Joshua to defend titles in June, El- Rufai says no negotiations with bandits and many more
By Guardian Exclusive
02 March 2020 | 8:24 pm
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Tuesday.
In this article
Prof. Micheal Nwankpa, Founding Director and Director of the Research Centre for African Conflict and Development, London launched his much-anticipated book Nigeria’s Fourth Republic, 1999-2021: A Militarised Democracy at the University of Lagos recently.
Disney lays off Marvel Entertainment's chairman amid cost-cutting drive. Disney has laid off Isaac ("Ike") Perlmutter, the head of Marvel Entertainment, as part of its cost-cutting plans. The company began cutting 7,000 jobs this week in an effort to reduce $5.5 billion in costs.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris left Ghana and flew to the Tanzanian commercial capital, Dar Es Salaam, where she was greeted by Vice President Philip Mpango.
In addition to private investment totaling some $7 billion, US Vice President Kamala Harris announced that Washington would provide federal investment to boost access to climate information services.
Tanzanian traders doing business in Kenya have raised concerns that the weekly demonstrations by the opposition are negatively affecting their business. Kenya is the main destination for Tanzania's corn exports.
Disgraced South African Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was denied parole on Friday, according to local authorities who said he has yet to complete his minimum sentence. Reeva Steenkamp was shot and killed in the home of star Olympian Oscar Pistorius on Thursday, February 14, 2013.
South Africa's central bank raised its main lending rate by a higher-than-expected 50 basis points to 7.75% in a decision announced on Thursday.
Following a foreign exchange auction at the end of last week, Nigeria's naira currency hit a record low on Monday as the central bank grapples with dollar scarcity and a backlog of demand for foreign currency.
UFC and WWE are joining together to form a mega sports entertainment brand worth over $21 billion. Endeavour, the owner of the UFC brand, will hold a controlling share.
Disney CEO Bob Iger has criticised Florida governor and Republican presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis as being "anti-business" and "anti-Florida". The comments are part of an ongoing feud between the entertainment giant and DeSantis that started when Disney voiced its opposition to a state law banning education on LGBT issues in schools.
Gunmen in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state kidnapped eight secondary school students coming from school along with an unknown number of others, authorities said on Tuesday, the latest in a wave of such abductions.
57 mins ago
Some 200 international observers were on hand to monitor this year's proceedings for a single round vote based on proportional representation to elect 102 lawmakers.
58 mins ago
An investigation began into the deadly crash in the Indian state of Odisha, which took nearly 300 lives and left thousands injured. The accident is believed to have been caused by signal system failure.
2 hours ago
Women's writing and sexuality must be freed: On the birthday of French feminist author Helene Cixous, here's a look at how her best-known essay still resonates today.
2 hours ago
We take a look at how the press is covering the 50th anniversary of World Environment Day as well as the first anniversary of a brutal killing in the Amazon, and how, on this anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square uprising, Hong Kong’s tributes were silent. We take a look at two breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer. Finally, two stories about ‘indecency’ – involving the Bible and nude beaches – are making headlines.
4 hours ago
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who also plays for Italian club AC Milan, says he has decided to end his football career.
4 hours ago
Thousands of fans celebrated as Barcelona's women's squad returned to the Catalan capital with their second Champions League trophy in three years on Sunday after a thrilling final where they came back from two goals down to beat VfL Wolfsburg 3-2 before a sold-out crowd in Eindhoven.