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tv   Counting the Cost 2019 Ep 15  Al Jazeera  April 15, 2019 7:32pm-8:01pm +03

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raiment also reports from state nigeria struggles to even feed itself. the first is cleaned the machine also peels off the skin removing any soil live from the plant. in its ground into a sticky pulp the water is squeezed out after a few more processes but becomes a flower a staple food for nigerians the government's trying to increase food production for local consumption as well as to celebrate what it says agriculture could help reduce nigeria's dependence on crude oil to flood. exports imports for the items. you need exports and the sport of baseball. exports in. nigeria is the largest producer in the world to encourage more farmers to grow the crop commercially the government says it will improve access to finance and will try to
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attract more private investment in the sector nigeria imports a lot of the breed which is the fourth using money earned from selling its oil now farmers will be encouraged to grow more stable and over has some progress if there are not enough to feed the country. cooking with has been a way of life for generations but much of it is subsistence farming not commercial these women grow just enough for their families the little left over is sold for a few dollars syrah does everything by hand she can afford machines to grind the kasai into flour she says she barely makes enough to feed her six children. you know thirty. want dinner now. continue with. children so i doubt they need our children need the money live your turn around and there are money can be around inside leave. so the work is not done using.
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what. economists say diverse it. economy after decades of relying mainly an oil won't be easy it needs more political will and more input from locals but there are signs some people are starting to see farming as a viable business one delivery at a time. ogun state nigeria. in indonesia the presidential challenger is promising to take the country's economy in a new direction. is running against the incumbent. who's overseen solid growth in his first term but his rival in wednesday's elections says many indonesians are gaining from its benefits when he reports from the capital jakarta. indonesia's capital jakarta drivers of three will taxis have more time than they used to to talk politics the president joko widodo has encouraged other modes of transport that can be ordered online meaning business has reduced dramatically for
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these workers they say they'll vote for change in wednesday's election in the hope it will improve the economic situation that is so good these days it's so difficult for me to make a living we don't have enough money for tomorrow's food if we don't work today two to three dollars a day or the economy has been one of the main points of debate during this six month election campaign it's growing at around five percent which is short of what the president was aiming for body enough he says to earn a second term in office. we want to continue our effort to develop the economic independence of indonesia jacoby's main focus has been on infrastructure development like the opening of an underground train line in jakarta which was first proposed more than thirty years ago. on the campaign trail joko widodo has spent much of his time trying to sell voters on the economic achievements of his government over the past five years which he says have led to the lowest
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unemployment rate in twenty years his opponent has opted for a much more populist. like the last election in two thousand and fourteen the other choice for president is former army general. he says he'll lower the cost of living and he has also promised create more jobs through a boost in the manufacturing sector. our nation has long been running in the wrong direction if this direction is continued it will not provide welfare for the indonesian people. there is concern among some economists that indonesia can't afford many of the measures proposed is promising but they agree there should be a greater focus on manufacturing in the last thirteen years. experiencing. premature deindustrialization switch means that. might affect your sector is. below or lower than the. g.d.p. growth campaigning for the election has come to an end now many indonesians will be
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asking themselves if their lives have improved over the last five years that they and their country need a new economic direction wayne hay al-jazeera jakarta. coming up. including perhaps one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history. will be looking at sunday's memorable mostest me call this the woman was.
