Ofeibea Quist-Arcton appears in the following:
Monday, August 29, 2016
The number of malnourished people in northeastern Nigeria could be as hlgh as half a million. Boko Haram shoulders much of the blame.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Wellington Jighere of Nigeria was crowned world champ last year. He's one of many Nigerians who excel at the game. What's their secret?
Monday, August 15, 2016
In Boko Haram's reported video, the camera pans across about 50 veiled females. They appear to be some of the missing Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped en masse by the extremist group two years ago.
Friday, August 12, 2016
Children are among the hardest hit by seven years of Boko Haram's violent insurgency in northeastern Nigeria. Doctors Without Borders warns acutely malnourished children risk starvation and even death. Tens of thousands of people are seeking shelter, food and medical aid, uprooted from their homes by the militants the Nigerian military claims they have defeated.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The Islamic State apparently is having some management troubles. ISIS has announced a new leader for its West African affiliate Boko Haram. But the man being replaced isn't going quietly.
Monday, August 01, 2016
Nigerian and international agents have arrested the alleged kingpin of a ubiquitous email scam that netted tens of millions of dollars.
Friday, July 29, 2016
The United Nations suspended food and relief aid to dangerous and hard-to-access areas in northeastern Nigeria, amid a catastrophic humanitarian crisis affecting half a million people.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Forces for South Sudan's president and vice president have resumed heavy fighting, again placing the young country's future in peril.
Monday, June 20, 2016
She's one of a record 65 million refugees in the world today. Home is now a makeshift camp in Niger, buffeted by Sahara desert sands and winds.
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Many African men hope for a brighter future across the Mediterranean — and risk their lives to make the crossing. Senegal is trying to make sure they don't go.
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.