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Chimamanda Adichie speaks on social media, Donald Trump, and feminism

Chimamanda Adichie Speaks On Social Media, Donald Trump, And Feminism

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie sat down for an interview with FRANCE 24 and she shared her thoughts on topics such as social media, Donald Trump and feminism.   The Americanah author, while speaking to FRANCE 24’s Sonia Dridi during the first “Night of Ideas” in Washington,…

4th February 2019
William Barr testifies at a Senate Judiciary hearing on nomination

Buzzfeed Report That Donald Trump ‘Instructed Cohen To Lie’ Sparks Outcry

US Democratic politicians say they will investigate allegations that President Trump directed his long-time personal lawyer to lie to Congress. A Buzzfeed News report alleges Mr Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie about plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. Cohen has already admitted…

18th January 2019

Trump Vows ‘Very Long’ Government Shutdown in Border Wall Standoff

US President Donald Trump has vowed a “very long” government shutdown if Democrats do not fund his border wall. Mr Trump is demanding $5.7bn (£4.5bn), which was passed by the House of Representatives, but is expected to be rejected in the Senate. “I hope…

21st December 2018

Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Sentenced To Three Years in Jail

Michael Cohen, the former lawyer to Donald Trump who once said he’d take a bullet for the president, has been given a 36-month prison sentence. He is the first member of Mr Trump’s inner circle to be jailed over the special counsel’s inquiry into…

12th December 2018

Donald Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly To Quit White House Job

President Donald Trump has announced that his chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by the end of the year. There have been persistent reports for several days that Gen Kelly was under pressure to go. Some reports said that the retired…

9th December 2018

Donald Trump Defends Saudi Arabia Ties Despite Khashoggi Murder

US President Donald Trump has strongly defended ties with Saudi Arabia despite international condemnation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. The kingdom is a “steadfast partner” that has agreed to invest “a record amount of money” in the US, Mr Trump said in a statement.…

20th November 2018

Donald Trump Fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been fired by President Donald Trump. Mr Trump had criticised his top law official for months, mainly over his refusal to oversee the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in favour of Mr Trump’s election in 2016. Mr Sessions’s…

8th November 2018

US Mid-term Election Results: What it All Means For Trump

The Democrats have clawed their way back to a measure of power in the US federal government. The era of unified rule for Donald Trump and the Republicans is over. Calling just two years an “era” may be a stretch, of course, but in…

7th November 2018

US Mid-term Elections 2018: Trump Makes Final Bid For Votes

US President Donald Trump has made a last bid for voters to back the Republican party on the eve of a nationwide election that is seen as a referendum on his presidency. “Everything we have achieved is at stake tomorrow,” he said during a…

6th November 2018