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  • 03:08 Popular Morocco Scheme Provides Women With Business Training

    Morocco Scheme Provides Women With Business Training

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    Some say Morocco still has a long, long way to go before it achieves proper gender equality. But, the country is making huge strides in that area with projects that target female entrepreneurs, training them in legal matters, marketing and business skills

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  • 00:59 Popular China Calls On

    China Calls On

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    China's Foreign Ministry has put forward a "suspension-for-suspension" proposal to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Spokesperson Hua Chunying said this in reference to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to China this weekend. She said Chi

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  • 02:37 Popular Juba Denies AU Claims That Insecurity Is On The Rise In The Country

    Juba Denies AU Claims That Insecurity Is On The Rise In The Country

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    South Sudan's government is refuting claims by the African Union peace implementation monitoring body that insecurity has been on the rise in the country due to the exclusion of some groups from government. Juba says the opposition should raise their grie

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  • 01:55 Popular Hayatou's Rise From Cameroon FA To The Top Of CAF And FIFA

    Hayatou's Rise From Cameroon FA To The Top Of CAF And FIFA

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    The end of Issa Hayatou's three decade reign comes in a way many couldn't have predicted. The man who was seen to have insulated himself from any challenge to his position lost an African election. Celestine Karoney takes a look at how the former athlete

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  • 01:41 Popular EU Passes Resolution Urging Sudan To End Executions

    EU Passes Resolution Urging Sudan To End Executions

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    The European Parliament has passed a resolution calling on Sudan to release two Christian pastors they fear are in danger of being executed. Reverend Hassan Abduraheem and Abdulmonen Abdumawla are serving 12 year prison sentences in Sudan for espionage.Th

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  • 00:53 Popular Companies Urged To Carry Out Due Diligence On

    Companies Urged To Carry Out Due Diligence On

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    The European Parliament has been debating new EU rules requiring all but the smallest companies to carry out due diligence for imports of 4 minerals which may come from war-torn areas of the world. ] In June 2016, after several years of negotiations, the

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  • 01:00 Popular Sierra Leone Pastor Unearths Massive 706-carat Diamond

    Sierra Leone Pastor Unearths Massive 706-carat Diamond

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    A pastor working in the mines of eastern Sierra Leone has unearthed a 706-carat diamond. Experts say the stone could rank as the 10th largest ever found. The huge diamond was discovered by Emmanuel Momoh, one of thousands of Sierra Leoneans who seek their

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  • 02:12 Popular Radical Funding Reductions To Hit Climate Change, Health Programs

    Radical Funding Reductions To Hit Climate Change, Health Programs

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    The U.S. And Donald Trump is proposing radical reductions to America's foreign aid and climate budget. Though the proposal of heavy cuts across the broad are still considered to be aspirational this will mean serious budget constraints in significant depa

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  • 02:25 New Author Brings A Unique Writing Style To The Book Industry

    New Author Brings A Unique Writing Style To The Book Industry

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    In Zimbabwe, Artists are working to support the government's drive to ensure education for all and to promote a reading culture. A new author has brought a unique writing style to the book industry. Benjamin Sibanda writes books that merge past and presen

  • 02:30 President Museveni Orders For Installation Of Security Cameras

    President Museveni Orders For Installation Of Security Cameras

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    Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has condemned the killing of the nation's Police Spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The president has ordered for installation of security cameras in towns and along the main highways. Leon Ssenyange with more

  • 07:21 Popular U.S. Secretary Of State Seeks

    U.S. Secretary Of State Seeks

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    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met the South Korea's Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn. The two met in the capital, Seoul. Tillerson arrived at Osan Air Base before visiting the Demilitarized Zone at Pan-mun-jom, between the Democratic People's Re

  • 01:36 Popular Tanzania President Keen On Moving Capital To Dodoma

    Tanzania President Keen On Moving Capital To Dodoma

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    Tanzanian President John Magufuli has given his strongest signal on moving the government from Dar Es Salaam to Dodoma. He claims that he is fulfilling the founding father, Julius Nyerere's dreams. However, many are concerned about the impact of relocatin

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  • 01:12 Popular Somali  Pirates Release Sri Lankan Vessel

