Over 400 thousand security personnel will be mobilised to provide security across the country during the 2023 general elections in Nigeria.
Authorities in Shanghai were seen putting up barriers following protests against COVID-19 measures. Meanwhile, a British minister condemned the arrest of a BBC journalist who was covering the demonstrations.
The new deal allows the two countries' armies to train together, along with the sharing of more sensitive intelligence. China's increasing influence in the region has spurred the need for greater cooperation.
China's growing military strength has spurred Japan and Australia to step up security cooperation. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will also seek to shore up supplies of natural gas and coal on a two-day trip to Perth.
15 Sep 2022
Twitter shareholders have approved Elon Musk's $44 billion offer to buy the social media platform, months after the billionaire tried to back out of the deal. The case will be heard by a US court in October. Meanwhile, a Senate panel has heard explosive testimony about security practices at Twitter. A whistleblower alleges that a Chinese agent was on Twitter's payroll and that management routinely ignored warnings about data security. Also in the show, US inflation hovers near 40-year highs.
26 Jul 2022
It’s been almost 120 days since terrorists attacked a Kaduna-bound train. It’s been almost 120 days of hell for those abducted and their families, as they keep hoping government performs one of its primary constitutional duties: ensuring the security and welfare of its citizens.
2 Jul 2022
In this week's Street Debate, Christine Mhundwa meets young people demanding change in Eswatini. The small southern African country is one of the last remaining absolute monarchies in the world, and some young people believe the king is abusing his powers.
21 Jun 2022
Nigerians for years have resorted to taking the law into their hands, and often, victims are later found innocent. A combination of rising crime rate, lack of confidence in the security and justice system, and bad value system are some of the reasons mob action have continued in Nigeria. GuardianTV went to the street of Lagos to hear the people’s opinions regarding jungle justice and how it can be stopped.
16 Jun 2022
Heads of NATO defense are meeting ahead of the alliance's summit in Madrid later in June. NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg said the Ukraine war posed the "biggest threat to Euro-Atlantic security in decades."
2 Apr 2022
As a recent poll shows that six in 10 Swedish people support joining NATO alongside neighbour Finland, leading Swedish MEP Tomas Tobé tells FRANCE 24 why he backs ending two centuries of military neutrality in Sweden. "It is clear that Sweden needs to build security together with others.
18 Feb 2022
Senegal's President Macky Sall, the current AU chair, talks to DW on the crises affecting the African continent and cooperation with Europe.
11 Feb 2022
The Taliban promised to bring peace – but now that they are the government of Afghanistan, the war against the 'Islamic State' group is just beginning. There has been a series of attacks by 'IS' and bloody reprisals by the Taliban.