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Thursday, May 26, 2016
The president has declared a tomato state of emergency in the northern sector.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Boko Haram attacks have created a potential humanitarian disaster. Thousands of citizens have fled their homes. Refugees from Nigeria are pouring in. And there isn't enough food to feed them all.
Saturday, May 21, 2016
The freed "Chibok Girl" met with Nigeria's president two days after being "rescued" from Boko Haram. She's one of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in 2014 by extremists who have ravaged the region.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Nigerian authorities say one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram two years ago has been found.
Sunday, May 08, 2016
African artists are convening in Dakar, Senegal for the Dak'Art biennale. The month-long event showcases the latest developments in visual arts.
Thursday, May 05, 2016
The young people say 'Beugue tekki.'
I want to become someone. That's a key reason that hundreds of men from Senegal head for Europe despite the risks.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
But he wouldn't listen. Disaster struck. And now she's one of a growing number of migrant widows in Africa.
Monday, April 18, 2016
His death marks the end of a remarkable era in African and world photography.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
In the two years since Nigerian extremists kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls, thousands of other children have been taken hostage by Boko Haram. Efforts to subdue the group have failed.
Sunday, March 27, 2016
As a teenager in Senegal, Amadou Koly Niang fell in love with jazz. Over 40 years later, he's started a jazz festival to bring the music to his countrymen — with a Senegalese twist, of course.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
A mother in Ivory Coast defiantly brings her children to the resort town where al-Qaida terrorists killed 19 people on March 13. A new music video reinforces her stand.
Sunday, March 20, 2016
The hand-painted "cars rapides" — cheap public transportation minibuses in Senegal's cities — are soon going to zoom into the sunset.
Sunday, March 20, 2016
Ivory Coast's business community is shaken after a deadly al-Qaida attack on a beach resort. The West African nation's economy had been on the rebound after a civil war.
Monday, March 14, 2016
Ivory Coast has become the latest target of a terrorist attack in West Africa claimed by Islamist extremists. It was the third such attack in 5 months on hotels popular with foreigners in the region.
Friday, February 12, 2016
Female suicide bombers sent by Boko Haram extremists are being blamed for killing nearly 60 people in an attack on a refuge for displaced people in northern Nigeria. The attackers app...
Sunday, January 24, 2016
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Sunday, January 10, 2016
Back in the '80s, Ghanaian theater went dark under military curfew. Now, a dapper businessman-turned-playwright is leading an onstage revival — and doing it with a sense of humor.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
The World Health Organization has declared Guinea free of Ebola. The deadliest Ebola outbreak on record is thought to have originated from Guinea nearly two years ago.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
For the first time, one African country, Senegal, is prosecuting the deposed leader of another African state, Chad. Witnesses say Hissene Habre was responsible for mass killings, torture and rape.
Sunday, December 27, 2015
With Nigeria's president saying Boko Haram is "technically defeated," we assess its current strength. The Islamist insurgents have lost ground but still terrorize the nation with suicide bombs.