Sunday Love With Jumai: Have No Fear
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Taliban fighters laugh and whoop onboard a pirate ship ride at an amusement park in the west of Afghanistan's capital Kabul. An incongruous scene, and one that might have been unimaginable during the group's brutally oppressive reign in the 1990s. But while the Islamist hardliners have promised a more moderate rule this time, many Afghans have already seen their freedoms curbed.
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A black and white Taliban flag flies over the blown-up statue of a revered Hazara chief at the entrance to Bamiyan in central Afghanistan. Since the radical Islamists swept to power seven weeks ago, they have repeatedly promised a more moderate, inclusive brand of rule than during their last stint, when minorities were brutally persecuted. But members of the Hazara community here don't believe them.
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On Thursday, Big Brother Naija season 6 winner Whitemoney and second runner-up Pere, fresh from their ‘exploits’ in Big Brother’s House, paid a visit to the headquarters of The Guardian. The winner and the third-place finisher talked about their journey, life, and relationships with fellow housemates in the house, as well as what they have come to realise after leaving the Big Brother Naija season 6: 'Shine Ya Eye' edition.
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In Kandahar, the traditional Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan, life is full of difficulties and anxiety for women. As the head of a girls-only primary school, Fereshteh Nazari has been able to return to work but along with her colleagues they have not received a salary in two months. Women teachers and girls have been excluded from returning to secondary education. Elsewhere in the ultra-conservative city, men gather to watch traditional wrestling while women are hardly seen in public spaces anymore. One man says: "The international community should not interfere in our internal matters."
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Throughout the Middle East, sex education is slowly becoming less of a taboo. On social media, millions are daring to ask everything about "it."
13 Oct 2021
Big Brother Naija season 6 housemates Emmanuel, Angel, and Cross from their ‘exploits’ in Big Brother’s House, paid a visit to the headquarters of The Guardian. The housemates talked about life, future plans relationships with fellow housemates in the house, as well as what they have come to realise after leaving the Big Brother Naija season 6: 'Shine Ya Eye' edition.
17 Oct 2021
Queen Elizabeth II takes aim at world leaders who "talk" but "don't do" enough about climate change, in an apparent jibe at those not attending the upcoming COP26 summit. The 95-year-old monarch is overheard making the remarks as she opened the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff.
30 Oct 2021
Violence has been on the rise in the country's sprawling cluster of refugee settlements, with armed gangs vying for power and kidnapping opponents.
14 Nov 2021
The UN's special adviser on genocide prevention, Alice Wairimu Nderitu, says the parties fighting in Ethiopia's war have few options but to negotiate.
20 Nov 2021
As the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma continues to spew lava and ash, residents are worried as jobs dry up and state aid is slow to arrive. Some have already left the island, as DW correspondent Nicole Ris reports.
22 Nov 2021
Journalists are under fire from all factions in the Yemen conflict. Rasha Abdullah al-Harazi, nine months pregnant, recently died in a bomb attack, her husband barely survived. Without legal protection, many simply flee.
28 Nov 2021
African countries have been following the global script as they try to achieve industrialization and economic growth, but it has not been effective. It's time they found their own way, says Harrison Mwilima.
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The trial opens in Ivory Coast over the 2016 jihadist attack at the Grand Bassam beach resort outside Abidjan.
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