Not all our roads are bad and work is also going on, says Fashola
13 November 2019 | 1:46 pm
Our roads are not as bad as portrayed, says Fashola
9 Feb 2021
Despite months of protest by farmers and growing international attention, the Indian government has refused to give in to demands and repeal a set of agricultural laws. Farmers have vowed not to bow under pressure.
25 Feb 2021
Local authorities in China's Hunan province designated farmer Liu Qingyou's family as impoverished in 2014 as Xi ramped up a "targeted poverty relief" strategy that sent officials door-to-door to assess poorer households. But from his vantage point, Liu and his family of five still live modestly, and he worries for their future -- despite being counted as lifted from poverty.
1 Mar 2021
Benin fire: Section of Oregbeni market road, goods worth millions of Naira destroyed
9 Mar 2021
It’s tough being a girl in India. But in a highly patriarchal society, the "Pardada Pardadi" school offers many girls the hope of emancipation. Thousands of them receive free education, hot meals and healthcare. The "Pardada Pardadi" school wants women to be brought up with a feminist mindset and to take their rightful place in the country's future. Our reporters take you to discover a school like no other that’s changing the lives of young Indian girls.
13 Mar 2021
Chancellor Angela Merkel and state and civic leaders have finalized a plan to improve the integration of immigrants into society, the education system and the job market. It outlines a road map for the coming decade.
3 Apr 2021
Germany's Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation will oversee the return of the statues to Nigeria, but it's going to be a complicated process.
12 Apr 2021
On the evening of April 15 2019, France and the world watched transfixed in horror as flames ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, fearful that the heritage landmark could be lost to humanity forever. While the spire collapsed and much of the roof was destroyed, the efforts of firefighters ensured the great mediaeval edifice survived the night. Yet the road to restoration has been long and arduous and it is only expected to return to its former glory in April 2024, five years after the fire.
23 Apr 2021
Asked about US involvement in a move by the Australian government to scrap a state's deal to join China's Belt and Road Initiative, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says, "how we can work together as a global community and in a coordinated fashion as it relates to China is part of nearly every discussion the President has with a European partner or country in the region."
23 May 2021
In Shanghai, wheelchair users are sometimes forced to brave the busy downtown roads to get around the city. Pavements are often too narrow, congested or uneven, while badly-constructed ramps and patchy access to public transport also make life difficult for "wheelers".
17 Jul 2021
After having to leave Afghanistan where she was attacked for cycling, Masomah Ali Zada is now heading for the Tokyo Olympics where she will be part of the refugee team, a source of "pride" for her.
24 Jul 2021
Vehicles are seen in a pile up on a motorway after record rainfall caused deadly floods in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou.
30 Jul 2021
The Lagos State Government, through the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), has hundreds of men and women employed as street sweepers with the duty of cleaning up the state’s roads and highways. On Thursday, two of those sweepers were killed in a hit-and-run incident. Sadly, it is not the first time.
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A small group of women rallied in the Afghan capital for the first time in months, demanding a return of their freedoms, after the Taliban reneged on promises to maintain the marginal gains women made in recent years.
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Europe's second-largest river is continuing to dry up, affecting freight barges and even forcing one passenger ferry to halt its operations entirely. But rain is forecast this week.
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Spaniard Rafa Nadal said Sunday that he hopes to return from an abdominal injury this week in the Cincinnati Open after not playing for more than a month.
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While the fight for supremacy on the battlefield continues, it seems the fight for the hearts and minds of the Russian people may have already been won. Support for the war remains high; so too does indifference. Pollsters are trying to find out why.