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5 hours ago
It's the biggest legal consequence so far in the wake of the January 6 insurrection. Stewart Rhodes, who heads the Oath Keepers militia, has been found guilty of seeking to keep Donald Trump in power by carrying out a mob attack on the US Capitol. A conviction on sedition is very rare and carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in jail. We take a closer look.
5 hours ago
A court in Mozambique on Wednesday (November 30) started delivering its judgement in a case involving 19 people accused of various crimes for their alleged roles in the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars in government-backed loans.
6 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron's state visit to the US is bringing simmering EU-US tensions over economic policy to the boil. At the heart of European criticisms are multi-billion-dollar economic support packages that could be perceived as giving the US an unfair advantage. Also in the show, the US Congress is heeding Joe Biden's call to do whatever it takes to avert a costly railroad shutdown. Plus, French butchers take to the streets to protest the rise in energy prices.
6 hours ago
On Thursday, Stephanie Frappart will become the first female referee to officiate a men's World Cup match when she takes charge of Costa Rica vs. Germany. One of her assistants, Neuza Back, has worked in Qatar before.
6 hours ago
The Spanish government wants the use of gender stereotypes for the advertising of toys a thing of the past. The code of conduct, which will be enacted from December 1, aims to avoid biases toward gender roles.
6 hours ago
Fifty-Five years after innocent Asaba indigenes were callously massacred in the fratricidal Nigerian Civil War, the first major show on this tragic contour opens today at Red Door Gallery, on Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The show ends on December 7, 2022.
8 hours ago
The growth of the TikTok community has birthed the need for safety policies that guarantee the protection of each user on the platform. Hence, to meet this demand and create a positive-in-app experience, TikTok has launched the #SaferTogether the first-ever safety campaign for TikTok in Sub-Saharan Africa (Nigeria).
8 hours ago
India is taking over the G20 presidency amid tough times, with the world confronting a raft of geopolitical and economic crises.
8 hours ago
After months of buildup, the European Commission has backed withholding billions of EU funds from Hungary. Despite recent reforms, Budapest must do more to address risks to core democratic standards, EU officials say.
8 hours ago
On the outskirts of Doha, migrant workers are finally getting to enjoy the World Cup that they made possible. Far from the city's shiny lights, the lives lost and their impact on the event are not forgotten.
9 hours ago
Saudi Arabia and Mexico are both out of the World Cup. Meanwhile, Argentina are into the last 16 after breezing past Poland 2-0. Despite their loss, the Poles are also through to the next stage. They will take on France, who topped Group D despite losing 1-0 to Tunisia.
10 hours ago
A satellite photo of Europe being shared on social media appears to show a complete blackout in Ukraine. But the power outages, albeit extensive, are not total. The photo has been manipulated – we explain how in this edition of Truth or Fake.
10 hours ago
4 million people were starved to death in Ukraine from 1932 to 1933. Stalin denied the famine ever happened. Why did the West turn a blind eye to it?

