'Not just basketball' - circumcisions, pageants at Philippines courts
Indoor courts are central to life in tens of thousands of towns and cities across the basketball-mad Philippines, hosting everything from funerals and beauty pageants to "circumcision season".
Chukwuka Monye: Life of a people builder
Behind the scenes for Chukwuka Monye: Life of a people builder
15 questions with Alex Iwobi
Woven intricately across his life, dreams, and passion, dotted around his peaks and nadirs, the family is everything for Alex Iwobi. His fondest memory of playing football at a tender age is going to the park with his dad. From having kickabouts with his father at parks, the 23-year-old is now playing at Africa’s biggest tournament with Nigeria.
Dream-chasing Nigerians perish in the Mediterranean and the Sahara
Nigerians seeking a better life in Europe en-route Lybia have continued to die in their attempt to reach the promised land while thousands ended up been deported. In 2017, Nigeria was ranked highest among countries with irregular migrants in the world through the Agadez route.
Who wore it best: The heady mix of fashion and politics in Nigeria
Election fever in Nigeria can be seen and felt in all walks of life, including fashion. Supporters show allegiance to their preferred candidates at campaign rallies through their choice of clothes, and candidates use traditional wear to woo voters along ethnic and regional lines.
Life in megacities: Michael Wolf's photography
Dense and compressed: Life in Hong Kong or Tokyo is challenging for its inhabitants. German photographer Michael Wolf has explored their reality through his award-winning works, now on show in Hamburg.
Suicide: My survival story - Louis
Suicide, the deliberate act of ending one’s life, is regarded as one of the leading causes of death in the world. While it is rampant among low and medium-income countries, the World Health Oganisation (WHO) said in a report that it is the second leading cause of death among people aged 19-26 globally in 2016. READ MORE: https://guardian.ng/life/world-suicide-prevention-day-survivors-tell-their-stories/
Pakistan Court bars former PM Sharif from holding office for life
Pakistan court bars former PM Sharif from holding office for life.