Argentina has recorded 485 deaths in a single day, its highest tally since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, France is introducing new legislation to protect child stars on platforms such as YouTube, TikTok and Facebook. It's the first country to do so. In other news: Happy 80th birthday to John Lennon!
Ultimate Fighting Championship interim middleweight champion, Nigeria’s Israel ‘the Last Stylebender’ Adesanya, could not hide his joy at finally being in Nigeria, 16 years after he left his country of birth. Guardian TV caught up with the mixed martial artist and he had a whole lot to say about his love for the country, life as a champ, why he is the Stylebender, his relationship with fellow UFC champ Kamaru Usman, and so much more.
How will Covid-19 change India? Amid the steady rise in confirmed cases comes a true test of resilience. We ask about the fight against the unforeseen pandemic both in cities and those all-important rural areas where two thirds of Indians live. It is about lives and livelihoods: what's changed since last March's sudden lockdown, which left day labourers scrambling and an already slowing economy reeling?
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.
A few hours ago, the news was awash that Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for Coronavirus. This made headlines over the country and GuardianTV brings you why Abba Kyari's coronavirus status is a big deal to Nigerians.
The "federal character" is a principle, which was enshrined in Nigeria's Constitution since 1979 to ensure that appointments to public service institutions fairly reflect the linguistic, ethnic, religious, and geographic diversity of the country. As it is, it seems to be missing in our federation. The multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, takes an analytical look at this issue in the latest installment of Inside Stuff.
With Dawn of Thunder set for release in 2020, Nigeria could get its first animated feature highlighting the growth in the country's animation industry. Funding and manpower are major challenges but animation studios continue to produce animated projects despite different disappointments.