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time for the school she's now with peta thank you very much there's only one place
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to start and that's with tiger woods he thanked his family and friends for they support after winning his fifteenth major title a victory he thought might never come. it was that was the moment i would claim these fifth masters title more than a decade after his last major success at the two thousand and eight u.s. open a lot of success for woods whose career took a nosedive after the breakdown of his marriage and a string of chronic back injuries. i had serious doubts after you know what transpired a couple years ago i could barely walk i can sit down i really can do much of anything. luckily i had the procedure my back which gave me a chance that you know having a you know a normal life. but then i was and i realized i could actually see a golf club again and so if i if i could somehow piece this together that i still
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have the hands to do it it's bringing our sports correspondent leigh welling's from london leigh is this sports greatest have a comeback. it's hard to think of a more extraordinary comeback come unless you're going to tell me that it was real this feels like fiction you have to really look back to how low tiger woods had sunk just eighteen months ago and he was ranked one thousand one hundred ninety nine in the world he said i'm lost as dana to jack nicholas i'm done that said i can't do this and somehow off those fullback operations he's managed to find the physical ability to come back as well is to restore himself psychologically of course a very public humiliation for him his reputation suffered side by lee and it was he admits all these are making a decade ago and it's been such a long bike and so actually just been back in contention in some ways would have
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been have been enough to go on and to win this tournament to make it fifteen majors and now of course he certainly nicholas is back to divide it really is extraordinary and unprecedented and what does this mean for the game of golf as a whole. well golf needs tiger woods gopher struggled in many areas it struggles sometimes with television viewers and struggled with the players i don't mean the professionals i mean how many golfers there are all golfers not in a great price and it's really needed tiger woods since he burst onto the scene in the mid ninety's and you see the effect that woods has not just on television on sponsors and on golf and look at the effect he has on his fellow players there's a lot of talk around sports of people bottling it actually i think there was some justification to look at the players he was up against who finished a shot behind him and to question whether they actually looked at tiger woods and
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bottled it he had some think about him that is the x. factor and the aura that he always possessed in the past and others now will be looking and thinking we are going to really struggle to win major tournament if tiger woods plays anything like this new winning is always nice talking to you thank you very much australia's biggest rugby union star israel folau has been sacked over comments he made on social media the thirty year old fullback said that gay people will go to hell if they don't repent rugby australia warned him over a similar episode last year and have now terminated his contract for now has forty eight hours to accept it or refer the case to a hearing. as very disappointing for my district because i had a very direct and specific conversation with him about the expectations of my hand . and accepted the conversation and he said that he understood that conversation. hey check my hand at the end of that conversation see he was very clear of us i
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knew his sound going off in time to stop. a strain his cricket team every had message boards hampering cheap stated one and steve smith into their squad for the world cup both batsmen have completed year long bands that have looked good in the indian premier league the world cup starts next month in england and wales baseball is celebrating jackie robinson day commemorating the first black player to break into the major league back in one hundred forty seven african-americans used to make up about a third of all in l.b. players but now that number is less than ten percent one veteran coach in california is the term to change that reynolds reports. for millions of americans this is the sound of spring seventeen year old d.j. price plays shortstop for the angels of charter school near sacramento. everything into baseball everything all my heart into baseball and former major league player and manager jerry manuals foundation guides to schools baseball
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programs in his youth he says baseball was king it was a part of. the african-american coach you're on sunday after church better be a baseball game baseball game on sunday in the black community. everybody was there since jackie robinson broke baseball's race barrier seventy two years ago players like hank aaron bob gibson willie mays and ernie banks have been among baseball's greatest but times have changed now out of seven hundred fifty active players on major league teams just fifty one are african-americans one reason is economic says angels coach anthony manual amateur baseball is turned into a travel ball. and in order to do that there's a big cost that goes along with that from monthly fees to uniforms to paying for the tournaments and not saying that african-american kids don't have to have money
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but a lot of the houses that are single parent families and it's a little tough for you know to keep jury manuals mission is interesting more african-american kids in baseball are really in. that. there's going to be a tremendous turnaround but there's more to it than just numbers the goal of this program goes well beyond college baseball scholarships or even majorly contracts it's also about building character and giving back to the community winning jerry manual says isn't everything but it's more about the man it's more about him surviving and coming out of an undisturbed area and becoming a man there's a reason manual's nickname as a player was the sage now he's passing on his wisdom and the love for the game to a new generation of african-americans so they too can walk in the footsteps of
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jackie robinson robert oulds al-jazeera california. ok well tim that's all the sport from a major thank you very much indeed thank you for joining us for this al-jazeera news don't go anywhere lizabeth will be in this chair in just a minute up to. keep . up to run up to.
