Race and ethnicity: Shining a spotlight on Iran's Black community
Iran is home to a colourful array of ethnicities: Persians, Arabs, Azeris, Kurds, Baluchis, Lurs and a group that's less talked about: the Black African community. While we have no verified figures, according to some reports, there are more than tens of thousands of Black Iranians living in a number of cities. To talk more about the Iranian-African community both in and out of the country, we speak to Priscillia Kounkou Hoveyda, one of the founders of the Collective for Black Iranians.
Film show: 'The Bad and the Beautiful' puts Helmut Newton's photography in the spotlight
Gero von Boehm's documentary on fashion photographer Helmut Newton is out in French cinemas. It features interviews from his famous muses including Claudia Schiffer, Anna Wintour and Charlotte Rampling, but also delves into some of the controversies surrounding his provocative style.
14th Headies Award: What the celebrities wore
Social media is buzzing, all thanks to photos of celebrities arriving at Eko Hotel, Lagos for the 14th edition of The Headies Awards. Bovi, Chike, Iyabo Ojo, Nancy Isime, Niniola, Sound Sultan, Deyemi Okanlawon, Laycon, Tobi Bakre and other music lovers, are part of the exclusive group of people joining the showcase physically due to COVID-19 restrictions. Themed ‘XPLORE’, this year's edition aims to beam the spotlight on the new tribe of musicians who are pushing the Nigerian and African culture through their music. Viewers and music lovers from all over the world can catch the live show on all Headies’ social media platforms and HipTV.
Hanan Buhari's wedding: Aisha Buhari expresses anger at Bulama Mustapha's wedding cartoon
Nigeria's first lady, Aisha Buhari is angry at the moment. The controversial first lady is attacking a popular Daily Trust cartoonist, Bulama Mustapha, over a cartoon on the wedding of her daughter, Hanan. In the cartoon, Mustapha depicted the First Lady holding up the wedding invite of her daughter while Nigerians drowned in a pool of blood with a message: “At least you can enjoy the pictures”.
Confinement, week #5: Spotlight on police drones, Paris suburbs and more
Confinement, week #5: Spotlight on police drones, Paris suburbs and more. With France now in its fifth week of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, FRANCE 24 brings you four reports showing how the crisis has disrupted daily life across the country.
Michael Keaton receives Walk of Fame star
Actor Michael Keaton, the star of films such as 'Batman', 'Birdman' and 'Spotlight' gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at the age of 64.
Should Apple help FBI extract data from iPhones?
Controversy grows over the FBI's asking of tech workers to undermine security systems they themselves are working to build. Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington, DC.