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to turn to content to next generation to the child should. use of channels available in school to get our children and more determined to do something here for the next generation the indias the environment series of global 3000 on d. w. and omar. this is state of the news africa coming up in the next 15 minutes the ones who won't be silenced a beauty queen who's accused former gambian president of raping just 5 years ago is back in the country where she's encouraging victims of sexual violence to speak out . so our enemies fired by woman are motivated by all the horrendous other stories of being here and i think it's not fair for yards i'm going to be in control rio do not want my silence protects what he has done to me. and the n.b.a.'s 1st professional basketball league outside of north america steps to kick off in africa
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in january we'll be talking to the managing director of n.b.a. africa. i'm kristie want to welcome to news africa i'm glad to chandon in gambia all horses are investigating allegations against the former president. he's accuses say he's committed human rights abuses during his 22 years impala accusations he denies several women have now come forward to recount how they were sexually assaulted and abused by the former president one of his accusers is far too gentle team was in the capital bun jail and spoke to her together with her supporters she's been out on the streets demanding justice for the victims of sexual violence and is stirring up a debate about the treatment of women in the country. and be the sign. islands and demanding an end to the abuse and ensuring rights of only
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women who gambia but father john who is back home after she came forward to tell her story she alleges she was drugged and raped by the country's president. she knew going public would put her life in danger and for the last few years she's been living in canada she now wants to use her voice to empower others. it is a very difficult conversation and it takes so much to come out and because the president who has been a president an ex-president has been accused i got of the courage. to confront it and to speak my truth i think people are finding it very compelling windows who want to tell their own stories let me tell you german who gambia as a brutal dictator for 22 years but lost the elections in 2016 and fled into exile in equitorial guinea for 2 jallow says speaking out was her only choice i wanted to bring the conversation here because i think it's important and it's time that we
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break you know the circle and the silence and a lot of women are really suffering so i am is fired by woman i am motivated by all the horrendous other stories of being here and i think it's not fair for your argument to be in it to real gain it was my silence protects what he has done to me . you're not going to go out of my. hopes the investigation will encourage other women in gambia to stand up to abuse and change society for the better not tell them. that ok i'll be the 1st to say building a robot is not easy for anyone let alone children but a teenager in ghana who wants to build a robot that will prevent flooding in africa now genevieve all has taken her invention to the pan african robotics competition where she's competing with 200 others from 18 african countries funny such are brings us this story. 4 children packed into once more room this used to be genevieve's bedroom before
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she moved to boarding school now she's in a brief visit not much has changed suitcases still serve as closets the chair in dire need of repair but books there's always been lots of books here though additionally very small. means of no use. there's so. much encourage me. to do you know you have. so you've lived. your life. back genevieve love science she explains everything in the rural one day she wants to become a mechanical engineer. in a community. not long ago she joined
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a club at school that's building robots for her mother that's meant more expenses for trips to compete with other schools and for materials to. work. in something is. very have to be created to cater to mankind. but today regardless of how much money has cost genevieve feels just like any child coming here she's thrilled to be at the 1st pan-african robotics competition in guyana what is it don't ask me about question because it took weeks for this group here to put this together for one main purpose which is what is the way flooding our cities the participants are from across the entire continent many of them are young women this team is from between
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they want to reduce congestion in big african cities by repairing the nonfunctioning traffic lights by artificial intelligence finding solutions to everyday problems genevieve competing today but winning is not the priority she says it's about learning from other groups and their ideas so that one day her knowledge can help improve the lives of her family and of others in her community. in just a few months from now the n.b.a.'s 1st ever professional basketball outside of north america is safe to get underway in africa it will be in january to be exact we'll be talking to the man heading up the project in a moment but 1st the n.b.a. has committed to investing millions of dollars in what will be called the boss of all africa leak some of that investment has been realized in senegal a new training facility is running. a brand new cooled professional and conditioned training facilities these young athletes a fine tuning their game at