    Somali Pirates Release Sri Lankan Vessel

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    Somali pirates who hijacked an oil tanker earlier this week have released the vessel. That follows a brief firefight with local security forces. The gunmen seized the ship and its crew earlier this week...and it's been anchored off the coast of Puntland s

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  • 02:31 Popular South Africans Enjoy A Treat By The Bots From Cybertron

    South Africans Enjoy A Treat By The Bots From Cybertron

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    South Africa dishes out something for Transformers fans. Bumblebee, Optimus Prime, Megatron and the Rescue Bots have invaded the African continent for the first time in Transformers Animatronics exhibition in Johannesburg. CGTNs Julie Scheier has more

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  • 02:25 Popular South Africa Court To Make Decision On Social Development Crisis

    South Africa Court To Make Decision On Social Development Crisis

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    With just 2 weeks before an April 1st deadline, South Africa's Constitutional Court has ordered a 12-month extension to the social grants system on which a third of the country's population, relies. The grants system has been in crisis ever since the cont

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  • 02:23 Popular One Stop Shop To Improve Ease Of Doing Business Launched In South Africa

    One Stop Shop To Improve Ease Of Doing Business Launched In South Africa

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    South Africa has signaled its intention to get serious about attracting more foreign direct investment and new business. Improving the ease of setting up and running a business in the country is a key determinant of the country's ability to attract busine

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  • 02:40 Popular Constitutional Court Orders Government To Pay Social Grants

    Constitutional Court Orders Government To Pay Social Grants

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    The Constitutional Court has ruled that both the South African Social Security Agency and the private company it contracted to deliver the grants are under a constitutional obligation to continue to pay social grants on 1 April until another entity is abl

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  • 00:46 Popular President Xi, Kagame Vow To Promote And Deepen Cooperation

    President Xi, Kagame Vow To Promote And Deepen Cooperation

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    Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame, have agreed to deepen cooperation during a meeting in Beijing. President Xi said China is willing to help Rwanda establish economic zones and increase food production. He said he hopes

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  • 01:44 Popular NEWS HEADLINES At 1000GMT

    NEWS HEADLINES At 1000GMT

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    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met the country's Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn. Tillerson and Hwang discussed the need for a new approach in dealing with the DPRK.... Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame, have

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  • 04:18 Popular U.S. President Meets German Chancellor At White House

    U.S. President Meets German Chancellor At White House

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    U.S. President Donald Trump holds a bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at White House., The meeting has been widely expected to be a difficult one. The two leaders hold talks in the Oval Office, hoping to narrow differences on issues s

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  • 00:46 Popular Some Advocates Push For Lawsuit Against Fanta, Sprite

    Some Advocates Push For Lawsuit Against Fanta, Sprite

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    Some consumer advocacy groups in Nigeria, have threatened to file a class-action law suit against the Nigerian Bottling Company if it is established that an infraction has been committed against consumers of two beverages it produces: namely Fanta and Spr

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  • 01:45 Popular NEWS HEADLINES At 1000GMT

    NEWS HEADLINES At 1000GMT

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    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in South Korea with a focus on finding a "new approach" to issues surrounding the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. This is the second leg of his first tour to Asia. Earlier, Tillerson and his South K

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  • 02:25 Popular South Africa Turns Down Invitation, Taking Stand Against US Travel Ban

    South Africa Turns Down Invitation, Taking Stand Against US Travel Ban

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    The 61st Commission on the Status of Women is underway at the United Nations. This forum presents a chance for NGOs and women's rights advocates to discuss ways of achieving global gender equality. While the two-week event provides a platform for groups f

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  • 07:18 Popular Finance Chiefs Seek To Defuse Tensions Between U.S & Germany

    Finance Chiefs Seek To Defuse Tensions Between U.S & Germany

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    American and German Finance Ministers say they are ready to cooperate, in order to avoid a "trade war". In their first joint meeting, they appeared to downplay the tension that is growing globally over trade since the new US administration came to power.

