Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton appears in the following:

Nigerian President: U.S. Refusal To Provide Weapons Aides Extremism

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Nigeria's president says the United States' refusal to sell his country needed weapons is aiding and abetting Islamist extremists waging a deadly campaign there. President Muhammadu Buhari made his comments as he ended a four-day visit to the U.S. this week.


Former President Of Chad Forced To Appear In Court For War Crimes Trial

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The imprisoned former president of Chad, Hissene Habre, fueled chaos at a court in Senegal trying him for the deaths of thousands of people during his rule. He dismissed the trial as a masquerade.


Nigeria's President Visits White House For Talks On Extremists

Monday, July 20, 2015

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari meets President Obama on Monday. The problems facing Nigeria include extremists who have abducted hundreds of schoolgirls.


Tobacco Is Smokin' Again In Zimbabwe

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Tobacco production took a nosedive after the economy collapsed and the government seized white-owned farms. A decade later, the industry is booming once more.


Nigerians Express Outrage Over Parliament's 'Wardrobe Allowance'

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Nigerians are outraged over the clothing allowance given to lawmakers. In a country where the average person lives on dollars a day, the nation's 469 lawmakers will share a $43 million allowance.


Zimbabwe To Street Vendors: Pack Up, Clean Up, Ship Out!

Monday, June 15, 2015

The government says thousands of vendors must pack up their wares, move off the streets and pay rent to sell from designated zones. The vendors say: How will we be able to earn a living?


Court In South Africa Detains Sudan's President On War Cimes

Monday, June 15, 2015

Over the weekend, a South African judge ordered the arrest of visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is an indicted war criminal with an international arrest warrant over the Dafur conflict.


How To Make A Living In Cash-Poor Zimbabwe

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

The country's in crisis. But Fortunate Nyakupinda manages to earn a living by selling secondhand clothes. Although she'll be the first to tell you: A $10 profit disappears in a flash.


Why Isn't 14-Year-Old Fadzai In School? Zimbabwe's Education Dilemma

Sunday, May 31, 2015

When Zimbabwe won independence in 1980, the country boasted high literacy rates. Then the economy crashed, and many families could no longer afford school fees.


Ladysmith Black Mambazo to South Africans: Stop Attacking Immigrants

Monday, May 11, 2015

There's been a wave of violence against immigrant workers. Now the Grammy-winning singers have joined their voices with Mali's superstar Salif Keita. The message: "United we stand."


Foreign Workers Seek Shelter In Camps After Attacks In South Africa

Sunday, May 10, 2015

On a soccer field in a township outside the South African city of Durban, more than 500 people are still living in a hastily constructed transit camp for foreign workers.


South African Government Denies Xenophobia Played Role In Man's Death

Friday, May 01, 2015

The body of one of seven people killed in attacks against foreigners in South Africa was returned to his home country, Mozambique, on Thursday. He was stabbed and beaten to death in Johannesburg.


South Africa's Xenophobic Attacks 'Vile,' Says Zulu King Accused Of Inciting Them

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Recent attacks against immigrants have reportedly caused at least seven deaths in the country. Accused of incendiary remarks, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini says his comments were taken out of context.


Immigrants Flee South Africa After Xenophobic Attacks

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini is blamed for stoking the violence by describing immigrants as lice that must be removed. But in a speech Monday, he described the attacks on immigrants as vile.


Muslim Migrants Threw Christians Overboard, Italian Police Say

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Tens of thousands of people are trying to flee Africa by boarding rickety and often overcrowded boats for the journey across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. Many ships capsize or are abandoned by smugglers, and hundreds have already died en route. More than 10,000 people were rescued this week alone.


Hundreds Of Nigerian Girls Still Missing A Year After Kidnapping

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Last April, Islamist extremists abducted about 300 schoolgirls. #BringBackOurGirls campaigners refuse to let them be forgotten, and Nigeria's new president has called on the military to look for them.


Yes, Real Cars Fell From Real Planes For That 'Furious 7' Stunt

Sunday, April 05, 2015

The movie avoided CGI for the bulk of its action sequences. That meant stunt coordinator and longtime stunt driver Jack Gill had to figure out how to toss cars out of a flying airplane.


After Nigeria's Election, A Call For Unity

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Following a bitterly contested election, outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan offered congratulations to his successor, Muhammadu Buhari, who said, "We must begin to heal the wounds and work towards a better future."


President-Elect Buhari Tells Nigerians Not To Expect 'Miracles'

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Nigerians have elected a former military strongman to be their next president. Muhammadu Buhari, who insists he's a changed man, says his first order of business will be to crush Boko Haram militants.


Nigeria's New President: From Military Ruler To 'Newborn Democrat'

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

For the first time, an opposition challenger has defeated a sitting president at the ballot box. A peaceful transfer of power from one elected leader to another would be another first for Nigeria.