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  • 01:07 Parents Urged To Plan For Children Early As Uganda Marks International Youth Day

    Parents Urged To Plan For Children Early As Uganda Marks International Youth Day

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    Uganda has joined the world to commemorate international youth day. The main celebrations have been held at katakwi high school Usuk county in Eastern Uganda under the theme Investment choices we make, Youth matter. Youths with developmental projects have

  • 00:39 President Robert Mugabe To Chair Youth Empowerment Summit

    President Robert Mugabe To Chair Youth Empowerment Summit

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    Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe is expected to brief African leaders on youth empowerment, at the UN General Assembly in New York later this month. The invite to do so came from his counterpart in Malawi, Peter Mutharika, who is a UN youth empowerment

  • 02:05 Zimbabwe's Dream Star Talent Search Aims To Cultivate New Stars

    Zimbabwe's Dream Star Talent Search Aims To Cultivate New Stars

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    An art talent search is helping the Zimbabwe's younger generation use their talent as a net plus. It's also providing a platform to showcase Zimbabwe to the world in the form of culture exchange

  • 03:16 Guinea Bissau Youths Face Unemployment

    Guinea Bissau Youths Face Unemployment

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    Guinea Bissau is predicted to registers a growth of 3.9% this year but yet again, the tiny country is experiencing a political crisis. As a result of its socio-political climate Guinea Bissau's youth are facing increasing unemployment numbers as young peo

  • 03:31 Ugandan Youth Sheltering Orphaned Children

    Ugandan Youth Sheltering Orphaned Children

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    A twenty-five year old Ugandan University graduate is changing the lives of orphaned and abandoned children, by providing a home to over 50 children out of his savings.

  • 03:22 Youths In Kampala Slums Take Lessons From Hip-hop Culture

    Youths In Kampala Slums Take Lessons From Hip-hop Culture

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    Young people in Uganda are transforming their lives through break dancing. The discipline, development of skill and the responsibility it takes to master the hip-hop culture dance has drawn in hundreds of youths from the slums of Kampala. Here's more on t

  • 02:06 Thabo Mbeki Urges Youth To Take Charge Of Africa's Destiny

    Thabo Mbeki Urges Youth To Take Charge Of Africa's Destiny

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    South Africa's former president Thabo Mbeki says African youth have a responsibility to transform the continent. Mbeki was delivering a keynote address at the Africa Day celebration in Pretoria. His focus was on the 120 years of the Adwa African Victory.

  • 02:06 Thabo Mbeki Urges Youth To Take Charge Of Africa's Destiny

    Thabo Mbeki Urges Youth To Take Charge Of Africa's Destiny

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    South Africa's former president Thabo Mbeki says African youth have a responsibility to transform the continent. Mbeki was delivering a keynote address at the Africa Day celebration in Pretoria. His focus was on the 120 years of the Adwa African Victory.

  • 01:16 Zimbabwe Government Distributes Land To Youth

    Zimbabwe Government Distributes Land To Youth

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    Zimbabwe's economic strategies in the past have proven controversial to some. One of them was land distribution. But years down the line, that's bearing fruit. Government has made hundreds of hectares available for young members of the ruling party.

  • 00:58 Kenya's Government To Increase Youth Involvement In Agriculture

    Kenya's Government To Increase Youth Involvement In Agriculture

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    Kenya is pushing for more youth to be actively involved in agriculture. The sector is the largest employer in the economy, accounting for 60 per cent of the total employment. Over 80 per cent of the population, especially those living in rural areas, earn

  • 01:24 Zimbabwe Youths Urged To Focus On National Development

    Zimbabwe Youths Urged To Focus On National Development

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    Zimbabwe has embarked on a program to encourage the youth to channel their skills and creativity towards national development. Hundreds of youth recently took part in a festival themed "Empowered Youth, Celebrating Diversity". CCTV's Susan Mwongeli report

  • 02:48 Rebuilding Underprivileged Communities Through Skateboarding

    Rebuilding Underprivileged Communities Through Skateboarding

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    In South Africa, pro-skateboarders and students have teamed up to launch a skate school for disadvantaged children in Johannesburg. Skateistan was founded by an Australian volunteer when he visited Afghanistan in 2007. CCTV's Julie Scheier has more

  • 03:10 Ethiopia To Build Industrial Parks To Keep Its Youth In The Country

    Ethiopia To Build Industrial Parks To Keep Its Youth In The Country

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    The government of Ethiopia has yet to give the go-ahead on the construction of two industrial parks after receiving an offer of half-a-billion dollars from the European Union, Britain and the World Bank. Donors hope the funds will reduce migration into Eu

  • 01:44 Ugandan DJ Mentors Youth After 20 Years On The Decks

    Ugandan DJ Mentors Youth After 20 Years On The Decks

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    A young Ugandan DJ is not only spinning disks, but also mentoring young aspirant DJs in the East African country. CCTV's Hillary Ayesiga has more on that story.

  • 02:42 Young Nigerians Use Oral Art Form To Voice Their Grievances

    Young Nigerians Use Oral Art Form To Voice Their Grievances

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    Young Nigerians are using poetry to express their grievances with the state of affairs in their country.Through spoken word - an oral art form that is slowly finding its place in the country, Nigerians are openly talking about issues ranging from corrupti

  • 02:04 South African Gov't Scheme Targets 7 Million Jobs For Women And Youth

    South African Gov't Scheme Targets 7 Million Jobs For Women And Youth

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    South African government is taking aggressive steps to address unemployment. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the administration is on track to create 6 million jobs through its Expanded Public Works Programme. South Africa like many African counterp

  • 02:01 Young Tanzanians Make Their Voices Heard

    Young Tanzanians Make Their Voices Heard

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    A network of young reporters in Tanzania is making radio and television news programmes about health, education and the environment. The children and teenagers interview leaders, their parents and people who live in the areas around them, to make their vo

  • 01:27 Zimbabwe Youths Use Music To Empower Themselves

    Zimbabwe Youths Use Music To Empower Themselves

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    In Zimbabwe, youths have taken the issue of empowerment to another level by embarking on music as a business. A young gospel group is not only singing for inspiration and entertainment but is looking at opening a group of companies that will provide young

  • Has God Forsaken Africa?

    Has God Forsaken Africa?

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    The story of this documentary unfolds in a working-class neighborhood in Dakar, Senegal. The director, Musa Dieng Kala, returns there to see what happened in a district he grew up in. Twenty years have passed since he and his friends dreamt of rebuilding

  • 02:01 Kenya Boasts Of Having The Most Young Gamblers In Africa

    Kenya Boasts Of Having The Most Young Gamblers In Africa

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    Kenya is said to have the highest number of gambling youths on the continent. If you win, it's easy money -- which makes it highly addictive. Kathryn Omwandho caught up with one of the lucky ones. But he's definitely in the minority. There are thousands o

  • 02:45 Young People Find Lucrative Ways To Protect The Environment In Uganda

    Young People Find Lucrative Ways To Protect The Environment In Uganda

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    In Uganda, some young people are earning money from collecting plastic waste in Kampala's slums. City authorities estimate that over half the country's plastic is NOT recycled and is responsible for clogging up drains. This has encouraged slum dwellers to