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Chadian opposition leader and prime minister, Succes Masra, has tendered his resignation and that of the transitional government following interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby's election victory.

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1 day ago
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2 days ago
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2 days ago
Which Nigerian player do you think would dominate the Europa League Final match between Atalanta and Bayer Leverkusen? Join Ayomide Sotubo and Dennis Erezi this week of The Nutmeg on GuardianTV as they both preview the Atalanta Vs Bayer 04 Leverkusen match.
2 days ago
The Nigeria Labour Congress President, Joe Ajaero spoke with GuardianTV about why Labour is requesting a 650,000 minimum wage as he discusses economic issues and Labour's stand on them.
3 days ago
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4 days ago
Following the approval of the hike in electricity tariff by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, customers in the band, a category who receive 20 hours and above supply of electricity, will now have to pay 225 Naira per kilowatt hour against the 66 Naira payable before the hike. This directive, which came in the middle of fuel subsidy removal, foreign exchange crisis, and high inflation rates, has been heavily criticized by the citizens.
17 May
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17 May
In today's fast-paced world, stress has become a constant companion for many of us. But did you know that this stress can take a toll on our health, especially our blood pressure? Hypertension, or high blood pressure, occurs when the force of blood against the walls of your arteries is consistently too high. This puts strain on your heart and blood vessels, increasing your risk of serious health problems. Here is how to manage it.

3 hours ago
South Africans go to the polls this month, marking 30 years since the end of apartheid. This year’s elections could shift power as the ruling African National Congress (ANC) battles to maintain its hold.
1 day ago
A British national who was charged with spying for Hong Kong is found dead in a park in unexplained circumstances.
1 day ago
One of Europe's largest tech conferences kicks off in Paris this Wednesday. Startups will meet investors, and guest speakers including Elon Musk will discuss the role of artificial intelligence at the VivaTech event.
1 day ago
Vaping is largely perceived as a safer alternative to smoking. While vaping does not expose users to tar or carbon monoxide, two of the most dangerous elements in tobacco smoke, vaping is far from safe and has its own health risks.
1 day ago
Displaced Palestinians are on the move again, this time from Rafah, where the Israeli military advances a ground offensive. As fighting is reported across Gaza, aid agencies warn that not enough aid is reaching people.
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Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei performed prayers in Tehran on Wednesday ahead of the funeral of President Ebrahim Raisi and his companions, who died in a helicopter crash near the Azerbaijan border at the weekend.
1 day ago
Days after footage emerged of him beating his ex-girlfriend Cassie Venture, shamed rapper Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has been hit with another abuse lawsuit.
1 day ago
Many people are sharing images on social media, claiming to show the moments before, during or after President Ebrahim Raisi's fatal helicopter crash. Some even claim that the late Iranian president is still alive. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
1 day ago
The US Senate Finance Committee has released the findings of a two-year probe which shows that BMW, Jaguar Land Rover and Volkswagen have all used components from a Chinese supplier banned in the US under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA).
1 day ago
Nine Egyptian men faced trial for negligent homicide following the shipwreck of a fishing trawler in June 2023 that left hundreds of migrants dead. A judge dropped the case, citing lack of jurisdiction.
1 day ago
Dotun Popoola from Ile Ife, Nigeria crafts metal sculptures of humans and animals, using them to express environmental decay and advocates both for recycling and upcycling.
2 days ago
Taiwan’s newly sworn-in President – Lai Ching-te – will face a difficult start as he prepares to lead the country with a minority government, Taiwan Research Hub Director Chun-Yi Lee at the University of Nottingham told FRANCE 24.
2 days ago
Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe, and Equitorial Guinea — are on the African continent, only two of which — Cape Verde, and Sao Tome and Principe — condemned Russia's war of aggression in United Nations General Assembly resolutions.
2 days ago
China is investing billions abroad, including in Cambodia. The once picturesque beach town of Sihanoukville is turning into a Chinese tourist magnet with hotels and casinos. Most of the profits are made by Chinese people.
2 days ago
Iran has regime just lost a safe pair of hands. Yes, another hardliner’s sure to replace Ebrahim Raisi – known to detractors as the butcher of Tehran for the thousands of dissidents he sent to the gallows as a state prosecutor – but the president’s sudden death in a helicopter crash may still change the equation…

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3 hours ago
Chadian opposition leader and prime minister, Succes Masra, has tendered his resignation and that of the transitional government following interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby's election victory.
3 hours ago
South Africans go to the polls this month, marking 30 years since the end of apartheid. This year’s elections could shift power as the ruling African National Congress (ANC) battles to maintain its hold.
1 day ago
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
1 day ago
A British national who was charged with spying for Hong Kong is found dead in a park in unexplained circumstances.
1 day ago
One of Europe's largest tech conferences kicks off in Paris this Wednesday. Startups will meet investors, and guest speakers including Elon Musk will discuss the role of artificial intelligence at the VivaTech event.

