Rafa Nadal calls workers on the “frontlines” of coronavirus fight “our heroes”
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Tennis star Rafa Nadal took to social media to send a message of solidarity and thanks to health care workers on Saturday as his home country of Spain is battered by the coronavirus.
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One of the challenges faced by children living in poor communities is the lack of opportunities. A tennis program once started by former tennis champion Joseph Oyebog in a Douala suburb is giving kids a chance to pursue a sport they would otherwise have no access to.
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In Cameroon, tennis is seen as a sport for the wealthy. But former Cameroonian tennis titleholder Joseph Oyabog is challenging that, with his tennis academy for disadvantaged youths.
The former Wimbledon champion has been a public persona for decades. A new documentary at the Berlinale Film Festival offers a peek into his triumphs and failures.
Iraq's government is going after what it calls "decadent content" on social media. Users of TikTok, Instagram and other platforms who are found to breach "morals and traditions" can now be jailed. The campaign was announced in January and so far, a dozen people have been arrested. Our correspondent Marie-Charlotte Roupie reports.
The Government of Rwanda has been promoting the participation of sports to all classes of citizens to leave no one behind. They have introduced new sports and physical practices, such as this new one ‘Street Tennis.’
'We conflate consumption with connection': Reshaping social media use with Isa Watson. For all the good that social media has done, it's increasingly difficult to ignore its dark sides. Many studies show links between heavy social media use and a decline in mental health.
Vladimir Putin is accused of of kneeling down to Xi Jinping and using a body double during his recent trip to occupied Mariupol. We debunk these claims in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Following Donald Trump's indictment on criminal charges, a first for a former US president, we focus entirely on how the American press and social media are covering the news. Papers are also talking about Trump's reaction: how he wrote "indicated" instead of "indicted".
France 24 Videos Thu, 4 May 2023 at 11:19 am GMT+1 Ione Gamble was diagnosed with Crohn's disease when she was 19, right around the time when a new wave of internet-driven "girlboss" feminism took off. Managing a chronic illness opened her eyes to the movement's blind spots, and led her to reconsider her own relationship with femininity and empowerment.
Are social media algorithms feeding you unwanted information? Like spoilers? Dodging them is now more difficult than ever. Completely avoiding spoilers online is impossible, but there are a few tools and solutions to keep you in the dark.
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The Africa Prize is awarded by the non-partisan German Africa Foundation to Africans selected by a jury for their commitment to democracy, peace, human rights, economic development, science, arts, culture, or society.
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Experts say artificial intelligence could benefit African health care systems, but only if those benefits are retained in the region and involve governance.
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Major weapons manufacturers met government and military officials in Berlin this week to discuss European defense. A shared frustration: how to spend better amid pressure to spend more.
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