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a brand new academy set up by the n.b.a. in senegal. despite the lack of basketball infrastructure across africa some big stars have already been unearthed on the continent roland houston is a coach with bags of experience he's convinced that africa is full of future n.b.a. stars. that it is a chance an opportunity or an occurrence and that to grow in the belly to come to reach this ceiling as you can very well see this is a leader. and these kids have not had this opportunity before you can live. on by. that. like i'm. sorry for the young hopefuls here 2 of this year's championship winning to run so rapt is the perfect role models. cameroonian
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pascal siac and was a firm fixture in toronto's starting 5 and a strong favorite for the league's most improved play award and his teammate serge ibaka from brazzaville congo has already played 10 seasons in the n.b.a. growing the game in africa will be a gradual process but the n.b.a. is determined to speed things up that basketball african league is set to tip off in january 2020 with a qualification tournament scheduled this year. plans offer 12 teams from 9 countries to make up the league platform where young african bowlers have a chance to shine. and i do goggle fall is managing director of n.b.a. africa he's also president off the boscobel african leader he joins me now from johannesburg where he's based welcome to date of the african missed a file africa league is about developing the game on the continental matchy can you suggest scouting talents to ship off to north america well the launch of the basketball africa league is the another important milestone in our effort to grow
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the sport and the n.b.a. brand across africa so it is really about where relaunch of yours is developing the entire system of basketball you know we focus the grassroots yes there's a lot of town that has been you know have an opportunity to grow outside of the continent was just because there was a vacuum you know there was no such thing as a professional league at this point of the gun and really a lot of style and to be showcased right here the best on look to go to the best opportunities bring we want to make sure the basketball africa league become one of the top leagues in the world so we are going to be able to play in the top and africa ok so you're starting off with 12 teams as i understand it where are these teams coming from so the 12 countries groups that are champions of these countries we have 6 countries that we were reprints pre-selected where the champions of those local leaders were come to the basket of the league you're talking about egypt tunisia morrow or so and i go nigeria number well and the other
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6 will come from qualifiers of of patna feeble were organized from september to november to determine the next strike team your story is remarkable mr follett i just wonder i mean you went to the united states as a teenager on a scholarship you're now back on the continent developing this game at grassroots so to say how it's possible changed you and your life. but that opportunity to go to washington d.c. many years ago to attend college on a scholarship got my college degree is really the foundation of everything that i'm doing today so the opportunity to open my eyes to the transformative power of sport in basketball or in this particular instance so this is why i endeavor to make sure that we use my story as a. foundation i started you by starting to see foundation course for the commission of economic development that uses boston boat info use to get them what was cool
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and focused on positive social activities so that kind of you know they. got to and after her in our strategy is to grow the sport but raise it by the empowering ok one more question for you and very quick to eat we also students go to get off and away in january and of course what is president for the president barack obama's role going to be in the week since you announced the launch of the bus to work in february which started you know the work immediately you know sort of fired or partnership with fever oh we are going to be ready to go in early 2020 starting this incredible journey we're very grateful to president obama is a strong interest in working with us in the lead so you know i think this is a great opportunity and we're looking forward to continuing to define you know what the but i'm very sure that it's going to be about all right that's amadou gotta fall managing their excess and be africa talking to us from johannesburg thank you
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. so fine they were not wanting to pull the wool over your eyes but the world sheep sharing championships are underway in france right now the current will champion and had played cheering south africa's. was they to put on a show off just how it's 10 freeing the beast off its feast in just a few seconds. south africa is a well the the in sheep sharing and hopes to carry off the title again this year. 2 times world champion by is akin to straining ses he wants to teach the next generation of shares. i won rights. and i'm thinking you know since i won i'm going to go back to south africa to teach young people who would join the competition in 2020 in scotland. and that is it from the diving news
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being photographed as much as it is today i doubt it people's mails are most probably featured on social media more than pictures of lovely cat so puppies the c.e.o. gallery here in berlin has an exhibition all about the history of food photography which is a little more sophisticated than the snaps on social media. this little piggy is covered in sugary icing some like it's sweet others like it tart. comes to food of most of us have eyes bigger than our stomachs food for the eyes is the name of this exhibition is always the moment it's a feast for the eyes of the.


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