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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 banks and big corporate. However a young South African trader has managed to crack it. Sandile Shezi has successfully learnt how to trade currencies and at just 23 he's become one of the youngest multi-millionaires in the country. Shezi now wants to empower other young South Africans to do the same. Sumitra Nydoo caught up with him.
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Zimbabwe: Potato Farming in Sacks
 
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Many Zimbabweans have been forced to innovate new ways to make ends meet as they struggle to survive with many being unemployed due to weak economy, many farmers have embraced farming to fend for themselves but in a special way, practicing potato farming -in sacks.
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African Americans search for roots in Ghana
 
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African Americans are trooping to Ghana as the country marks the Year of Return, in memory of 400 years since the first slave-ship landing In Virginia. An African American professor of African studies Tani Sanchez, from Los Angeles, went on a heritage tour with her daughter this August to honour her ancestors and find her roots. CGTN's Wilkister Nyabwa has that story. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn_africa/ Website: https://africa.cgtn.com/
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Chinese companies help transform the capital, Maputo
 
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Mozambique's capital, Maputo, is in the middle of a construction boom. As is often the case elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa, Chinese companies have played a key role in helping transform the city from its war-torn past.
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China transforming transport in Africa
 
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China has proved its commitment to Africa over the years when it comes to infrastructure across the continent. In East Africa, the Standard Gauge Railway project is one of the most ambitious - aiming to eventually link up the entire region. And in China - another kind of rail revolution is underway. Jane Kiyo reports. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Ugandan entrepreneur reaps big from growing demand for healthy food
 
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In Uganda, a young entrepreneur is transforming a fruit juice business into a multi-million shilling company. Sam Turyatunga's company manufactures banana and mango fruit juices under the Uhuru Fruit Drinks brand. His products are tapping into the fast growing demand for healthy foods. Hillary Ayesiga reports
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Ethiopian Traditional Dish 'Injera' winning Converts
 
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The great staple of Ethiopian cuisine, injera, is now winning converts further afield. The soft and spongy flat bread made from the grain called teff is in demand from Ethiopians living in the United States. But because of regular flights between Ethiopia and the US capital, locals are getting a chance to sample the real thing too. CCTV's Daniel Ryntjes reports.
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Uganda entrepreneurs recycle plastics waste into unique paving stones
 
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In Uganda, young entrepreneurs are recycling plastic waste into paving stones. The initiative is meant to clean up the environment and also provide jobs for young people. CGTN's Hillary Ayesiga reports... Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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South African woman carves niche in chilli business
 
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Leeko Makoene, a South African entrepreneur who started a spicy business of making chilli relishes to make extra money. Chilidido is now a lucrative business and has allowed Leeko to start Made with Rural, a platform that helps small scale rural farmers get to market. CGTN's Julie Scheier got to know more about Makoene´s project and filed this report. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Kenyan entrepreneur upcycles old clothes into functional bags
 
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The passion for buying locally made products is growing at a fast pace in Kenya... And these days, importers of designer handbags - both genuine and imitations - are getting a run for their money from local designers... One of them is a young man who has developed a popular bag brand, which thrives on the idea of upcycling. Maria Galang went along to Suave Kenya's workshop to see what makes these bags so special
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Nigeria entrepreneur converts shipping containers into productive farms
 
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One young Nigerian entrepreneur is using new agricultural technology, while promoting sustainable ways to ensure food security in cities. Angel Adelaja says she's getting a head-start on the future of farming. Sophia Adengo has more.
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SGR Nairobi terminus has eye-catching modern amenities
 
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Kenya's new Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) will terminate, south of the city. Passengers can then board the old commuter train to the Central business district. CGTN's Jane Kiyo recently took a tour of the terminus and now tells us what Kenyans can expect Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Chinese Company Offers Affordable Housing to Luanda residents
 
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Just 30 kilometres from Angola's capital of Luanda lies a housing-project, popularly known, as K-K. It is the largest in Angola and is a welcomed-solution, for thousands of Angolans, who can't afford, proper-housing. The project is funded and built a Chinese Company, who's brought a new style of living, to Africa
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Ghana's new gold
 
