Ondo governor Rotimi Akeredolu tests positive for coronavirus, CAF postpones 2021 AFCON and more
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Dan Foster passes away after testing positive to Covid-19
Radio personality Daniel 'Dan' Foster passed away on 17 June 2020, a day after tests earlier carried out on him came back positive for COVID-19.
In memory of Ibidunni Ituah-Ighodalo (1980 - 2020)
In the early hours of Sunday, 14 June 2020, Ibidunni Ituah-Ighodalo, the remarkable woman who impacted positively on so many lives and helped reduce the stigma around In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments in Nigeria, passed away in Port Harcourt. She will be sorely missed.
Shock at death of French teen climbing prodigy and Olympic hopeful Luce Douady
We bring you editorial reactions to a landmark ruling by the US Supreme Court which enshrines LGBT rights within a sexual discrimination law. Here in France, Libération reacts rather creatively to Emmanuel Macron's warning to French employees that they will have to work more to help turn around the economy. And the French climbing federation is in mourning after the death of its teen prodigy and world champion Luce Douady.
Burundi's top court says to swear in president-elect immediately
In an attempt to fill the power vacuum after Pierre Nkurunziza's death, Burundi's top constitutional court has ruled that the president-elect should take power immediately. Also, the UN and NGOs such as Reporters Without Borders support the plight of imprisoned Cameroonian journalists, pressuring Paul Biya's government after authorities revealed that journalist Samuel Wazizi had died in custody. And we get reactions from Kinshasa over whether or not a statue of Belgium's colonial-era King Leopold II should be removed, following a similar debate in Belgium itself.
Mother of George Floyd's daughter makes first public comments
Roxie Washington, the mother of George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter Gianna, speaks at a press conference about Floyd's death.
Real Madrid players hold minute's silence for COVID-19 victims
Real Madrid players observe a minute of silence for COVID-19 victims during their training sessions. Spain has begun 10 days of mourning for victims of the coronavirus pandemic, which so far has claimed more than 27,000 lives in the country.
Beyond the Orsanaye panel report
Today, in ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja discuss what the Orasanye Report signifies and how it’s adaption might create more problems for the government. He takes a critical look at the problems in the service that the report did not address.
Covid-19: Lagosians speak on life after the lockdown
Since the lifting of the coronavirus-induced lockdown of Lagos, Nigeria's most populous state is gradually getting back to life. GuardianTV had a chat with some of the metropolis' residents to know how they felt about the lockdown and the effect it had on their lives and businesses.
Five die in Saint Petersburg hospital fire
Following the death of five people in a fire in a hospital for coronavirus patients in Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg, the hospital authorities announce that they have launched a probe into the incident.
Fighting Covid-19 through arts
Will the arts ever be the same again after Covid-19? This is the biggest question on the mind of artists and collectors as this young 26 years old Nigerian doctor and artist starts a collaboration with other African artists to battle Covid-19 through a project called COVEND.