When the French refer to their native tongue, they call it the "language of Molière". In this special edition, we're celebrating four centuries of the most read, performed and translated French writer in history.
Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal Family have taken to Twitter to wish Duchess Catherine a happy 40th birthday.
25 Oct 2021
Kenyan runner Agnes Tirop, a rising star in Kenya's athletics scene, was buried on Saturday (October 23) at a funeral attended by more than 1,000 people. Tirop was found stabbed to death in her home in the Rift Valley town of Iten on October 13, in an incident that has shone the spotlight on violence against women in Kenya. Her funeral was held on the day she would have turned 26, the Vicar presiding over her funeral service noted.
23 Aug 2021
Baby panda Xiao Qi Ji celebrates his first birthday by eating a fruitsicle cake with his mother Mei Xiang at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, DC, in front of delighted visitors.
9 Jul 2021
Admirers over the world have gathered to pay last respect to the late Founder of the Synagogue, Church of All Nations, Temitope Joshua, also known as Prophet TB Joshua. The prophet was said to have died in Lagos after a church program. Joshua was born on June 12, 1963, and plans were already underway for his 58th birthday.
1 Jul 2021
British Princes William and Harry will put their differences aside on Thursday (July 1) to unveil a statue to their late mother Princess Diana on what would have been her 60th birthday. The statue in honour of Diana, who was killed in a Paris car crash in 1997, will be revealed in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace in central London, her former home.
29 Jun 2021
The concept of parading suspects has been practiced for decades by law enforcement agencies in Nigeria, and continues to be practiced, despite section 36 subsection 5 of the Constitution stating that “every person who is charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed to be innocent until he is proven guilty.” Almost every week, suspected criminals are paraded before the media only for some of these paraded persons to later be found innocent of the crimes they had previously been accused of committing. But the police insist there is no law stopping them from parading suspects even before a law court finds suspects guilty or otherwise.
27 Jun 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Monday.
9 Jun 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
9 Jun 2021
The suspension of Twitter in Nigeria has begun to take its toll on the country's economy. Already, small businesses that rely on Twitter to reach their audience are feeling the pinch. Banks, fintechs, and other businesses have also suspended Twitter customer care support. NetBlocks, a global internet monitor, said each hour of Twitter clampdown costs Nigeria about $250,000 (N102.5 million), bringing the daily loss to N2.5 billion. GuardianTV takes a look at the highs and lows of Twitter ban on Nigeria's economy.
8 Jun 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
8 Jun 2021
The Founder of the Synagogue, Church of All Nations, Temitope Joshua, also known as Prophet TB Joshua, is dead. The prophet was said to have died on Saturday night in Lagos after a church program. Joshua was born on June 12, 1963, and plans were already underway for his 58th birthday.