Passion project on wheels
31 January 2022 | 10:38 am
When you don't have it, build it! That's what 29-year-old Olajide Michael from Lagos decided, when he wanted to have his first wheels. Now, four years on, Olajide cruises the streets of Lagos in his home made rig. It's not perfect, but it's his.
19 Jun 2020
Wilfredo Negrete gets on his bicycle and rides from town to town in the Bolivian countryside to teach his students, as schools remain closed due to the pandemic, and many parents, who have no education, cannot adequately homeschool their children.
28 Sep 2020
Cruising on an empty Bangkok highway, 63-year-old Nongluck Chairuettichai -- the oldest member of Thailand's longboard national team -- says taking up the sport set her on the road to recovery from breast cancer.
24 Apr 2021
In a small farming village in Cameroon, some special motorcycles are several meters long and carry men and goods to Bafoussam, the region's main city, located about 15 kilometres away.
6 Jun 2021
Driving the streets of London in an old milk float, Ella Shone delivers food and household products sold without packaging and without plastic. Created last year during the first coronavirus lockdown, her "top-up truck" has not been short of orders since, selling lentils, nuts and even vinegar or laundry detergent to customers using their own containers.
1 Sep 2021
The press is widely covering Thursday’s attack at the Kabul airport. From expressions of horror to political finger-pointing, columnists are discussing what the attack, and the United States withdrawal, mean for the Afghan people and for US troops. We also discuss some hopeful medical news when it comes to treating malaria. Finally, we find out how one teacher is trying to inspire young, female musicians.
6 Oct 2021
Nigeria’s economy has not been all rosy for a few years and people’s purchasing power has taken a massive hit as unemployment rates are spiking. The COVID-19 pandemic worsened the situation, plunging the economy into the second recession in less than five years. GuardianTV spoke with these women whose main income comes from driving commercial minibus 'Korope' and tricycle 'Maruwa' through the chaotic road of Lagos, Nigeria to make ends meet.
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This Cayenne is the new top-of-the-line model: 640 horsepower, 4 liter V8 bi-turbo engine, 0-100 in 3.3 seconds, top speed of 300 kilometers an hour. We went out for a spin on the racetrack with rally legend Walter Röhrl.
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Former Guinean dictator Moussa Dadis Camara and several co-defendants were detained Tuesday, a day before their trial opens for the 2009 stadium massacre, their lawyers said.
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The condition that home buyers across China has been so dire that, they started collective disobedience in June, threatening to halt mortgage payments if the construction did not resume. Till July, homebuyers in 80 Chinese cities had refused to pay their mortgages, affecting the future of over 200 projects.
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A new film about the Hollywood icon shows how Monroe was ahead of her time politically. It also highlights the personal tragedies that drove her to an early grave. 'Blonde' premieres on Netflix on September 28.
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Many children whose families have fled Ukraine to Germany are now attending German schools. An estimated 160,000 Ukrainian children has attended schools in Germany this year – an additional challenge for the country's education system.