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  • 00:41 Schools And Markets Closed In Zambia As Cholera Kills 61 People

    Schools And Markets Closed In Zambia As Cholera Kills 61 People

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    The start of Zambia's school year has been postponed and all public gatherings banned to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people. Street vendors have been chased from the central business district and the market places have been closed.

  • 02:19 Zimbabwe To Sell State-owned Enterprises To Offset Budget Deficit

    Zimbabwe To Sell State-owned Enterprises To Offset Budget Deficit

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    Zimbabwe is planning a mass sale of state owned enterprises as it looks to offset a ballooning budget deficit. Zimbabwe aims to attract private investors to rescue the institutions among them the state power utility and the national airline. President Emm

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  • 02:53 Egypt, Tanzania To Deepen Ties

    Egypt, Tanzania To Deepen Ties

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    Egypt and Tanzania have announced a stronger phase of their bilateral relations. Foreign Ministers of both countries have signed three MOU's to investigate deeper cooperation in numerous sectors, among them fighting terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa and com

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  • 03:55 Nigerians Evacuated From Detention Centres Arrive Home

    Nigerians Evacuated From Detention Centres Arrive Home

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    Nigeria has begun evacuating its citizens trapped in Libya. Over 400 Nigerian returnee migrants have been flown into Port Harcourt. More are expected in the coming days. The Nigerian government is aiming to repatriate around 5,000 of its citizens from Lib

  • 02:33 Tanzania To Ban Use Of Charcoal To Save Forests

    Tanzania To Ban Use Of Charcoal To Save Forests

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    Tanzania's government is pressing ahead with plans to ban the exportation of "dirty" charcoal from districts. It further aims to totally phase out the use of charcoal by 2025.The country is losing hundreds of thousands of hectares of pristine forest due t

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  • 00:49 President Kenyatta To Meet Zuma In Durban For Talks

    President Kenyatta To Meet Zuma In Durban For Talks

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    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has begun his state visit to South Africa. This is his first foreign trip since he was sworn-in for a second term. According to a statement by the presidency, Kenyatta will hold talks with his counterpart Jacob Zuma, in Dur

  • 01:52 Tunisian Government Steps Up Efforts To Invest In Border Security

    Tunisian Government Steps Up Efforts To Invest In Border Security

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    The Tunisian government has stepped up efforts to invest in the border region and boost security. Adnen Chaouachi has more.

  • 02:02 Protests Over High Food Prices Rock Tunisia For Third Night

    Protests Over High Food Prices Rock Tunisia For Third Night

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    Protesters in Tunisia defied the threat of a security clampdown as they spilled onto the streets of the capital Tunis. There were also demonstrations in several other towns for a third day, fuelled by economic hardship. Susan Mwongeli reports.

  • 01:54 Tunisia Implements Program To Cut Over 120,000 Public Sector Jobs

    Tunisia Implements Program To Cut Over 120,000 Public Sector Jobs

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    Tunisia is implementing a voluntary layoff program for civil servants. The ambitious project aims to cut at least 120,000 public sector jobs in the next 2 years. However, less than 30 percent of the expected 30,000 voluntary layoffs in 2017 were registere

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  • 01:12 Zimbabwe's Electoral Body Extends Voter Registration Period

    Zimbabwe's Electoral Body Extends Voter Registration Period

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    Zimbabwe's electoral body has extended voter registration ahead of polls slated for later this year. Previous elections in Zimbabwe have been marred by allegations of ghost voters and rigging. This time the government has introduced a biometric voter regi

  • 01:38 West African Countries Join Forces To Fight Boko Haram

    West African Countries Join Forces To Fight Boko Haram

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    Three West African countries -- Cameroon, Niger and Chad -- have again teamed up with Nigeria to fight Boko Haram. The joint forces claim to have killed scores of militants and forced more than a-thousand to surrender since the regional offensive began. C

  • 02:24 Zimbabwe’s Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Could Retire

    Zimbabwe’s Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Could Retire

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    Zimbabwe’s veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai could be retiring from active politics -- just months before his fourth shot at the presidency. Tsvangirai is undergoing treatment for cancer. He recently issued a statement suggesting he may step dow

  • 02:14 Lake Victoria Risks Drying Up Due To Pollution

    Lake Victoria Risks Drying Up Due To Pollution

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    Ugandan scientists are warning that the world's second-largest fresh water lake, Lake Victoria is at risk of drying up due to over-fishing and water pollution. Experts are calling for concerted efforts to save the lake, which straddles Kenya, Uganda and T

  • 01:03 South African Court Orders Probe On State Capture

    South African Court Orders Probe On State Capture

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    South Africa's High Court has ruled that a commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture be established within the next six months. It will investigate whether President Jacob Zuma allowed a wealthy family to influence state decisions. Former Pu

  • 02:16 Tunisia's Members Of Parliament Opposed To Tax Hikes

    Tunisia's Members Of Parliament Opposed To Tax Hikes

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    The adoption of Tunisia's 2018 budget has been welcomed by the Government of Youssef Chahed. However, after weeks of both public hearings of his cabinet ministers, the Premier's new law was criticized by at least 80 MPs. The new state budget will impose m

  • 00:43 Burundi's President Launches Campaign To Stay In Power Until 2034

    Burundi's President Launches Campaign To Stay In Power Until 2034

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    Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has launched a referendum campaign to stay in power until 2034. He's already serving a controversial third term, which saw mass protests and violence break out in the country in 2015. Now, Nkurunziza wants to amend th

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    Welcome to Lagos (1/3)

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    Three-part observational documentary series which explores life at the sharp end of one of the most extreme urban environments in the world: Lagos, Nigeria. Today, more than half the world's population live in cities, and this eye-opening series shows wha

  • 59:01 Welcome to Lagos (2/3)

    Welcome to Lagos (2/3)

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    Lagos's version of Venice is a slum, built on water, called Makoko. This three-part observational series continues to explore one of the most extreme urban environments on the planet, by taking a trip into the lives of those who choose to live and work on

  • 1:00:35 Welcome to Lagos (3/3)

    Welcome to Lagos (3/3)

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    This fascinating series continues to look at how people are adapting to modern city life in the 21st century by exploring the slums and ghettos of Lagos, Nigeria. More than 50 per cent of the world's population now live in cities, and that figure is expec

  • 58:48 Racism: A History (3/3)

    Racism: A History (3/3)

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    A documentary which is exploring the impact of racism on a global scale, as part of the season of programmes marking the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Beginning by assessing the implications of the relationship between Europe, Africa and

  • 58:33 Racism: A History (1/3)

    Racism: A History (1/3)

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    A documentary which is exploring the impact of racism on a global scale, as part of the season of programmes marking the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Beginning by assessing the implications of the relationship between Europe, Africa and

  • 58:59 Racism: A History (2/3)

    Racism: A History (2/3)

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    A documentary which is exploring the impact of racism on a global scale, as part of the season of programmes marking the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Beginning by assessing the implications of the relationship between Europe, Africa and

  • 47:48 Saving Africa' s Witch Children

    Saving Africa' s Witch Children

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    In some of the poorest parts of Nigeria, where evangelical religious fervor is combined with a belief in sorcery and black magic, many thousands of children are being blamed for catastrophes, death and famine: and branded witches. Denounced as Satan made

  • 47:57 Zimbabwe: State of Denial

    Zimbabwe: State of Denial

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    Thirty years after becoming a nation, and 30 years after Robert Mugabe and ZANU PF came to power, Zimbabwe does not appear to have fulfilled the hopes that so many had at independence. Both ZANU PF and the MDC appear to be in a state of denial about the t