Visually impaired Gospel singer Gift Blessing Igwe in this interview with GuardianTV talks about how she lost her two eyes, her plans for music, and her dreams for the future.
Nigerian activists have intensified their advocacy and campaign against female genital mutilation, or FGM. The practice, which has been outlawed in the country, is still prevalent in some communities. Activists say victims live with trauma and health complications for the rest of their lives. They're pushing for better protection for girls.
The Naira redesign and the facing out of the old N200, N500, and N1,000 notes by the CBN has continued to cause an uproar among the citizens as no one are not able to assess the new notes. Just a few days ago, security agencies raided spots across the country to arrest those keeping the new notes.
Brussels is seeking to build influence in Southeast Asia. But the EU's habit of criticizing governments over human rights doesn't go down too well in the region.
Kamaru Usman a few weeks ago brought five fights and 10 professional Fighters to the ring in Lagos. The event organised by an African-oriented Nigeria Mixed Martial Arts professional promotion company, 5Five 4Four (54) Limited, and supported by the UFC Welterweight World Champion, Kamaru Usman walked home with different undisclosed prizes.
After carrying out two executions on Saturday and two in December, Iran plans to execute two more young men for participating in the ongoing nationwide protests. But resistance is coming from within Iran and abroad.
In this special edition of Middle East Matters, we focus on the Kurds. Spread across four nations, they are the world's largest stateless ethnic group. Indigenous to the Middle East and numbering at least 35 million, the Kurds have sought to establish a homeland of their own since the fall of the Ottoman Empire in the 1920s.
In this special edition of Inside the Americas, we head to Brazil, where Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is set to return to office as president for the third time. But while Lula may be back, the country he's set to govern is far from united behind him.
We look at shocking video footage of migrants being tasered or beaten by law enforcement in June at Melilla, a Spanish border post with Morocco. An investigation by several European newspaper sheds light on the violence, in which at least 23 asylum seekers were killed.
The brawl occurred during a budget presentation. One female MP was stuck, sparking a melee between lawmakers.
The escalating clashes against M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo is motivating young Congolese to join the army. Military training has already begun in the city of Goma.
The Covid-19 pandemic and Russia's invasion of Ukraine have reversed three decades of progress in reducing poverty, according to the World Bank, which is warning that the global goal of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 is now out of reach.