We demand the release of our journalists unjustly jailed in Egypt.
Empire examines the new scramble for Africa
05 Oct 2010 13:17 GMT | Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Africa, Niger, Nigeria
Chinedu Ikedieze, the popular Nigerian actor and comedian, grew up in a village in Bende in Nigeria's Abia State. He is a graduate of mass communication from the Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Enugu.
He is best known for playing alongside Osita Iheme in most movies after their breakthrough in the movie Aki na Ukwa. In 2007 Ikedieze received the lifetime achievement award at the African Movie Academy Awards, and was conferred with a national honours award in July 2010.
He talks to Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege about Nigeria's creative industry and Nigeria's independence, and explains why he is proud to be Nigerian.
Source: Al Jazeera
Wife of Raif Badawi, a blogger sentenced to 10 years in Saudi Arabia and 1,000 lashes, says he is a "peaceful person".
Human Rights, Politics, Saudi Arabia
Salman, defence minister since 2011, takes the throne at age of 79 after demise of his half-brother King Abdullah.
Politics, Middle East, Saudi Arabia
As the world's elite gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos, many Paris citizens struggling just to get by.
Main opposition Syriza party's platform of delaying debt repayment aims to sweep vote and undo austerity hardship.
Politics, Germany, Greece
Fault Lines gains rare access into North Korea and examines the impact of US policies on the secretive nation.
Politics, Environment, US & Canada
The damaging health effects of Tunisia's phosphate mines on workers who hoped the Arab Spring would bring change.
Health, Politics, Tunisia
Can a beauty contest restore the dignity and hope of Colombian women put behind bars because of drugs and violence?
Arts & Culture, Latin America, Colombia
The story of Morocco's Jewish community told from the perspective of those who have left, stayed or are now returning.
Politics, War & Conflict, France