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for my arms. i'm not going to the gym well i guess sometimes i am close and loving which is the reason germany thinks the printer german culture of looking at the stereotype quirks and idiosyncrasies of the country but i don't care. here you don't seem ridiculous granma there you go it's cold out there. i'm rachel join me to meet the germans on the top of your. post. this is news africa coming up in the next fifteen minutes the african union's ultimatum says a done the proceeds to break in the country they used gives the military transition council fifteen days to install a civilian government or risk being kicked out of the block. and i always humans and snakes live together in strange harmony you will meet the man who call uganda
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small sample island home and hear why no women are allowed to eat. then what's good for nigerians be laughing out so now it will need the act of striking out the comedy scene. i'm christine want to welcome to news africa i'm glad you achieved in the military in sudan is facing an ultimatum from the african union to hand of a politics of indian government in just to be all face expulsion from the regional group mass protests in the country forced the army to remove president obama from power last week but protesters occupy these sites in the center of the capital hawks who are demanding the complete removal of all vestiges of the regime that ruled the country for predict fades they've resisted. attempts by the army to
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impose order and he cites occupied by the protesters. a delegation from the transitional military council which has seized power in sudan has traveled to neighboring ethiopia for talks with the african union here's what a sudanese military spokesman had to say about the transition process and the use to monde's. i would like to say that we are already in the process of choosing a prime minister and to form a civilian government. so we initiated this even before the session with the african union. this is our conviction and this is also the way forward to peace but also we respect it and we are committed to the decision if you use peace and security council before the now there's been some angry reaction to the statement a you chairperson mostafa human hama put on sudan in it he condemned sudan's military take of a saying it wasn't the appropriate response to the challenges facing the country
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well researcher and political commentator michael korda will be gave us his take on the statement and the reaction it's among some africans. african union has a well articulated policy premix and yet it struggles to implement them so i personally think that it's iraq tarrance and munich's when it comes to military coups because already after the peace and security contingent they decided that. saddam foundation canceled military transition plans will not hand over the party to civilians they were. technically in course functions on them so i personally think it's high time that the african continent has zero tolerance to us military takeover. there were no backlash to once the african union's criticism or military takeover i personally think one of the reasons is because
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it's always been negative perception to one of the continent of wanting. a lot of africans think that it's an x. exclusive for you all the sports. on its own when one of them is to bolt. so how the challenge is that on one hand the african union's deterrence reserved for americans to once a military takeover and then the other hand you have how can a conceptually celebrity or welcomed the idea of military justice. when it comes to taking some of the long serving leaders. that was research and political commentator michael korda will be speaking from johannesburg the next story is in uganda and the curious tailed off an island inhabited only by men and snakes about a thousand deadly cobras inhabit the island seen by the fishermen who live there as
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spirits rather than just snakes now most time by linda sits about five kilometers off the shore in lake victoria not that women are allowed on to the island only for short visits they cannot stay over night. our correspondent j.s. maganda sent us this report from the island of snakes. island unlike victoria. home to over one hundred fifty thousand bugs which give the island a rather particular sound. down below them on the ground are much quieter beasts. over one thousand cobras from the island in a unique example of coexistence with man. but. do not be chinese snakes these are spirits of the island attached to a culture. over one hundred fishermen live on the island.
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and the man will cut is the most experienced. yes lived here for more than thirty five years. an old man of the sea he has retired from commercial fishing. to ninety seven year old is the crest odeon of long held customs which for big killing the snakes they call reza believed to be the spirits of a south korean island. i don't really say he has never seen a cobra attack in no one except once when he was attacked himself. in a war. i must have angered the snake when i carried it out of the house so that i could sleep but it crawled back in but picked it up again and threw it out and then went to bed early i will notice donna surely it crawled back in. but this time i picked it up and it turned its head in
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bit me. on the snake shouldn't be harassed even if it means sharing a bed with some of. the trees and the snakes move freely in and out of the wooden now since i have nearly all. the fishermen of no reason to panic some even think it's a blessing from the spirits. if it comes into your house that's a spiritual visit. just tell the snake you have no problem and it will not cause you any trouble. is the name of the island spirits. its traditions are rather strict no one cuts down a tree for any reason. buds to shouldn't be killed and their eggs must not be eaten. but the
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custom of the prohibits women on the island is the one that is toughest for the fishermen. so don't you know what i would be good to finish your work and go home and see your family every day you know how your child spent the night to know what they read and unfortunately it's not possible here one of the fits so well so can tally has to leave the island at least once every two weeks to see his family. at this landing site cord. entirely also so much. when the fishermen meet entirely here many wants to go to the island with him but he sees that only a limited number. remote island. actually came up with a resolution to use a space that can only accommodate up to two hundred people on the island. the rest of the land is on the conservation of as breeding grounds for the.
