Biggest entertainment and lifestyle events of 2019
21 December 2019 | 6:53 pm
As 2019 draws to a close, join Violet Johnson as she brings you a compilation of the year’s biggest entertainment news. Subscribe to the YouTube channel of Guardian Nigeria to watch this and more.
Award-winning filmmaker Cécile Allegra joins us on Perspective to tell us about her new feature, "Songs of the Living". It tells the story of a group of migrants, or survivors as she prefers to call them, as they try to settle in the Aveyron region of France.
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Songs are getting shorter and often launch straight into the lyrics. You have to listen for 30 seconds if the musicians are to get a fee from the streaming service. And there are so many songs jostling for attention.
American soul and blues singer Lee Fields has worked with some of the biggest artists in music, from Kool & the Gang to Martin Solveig. Now in his seventh decade, he's still releasing fantastic songs with a voice that pulls all kinds of heartstrings.
Getting enough sleep is essential to good health, but millions of people struggle with it. As a result, many of us turn to calming music in the hopes that it will lull us to sleep.
Sarah McCoy is an American who honed her songwriting and singing skills touring the US and New Orleans in particular, before moving to France several years ago. Unlike Emily (of "Emily in Paris" fame), she speaks French and has charmed her way into the hearts of the locals. She has just released her second album "High Priestess", which she is about to tour extensively throughout France and other European countries.
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Vugo is a traditional celebratory dance in Kenya – just for women! In the Bajuni community, a group of dancers want to pass their moves down to the next generation.
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Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have been sighted around the Lagos polling unit.
In a video circulating on social media, users claim that a waiter at an upscale French ski resort wearing a Russian flag jumpsuit carried a Ukrainian "coffin" during a champagne parade. The FRANCE 24 Observers team contacted Bagatelle Courchevel; the restaurant explained that the scene had nothing to do with the war in Ukraine. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
As Iranians continue to brave a deadly crackdown to protest against their regime, Iranian exiles living abroad have joined the movement in any way they can. For French-Iranian opera singer and composer Ariana Vafadari, that’s meant rallying support through music.
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An attack on a military base last month claimed 17 lives in Somalia, highlighting the country's long struggle to contain terrorist attacks. But what is al-Shabab and why is the group terrorizing Somalians?
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Washington and Beijing both said the talks were productive and agreed to maintain communication. The meeting was held between US official Daniel Kritenbrink and China's Vice Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu.
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Prince Harry and MGN'S lawyer seen in London court.
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The move to slash supplies by 1 million barrels per day in July is "extendable," said Riyadh. Members of the OPEC+ grouping also agreed to extend cuts previously agreed in April until the end of next year.
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Senegal's President Macky Sall on Wednesday (May 31) said his government would ensure peaceful, free and transparent elections next year following weeks of fresh opposition unrest over fears he might run for a third term and sideline a key rival.