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and if they're working conditions environmentally friendly and biodegradable. sixty minutes are. sometimes books more exciting than real words. to. hold. forth or snow ski. patroller. german street. this is news africa coming up in the next fifteen minutes is sudan returning to military rule president obama has declared a year long state of emergency often anti-government protests that began last year are still going on in opposition figure fighting the regime. and that chair is the climate warming is we need
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a dance just take the fight against pollution to the beaches off the lagos. then the boys who coniston the way in the film about the malawian boy who saved he's village from saturn and launches on the streaming giant netflix still here from the stars and the real strong. i'm christine will welcome to news africa i'm glad you achieved in we begin in sudan way of bay off it is the country may be returning to military rule that's because president obama al bashir may have stepped down today as head of the ruling party but he's already declared a state of emergency across the country for the next year he's also extended the power was off the security forces and has set up. emergency courts all around the
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country now all public gatherings in the country have also been bad we'll be talking to a leader of one of the opposition parties but first this report on the situation in sudan. the protesters in the streets of omdurman defying the new ban on public gatherings i think calling for president omar al bashir to step down saying that the state of emergency won't deter them we will overthrow this regime they shot by across the country they have been anti-government marches for weeks. the people first took to the streets in december when authorities decided to triple the price of bread. inflation is running at more than seventy percent rendering normal life virtually impossible for many sudanese. the president's response to the unrest extending the powers of security forces this
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week he appointed army officers to top government posts justifying the move by saying quote they can address issues of salaries and services and create decent work opportunities for youth. the work i did to her the last final. we praise a law that he has given us this opportunity. to give you today a new chapter begins in sudan's history. protesters are determined to see this chapter and quickly western powers including the u.s. britain and canada rebuked sudan for its return to military rule according to human rights watch at least fifty one people have died in the demonstrations it was let's turn to a leader off one of sudan's major opposition party is highly it all may use if it is secretary general off the sudanese congress party he's speaking to us from the united kingdom as he's fearful of arrest in her tour now forty of these clinics
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have already been detained misty is safe welcome to news africa i want us to start about talking about this state of emergency that's been declared it's been about a week now that it's been effect what is your reaction to it and how are people in sudan living under the conditions off it actually just as a race is not a new thing for saddam. knew the before the protests started. jim has a border state of emergency in then states it means that this is done after the protests started they extended the state of emergency for another three states they wanted to threaten the people there and they are going to use more extreme measures of violence against their peaceful demands for freedom and change so are you saying to us that the people are carrying on with the protests are those
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protests still ongoing in sudan as we speak. yeah actually after the coalition of the state that many of the hard on the coverdell witnessed the more large wave of protests since the start of the revolution it's a dump all the you know localities off when hours yesterday. in a numbers that had not been with this before so we got yesterday did you have been there you know way that they did in song during. a period of time he would do in sudan. we've seen omar al bashir get rid of governors in certain states and replace them with military offices what is your reading off that i should he or she does that he. you know is
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trying to do two things first of all he tries trying to you know have a kind of confrontation between the army and the people because people are being that they want me to be in the side of the people not the sorry of of the give and then second thing bashir try to sell a notion for the regional forces that he's going to cut the ties with a terrorist. to inboards a kind of a military ruling in sudan that could be appealing for many countries in the region right now but they don't believe i need all my usaf secretary general of a sudanese congress party thank you. ok the call for action against climate change has a fresh face and that's it over there that is she is great as the swedish teenager
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who has called out the world's leaders for inaction and her activism has caught on since august tens of thousands of peoples and cities across europe and as far as australia and even in uganda have walked out of their friday crosses to push for more ambitious carbon cutting targets young people and i do we have also been taking action to secure the future of their environment here's a report now from our correspondent on the fish are. they call themselves the climate warriors of lagos armed gloves and they are determined to take back the beach and turn it into what it once was the place for sea shells. here at this beach in lagos you can find pretty much everything you can imagine like the flip flop or just before i fall the tooth brush and of course volume of plastic now all of this of course belongs to us humans but it's then curator and teenagers young students who are on a mission to protect the beach
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a generation for their future. every week they collect about fifty bags of trash and the more they clean the beach the more it's change is that. a change in my lifestyle for instance i do you think will use plastic and i have my words are both true that it's you know take to work recycle a blue. bag to the market plastic waste is one of the biggest problems worldwide especially in places like lagos for single use plastic for example plastic bags is not prohibited on like in rwanda or in kenya. the thirty year old activist has been busy battling pollution since she was a student an overwhelming task she quit her job. as a lawyer it takes everything from you physically mentally you know you have to be one hundred percent in this if not you just where unfortunately children are the
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ones that are most affected it's really bad that we have so many plastics that come from the ocean to the shoes to i come here most subsidies who end up doing corners outrank you know you missed cleaning up the beach is just one of today's stats planting palm trees is a way to finish the state has a population of more than twenty million people it generates about forty metric tons of waste every day of work seems and less but for them not hopeless. oh. ok from the beach to the cinema and to another young person we can all draw inspiration from the boy who harnessed the wind is a film about an innovator from malawi william. that just launched on netflix is small on the feature film directed by oscar winning she fell for the rains came late this year and now the trees are gone.
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it is actually. to good to see commits. the boy who harnessed the wind is the true story of young william usually won't sit idly by and watch his village start sifted with an inventive mind and a thirst for knowledge as william takes his family's fate into his own hands it's. continued. to eat. to tell edge of forest directorial debut is based on a bestselling memoir of the same title it's the true story of billion come common good age thirteen women still. irrigate fields and save his village from famine. william's parents hope that sending their son to school will provide him a better future but natural disasters crop failure hunger and scarce funds make
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that dream impossible to sing the songs. and even the masses it's hard for the real william to look back on that time i have like mixed feelings the only reason why i have mixed feelings because it's likely in some parts to leave the past that was a very like difficult a very challenging shot entirely in malawi the boy who harnessed the wind is a positive story out of africa that doesn't ignore challenges but tackle something head on. we just. as naturists from african descent i can see how absent the african stories are in western countries do you not think that. this type of positive stories can make
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a change in terms of the of the perception we have of people especially from africa . to. the right. bets it from day to africa you can catch all our stories on our website and on our facebook page we leave you now with these also pictures off the surface as the pros are currently battling it out and defend testa conditions at be able to champion ships on cape verde will see you next time by fidel.
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players the table. stakes control of the system a good. money the competition is fierce for its most important natural resource. betting checking how long will they be able to play. with the good the bad the investigation and starting march eighteenth calling t.w. odd things. hello and a warm welcome to the latest news from arts and culture i'm karen homestead and we've got a wild ride for the senses in store with the following stories. a new exhibition in hamburg takes us on a journey into art and music to see what happens when the two disciplines play off
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each other. the grand canyon in northwestern arizona has just celebrated one hundred years since its designation as a national park an early example of environmental protection and we'll talk about its powerful hold on. and street artist. trash animal caustic statement on his own generation that he says is killing animals if the garbage is produced. so what happens when you are inspired by a piece of art and what kind of picture results when a painter is influenced by news ik well that's what a new exhibition in hamburg aims to find out with the help of more than sixty artists and musicians who make a point of working between those two disciplines and the results is a hyper sensory feast that resonates long afterward. this may look like a.

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