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Snails may not mean much to many people in Africa. But to some farmers in Ghana, commercial snail farming may be the gatepass, out of poverty. CCTV's Peninah Karibe toured one of the snail farms in the West African state, and filed this report about what is now being referred to as Ghana's new gold.
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Ethiopia Airways makes history with all female crew on Lagos flight
 
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Ethiopian Airlines has made history by becoming the first airline to operate an all-female crew for an intra-African trip. The Boeing 777 aircraft touched down at the Lagos International airport at the weekend with a small celebration on the ground. CGTN's Deji Badmus reports. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Tanzanian government starts relocating offices to Dodoma
 
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Tanzania changed its capital city to Dodoma from Dar es Salaam in the early 1970s. But for 45 years, the change was in name only. Only in the last two years has the government started relocating its offices from Dar to Dodoma, and soon the move will be complete. CGTN's Daniel Kijo takes us into the new seat of government in the center of the country. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Kenyan Entrepreneur offers High end Cuisine at affordable prices
 
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Restaurants are popping up almost every month in Kenya. Food is big business in the East African nation, and young entrepreneurs are finding a way of offering exclusivity to their clients. CCTV's Carol Oyola spoke to Paul Kihiko who runs a food business that offers sophisticated cuisine at pocket friendly prices.
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Tyre recycling business gaining ground in S. Africa
 
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Tyre recycling industry is still fairly new in South Africa it was introduced a decade ago to deal with the staggering stockpiles which could be as high as a hundred million tyres. One company is leading the way in reducing the stockpiles by recycling truck tyres. The Mathe Group recently commissioned a $1.5m recycling plant in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province. Sumitra Nydoo visited the plant ...
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PM Abiy Ahmed opens up palace for public visits
 
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Ethiopia's Prime minister Abiy Ahmed has opened his palace for public visits. The palace, previously shut off from the public for decades, boasts centuries of rich Ethiopian history. The palatial compound has been renovated to hold a museum and is expected to generate revenue for the country. CGNT's Coletta Wanjohi takes us on a tour of Ethiopia's new tourist attraction. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn_africa/ Website: https://africa.cgtn.com/
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Recycling tyres in South Africa; Innovative program transforms old tyres into housing materials
 
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South Africa has taken an innovative approach to removing the millions of discarded tyres lying around the nation. Two years ago the government introduced a waste tyre management system. As Sumitra Nydoo reports..under the program businesses pay waste management fees, which are then used to recycle the old tyres.
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A sneak preview of Kenya's new passenger train
 
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A lot of preparation goes into launching a new train system in Kenya, including test-runs. CGTN's Maria Galang went along on one of those journeys. Let's take a look Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Faces of Africa - Fela Kuti: The Father of Afrobeat, Part 1
 
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Fela Kuti, born as Olufela Ransome Kuti was a Nigerian music maestro and the pioneer of Afrobeat. "Faces of Africa" brings you the story of one of Africa's music legends and his influence through music.
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Comparing Kenya's old Railway to the new modern SGR
 
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As Kenya moves into the era of modern transport with the new Mega Railway soon to be launched, we take a look back at the century old railway system and what the future holds with the new one.#SGRLaunch Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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China to construct major motorway in Senegal
 
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Senegal has commissioned the construction of the country's largest road project since independence in 1960. The contract was awarded to a Chinese company that expressed confidence that construction of the Ila Touba highway should be completed in under 4 years.
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Ugandan farmers cash in on rabbit farming
 
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A group of young people in Uganda is cashing in on breeding rabbits. The farmers say they've recorded a high turnover from the sale of rabbit meat and are now expanding their business to tap into the growing market. CGTN'S Hillary Ayesiga visited one of the farms.
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Tanzanian company creates furniture inspired by nature
 
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In Tanzania, one business has started making luxury furniture, inspired by the country's beautiful beaches and parks. They're already employing 35 people and have opened a local factory. But as Dan Ashby reports, they're dreaming even bigger.
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Ethiopia's First Express Way
 
