At the ‘Human Library’, everyone is an open book
02 October 2021 | 3:24 pm
Want to hear what it's like to be a refugee, gay, Muslim or hearing impaired? At Copenhagen's "Human Library", you can "loan" a person to tell you their life story in a project to foster understanding and challenge prejudice.
21 Sep 2019
The Justice Department aims to "recover all proceeds" from the whistleblower's new book. Snowden said the move shows his memoir, "Permanent Record," is "so truthful that it was literally against the law to write."
14 Oct 2019
Oladipo Adesida is an Author, Writer, Voice Over Artiste, TV/Film/Radio Producer & Development Marketing consultant. He has just unveiled his first book titled 'My French Teacher Has An Igbo Accent'.
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Prominent men involved in Kogi election violence should be brought to book, says Sen. Olujimi
8 Dec 2019
French band Phoenix helped define the sound of an era. Over the last twenty years, they’ve evolved from an edgy act from Versailles to one of the most influential and popular French bands, touching audiences around the world. Guitarist Laurent Brancowitz and bassist Deck d'Arcy sat down with FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot to talk about their latest project: a book chronicling their journey as a band.
12 Jan 2020
The Iranian embassy in Abuja has opened a condolence book in honour of top military officer, Qassim Soleimani who was killed in the airstrike by the US army.
16 Apr 2020
On April 15, 2019, the world watched in horror as France's most cherished cathedral went up in flames. Writer and journalist Agnès Poirier witnessed the scene from her window on Paris's Left Bank, transfixed as 850 years of architectural, cultural and social history hung in the balance. Poirier has revisited that moment in her book "Notre-Dame: The Soul of France", as well as shedding light on some pivotal moments in the building’s history.
22 Jun 2020
The memoir by ex-national security adviser John Bolton portrays the president as corrupt and incompetent. The Trump administration had sought to stop its release, saying the book could spill classified information.
5 Nov 2020
The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji, Lai Mohammed has described the attack on TVC facilities by arsonists as an assault on democracy and free press.
22 Nov 2020
We tell you about the new edition of the comic book series "Lucky Luke", in which the famous Belgian cowboy is fighting racism. Created by the cartoonist Morris in the 1940s, for the first time in its 74-year history, French artist Achdé has introduced the book's first ever black sheriff in "A Cowboy in High Cotton", released this month. Also on the programme, we're on the set of Senegal's hit TV series "Maîtresse d'un homme marié" or "A Married Man's Mistress" - a show that tackles some subjects still considered taboo in Senegal.
3 Feb 2021
Mariah Carey's estranged sister is suing the star for comments the singer has made about her.
12 Feb 2021
Okagbare enters book of World Records
20 Apr 2021
The book, 'The Nigerian Flagship' authored by Aaron Ukodie and Seun Ogunseitan, tells the story behind the creation of the paper and its founding publisher, Alex Uruemu Ibru. The 600-page book captures first-hand memoirs of experiences by former staff, narrating what went into the creation of the iconic brand that is called The Guardian. Alex Ibru (1 March 1945 – 20 November 2011) was a Nigerian businessman, founder, and publisher of The Guardian newspaper and the former Minister of Internal Affairs from 1993 to 1995.
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is in Niger, continuing a three-country tour of Africa. One of the main motivations is that Germany is interested in new sources of energy. We get analysis from Dr. Douglas Yates of the American Graduate School in Paris. Also, as Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is sworn in as president of Somalia, we take a look at the challenges ahead for him. Elsewhere, it's been a year since the explosion of Mount Nyiragongo near Goma in eastern DR Congo, with many still homeless as a result.
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Austria is dropping its mask wearing mandate for the time being — but expects the measure to be reintroduced after the summer. Swedish officials are also preparing for a new infection spike in autumn. Follow DW for more.
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British coin producer, The Royal Mint, unveiled its £5 coin on Monday (May 23) engraved with Prince William's portrait, in honour of the Duke of Cambridge's 40th birthday on June 21.
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Where do you get oil and gas if you want to end dependence on Russia? Germany imported more than 500,000 barrels of crude oil from Russia every day in 2020. In theory, Iran could step in. But it's complicated.
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The 13-time French Open champion is philosophical about the lack of ranking points on offer at the next Grand Slam, Wimbledon.
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We take you to discover some of France's most remarkable trees. In the village of Lucheux, in the northern Somme region, two triple-centenarian lime trees have intertwined over time to become one. They have even played a part in village history: for the past 300 years, they have shaped the future of married couples. Meanwhile, in the Seine-et-Marne region east of Paris, a Japanese sophora (pictured) arouses wonder and curiosity in observers. It stands in the grounds of a school for teenagers with learning difficulties, who regularly draw the tree.