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breeding ground for the words. traditionally women do not fish in this part of uganda. but some are curious about the full b. denial and. again if we were allowed to go there it would be nice to set up a business there but we can't do that and i take a train with that. it's been like that since. time immemorial no women allowed we can't let that happen. to our god i. don't really think that a large population would treat in the island's rich biodiversity. he suffered a couple of pain so picks from the green hit it goes. a few druther stay here with the more bugs and this makes the humans.
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that and those with fishermen say tough for inmates crotch it's another chance for katanga like torture of others craig island as the sun goes down. now the chaos of lagos isn't a laughing matter if you're stuck in traffic all coping with any of the problems life throws your way and there are many ways of dealing with the stress some young nigerian slow problems can be put off to way take a look at some rising young stars in the country's comedy scene on and off line. you know i want to be create comedy sketches to make lives daily shug ruth in one theory out. there on. my i just want people to really like what i make videos for i just want to be like
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oh yeah that happens to me you know they are just wowed or like you in a way that it's possible they were happening you know a real life situation with more than one million followers on instagram my raji is one of the most popular comedians on one jaron social media fancy has sketches help them escape from the hatch every day life in lagos right. now very very fresh actually distressed like the question when you're angry you just watch it and just keep thinking nothing forget what you've been going to the. missionary life basement izo from the dead it was my family i did it social media is in the only option for people to only wind. up comedy clubs i spring you know across me. or the d. don't stand up comedian himself opened this one every friday night
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people gather here for laughter and the next. day don't says apart from offering entertainment for me at clubs like this is a source of extra cash for i spy ring comedians so a lot of young guys that are naturally funny if you see some comedians perform and they come to dinner. paid for this work so they quit the job because there's no job so a critic job. at a time when i'm sure. he's struggling with unemployment and economic hardship comedy is providing everything's up s.k. both online and offline. she says making people laugh through have videos is the most feeling parts of her work have received so many messages from people being like over. videos on i felt so much better used to be the press so instead i'm
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depressed i watch a video and it makes me so happy that's like one thing that makes me feel very fulfilled my raji says she would like to go to film school one day and become a director in the meantime she continue putting smiles on people's faces with her comedy. and that is it from africa you can catch all our stories on our website a taste of a still night sky. takes a personal aim. with the wonderful people in stories that make the game so special. for all true fans. a leg up more than football online.
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her first day of school in the jungle. listen to the span doris crane the moment arrives. join during a taping on her journey back to freedom. in our interactive documentary. bringing tame returns home on c.w. dot com among its hangs come up. and welcome to our culture today as calls come from around the world to rebuild cathedral in paris after the terrible fire that raged on monday evening we will be devoting our news to the cultural significance of this gothic masterpiece down the ages. took over one hundred years to build
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finally being completed in the thirteenth century we'll be looking at the historical significance of this building since then. victor goes famous book the hunchback of notre dame influenced its restoration in the nineteenth century and more recently the movies and a musical made of that story and how of course it has brought millions of tourists to visit this landmark in paris every year also we'll talk about the hopes for its restoration. and for all this i'm joined by my colleague david levitz who's been following the story and the deed you visited. many times well as have you robin and if like like you and frankly hundreds of millions of people who probably have visited it today there is this this very mixed feeling on the one hand the sense of devastation at what has been lost but on the other hand an almost euphoric
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relief at how much of you know it's what was saved from the.


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