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2014-07-04 08:21:12

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- <start indent> "We know where we're going... We know where we're from... We're leaving Babylon... We're going to our fatherland." Bob Marley AFRICA24 MEDIA and CCTV NEWS invite you to a half hour of spirituality, music and celebration with "The Rastafarians: Coming Home to Africa". A movement, or to many a religion, the Rasta-far-I started in Jamaica in the 1930's. In the 1960's...

2014-04-11 16:21:08

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday April 13(th) (8pm US Eastern time) CCTV America's weekly magazine program Americas Now debuts in a new one hour format. Hosted by anchor Elaine Reyes and featuring correspondents in nearly every major city in Central and South America, Americas Now explores the economic, political, and social dynamics of one of the world's fastest changing regions. The premiere program begins at the US-Mexico border, where Mexican cartels are...

2014-04-09 12:26:32

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a unique weekly series focusing on film, culture, big names and the causes they embrace. Saturday, April 12(th) at 8pm U.S. Eastern time, CCTV America debuts Full Frame - opening the lens each week on a variety of important issues introduced by prominent personalities. In episode one, host Mike Walter sits down with Microsoft founder Bill Gates to discuss the wide ranging global work of the Gates Foundation. "I feel very lucky and a...

2014-04-07 00:21:40

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CCTV America, the U.S. production arm of China Central Television, rolls out a new slate of programming this week. As ships rush to probe signals in the search for Malaysian Air 370, as ballots are counted in Afghanistan, and as the American Defense Secretary arrives for talks in Beijing, CCTV America expands its news programming beginning at 6 p.m. US Eastern time Monday, April 7(th). A new CCTV News Hour debuts at 7 p.m. U.S. Eastern...

2014-04-04 00:21:32

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An in-depth program on Afghanistan marks the launch of a new daily, global talk program produced by CCTV America, the American arm of China Central Television. "The Heat," nightly at 9:15 US eastern time debuts Monday, April 7(th) on the CCTV News channel. Hosted by veteran anchor Anand Naidoo, from CCTV America's Washington studios, the new show aims to stir up vigorous debate and discussion of international issues. On Monday, Former US...

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