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05 July 2020 | 8:03 pm
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A photo of a young French protester in the hands of riot police gained attention on Twitter, with strong suspicions it was AI-generated -- but in an AI role reversal, it’s a real photo. We spoke to photographers who were there at the protest to verify -- including the person behind the lens themselves, in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
As an Israeli intelligence agent in the 1990s, Mishka Ben-David was entrusted with high-stakes espionage missions across the Middle East. Now a successful author, he's channelled that experience into his latest thriller, "Duet in Beirut".
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.
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.
As Nigeria's Central Bank tries to rebuild trust following a disastrous introduction of new naira bills, customers' faith in the financial system is being tested, as many still battle to obtain cash.
Rail crosses are to be protected by road traffic, light signals, and full lifting barriers on each side of the railway alongside an audible warning to pedestrians and drivers to avoid accidents. GuardianTV explains why railway barriers are important.
Judith Akinwunmi had her kids through a surrogate mother and decided to start an agency helping people who struggle with infertility. She would like to see a surrogacy law in Nigeria.
An engineering student says he can turn plastic into petrol in Ghana's Wa town. It's a plan he hopes can solve Ghana's plastic waste menace.
The National Stadium, Surulere, which was once Nigeria's imperial beauty and was built in 1972 by General Yakubu Gowon, has become an abandoned relic as of April 2023.
Children are banned from consuming alcohol and cigarettes, and supposedly porn as well. But psychologists in Germany say explicit content, widely accessible online, is causing major harm to impressionable young people.
Chelsea's interim manager Frank Lampard said they look forward to being underdogs against Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at the Bernabeu.
Emmanuel Amunike is now available to coach the Super Eagles and I believe he's the best candidate available to coach the Super Eagles. You can find out why in this episode as well as get match predictions for the first leg of the Europa League Quarter-finals. Ayomide Sotubo and Itunu Azeez take a look at these topical issues on this episode of The Nutmeg.
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Three Israeli soldiers and a member of Egypt's security forces have died in a fairly rare exchange of fire near the two countries' border, their militaries said. The countries said they were investigating together.
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Moscow said several drones targeted the city early Tuesday which came after Kyiv reported a fresh wave of drone attacks — the third in 24 hours — earlier in the day.
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