Skepticism and optimism ahead of French ‘Grand Debate’
19 January 2019 | 7:30 am
Skepticism and optimism ahead of French 'Grand Debate'
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is on a whirlwind tour of major European supporters, seeking more military hardware. He thanked lawmakers and national leaders for their help so far and called for greater speed.
Nigerians will head to the polls on February 25. Not only is incumbent President Buhari stepping aside, but this election also comes on the back of the #EndSARS protests which saw thousands of young people take to the streets against police brutality. In our latest Street Debate, Flourish Chukwurah speaks to young Nigerians to find out what they expect from their next leaders.
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A French journalist who spent five years in the US as the correspondent for the Libération newspaper, has turned her attention to fiction and written a book about the dark debate over US abortion rights. While in Washington, Isabelle Hanne spoke to Americans involved in the issue; from those seeking abortions, to those working in the industry, to those deeply opposed to it.
World Bank president David Malpass on Wednesday said he would leave his post by the end of June, months after running afoul of the White House for failing to say whether he accepts the scientific consensus on global warming.
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Whenever a Black actor is cast in the remake of a popular film, there's an uproar. Recently, Disney attracted criticism for doing that with its upcoming film The Little Mermaid.
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