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the to. the place where decision makers opinion leaders and journalists come together every year. for honest conversations on global affairs and the future of the arab region . the thirteenth al-jazeera for. in a region full of contradictory agendas and deepening decides. with an arms race a mood swing. where is the gulf headed with the rainy an influence on the rise of saudi influence on the decline. and the casualty crisis. the gulf from crisis to decline of strategic influence this april twenty seventh
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and twenty eighth in doubt. russian minute. area devises in africa they're not officially representing the kremlin but working for a private security company russia claims they are helping bring peace but critics say it's a discounts for the expansion of russia's military influence took to al-jazeera gains exclusive access to a russian military training camp in the central african republic. and justin said on demand immediate civilian vote with unfair security forces might be trying to break up this as an outside the army headquarters. and welcome to al-jazeera live from a headquarters in doha with me it is a problem also ahead of fear and despair grips thousands of libyans displaced by
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fighting close to the capital tripoli. for the politicians and diplomats urged the european union to reject donald trump's peace plan for palestinians and israelis and. carter where indonesians are preparing to vote in an election that many will be about the economy and trying to decide whether the current president has done enough to improve their lives. protect your revolution that's the rallying call of protesters in saddam who feel their job is only half done they've been camping outside the military headquarters and phone for two weeks but they fear the security forces might be planning to break up this session the protesters say they want the new military leaders to immediately hand over power to a civilian government the military council is asking political parties to agree on
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an independent figure to be interim prime minister meanwhile deposed president omar al bashir as close as an alpha has stepped down as defense minister he had briefly taken charge as interim military leader off to bashir was removed in a coup last week more now from him a morgue and full. we've been speaking to activists and protesters in front of the army headquarters and they say they are concerned that the military will try to disperse them by force of course there are barricades that have been placed there by the protesters ten days ago when the sit in front of the army headquarters started let's go back a few days and remember that on the third and fourth day of the city and security forces fired at the protesters and tried to reach them but the barricades as well as backup from the military stop security forces from being able to disperse the protesters for so for those in front of the sit in these barricades are very important and they're saying that the military is trying to disperse them before they hear announcement saying that there is an independent civilian government in
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place of course the head of the military council met with political parties yesterday and when the spokesman came out of the meeting he said he was optimistic and when he came to the issue of the sitting in front of the army headquarters this is what he said. we do not call for the removal of demonstrators by force in fact the reason we intervened in the first place was because force was used by the ousted regime but our call to everyone who is organizing the protests to bring life back to normalcy still stands having said that if we find people with weapons of course we have to bear the responsibility as guarantors of the state of course protesters are not assured by the move by the words they're saying that because the military is trying to to break the barricade and try to breach it it means that they are going to be trying to use force if actually to disperse them something they don't want to see happening they're saying they want to continue with the threats and till the sudanese professional association the body that is not a political body but has been spearheading the calls for the past four months
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assures them that there will be a civilian transitional government in place that is independent from the military council they have been talks between the military council and political parties some differences including how the transitional government should run but at the moment the protesters are tense they're saying that they're waiting for a handover they've been called for more people to. joined the stetson so that the army finds it very hard to break it apart and disperse them despite promises not to do that at the moment people are worried that the military might use force despite promises not to do so so they say they will continue with the threaten they will wait for the serious professional association to give them assurances that there will be an independent transitional government otherwise they will protest and tell that news comes out let's get more on this now we're joined by the founder and president of sudan policy forum very good to have you with us on al-jazeera the when protesters call for immediate civilian role is that possible. substantively speaking years but procedurally speaking not in other words. the
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should have been very well deeley the process which constituted identification of goals synchronization of resources and establishment of a common language this is not happening that the army has shown some sort of shrewdness and that is on the other side you see civilians with very. very contradictory goals and completely lacking in direction since or direction and i think that is warning very much to. the wall to groove so they are putting pressure on the military rulers why it should have been on board delegation as well as the military would and if there are divisions within the protest movement within political parties does that then work in the military's favor even though they're saying we are only here to hand over power to
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a transitional severe civilian government. i believe we are in a serious situation because the army offices have made no attempt to deconstruct the political apparatus inherited from the game nor did they do anything to decompose its ideological heritage and that is warning very much to the demonstrators but then if you look at the. can that be done and what it's been four days since she was removed from power. it can be symbolically speaking iran here are some at once said the military do then what more can they be doing they need face a wall to a knowledge the fact that there has been some. genocide that has been committed on the periphery that some very very cold i mean if they just use to use
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conciliatory tone rather than try and accuse one group or other then that since a good signal if they speak about bringing some figures from the. deal to trial immediately then that sense is a signal but no one is getting the sense that neither the military officers nor the civilian delegation is going in the right path and now if you look at the civilians you notice that they have already embark in a process in a series for prime minister without identifying a methodology nor speaking about the criteria for the choice of the prime minister very important days ahead thank you very much for your analysis it on this while and i believe i thank you frank. moving on to other news now out of libya where a number of fighters loyal to warlord half a have reportedly handed over their weapons and calls to forces loyal to the u.n.
