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Faces of Africa, documentaries on people in Africa, either prominent or ordinary, who have great stories to tell about Africa.

Air Time: GMT 09:30 Sun.

Rebroadcast: GMT 17:30 Sun.

Faces of Africa – Defenders of the forest

2 years ago
https://youtu.be/gOsPR-O5uFs     Madagascar has many wetland ecosystems including lakes, marshes, swamps and lagoons. Typically found in coastal regions, these habitats support...

Faces of Africa – Wangari Maathai: The Eco-Warrior with a smile

2 years ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x4z94AL_Mk Wangari Maathai was recognized around the globe as an eco-warrior and a human rights activist. She was responsible for...

Faces of Africa – Nigeria’s Lost Generation Pt. 2

2 years ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvJYpGRmaVE&t=395s Boko haram targets the vulnerable in, the society in Northern Nigeria, their attacks seems to mutate into wanton destruction...

Faces of Africa – Nigeria’s Lost Generation Pt 1

2 years ago
https://youtu.be/InMTyoBx7Eo On the morning of 14th April 2014 in Nigeria’s, Maiduguri, an ugly incident occurred which cast the Borno State...

Faces of Africa – Mugabe: The Old Man and the Seat of Power

2 years ago
https://youtu.be/qMLKYRU2_Uw The late Robert Gabriel Mugabe was Zimbabwe’s former president and the longest serving leader in Africa. Mugabe was born in...

Faces of Africa – The Chimp man of Mahale

2 years ago
https://youtu.be/lEYxIl7K_8w Mwiga Mambo is passionate, about Monkey Business, literally. Mwiga a primatology guide, at the Greystoke Mahale National park knows...

Faces of Africa – Horse Racing For Unity Pt. 2

2 years ago
https://youtu.be/KeB_37Ktabs Mauritius horse racing history spans over two hundred years, horse racing is arguably the most popular sporting event in...

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Africa’s road to a carbon-neutral future

2 weeks ago
On August 9, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its most damning assessment yet of the world’s progress towards avoiding the...
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CPC Centenary and the Impact on African Political Parties

By Matthias Muindi,CGTN Senior editor The Communist Party of China on 1 July celebrated its centenary. Even to its critics, this is a milestone achievement,...
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Why the 100-year-old Chinese Communist Party attracts Africa

By Peter Kagwanja Africa was still reeling under the yoke of colonialism when the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) was officially founded on July 1, 1921....
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