Ofeibea Quist-Arcton appears in the following:
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 ...
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013
It's almost impossible these days to switch on South African radio or television, or read a local newspaper, website or tweet, and not hear Nelson Mandela's name mentioned.
Friday marked the 19th anniversary of Mandela's inauguration as South Africa's first democratically elected — and first black — president, four years ...
Saturday, May 04, 2013
It's been dubbed Guptagate. The real-life story reads like a Hollywood — or Bollywood — script, and it's dominating the national conversation in South Africa.
It starts with a high-society wedding in South Africa, organized by three wealthy, well-connected and influential brothers named Gupta from India. Then the scandal begins: ...
Thursday, May 02, 2013
The young women training to be mechanics at Nigeria's Lady Mechanic Initiative wear navy overalls and work boots and their hair is tucked under customized red caps as they repair vehicles in a garage. Customers come and go, dropping off and collecting their cars. Trainee Enogie Osagie says she faced ...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
In South Africa, controversial images of a frail and ashen Nelson Mandela being visited by South Africa's current president aired on national television this week. Some people claimed it was a political publicity stunt.
The footage is fueling fresh debate about what is proper and what constitutes invasion of privacy ...
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Numbers are down at the American International School in Bamako, the capital of Mali.
In just over a year, the country has witnessed a rebellion, a military coup and the occupation by Islamist fighters of the desert northern region, recently largely liberated in a counteroffensive by French-led forces. Despite the ...
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Monday, April 01, 2013
Friday, March 22, 2013
Friday, March 22, 2013
Thursday, March 21, 2013
It's Friday night in Bamako, and a club in the Malian capital has come alive. Guitarist and singer Baba Salah is on the floor.
His hometown of Gao, along the banks of the River Niger on the fringes of the Sahara Desert, made headlines as the first city in the ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Senegal's capital of Dakar remains jittery, with youth and police locked in running street battles.
Riot police are firing tear gas on rock-throwing protesters who oppose President Abdoulaye Wade's bid for a third term in office. With a week to go until the presidential vote, opposition demonstrations have been banned, ...
Monday, March 28, 2011
With world attention focused on North Africa, the UN says almost one million Ivorians are fleeing their capital. Elizabeth Dickinson, assistant managing editor and blogger at Foreign Policy magazine and Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, West Africa correspondent for NPR, discuss the escalation of post-election violence.