Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton appears in the following:

U.S. Ambassador Speaks Pidgin English; Nigerians Love It

Saturday, March 15, 2014

It's not often that a broadcast interview by a diplomat wows listeners, but a recent conversation involving the American ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle, is causing a buzz – and winning applause.

The praise is not so much for the content of the interview or the pressing issues the ...


Nigeria Pressed To Do More For Civilians Caught In Insurgency

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Militants seeking to create an Islamic state in northern Nigeria have killed 150 people in attacks in the last 4 days. The Boko Haram sect launched its uprising in 2009 but has ramped up its violence.


As Mandela Lies In State, South Africa Says Goodbye

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Amid a solemn atmosphere, the body of Nelson Mandela lay in state Wednesday at an amphitheater in South Africa's capital of Pretoria, the exact spot where he was sworn in as the country's first black president in 1994, reconciling a land that had been torn by racial divisions ...


Hardcore With A Heart: Joburg Thrillers Star A Spunky P.I.

Monday, September 02, 2013

South Africa's commercial capital, Johannesburg, is a mixture of the old Wild West and a complex, modern African hub — at least, that's how crime novelist Jassy Mackenzie describes it. Mackenzie was born across the border, in Zimbabwe, but she moved to Johannesburg — Joburg for short — as a ...


Zimbabweans To Cast Ballots In Presidential Race

Wednesday, July 31, 2013


Zimbabweans Hope For Fair And Peaceful Presidential Election

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Zimbabweans vote for a new president Wednesday, after a violent and disputed election in 2008 and five anxious and turbulent years since.

The much anticipated vote ends a power-sharing deal between veteran leader Robert Mugabe and his main political rival, who is the leading challenger in the presidential race.

Campaigning ...


As Mandela Lies In Hospital, Family Fights Over Kin's Graves

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Former South African President Nelson Mandela remains in stable but critical condition at a Pretoria hospital, where he's been since June 8 for treatment of a serious lung infection.

The anti-apartheid hero, who survived 27 years in jail and decades of oppression, is 15 days shy of his 95th ...