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after a few hundred years to hold it really a key piece of yours very important research record for a total does not require. you cannot build a quarter and i think this is something you decide to shoot the. scientists should be trained to do try to describe and that society should start. to. this news africa coming up in the next fifteen minutes the african union's ultimatum says they've done the protests of breaking in the country they gives the military transition council fifteen days to install a civilian government or risk being kicked out of the block. and the aisleway humans and snakes live together in strange harmony will meet the man who called
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uganda in tone and why no women are allowed to eat. then what's going to nigerians be laughing out so now it will meet the act of striking out the comedy scene. i'm christy wonderwall come to his africa i'm glad you did the military in sudan is facing and also made them from the african union to hand over power to civilian government in just two weeks all face expulsion from the regional group mass process in the country force the army to remove president obama from power last week but protest is occupying he sides in the center of the capital hard to demanding the complete removal of all vestiges of the regime that ruled the country feel free to create they've resisted. attempts by the army to impose order and he
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cites occupied by the protesters. a delegation from the transitional military council which has ceased paul 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 aid used 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 this 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 of the i used peace and security council. for the now there's been some angry reaction to the statement a huge chip is than most often put out on sudan in it he condemns 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 sparked among some africans. african union has a well articulated policy premise and yet it struggles to implement them so i personally think that it's a zero tolerance and meanings when it comes to military coups because already after the peace and security contingent they decided bads. saddam function council military transition plans all of that and over the party the civilians they were. definitely in course sanctions on them so i personally think it's high time that the african continent has there tonight there was a meeting table. there was no backlash for once the african union's criticism or military takeover i personally think one of the reasons is because
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he's always been negative perception of the continent of want to. reconsider that it's an exe exclusive cordon or distorts. only speaks out when one of them is to bolt. so how the challenges that one hand operating in is determined to zero tolerance to once a military takeover and then the other hand you have that can africans actually celebrating or welcomed the idea of military costs is. when it comes to taking some of the wrong certainly does. that was research and political commentator michael corby 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 muslim by linda since about five kilometers off the shore in lake victoria not that women are allowed on to the island only for short visits but they cannot stay over night. correspondent j.s. mogambo 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 on garlic is the most experienced. he has 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 custodian of long held customs which for big killing this next record reza believed to be the spirits of a socred island. i don't really say z. has never seen a cobra attack in no one except once when he was attacked himself. in a lower. 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 would notice donna surely it crawled back in. but this time i picked it up and it turned its head and bit me. on the snake
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shouldn't be harassed even if it means sharing a bed with some of. you. for that reason this makes more freely in and out of the world you now seems to. have lived the old. the better 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 paul i will 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 for one of the it's so what i can tell you has to leave the island at least once every two weeks to see his family. at this landing site. and tell you also so the scotch. when the fishermen meet and tell here many wants to go to the island with him but he sees that only a limited number in the remote island. we 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 as breeding grounds for the.
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breeding ground whatever that. traditionally women do not fish in this part of uganda. but some are curious about this will be 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. with that. it's it's been like that since. time immemorial no women allowed we can't let that happen. i don't want to things 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. but you draw the stage here with the most bugs and this makes them few months. none of.
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that and those with fishermen say tough for inmates crotch it's another chance for cattle i'm going to watch over this diamond as the sun goes down. now that kale so lagos isn't a lofty 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 off the way take a look at some rising young stars in the country's comedy scene on and off line. the only thing i want to be create comedy sketches to make life daily show groups in one area. the right. i just want people to really break what i make videos for i just want to be like oh
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yeah that happened to me you know the i 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 ragin is one of the most popular comedians on one gerry and social media fans say has sketches helped him escape from the hatch of everyday life in lagos right. now very very fresh actually distressed like. when you are angry you just watch it and just keep thinking nothing you forget what you've been going to the. most married life basement izo from the dead it was so i think i did it social media is in the only option for people to unwind. comedy clubs are springing up across me right from the dawn a stand up comedian himself opened this one every friday night people gather
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here for a laugh and. don't says apart from offering entertainment before me at clubs like this is a source of extra cash for us spy ring comedians a lot of young guys that are naturally funny if you see some comedians perform. for this one so they quit your job because there's no job next year so a critic job. at a time when i'm sure. struggling with unemployment and economic hardship comedy is providing a means of escape both online and offline maradi says making people laugh through have videos is the most feeling parts of her work have received so many messages from people being over. videos on i felt so much better used to be good press so
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anytime i'm depressed i watch a video and it makes me so happy and that's like one thing that makes me feel 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 packed comedy. and that is that from the seventies africa you can catch all our stories on our website facebook page still make side by the. coach a bit. more link to news from africa and the morrow for links to exceptional stories and discussions. of easy town while website debited come smutty come join us on facebook doubling up for god.
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her first day of school in the jungle. first gloominess of the spend doris crane moment arrives. join the arena tank on her journey back to freedom. in our interactive documentary . tour on the run in tame returns home on d w dot com from ring of tanks the flux. hello and welcome to our culture today as calls come from around the world to rebuild not 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
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hundred years to build finally being completed in the thirteenth century we'll be looking at the historical significance of this building since then. victor hugo's 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 indeed you visited. many times well as have you robyn and vike like you and frankly hundreds of millions of people who probably have visited there today there is this this very mixed feeling on the one hand the sense of devastation at what.

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