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She's a self-described cultural agitator and social troublemaker. Poet Carol Sansour is co-creator of the Shaeirat project, which promotes and features contemporary Arab poetry, written by women. She joined us for Perspective to tell us more about the initiative.
New mothers in Democratic Republic of Congo can be effectively held hostage if they can not pay their medical debts - but one businesswoman is coming to their rescue, paying maternity bills and allowing them to return home.
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Widespread access to smartphones and the internet in India have brought online gaming closer to the masses. But female gamers are increasingly encountering abuse and threats online.
The UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo said militants attacked a camp it runs for internally displaced people in Ituri province, killing at least 45 civilians.
The end of the UN peacekeeping mission to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is being heralded. But the massacre at a camp for displaced people on Sunday points to failures, experts say.
The young Nigerian is one of the few females to work in the traditionally male-dominated industry of woodwork. She shows off her skills, creativity, and determination needed to make it in a field that was once off-limits.
Authorities said 41 people were killed when an Islamic State-aligned group attacked a school in the nation's west.
It's the most popular genre of music for the under 35s yet why do so many female rappers have yet to get a break? We meet those in France seeking to make sure all have fair access to getting their music heard. Annette Young talks to Shakira Walters from Girls of Grime, an UK collective promoting the work of female rappers, about how the time has come to hand the mic over.
The artist's vividly painted and voluptuous sculptures of women are only part of a trailblazing oeuvre ahead of its time, writes DW's Brenda Haas.
At the European Games in Krakow, Poland, boxer Cindy Ngamba stands out as one of the four athletes representing the Refugee Team. She was born in Cameroon but now has refugee status in the UK. She dreams of representing Team Britain at the Olympics.
Nike Art Gallery in Lagos is a hub for Nigerian and African art, showcasing a diverse range of works. With its exceptional exhibitions, the gallery and its founder, Mama Nike, have made an impact on the global art scene.
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After the military burned down their village, one community describe their efforts to survive in a diplaced person's camp on the fringes of the jungle in the Sagaing region.
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A German man was killed in a suspected terror attack in central Paris on Saturday. The German investigation will coincide with a probe by French anti-terror prosecutors.
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Singer-songwriter India Naia is of German-Algerian heritage and spent some of her childhood in France before moving to Florida, where she grew up listening to the "crème de la crème" of hip-hop and R'n'B. Several years ago she moved to Paris, where she began writing music. She popped by Arts 24 to tell Marjorie Hache about her debut EP "Globe".
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With COVID-19 infection rates rising, Germany's health minister has encouraged vulnerable individuals to take advantage of newly-adapted vaccinations.
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Even though streaming is reducing the number of people watching films via DVD or CD, movie piracy continues to be a huge problem for the Nigerian movie industry. According to the World Bank, for every legitimate copy of a Nigerian film sold, nine others are pirated. This business is particularly lucrative for young people. But who are these movie pirates and how does the industry reacts to them?
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