9 Sep 2021
A barber in Kabul said he was uncertain about the future of his business on September 9, after the Taliban swept into power in Afghanistan. More men are expected to grow beards, the hallmark of the Taliban, which means less customers for barbers. "We used to work with foreigners, and our clients were like the British embassy… our work was good, but now it is not working, our situation is bad," said barber Nazar Mohammad, adding that he was thinking about leaving the country if he could no longer maintain a livelihood.
28 Jul 2021
Small-scale farmers can play a crucial role in creating sustainable food systems. But more investment is needed, writes Sabrina Elba, UN Goodwill Ambassador for the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
21 Jul 2021
Up until now, most solar panels have come from China. But shipping costs are making domestic production increasingly lucrative, even in Germany. Is this the start of a global trend?
5 Apr 2021
From vertical take-off and landing to hydrogen planes, we take a look at smart and clean mobility solutions. Most vehicles developed today follow requirements in terms of carbon footprint, noise and visual pollution. But beyond the vehicles themselves, entire transportation networks need to be rethought. In this edition, we speak to Edward Arkwright, the deputy CEO of Groupe ADP.
4 Apr 2021
Arie Esiri and Chuko Esiri, directors of the film 'Eyimofe' (This Is My Desire) talk about the making and execution of the film. They also spoke about their plans for the future.
1 Apr 2021
The future is female – that's the rallying cry. But as part of Women's History Month, we're looking to the past, with two female writers who have created some remarkable female characters in their delightful historical novels that are coming out in French published by Editions Belfond.
28 Mar 2021
With COVID restrictions still in force, the March 19 climate strike will be a far cry from protests that once attracted millions. But can Fridays for Future survive this change? DW spoke with activists across the globe.
22 Mar 2021
Samuel Strouk is a vagabond composer and instrumentalist. Classically trained, he is constantly forging new horizons and creating new musical landscapes. He has just released a new album called “Nouveaux Mondes” (New Worlds) where he blends the rigour of classical music with the wild improvisation of jazz. Strouk speaks to FRANCE 24’s Florence Villeminot about his new opus, as well his new musical streaming service, Music iN, which aims to put artists first. We also take a look at new releases by tUnE-yArDs, Xiu Xiu and First Aid Kit.
15 Feb 2021
US President Joe Biden has already kept a lot of the promises he made during his campaign. Many people are now expecting a radical change in the country's immigration policies that could give undocumented immigrants a path out of the shadows.
13 Feb 2021
After the pandemic torpedoed his chance to work at a Michelin-starred New York restaurant, Lim Wei Keat returned to his roots by becoming a Singapore street food chef cooking local fare. The 25-year-old is among a small but growing number of young Singaporean street food vendors, or "hawkers", fuelling hopes that a new generation will preserve the city-state's culinary traditions.
5 Jan 2021
Georgia's Senate runoff elections will decide whether Joe Biden's agenda is destined for doom or triumph. And it is clear that the race will be a close one. DW reports from Atlanta.