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Ethiopia inaugurated its first express way on the 5th of May, when the Chinese premier, Li Keqiang, was in the country. Construction of the road was completed at a cost of about $ 600 M, and it is expected to boost trade volumes, as CCTV's Girum Chala, now reports
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Chinese infrastructure: A beacon of hope for Kenya
 
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Kenya lies about 10,000 km away from China. Archaeological evidence shows that back in the 9th century, China was already being traded through the Silk Road to the eastern coast of Africa. Now, China is Kenya's biggest trading partner. The bilateral ties between the two are not limited to China any more. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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What it means to have the African e-passport
 
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By the time Heads of State leave Rwanda's capital on the 18th of July, the continent should be one step closer to Visa free-travel for African nationals, within the continent. The establishment of an African Passport, issued by Member states, is one of the linchpins of the ambitious Vision 2063 plan which details the policies the continent's 50-plus economies will focus on, and how they intend to achieve them.
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Chinese Funded Railway Nears Completion in Nigeria
 
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A Chinese funded standard gauge railway construction project that connects the Nigerian federal capital Abuja with the country's central commercial hub Kaduna, is nearing completion and is expected to reduce road congestion and the time it takes to travel between the two points. The Abuja Kaduna line, scheduled to be completed by December 2014, is co-funded by the China Exim bank and the government of Nigeria. And as CCTV's Peter Wakaba reports this project is just one of many that are transforming lives in Nigeria.
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Ethiopian entrepreneurs are using bamboo to make finished goods
 
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Bamboo is one of Ethiopia's most under-utilized resources. Currently there are over 1 million hectares of untapped bamboo forest in Ethiopia, Africa's largest bamboo forest. Michael Gebru has now set up a commercial venture, producing various items made out bamboo. CCTV's Girum Chala reports
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Ghana’s Katanka cars competes for market share in auto industry
 
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Over 20 million new cars were purchased in sub-Saharan Africa last year, but despite favourable demand, Africa's local automobile industry is limited to fewer than 10 players. Some are struggling to gain market share, such as Uganda's Kiira motors, Nigeria's Innoson and Kenya's Mobius motors. But real competition in the sector is still just among the global automakers. Uche Okoronkwo takes us to Ghana where the Katanka Group is trying to break down those barriers
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Life in Nairobi
 
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It may come as a surprise to some, but Nairobi is known as the London of Africa. And it's not unusual to see Europeans flocking its streets. More recently, though, more and more Africans have also been making Nairobi their home. CCTV's Maria Galang follows one South African living in the Kenyan capital
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Somalia entrepreneurs want chicken imports stopped
 
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Entrepreneurs in Somalia's capital Mogadishu want to put an end to chicken imports. This is after a poultry farm was created in northern Mogadishu with hopes of addressing the needs of the many restaurant chains and biscuit making industries.Abdulaziz Billo has that story on grassroots tonigh
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Kenyan Entrepreneur says Europe is not that rosy
 
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Stories of migrants from Africa, and their often tragic, painful experience as they cross the Mediterranean into Europe have dominated the news lately. Migrants from North Africa, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia are not alone in paying a high price to chase their dreams elsewhere. However, for one entrepreneur in Kenya the West was anything but rosy. She found her dream right here, at her doorstep.
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Kenyan company looking to modernize micro-vendor market
 
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The annual market value of produce sold through informal vendors in Kenya's capital, Nairobi is more than 700 million dollars. And there is potential to grow even higher. But producers make a very small fraction of the millions in the value chain as the bulk is shared between middlemen. CCTV's Maria Galang sought out a tech-based business to business delivery service which is looking to solve some of those challenges, and transform the country's micro-vendor food market.
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Zimbabwe's Sweet Pepper is Feeding Markets in The USA
 
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For more than a decade, Zimbabwe's agriculture has been in a slump. New farmers, who had taken over land under the land reform programme, failed to access markets particularly abroad. But now things are changing. In Nyanga, in the eastern part of the country, a successful out-grower scheme is up and running and is feeding-markets in the USA.
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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
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Cattle export sector thrives in Botswana
 