  • 01:27 Popular South Sudan To Work With Ethiopia To Find Attackers

    South Sudan To Work With Ethiopia To Find Attackers

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    The South Sudan government says it will partner with Ethiopia to pursue perpetrators behind the recent attack in Ethiopia's Gambella region. At least 28 people were killed and more than 40 children abducted. The attackers are believed to be from the Murle

  • 01:37 Popular Tanzania Continues Ban On Exports Of Mineral Ore

    Tanzania Continues Ban On Exports Of Mineral Ore

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    Tanzania's Chamber of Minerals and Energy says there could be a huge negative social and financial impact to the nation at large, if Tanzania continues its ban on exports of mineral ore. The Government has banned ore exports, arguing that it wants to enco

  • 01:04 Social Media Companies May Have To Amend Terms For EU Users

    Social Media Companies May Have To Amend Terms For EU Users

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    Facebook, Alphabet and Twitter will have to amend their terms of service for European users within a month or face the risk of hefty fines. U.S. technology companies have faced much tighter scrutiny in Europe for the way they do business, from how they ha

  • 01:53 Popular Senegalese Engineer Creates Detailed Navigation System

    Senegalese Engineer Creates Detailed Navigation System

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    In Senegal and West Africa as a whole, satellite navigation systems with detailed local maps, are pretty hard to come by. To meet demand for this service, a Senegalese engineer made satellite navigation terminals with software and detailed road maps of Se

  • 02:22 Promotion Of Small Scale Mining In South Africa Hits Stall

    Promotion Of Small Scale Mining In South Africa Hits Stall

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    In theory, the junior mining sector in South Africa should be booming. The term "junior" in this case refers to small operators who usually research, prospect, and explore for new mineral finds. As Angelo Coppola reports, given the ore body that South Afr

  • 07:17 Constitutional Court Orders Government To Pay Social Grants

    Constitutional Court Orders Government To Pay Social Grants

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    The Constitutional Court has ruled that both the South African Social Security Agency and the private company it contracted to deliver the grants are under a constitutional obligation to continue to pay social grants on 1 April until another entity is abl

  • 02:17 South Africa Adopts Ammendment Bill To Curb Money Laundering

    South Africa Adopts Ammendment Bill To Curb Money Laundering

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    South Africa seems to have appeased the Financial Action Task Force, at least, for now. The FATF is an international policy making body was set up in 1989 to guard against illegal financial activity across the world. As part of meeting these standards, So

  • 02:30 Independent Bookstores Turn A New Page To Stay In Business

    Independent Bookstores Turn A New Page To Stay In Business

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    It happened to the record stores, and now it is the book stores' turn. When so much of our daily life is spent online, there is increasingly less time to read a good book. While some traditional bookstores are closing down, others are adapting, finding ne

  • 02:42 Nigeria Court Overturns Request For Seizure Of OPL 245 From Shell & Eni

    Nigeria Court Overturns Request For Seizure Of OPL 245 From Shell & Eni

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    A Nigerian court has overturned a request by Nigeria's financial crimes agency to seize an oilfield from Royal Dutch Shell and Eni. In January, a court had ordered the seizure of the OPL 245 oil block and transfer of operations to the federal government,

  • 02:01 Popular COMPANY News

    COMPANY News

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    Documents sent to South Africa's parliament have revealed that the struggling South African Airways revised its budgeted loss forecast for 2016-17 up to 273 million dollars, from an earlier estimate of 133 million dollars. Critics are questioning the mass

  • 00:42 Popular Mali Suspended By FIFA Due To Government Interference

    Mali Suspended By FIFA Due To Government Interference

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    Mali has been suspended from international soccer. This is after the country's sports minister Housseini Amion Guindo sacked the executive committee of its soccer federation. Soccer's governing body- FIFA, rules protect the independence of elected footbal

  • 02:24 Popular Uganda's KCCA Eyeing To Gundown Defending Champs Mamelodi

    Uganda's KCCA Eyeing To Gundown Defending Champs Mamelodi

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    The defending champions of the African CHAMPIONS league, South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns will play Uganda's Kampala City Council Authority football club in the second leg clash of the CAF tournament. A place in the group stages is at stake, as the two si

  • 01:57 Popular U.S. Pushes For A More Protectionist Stance

    U.S. Pushes For A More Protectionist Stance

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    A warm welcome for the US Treasury Secretary in Germany. Steven Mnuchin is meeting with fellow G20 finance ministers for the first time - as they try to work out where US economic policy might be heading. CGTN's Guy Henderson reports from Baden Baden.