Guardian Life

25 Dec
Come May 5, 2022, Katchey’s Independent Analytical Laboratory Complex, a subsidiary of Katchey Company, will become Nigeria’s first internationally accredited independent analytical lab.
25 Dec
Nancy Isime is a Nigerian actress, model, and media personality. She spoke with GuardianTV about her Skin routine and what keeps her fit.
6 Nov 2023
“If you live in Nigeria, you can survive anywhere,” and it’s not by chance. The Soro Soke generation has shifted the narrative, creating an online and offline movement that seeks to effect change, a change that cuts across national boundaries. Amid these calls for change is The Culture Squad echoing the demands of the people for all who need to hear it. These select few are the VJs who highlight societal issues that spark change and revolution in the hearts of many youths. Grab a copy of Guardian Life tomorrow as Nenny B, Folu Storms and Ilo take us on a journey on the impact of ViacomCBS on youth expression.
13 Nov 2022
In 2016, the global streaming service, Netflix, announced its presence in Africa’s most populous country with streaming on the platform of ‘Fifty’, an Ebony Life Studios film directed by the late Biyi Bandele. Four years after, in 2020, Netflix Naija was born as the company acquired the rights to Genevieve Nnaji’s 2018 film, ‘Lionheart’, and began their own commissioned projects.
8 Oct 2022
As Nigerians join the rest of the world to understand the essence of investment and how it can change their lives, Treegar, a financial technology company that enables Africans to invest and earn globally, promises to save the day by democratising investment opportunities. Book a copy with your favourite vendor tomorrow as Mojibade Sosanya speaks to Guardian Life magazine, an insert of Guardian Nigeria about what makes Treegar tick.
9 Jul 2022
In celebration of how far Accelerate TV has come, Guardian Life met with Ibrahim Suleiman and Chy Nwakanma on the various series the platform offers its teeming audience of both young and old film and drama lovers of the different strata of society to discuss the impact Accelerate TV has had on their careers and the industry at large.
11 Dec 2021
It’s Christmas season and Netflix is ushering us into the season with Nigeria’s first Christmas film, A Naija Christmas, a hilarious film about three brothers who would just not fulfill their dying mother’s goal of getting a wife this Christmas.
25 Sep 2021
Passion, talent, determination, and perseverance are attributes that make successful people. Sefi Atta, Kunle Afolayan, and Ijeoma Grace Agu have combined these four attributes to tell a story that keeps history alive.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Get a copy of tomorrow's issue of Guardian Life Magazine, an insert of The Guardian Nigeria as the three talk about preserving culture and history with "Swallow."⁣⁣

Business

3 days ago
As part of Tesla's massive restructuring, the electric vehicle maker notified the California Employment Development Department this week that it is cutting approximately 600 more employees in California.
4 days ago
Rudimentary heating systems, often fuelled by wood fire, coal and animal manure, are used by a large majority of households in Africa. Delegates from over 60 countries gathered in Paris for a summit held by the IEA to help tackle this issue.
18 May
Russian President Vladimir Putin has wrapped up his two-day visit to China, where he and his counterpart Xi Jinping pledged a "new era of strategic partnership". The two leaders had tea together and celebrated 75 years of diplomatic relations at a gala, with the Chinese leader giving his guest a warm hug.
18 May
Today the World Water Forum starts in Bali, where world leaders will discuss the sustainability of water resources for a week. To illustrate the issue of water management, we head to Panama. The Panama Canal, one of the world’s major maritime trade routes, has suffered a decline in its water levels ever since drought affected the country last year.

Sport

3 days ago
Arsenal's 2-1 victory over Everton proves in vain as their hopes of a first Premier League title for 20 years were crushed on the final day of the season as Manchester City beat West Ham United 3-1.
4 days ago
Oleksandr Usyk scores a razor-thin split decision over Tyson Fury to become undisputed heavyweight boxing world champion in a thrilling contest at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh in the early hours of Sunday morning.
18 May
Welcome to "Destination Paris", FRANCE 24's new weekly show ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympics. Every Thursday we will be getting you into the Olympics spirit with the latest news, reports and guests. The world will be watching this summer as 10,500 athletes compete in 32 sports in Paris and elsewhere in France.
18 May
Sprint legend Usain Bolt helped unveil a new cricket venue at Eisenhower Park on Wednesday (May 15) ahead of the T20 World Cup, which kicks off next month.

Entertainment

4 days ago
It's said to have been re-written up to 300 times in 40 years... Francis Ford Coppola's "Megalopolis" finally premiered in Cannes on Thursday, with star Adam Driver on the red carpet. The director won the festival's top prize – the Palme d’Or – in 1974 with "The Conversation" and then a second time in 1979 with the now legendary "Apocalypse Now".
4 days ago
Nine years after "Mad Max: Fury Road", the Australian director, screenwriter and producer George Miller’s famous saga’s is back on the Croisette. Eve Jackson tells us more about the highly anticipated "Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga", premiering Wednesday in the presence of the director and the cast, led by Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth and Tom Burke.
4 days ago
The 2024 Cannes Film Festival comes at a moment when the French movie business faces a belated reckoning over sexual abuse. Eve Jackson reports from the Croisette on opening day.
4 days ago
Videos purportedly showing the King of Denmark waving the Palestinian flag and Muslims violently demonstrating in Sweden are being shared online. In this edition of Truth or Fake, we debunk these fake claims that are circulating on social media after thousands protested in the streets of Malmo against Israel's participation in the 2024 Eurovision song contest.

Science & Tech

2 days ago
Indonesia, a vast archipelago of more than 17,000 islands has a population of more than 270 million but millions of people still don't have access to the internet.
3 days ago
A slew of announcements from OpenAI and Google this week brought us to the brink of human-like AI assistants. Generative artificial intelligence is getting faster, and being applied to an increasing number of tasks.
18 May
Elon Musk announces plans to charge new X users for basic functions
14 May
For the third consecutive night, space enthusiasts from around the world have had the chance to admire magnificent multi-coloured auroras dancing in the skies across the Northern Hemisphere. These northern lights are a result of increased solar activity. FRANCE 24's Julia Sieger explains.