Nigeria has one of the world's biggest film industries: Nollywood produces over 2,500 movies per year — even more than Hollywood. But COVID-19 hit Nigeria's vibrant entertainment sector hard. Now the crew and actors are ready to get back on set.
While the first countries are easing their lockdowns, others are reporting more and more new cases every day. Data for the global picture shows the pandemic is far from over. DW has the latest statistics.
Ntibinyane Ntibinyane says that African local news outlets need innovation — and money. The founder of the INK Centre for Investigative Journalism highlights that journalism in Africa is facing increasing threats.
The global coronavirus death toll has exceeded 700,000, with one person dying every 15 seconds in recent weeks. Catch up with this and other latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic.
The US has now reported over 5 million coronavirus cases, or over one-quarter of all confirmed infections across the world. The US also leads the globe on COVID-19 deaths. Catch up on the latest on the pandemic.
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