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backed government in tripoli the two sides have been fighting for control of the capital since earlier this month where thousands of civilians have been forced out of their homes by the violence on the outskirts of tripoli mark without the war had reports. displeased in their own country this is one of the many offices in the libyan capital where people affected by the latest fighting have come to register their names their promised food and shelter photos while hamad left his home where the ruby area south of tripoli after random gunfire hit their house he says he and his family narrowly escaped death. sort of got to our house was in the crossfire from three directions so i gathered my family and took shelter in one room five minutes later a rocket landed and exploded in the house it destroyed three rooms. fighting has intensified civilians areas since the forces loyal to the city for have to launch
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an offensive to take control of the capital tripoli on the fourth of april are you and back to police the government has launched a counter or fence of to defend the capital the fighting soon currently extends to around one hundred sixty kilometers south of tripoli it includes the areas of gaza have been a cheer the disused international airport also one e so. where there will be an ns are several occasions in and around tripoli have been also hit by a restrikes the united nations says more than one thousand people have left their homes to escape the fighting on the southern outskirts of tripoli government officials here say that number continues to rise and they won back the government. accusing have those forces of targeting civilian areas with heavy weapons mohammed says he saw dead bodies near his house and one of his neighbors was killed by
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a random bullet he and his family hardly had any chance to collect their blooming says one woman. we don't know where we should go has been destroyed in our area it's caves there and we left everything behind including our livestock. they're being provided with food and blankets by aid organizations but municipal council members say they don't have enough shelters to accommodate the groomed number of displaced people. but that five hundred families have reduced that only in the center we're getting more people but the problem we face now is that we don't have enough shelters we have even used state hotels and hospitals to lodge them some of these people have been provided to the houses by local do knows others hostage by their relatives but is it only been heard to have turned it into a better resume there weren't the houses they've lived to behind could be destroyed
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in the fighting. tripoli. now twenty five senior international figures have signed an open letter urging european nations to reject any u.s. middle east peace plan that's unfair to palestinians the u.s. is preparing to announce what it calls the deal of the century where those who signed the better say this is a critical moment in the middle east and europe they accuse the white house of departing from longstanding u.s. policy and distancing itself from the stablished international legal norms by recognizing only one side claim to jerusalem they said the u.s. has demonstrated what they call a disturbing indifference to israeli settlement expansion european nations letter goes on should back a plan that requires the creation of a palestinian state alongside israel on but what is based on the pre nine hundred sixty seven lines and with east jerusalem as its capital they say that any plan
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that reduces palestinian statehood to an entity devoid of sovereignty territorial contiguity and economic viability would fatally damage the cause of a durable peace for palestinians and israelis alike let's get more on this our senior political analyst about wonder sharon is joining us live from london it is a strong statement about iran but will it have an impact do you think. well my guess is that this statement has not come as an embarrassment or as a surprise to european leaders and hence i think there's probably some sort of a synergy between former officials and present officials in europe which also means that both sides the former and the and the president are are worried about what the administration is trying to do come june perhaps in israel palestine they've been back bankrolling american initiatives over there.

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