UN Charter: After 75 years, a stress test for global ideals
When delegates from 50 states signed the founding charter of the United Nations, the world was still grappling with the ravages of WWII. Today, the ideals they signed up to are undergoing an unprecedented stress test.
Statues toppled, Italy's Covid-19 lawsuits, Spanish football returns, Olof Palme case closed
From Black Lives Matter in the United States to the toppling of colonial-era statues and calls for police reform, the outrage over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis continues to resonate worldwide. Also, how strong a case is there for coronavirus victims in Bergamo suing the Italian state, why Sweden's government remains popular despite its high Covid-19 casualty count, the restart of football in Spain and England, a possible turning point for Libya's civil war and whether we've heard the last in the 34-year-old case of murdered Swedish prime minister Olof Palme.
Who's investing during the Covid-19 pandemic, and in what?
The Covid-19 pandemic has stalled business decisions in many parts of the world, including major investments. Some start-ups, however, continue to raise funding. In this programme, we speak to Pascal Cagni, founder of C4 Ventures, about his fund's investments and the landscape in general during the crisis. Also in the show, our correspondents report from Australia on how international students there are struggling because of the impact of the virus. Plus, as lockdown restrictions are lifted in France, nightclub owners still have no idea when they will be able to re-open.
Covid-19: Top 10 treatment drugs under clinical research
As the world continues to deal with the effects and impact of several labs and scientists are racing to develop vaccines and drugs for the cure of the novel disease. At the moment, the World Health Organization (WHO) is yet to approve any vaccine or drug for COVID-19, but different investigatory treatments and drugs are being subjected to trials. Here the are top 10 under investigation.
Covid-19: The lockdown is not over yet
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja speaks on the pandemic ravaging the world, including Nigeria. And after four weeks of lockdown of some Nigerian states, Martins says the lockdown is not over yet.
Coronavirus: The ABC of Covid-19 for kids
In the light of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown order, kids are just about the most confused about what is going on and why they should be confined to staying indoors and away from school and their friends. With lots of questions and accompanying curiosity, the amazing guys at AntHill Studios have taken time out to break down COVID-19 for the little ones at home.
COVID-19: History of medical crisis in Nigeria
As the world currently reels from the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic, we take a look at some other outbreaks that affected Nigeria in the past.
How Cuba's doctors became her biggest export
For about 60 years, Cuba has been sending healthcare professionals around the world. This is done in solidarity with those in need, but also as part of a concerted campaign of medical diplomacy and to make money to help the country survive an ongoing US embargo.