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'.
28 Nov 2019
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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The Pakistani Embassy in Kabul came under attack Friday, where a guard was injured. The offices of warlord politician Gulbuddin Hekmatyar were also targeted by suicide bombers, two of whom were killed.
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It is still unclear whether the squad could be set up again under a new mandate. The death of a young woman arrested by the "morality police" for improperly wearing a hijab sparked months of protests in Iran.
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Moldova relies heavily on Russia and Ukraine for energy and has been badly hit by Russia's invasion of its eastern neighbor. In this interview, Moldovan PM Natalia Gavrilita explains the challenges her country faces.
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We look at shocking video footage of migrants being tasered or beaten by law enforcement in June at Melilla, a Spanish border post with Morocco. An investigation by several European newspaper sheds light on the violence, in which at least 23 asylum seekers were killed.
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At least eight monks including their chief abbots were found positive for methamphetamine during unannounced testing in Phetchabun province on November 28.