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Chefchaouen: Inside Morocco's Blue City

Morocco's 'Blue City'. Chefchaouen is best-known for its colorful buildings, a centuries-old tradition kept alive today. CCTV's Clementine Logan met some of its residents to find out more.

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2019 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS: Young Togo side looking to impress as they take on Algeria

Nine players in Togo's national team are on their first international assignment in Algeria. Such is the story of Claude Le Roy's current project in Togo. The 69-year-old is hoping to leave a legacy in the West African nation his sixth country to manage in the continent. The radical changes he has made in the Sparrow Hawks has led to massive criticism in Togo. Le Roy hopes his young team can prove them wrong when they play Algeria in their first 2019 Cup of nations qualifier as CGTN's Celestine...

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Morocco's first national museum showcases contemporary & modern art

The first museum of modern and contemporary art to emerge in Morocco since its independence from France, has finally opened its doors to the public. It aims to showcase a glimpse of Moroccan art history, through various art work from the early twentieth century to recent days.

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Graffiti gives new perspective to impoverished Cairo neighbourhood

Between brick buildings and heaping piles of trash in the Cairo neighbourhood of Manshyet Nasser, French-Tunisian artist El Seed has created a graffiti artwork to challenge the judgment and misconceptions society has about the area's residents. The artwork in Arabic calligraphy covers more than 50 buildings in the impoverished area, commonly known as "garbage city".

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Algeria's Desert Foxes shift focus to Russia 2018 after Togo win

Following a one-nil win in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, Algeria are shifting focus to their 2018 World Cup campaign. The Desert Foxes face a daunting task. At the bottom of Group B, with one point from two matches, Algeria need to win all their remaining games - including high-pressured clashes against Nigeria and Cameroon. But, as Celestine Karoney reports, Algeria are confident they'll make it to Russia in 2018.

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Egypt Torture Museum: Historical Torture Devices on Display in Cairo

There are different kinds of museums for art, for music, for historical monuments..but this one is kind of different. It's a museum that showcases torture equipment ..Yasser hakim visited the torture museum in Cairo and met with its owner, who spent 10 years collecting the items on display.

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Kenya Wins Africa Volleyball Championships against Algeria

Kenya won the volleyball Africa nations cup after defeating Algeria in three sets before a capacity home crowd in Nairobi. Cameroon, meanwhile, scraped to their dream third place finish after defeating Senegal. Saddique Shaban reports from Nairobi

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Tunisia clumps down monopolies, smugglers to ease food prices

Six years after the 2011 unrest in Tunisia, the purchasing power of millions of people has decreased. Food prices have sky-rocketed - causing widespread anger on the streets. The government has reacted, waging a national campaign to control food prices by targeting smugglers and monopolies.

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Tunisia clamps down on monopolies to ease food price pressure

Six years after the 2011 unrest in Tunisia, the purchasing power of millions of people has decreased. Food prices have skyrocketed causing widespread anger on the streets. The government has reacted, waging a national campaign to control food prices by targeting smugglers and monopolies. CGTN's Adnen Chaouachi reports.

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Algerian artisans make handmade Berber jewellery

Berber Jewellery is quite popular in Algeria's Kabylie region, its very symbolic and often used as charms and talismans to protect against evil spirits and influences. The process through which its made is what makes it a fine piece of art as CCTV's Susan Mwongeli reports.

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