  • 01:32 President Guelleh's Visit To Ethiopia To Deepen Economic Ties

    President Guelleh's Visit To Ethiopia To Deepen Economic Ties

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    Ties between Djibouti and Ethiopia continue to grow. Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn have signed several trade and economic agreements. This follows President Guelleh's three-day visit to Ethiopi

  • 00:42 Popular US Secretary Of State Meets With Chinese Foreign Minister

    US Secretary Of State Meets With Chinese Foreign Minister

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    S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi. This comes after he wrapped up visits to both Japan and South Korea earlier this week. He is also scheduled to meet with China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi. Tillerson's vis

  • 02:35 Popular Somalis Celebrate Court Ruling Suspending Travel Ban

    Somalis Celebrate Court Ruling Suspending Travel Ban

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    The American Somali community has welcomed a federal court's suspension of the Trump administration's travel ban on six Muslim majority countries. The American city of Minneapolis is home to the largest number of Somalis in the United States. But as CGTN'

  • 01:39 Popular UN Accuses South Sudan Of Buying Arms With Oil Money

    UN Accuses South Sudan Of Buying Arms With Oil Money

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    A new report from the United Nations says South Sudan's government is not only largely responsible for famine in parts of the country, but is also using the bulk of its oil revenues to buy weapons. The confidential report by the UN's sanctions monitors fo

  • 02:24 Popular Kenyans Banks Adjusting Strategies After Lending Rate Cap

    Kenyans Banks Adjusting Strategies After Lending Rate Cap

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    Banks in East Africa have been a bigger effort to woo Chinese clients, especially those in the private sector. CGTN's Maria Galang spoke to one of Standard Bank's lead experts on Chinese investment in Africa, Jeremy Stevens, on the sidelines of the Forum

  • 00:40 Standard Bank Holds Forum To Boost Private Sector Investment

    Standard Bank Holds Forum To Boost Private Sector Investment

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    Over a hundred Chinese Private Sector investors gathered in Kenya's capital to attend an annual forum held by Standard Bank which focuses on Chinese Investment in East Africa.Standard Bank is one of South Africa's largest banking groups and it also operat

  • 02:23 Popular Uganda Education System Blamed For Rising Unemployment

    Uganda Education System Blamed For Rising Unemployment

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    Uganda's education system continues to come under the spotlight for its failure to address the unemployment problem in the country. While many of the country's young people can successfully go through school, many are left out when it comes to getting job

  • 02:22 Popular Diving Deep Into Virtual  Augmented Reality

    Diving Deep Into Virtual Augmented Reality

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    We've heard a lot about new tech like Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Very often they're talked about in the context of the gaming industry, which is a multi-billion dollar industry in its own right. But this week's Xtech conference in San Francisc

  • 02:19 Chancellor Merkel Holds First Meeting With President Trump

    Chancellor Merkel Holds First Meeting With President Trump

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    US President Donald Trump met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time in Washington on Friday. The two leaders held a news conference at the White House, offering contrasting visions of Europe's relations with the United States-particularl

  • 02:43 Tillerson's  Visit Focusing On Tensions On The Korean Peninsula

    Tillerson's Visit Focusing On Tensions On The Korean Peninsula

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    Tillerson's first trip to the world's second largest economy is attracting much attention as the two sides are expected to discuss the DPRK's nuclear and missile programs. As earlier reported, China has unequivocally opposed the deployment of the U.S.-mad

  • 01:24 Popular NEWS HEADLINES At 1000GMT

    NEWS HEADLINES At 1000GMT

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    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing. This comes after he wrapped up visits to both Japan and South Korea earlier this week. Tillerson's visit comes amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Th

  • 01:16 Popular President Magufuli Keen On Moving Capital To Dodoma

    President Magufuli Keen On Moving Capital To Dodoma

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    Tanzania's President John Magufuli has given his strongest signal on moving the government from Dar Es Salaam to Dodoma. He claims that he is fulfilling the founding father, Julius Nyerere's dreams. However, many are concerned about the impact of relocati

  • 00:43 South Sudanese Government Rejects Report On Weapons Buying

    South Sudanese Government Rejects Report On Weapons Buying

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    South Sudan's government has responded to the new UN report. The country's minister of information has rubbished the claims. The unity government says it remains concerned of the acute food shortage in the country and urges international donors to assist

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