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It's often joked that the cattle population in the landlocked southern African nation of Botswana outnumbers the people living there. Of the estimated 2.2 M cattle, 88% belong to communal farmers, who practise traditional farming methods on smallholdings. The remainder are owned by commercial farms, which implement more modern practices. CGTN's Maria Galang visited a feed lot in southern Botswana to see how the sector is managing following the recent drought
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5 West African countries involved in the construction of highway
 
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Five West African states are building a highway connecting Cote d'ivoire's economic capital of Abidjan to Nigeria's largest city of Lagos. Ghana, Benin and Togo are the other states which will benefit from the project which is currently in its initial stages.
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Local businessmen in Somalia investing in the tourism sector as security improves
 
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Somalia's capital Mogadishu was once known as the White Pearl of the Indian Ocean. With stretches of white sandy beaches, it was quite the vacation spot...That is until the country fell into chaos. Now as the political and security situation is slowly improving, Somali businessmen are investing millions of dollars trying to revive the country's tourism. CGTN's Clementine Logan has more.
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Ugandan entrepreneur makes bank with soy food products
 
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A Ugandan entrepreneur who turned an odd job into a major enterprise is now hoping to inspire other young entrepreneurs to start their own ventures. Charles Nsubuga started his soy food products business from humble beginnings but now produces as much as four hundred metric tonnes of processed cereal products annually. Leon Ssenyange reports. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Faces of Africa - Fela Kuti: The Father of Afrobeat, Part 2
 
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Fela Kuti, born as Olufela Ransome Kuti was a Nigerian music maestro and the pioneer of Afrobeat. "Faces of Africa" brings you the story of one of Africa's music legends and his influence through music.
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Passenger traffic set to surge after airport construction work is completed in Nigeria
 
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Nigeria is aiming to boost passenger traffic at its five international airports to 30 million by the end of this year. That is after completing the construction of five new terminal buildings being handled by Chinese construction firm, CCECC. In the case of the Lagos airport, which the country's biggest, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says the new terminal will significantly ramp up passenger traffic and yield much desired revenue for the government. CCTV's Deji Badmus report
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South African entrepreneur uses recycling to create employment
 
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Rising unemployment in South Africa especially among the youth is one of the biggest challenges. But one social entrepreneur is actively finding eco solutions, and is not only convinced there's a rich future in township recycling, but also that he can generate jobs. CGTN's Julie Scheier reports
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Nigeria's Trillion Dollar Economy
 
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Nigeria could actually be a trillion-dollar economy. That's the message, many economic-experts and stake-holders are sending, after the recent-rebasing, of the calculation, of what is now Africa's largest-economy. Research indicates, that Nigeria has one of the largest, informal-economies in the world... and that, this..is yet to be captured, in gross domestic product calculations. As CCTV'S Peter Wakaba found-out, global financial-service-providers, are positioning themselves, to take advantage, of this opportunity, which is far beyond, the recently announced, GDP calculation, of some 510 million dollars.
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The Nile Series: Nubia in Modern and Ancient times
 
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The Nile has traditionally been the custodian of life in Egypt. It has helped in sustaining ancient cultures and civilizations. But for the Nubian community, the Nile has also been the source of much pain, as CCTV's Fahmida Miller explains.
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Africa World Airlines serving half of Ghana's aviation
 
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Ghana's Africa World Airlines, is a joint venture by Chinese and Ghanaian investors, and the carrier has grown to serve a larger and larger section of the potential market in Ghana.
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Making eco-friendly thermal cups and trays using cassava
 
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Cassava is a crop native to Brazil and it has been one of the country's major staple foods for centuries. Today's entrepreneurs are looking at the ancient root with a futuristic view: as a green building block for eco-friendly cups and packaging. Lucrecia Franco filed this report, from Rio.
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First Soft Drinks Factory Opens Shop In Mogadishu
 
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A group of Somali nationals from the Diaspora have returned home to set up the country's first soft drinks company. Using a South African brand and locally grown fruit, they have set out to create their own unique soda flavours
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