News

10 hours ago
Human history is a long arc of progress. Thanks to technological innovation, we've never lived longer or healthier. But the distribution of that progress is uneven. According to the World Bank, global inequality is rising for the first time in decades, while even within developed nations, gaps between the rich and poor are expanding.
13 hours ago
Outtake: Trump refuses to say election is over
1 day ago
'Putin wants Ukraine to sink into cold and darkness'
1 day ago
French prosecutors are investigating the alleged role of consulting companies in election campaigns, as well as allegations of favoritism. President Emmanuel Macron claims his campaign is not the focus of the probe.
1 day ago
The armies of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi said they have dislodged the Burundian rebels from the town of Nabombi. Meanwhile, a cease-fire between with a separate rebel group, M23, appears to be holding.
1 day ago
After studying in abroad in the US, Allen Kendunga decided to return home to Rwanda to help tackle the issue of unemployment. She founded a company called Talent Match, which works toward closing the country's skills gap by offering career guidance for students.
1 day ago
The human rights defender Bianca Jagger continues her battle against the political repression of the Ortega regime in Nicaragua, where she was born. Several bishops and priests are incarcerated in Nicaragua, where the Catholic Church is suspected of supporting the opposition.
1 day ago
In France, working the soil is often a family business. In the western city of La Rochelle, we meet three generations of cereal farmers who have been working the fields since 1912. A little further north, in the Mayenne region, a whole family has converted to organic farming. For all of them, each working day is a chance to learn or pass on know-how.
1 day ago
The inflation rate in Europe's top economy dropped to 10% for November, preliminary data from Germany's federal statistics agency Destatis showed. This comes after hitting a record high in October.
1 day ago
State interior ministers have decided on the move due to the violent suppression of anti-government protests. Meanwhile, Tehran has summoned the German ambassador for the third time.
1 day ago
The United Nations also called on Chinese authorities to respond to protests "in line with international human rights law," and refrain from arresting people simply for taking part.
1 day ago
Ever since Washington started offering billion-dollar incentives for high-tech companies to relocate to the United States, Europe has been in panic mode. But do they need to be? We look into all the EU offers.

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1 day ago
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2 days ago
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.⁣
3 days ago
World Cup Qatar 2022: Can Senegal go past the group stage?
26 Nov
Fortune Mgwili-Sibanda, Public Policy, and Government Relations Director, TikTok Africa talks about the Safer Together campaign. This is the latest TikTok safety policy that informs parents on how to ensure the safety of their children online.
26 Nov
Supporters of the Japanese national football team were seen cleaning up Qatar's Khalifa International Stadium after their win against Germany. They were also seen cleaning up rubbish after the opening match between Qatar and Ecuador.
25 Nov
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.⁣
24 Nov
As the last four games of the opening round of matches of the Qatar 2022 World Cup take place today, African representatives Cameroon and Ghana will come up against Switzerland and Portugal, respectively. Are the Indomitable Lions capable of ripping the efficient Swiss apart, and can the Black Stars dim the glow of Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal?
24 Nov
The Lagos State Government is set to hold the Y2022 Lagos Food Festival, themed, “A taste of Africa”, on Sunday, 11th of December, 2022 at the Muri-Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos. The festival is an avenue for fun lovers to meet different people, as well as a platform for various business people, especially Food Producers, Food Processors, and Food Lovers to interact.
23 Nov
The CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, said the decision was prompted by concerns with the management of the current series of banknotes, the increasing risk of naira counterfeiting as well as the persistent large-scale hoarding of the naira which has resulted in a worrisome situation where over 80 percent of the currency in circulation is outside the banking system.
23 Nov
Belgium will once again be the dark horse in Qatar and their golden generation will hope to finally end the jinx and bring home the World Cup. They begin their campaign in the Middle East against Canada, a country making a return to the Mundial after a 36-year absence. Will this finally be Belgium’s year?
23 Nov
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.⁣
22 Nov
Members of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria led by the Chairman, Alhaji Lamis Dikko, F.IoD recently paid a courtesy visit to Rutam House, headquarters of The Guardian Nigeria. During the visit, the institute met with senior members of The Guardian editorial team led by the MD/Editor-In-Chief, Mr Martins Oloja where they interacted over pertinent national and professional issues including the upcoming Annual Institute of Directors’ conference.

