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correctly programmed artificial intelligence can incorporate human values and that's important so that in the future only fred winds up in the toaster and not the hamster. next here on day w. what will south africa's elections mean for the country's troubled economy business africa and just a moment more world news of the top of the day. coach of british. during link to news from africa and the world or links to exceptional stories and discussions from the news of easy town while with safety deputed construction free come join us on facebook at g.w. africa. what's the connection between bread biome and the european union
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he knows not to be a correspondent and now baker can stretch this second line with the rules set by the team. cuts. snapping recipes for success the strategies that make a difference. baking bread on d.w. . south africans go to the polls on wednesday to elect a new government and it seems the economically ailing country looks set to relate to the very same cost to the government for the past twenty five years. and entertainment for africa from africa why streaming service netflix is. creasy on
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content written and produced on the continents. this is business africa. and berlin wall come the african national congress is on course to win a sixth term as the governing party or south africa on wednesday that's despite the country's struggling economy president obama who is expected to stay in office has promised to spark growth and decisive to deal with the country's twenty seven percent unemployment rate that's a statistic that translates to more than half of the country's youth being out of work. the african national congress is trying to secure a sixth consecutive term in africa's most developed economy a candidate in the may eighth election cyril ramaphosa has promised a new dawn after a decade of decline which is seen south africa regress so fast that only countries at war have fared worse. we are going to create
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your we are going. for first time voters like boy to me law. who holds a degree in hydrology the prospects look bleak the country has just emerged from a recession and growth is only expected at one point five percent in twenty nineteen. good to eat at last year and i have been unemployed for like five months now and. this year. i'm still kind a bit decided when at. the stifling economic climate is strangling the private sector and many businesses like this security company staring down the threat of closure or bankruptcy. getting one of your own species basically everybody just turning over twenty three times the first minute it really isn't in context coming through the ones that we do quote when we don't we just don't get so in the space of the last twelve months we've gone from having three percent down to considering
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only keeping this one up and analysts argue a turnaround won't be easy in an economy with more citizens on state welfare than taxpayers. over the past ten years the government under in c.n.n. in the name of it this year has been focused not on growing the economy paying attention to economic issues all the looting the state starting from the president doesn't goods and unlike the first half of the seattle from ninety ninety four to two thousand and seven i think god. is adamant that his lofty target of one hundred billion dollars in foreign direct investment over the next five years will set the country on a new trajectory. beyond these elections the level of confidence in the business community will go high they are telling me that as well so investing a lot in what happens after the elections are won the elections have happened they
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caught on we will take all will be able to walk in life more investment into our country you wait and see that it'll be a challenge even for the man nelson mandela had hoped would succeed him now. the international monetary fund has been urging the u.s. and china to set aside their differences on trade christine legarde the head of the i.m.f. warned in paris quote clearly the tensions between the united states and china are the threat for the world economy u.s. president on tom jones of markets at the beginning of this week when he threatened tariffs already imposed on two hundred billion dollars in chinese exports to the u.s. would would more than double this friday from twenty five percent from the current levels ten percent. the u.s. has warned india not to retaliate against washington's plans to end certain trays
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trade concessions for the south asian country indian officials are considering raising import duties on some u.s. goods if the white house proceeds with a plan to scrap a scheme in place that allows indian goods worth about five point six billion dollars to be imported duty free the proposal announced in march came off the president trump repeatedly called on india to reduce trade barriers but the plans and preferential trade with india has also faced a backlash within washington. the turks their eyes nose diving again for the first time since october one u.s. dollar is worth more than six lira investors feel increasingly unsettled by the political situation in turkey the country is also going through an economic crisis prices are rising and the general public is increasingly critical of president anyone who has now ordered a rerun of a municipal election in which his party was defeated. audiences around the world will soon be able to stream the story of an all girl
