Journalist infiltrates Paris police force to reveal abuse
Journalist Valentin Gendrot's speaks about his book "Flic" (EN: Cop) (Editions Goutte d'Or), a story of infiltrating the French police force. From his training in Brittany to his assignment at a police station of the 19th arrondissement of Paris, he recounts his two-year spell at the heart of a violent universe in which he says he witnessed beatings, discrimination and racism on a recurring basis.
Watch Femi Fani-Kayode's ugly attack on journalist at press conference
A one-time Nigerian minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, recently lashed out at a journalist, Eyo Charles, after the Daily Trust reporter asked him during at a press parley in Calabar who was bankrolling his trip to the Cross River State capital. Fani-Kayode, on Wednesday, apologised for referring to Charles as “stupid” but not after he had come under heavy criticism for his outburst.
Buhari gives NDDC Friday deadline to pay stranded scholarship students, Police arrest nurses for allegedly stealing newborn
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Mexico: journalist Pablo Morrugares and bodyguard shot dead
Morrugares had reported on a crime close to a nearby supermarket, involving a turf battle between criminal gangs. He is the fourth journalist to be murdered in the country this year.
Battle for Champions League: Man Utd, Chelsea and Leicester battle for spots
Today on the Nutmeg, Solomon Fowowe and sports journalist Godwin Odiko discusses Man Utd, Chelsea, and Leicester battle for Champions League spots.
Zimbabwe journalist arrested: Hopewell Chin'ono was charged with inciting violence
A fierce critic of Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been arrested and charged with inciting violence. Journalist Hopewell Chin'ono is accused of encouraging attendance at an anti-government protest. Also, despite the documented abuses at some Islamic schools in parts of Nigeria, some poorer parents say they don't want the institutions to close, as they are often the only schools available. Plus, we visit a disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration camp in Cameroon where former secessionist fighters are trying to prepare themselves for civilian life.
Afghanistan: Journalist killed in Kabul roadside bombing
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a minibus explosion that left two dead and seven injured in Kabul. The vehicle was carrying employees of a local television station.
German reporter accuses French ex-president of sexual assault
A German journalist filed a legal complaint against French former-President Valery Giscard d'Estaing alleging that he grabbed her repeatedly after an interview. He has said he does not remember the incident.