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5 hours ago
It's the biggest legal consequence so far in the wake of the January 6 insurrection. Stewart Rhodes, who heads the Oath Keepers militia, has been found guilty of seeking to keep Donald Trump in power by carrying out a mob attack on the US Capitol. A conviction on sedition is very rare and carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in jail. We take a closer look.
5 hours ago
A court in Mozambique on Wednesday (November 30) started delivering its judgement in a case involving 19 people accused of various crimes for their alleged roles in the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars in government-backed loans.
6 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron's state visit to the US is bringing simmering EU-US tensions over economic policy to the boil. At the heart of European criticisms are multi-billion-dollar economic support packages that could be perceived as giving the US an unfair advantage. Also in the show, the US Congress is heeding Joe Biden's call to do whatever it takes to avert a costly railroad shutdown. Plus, French butchers take to the streets to protest the rise in energy prices.
6 hours ago
On Thursday, Stephanie Frappart will become the first female referee to officiate a men's World Cup match when she takes charge of Costa Rica vs. Germany. One of her assistants, Neuza Back, has worked in Qatar before.
6 hours ago
The Spanish government wants the use of gender stereotypes for the advertising of toys a thing of the past. The code of conduct, which will be enacted from December 1, aims to avoid biases toward gender roles.

Guardian Life

13 Nov
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
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
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.
25 Apr
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.

Business

1 day ago
These are some of the Chibok Girls abducted in 2014 by Boko Haram terrorists and later rescued by the Nigerian military. On Tuesday, 29 November 2022, some of them were presented to the public and The Guardian’s Leo Sobechi witnessed the presentation.
2 days ago
The suspension of first-choice goalkeeper Andre Onana for 'disciplinary reasons' has reverberated around the squad. Cameroon secured a point against Serbia in Onana's absence, but must beat Brazil to progress.
2 days ago
US President Joe Biden has called on lawmakers to pass legislation that would avert a nationwide rail shutdown. This would impose a contract that has not been approved by all negotiating unions but would nonetheless guarantee a 24 percent wage increase for rail workers. The US economy stands to lose $2 billion a day in the event of a strike.
2 days ago
Anwar Ibrahim is seen as a reformist willing to work with the West. However, his affinity for Europe will be put to the test over an ongoing dispute with Brussels over palm oil.

Sport

15 hours ago
Soccer fans at the almost alcohol-free World Cup are ready to pay high prices for a beer, a few have tried to smuggle booze into stadiums but most simply accept that drinking is off limits at the first tournament in a Muslim country.
1 day ago
A now-deleted graphic of the Group B standings posted on Saturday across U.S. Soccer's official Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts displayed a plain green, white and red flag.
1 day ago
Security outside the Al-Thumama stadium in Doha stopped our journalists from filming as clashes erupted between rival Iranian supporters after the Iran-USA game. #Football fans opposed to the Iranian regime were attacked by pro-regime supporters.
1 day ago
The United States are through to the last 16 of the World Cup. They secured a 1-0 win through forward Christian Pulisic, sending home an Iran team who have left a lasting impression on the tournament.

Entertainment

13 hours ago
In June, Spain's left-wing government promised revolutionary reforms to help the transgender community. It put forward a bill that would drastically simplify the legal process involved in changing gender. But it faces more pushback than expected.
15 hours ago
1 day ago
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon launching production company. The Hollywood actors, who won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for their work on 1997's Good Will Hunting have teamed up with Gerry Cardinale of RedBird Capital Partners on the venture.
2 days ago
One of the best things about France is its food. Each region has its own culinary wonders that reflect the area's culture and history. Join Genie Godula and Florence Villeminot as they embark on a road trip to discover France's regions through gastronomy. Their first stop is Normandy. Known for its world-famous beaches and towering monuments – like the Mont-Saint-Michel – the region is also a foodie's paradise.

Science & Tech

15 hours ago
It will take the capsule about a week to fly around the moon. If the space vehicle is proven safe, NASA hopes it will carry astronauts to the lunar surface by 2025.
1 day ago
Sex education can be an awkward thing for a teenager. But a new smartphone app is being developed with that in mind. Loveland aims to counter online misinformation about sex and dispel taboos that teenagers can encounter.
4 days ago
As chaos engulfs Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, smaller firms and nonprofits want people to ditch the services of Big Tech. But how do you take on the world's tech giants?
4 days ago
Paralympic sprinter John McFall will help ESA in creating conditions for people with disabilities to travel to space. Another five astronauts were selected out of a pool of 22,000 applicants.