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team of african spies who also happen to be for normal zambian teens by day netflix has announced that it has picked up animated series mama k.'s team for as its latest african content the movie is about four african girls who save the day in their own fun and of course crazy ways superheroes inhabit a futuristic version of the zambian capital lusaka it's the company's first original african animated series netflix's teaming up with south africa's triggerfish from cape town who have imagist pioneers in putting african children's stories into animation triggerfish has already shown doubted string of productions despite a lack of funding but that may soon change with netflix latest move the story of africa on a mission has taken a hopeful turn i'm a case teen four was born out of an initiative in twenty fifteen that. invited writers from around the continent to submit ideas for unique african stories i'm ok
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right. from zambia was one of eight winners of that initiative the series is designed by. malcolm will be. to talk a bit more about this story i'm joined by one that you believe was looked a bit closer into this story but why is netflix now producing local content in africa well it's becoming hard to compete on the african market without producing a local content i mean i was in zambia at the end of last year and it's just amazing to see how many local productions they are on t.v. there and you know one of the most popular shows was called and that's what my family was talking about the whole time my sister was watching it every day so local soap and without local boards action it's become extremely difficult to you know penetrate the african markets over course and you know nigeria has nollywood in kenya those local productions in uganda south africa has always had a local strong production in terms of you know entertain and what does it mean for
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writers and producers from zambia in particular and other well i mean one thing it does mean is jobs and more money of course when you mention triggerfish to mention the lack of funding and i was on their website they are hiring at least about ten people for mama k. and of course not the only african production in march this year netflix released a south african produced show which is their first there is called shadows and that's something that's obviously been welcomed in the south african market and they also released a movie last year in nigeria cold lion hearts with genevieve analogy was a famous nollywood actress so they are doing things in africa already and of course this is their latest you know project is their first animation but they have a movie they have a t.v. series and they have something slated later this year again for south africa another series. of course western content is popular in africa
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as well does it was the other way around you reckon that a production like this is the one we're talking about can we successful elsewhere in the world definitely i mean anything that is africa themed seems to be doing quite well because of course people move around those people in the diaspora black panther of course was not produced in africa but it featured a lot of african actors there was lupita nyong'o there was no i couldn't you know from south africa and there's so many you know these people these are films that apply to every audience because of course they have a. you know exactly and of course there's this whole oscar so life is not just about you know the oscars because the light is about people seeing themselves and so wherever those people who can feel that they can connect to these people they will you know receive some sort of reception of autism interesting stories from africa for nashville or thank you very much if you still have one of the strictest
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business cultures in the world it's japanese society is based on a set of rules and codes that even conservative westerners find date it seems to change now the japanese government is now promoting a more relaxed dress code in the office time to put energy conversation before style. one of those flowery casual shirts doing in a japanese government office no blazers where the ties open necked polo shirts and why is that worker using a found when she should be enjoying air conditioning this is not the japan of suited business women and buttoned down salaryman that we are used to. in a rare sight in tokyo's consuming to seche district where the government offices are located we can see men arriving for work without neckties or jackets. it's all to do with qubit is the japanese government come pain to promote energy
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conservation in the workplace by allowing workers to dress more casually and turn the office air conditioners down. it's a significant day in japan as it's the first official working day of the reign of japanese emperor naruhito in organizing the railway era the new emperor also went into the office for his official duties. it was hot during the holidays so i dressed lightly today my sight is the only iraq i know so i'm looking forward to the new period. normally the japanese office environment is a formal stuffy one but in two thousand and five in an effort to combat global warming japan introduced an initiative to cut household greenhouse gases by forty percent at the environment ministry windows were open and workers were dressing down. first quarter profits does it had to
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pay a one point four billion euro penalty related to an e.u. probable collusion in the diesel. the german comic has sent the charge for causing the profits down to five hundred eighty eight million euros around seventy five percent less than the same period a year ago once they want to invest as a big fine from the european commission was likely brussels pledged b.m.w. colluded with dima unfold sought to avoid competing on emissions control technology . and that's it for me on the bizarre for the team here in berlin for more business news and features photo website dot com slash faced with his quick check on global markets news africa with any market is up next so stay with.
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pick up. goldstone but everything is still up for grabs. even after the third to last match of the industry seems. to come german champion. we'll call five for your book. and you will get relegated.
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