Illegal Mining In South Africa Continues Unabated

    Illegal Mining In South Africa Continues Unabated

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    Despite a multitude of deaths, Illegal mining in South Africa continues unabated. Thousands risking their lives for scraps of fortune. Now - compounding the problem turf wars undergound run by syndicates and crime bosses. The Chamber of Mines says two bil

  • 00:50 Will South Africa's Pistorius Be Granted Parole?

    Will South Africa's Pistorius Be Granted Parole?

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    Prison officials are to decide whether to grant parole to paralympian Oscar Pistorius. He's serving a 5-year jail term for killing his girlfriend. Under South Africa law, he could be freed after serving one sixth of his sentence. Yolisa Njamela with more

  • 02:10 South Africa's Economy Needs A More Diverse Ownership

    South Africa's Economy Needs A More Diverse Ownership

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    The Black Business Council is ready to work with the South African government and is looking into changing the ownership patterns of the economy

  • 02:59 The Woman Guiding Africa's Super-rich

    The Woman Guiding Africa's Super-rich

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    Bimpe Nkontchou is a wealth management expert specializing in ultra high net worth Africans. CNN's Jim Stenman reports.

  • 02:37 South Africa's Open Street Parking

    South Africa's Open Street Parking

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    Creative South Africans give complete makeovers to parking bays in Cape town, using them as parks for relaxing and having fun. This global initiative started 10 years ago and was meant to shape debate on how public spaces like parking bays can be more cre

  • 02:09 South .Africa Court Dismisses Application By Former Aurora Directors

    South .Africa Court Dismisses Application By Former Aurora Directors

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    A South Africa court has dismissed an application by former directors of Aurora Empowerment Systems, who had sought leave to appeal a decision that found them liable for as much as $113 M worth of damages. Judge Eberhard Bertelmann said that there was lit

  • 02:08 South Africa Steps Up Aid Relief To Yemen Victims

    South Africa Steps Up Aid Relief To Yemen Victims

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    Humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen is starting to arrive as the Port of Aden has re-opened. For months, aid agencies tried to reach hundreds of thousands of people in desperate need of food, water and health supplies. South African Gift of the Givers aid

  • 03:17 Mafikizolo Use Music To Educate The Continent

    Mafikizolo Use Music To Educate The Continent

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    On Friday the Sustainable Development Goals will be signed by World Leaders at the UN General Assembly in New York. And Africa's biggest music stars have come together to ensure people know their rights encompassed in the 17 goals, and hold their governme

  • 02:21 South Africa Heritage Day Car Show

    South Africa Heritage Day Car Show

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    An event held in Cape Town as part of country's heritage celebrations

  • 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