Oscars: Iran’s Asghar Farhadi boycotts 89th academy awards
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Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has won a second Oscar. The world-renowned filmmaker decided not to attend the award ceremony in protest over President Trump's immigration ban.
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From the first of July 2020, Nigeria Immigration Service says it will resume its Migrant E-Registration Exercise across the country. This is accompanied by an introduction of online application processes for Temporary Work Permit visa pre-approval. James Sunday, Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Immigration Service joins CNBC Africa to look at how operations and processes have responded in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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People gather outside the US Supreme Court in Washington DC and in New York City to honour late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday at 87 years old. nited States President Donald Trump says he will "most likely" pick a woman to succeed Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, and adds that the choice of a woman "would certainly be appropriate".
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Nigeria Immigration Service seeks support of stakeholders
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Our guest is Tunisian filmmaker Kaouther Ben Hania, whose latest movie has been nominated for best international feature at the Oscars at the end of the month. The powerful film is a very different take on the plight of refugees and immigration. Starring Monica Bellucci and Yahya Mahayn, "The Man Who Sold His Skin" tells the story of a Syrian refugee who agrees to become a living piece of art so he can travel to Europe. The director tells us more about what inspired her to make the film.
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We look at the major contenders for this year's Academy Awards, as film critic Lisa Nesselson gives us her assessment of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom", which is nominated for five Oscars. The screen adaptation of August Wilson's 1982 play stars Chadwick Boseman as a talented young horn player in the actor's last movie performance before his death last year.
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