Ghana: Sex and the (African) City
3 days ago
Tacking sexuality from the perspective of African women, the Ghanaian web and TV series "An African City" is the continent's answer to "Sex and the City". The series has well and truly hit the mainstream. Show creator Nicole Amarteifio invited us to Accra for a glimpse behind the scenes.
'It feels great': New York City beaches reopen for swimming
3 days ago
New Yorkers enjoy a dip in the sea at Coney Island as the city reopens its beaches to swimmers. Once at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, New York City is gradually reopening, despite a surge of new virus cases in other US states.
Covid 19: Making the poor poorer
3 days ago
Every day thousands of people around the world continue to become direct casualties of the Covid-19. But there’s another group slowly emerging -- indirect victims who have not contracted the virus but are suffering its consequences. Our reporter Julie Dungelhoff went to meet a temporary worker and cleaner who have been hard hit by the crisis.
Special edition: African advancement and the consequences of colonialism
4 days ago
While the murder of George Floyd in the United States has revived anti-racism movements around the world, it has also stirred up the painful history of colonialism. In this special edition, FRANCE 24 takes a look at the history behind the tumultuous relationship between Europe and Africa. Reports from South Africa, Nigeria, Cameroon and DR Congo explore the complicated collective memory of former colonial powers and the nations they controlled.
The sad and happy tails of stray dogs in Qatar
Stray dog Izzy was found in a stretch of barren wasteland in Qatar, so emaciated she could barely stand. She is one of many thousands of stray and abandoned animals who roam the scorched streets of the wealthy Gulf nation, struggling to survive. While she was lucky enough to be rescued, many more are destined to a sadder fate.
Film Show: Forbidden Hollywood shows the movies made before censors arrived
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s film news including "Capital in the 21st Century," the La Rochelle Film festival, a tribute to Gone With the Wind actress Olivia de Havilland for her 104th birthday and the re-release of ten 1930s movies from Hollywood’s racy days.
Nigeria 'saddened' over sale of 'stolen' African artefacts in Paris
President Emmanuel Macron announced Friday that France would return 26 works of art to Benin, hours after he was presented with a report calling for thousands of African artworks in French museums and taken during the colonial period to be returned.