Veteran rapper Dr Dre says he is ‘doing great’ after being hospitalized
07 January 2021 | 12:52 pm
Veteran rapper and record producer Dr. Dre said on Tuesday he was admitted to the hospital and was getting care from his medical team after media reports claimed that he suffered a brain aneurysm and was in intensive care.
1 May 2021
Veteran sound recordist, Pius Fatoke breaks down recording sound for films on The Process this week. Pius Fatoke is one of the best hands in the Nigerian TV and film industry, having worked locally and internationally providing service for organizations like; MNET, MTV Base, Channel O, Rapid Blue Format, Ebonylife TV.
3 May 2021
Members of the San Isidro protest movement have expressed concern after Luis Manuel Otero Alcantar was forcibly hospitalized. The US and EU have spoken out too.
7 Jun 2021
As he scales the wall with ease, nothing gives away the fact that Marcel Remy is a remarkable 98 years old. Despite his age, the Swiss climber still makes it to the climbing centre every week. "I really enjoy it, because you have to work, you have to think, you have to push yourself," he tells AFP.
18 Jul 2021
She was discovered playing a Shakespearean Cleopatra and won an Academy Award for her portrayal of the current British monarch. But Helen Mirren's range extends far beyond regal roles: as the breakout star of Northern Ireland drama "Cal" and the spellbinding heroine of "The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover".
11 Oct 2021
Czech Republic Milos Zeman has been hospitalized with a condition yet to be made public. Zeman's post is largely ceremonial. However, after Saturday's election, he has the pressing duty of approving the next government.
1 Feb 2022
US President Joe Biden said hostage-taking by the Taliban is an act of "cowardice." Meanwhile, the UN accused the fundamentalist group of killing dozens of members and security forces of the former government.
1 Apr 2022
In this edition of Encore!, we report on legendary US actor Bruce Willis's retirement because of his aphasia, a language disorder that robs people of their ability to communicate. The 67-year-old is perhaps best known for his role as New York cop John McClane in the "Die Hard" movies. We also take a trip to the 1920s to discover a new exhibition exploring an extraordinary generation of female artists. Plus, we bring you a report about women on the French rap scene.
29 May 2022
Nigeria's former vice president, veteran politician Atiku Abubakar, will run for president again next year after the main opposition party picked him as its candidate to stand in elections to succeed incumbent Muhammadu Buhari.
21 Aug 2022
Salman Rushdie, whose novel "The Satanic Verses" drew death threats from Iran in the 1980s, is in serious condition after a stabbing attack. The 75-year-old writer was about to give a lecture in New York when a man rushed the stage and stabbed him multiple times.
10 Nov 2022
Detained pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah has been refusing to eat or drink. His family now says Egyptian authorities have placed him under "medical supervision."
Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been admitted to hospital in Florida suffering with stomach pains. Brazil has so far said it has no plans to ask for the far-right politician to be extradited from the US.
A Tanzanian teacher has won the hearts of many by giving classes for children suffering from long-term illnesses. Upendosia Peter Moshi helps kids at a pediatric hospital keep up with the state syllabus by embracing in-hospital schooling.
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Leukonychia, or white nails, is usually not an alarming sign, but it can sometimes unmask severe systemic disorders or congenital conditions. Here are a few things to know about Leukonychia.
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Germany's reputation for good trains that run on time has been suffering for some time now, to the extent it even endures. The government has announced a major, near-term upgrade to the rail network.
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Niger's coup leaders have tried to expel France's ambassador, but Paris says it doesn't recognize their authority to order him out. Macron said on TV he was "literally" a "hostage," stuck in the French Embassy in Niamey.
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Men convicted for the deadly 2016 Brussels airport and subway bombings have been sentenced. The Islamist attacks killed 32 people and injured hundreds more.
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There has been an instance of cooperation between the US and Russia with the docking of the Soyuz spacecraft at the ISS, amid tensions between Washington and Moscow over the invasion of Ukraine.
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Former US President Donald Trump has surrendered to face criminal charges in Atlanta. The arrest represents the fourth time he has been indicted since leaving office, but it's the first time police have taken a mugshot for official records.