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Across Africa, young people are making a difference. CCTV's been speaking to some of them about their projects and inspiration.
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The world marked International Youth Day on Friday. Africa has the world's largest young population, so it's an especially significant day for millions who want to make it. In Somalia, one young photographer hopes to inspire a nation rebuilding itself aft
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The international community's welcomes the resumption of those talks and the peace agreement signed in March between the various rival groups in Sudan's Darfur region. It is however unclear to what extent the deal will affect relations with the United Sta
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African Union mediators have been trying to bring together the Khartoum government and groups from several restive regions. The talks are meant to bring a final peace to Darfur, South Kordofan, and Blue Nile. The talks began Wednesday in the Ethiopian cap
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A diplomatic spat is brewing in East Africa. Uganda's Parliament is furious about the alleged mistreatment of some of its lawmakers in Kenya. Two Ugandan MPs claim they were asked for bribes by police officers when they visited Kenya recently.
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The Electoral Commission of Zambia is expected to start announcing the first results later on Friday evening. Results are slowly trickling in to the national centre in Lusaka, from polling stations across the country.
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Ahead of Zambia’s vote, the main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema said he would not accept defeat. So, with first results coming in, are his supporters preparing to celebrate or preparing for trouble?
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A significant increase in mobile phone use in Africa has seen a rise in electronic waste especially in large cities. However, a group of youth in Niger's capital Niamey have discovered economic benefits out of this waste, collecting and recycling old mobi
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China has been investing heavily in infrastructure projects in Africa. Kenya's Cabinet Secretary of Transport has praised China's efficiency when it comes to those projects, and says other countries are lagging behind. Those comments were made at a China-
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There's a new challenger to the continental TV market: and sports content is its main value proposition. Kwese Media is a subsidiary of the Econet Group. The firm covers at least 20 countries, and it's entering a challenging market which has long been dom
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The athletics disciplines have gotten off to a flying start as one of the longest-standing records on the track came crumbling down. Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana ran an incredible time of 29 minutes, 17.45 seconds to win the women's 10,000m and set a new world
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As the conflict in South Sudan escalates, the United Nations Security Council has authorized several thousand more troops to support peacekeeping efforts in the nation's capital. By a majority vote, the council adopted a resolution despite lingering conce
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As we know, China has been investing heavily in infrastructure projects in Africa. Kenya's Cabinet Secretary of Transport has praised China's efficiency when it comes to those projects, and says other countries are lagging behind.
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Many of us dread the thought of exercising. But more and more people are coming up with alternative ways to make working out fun. Africa is no stranger to drumming, but it's taking off in the United States - for people to get fit. CCTV's May Lee has that
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In our series 60 Years of Sino-African Friendship we present to you the portrait of Victor Sikonina, Malagasy ambassador to China. Born to a Chinese father and a Malagasy mother, this diplomat witnessed China's rapid development. He also encouraged cultur
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A 36-year-old scientist at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC is accused of illegally removing animal specimens out of Kenya. The museum has issued a statement, refusing comment on staff matters. The young man's lawyer maintains th