Somalia's Prime Minister Joins the Fight to Ban Female Genital Mutilation
After years of international activism aimed at banning ritual female circumcision, a campaign in Somalia is now one step closer to ending the practice in the country where it is most prevalent.
Nigeria's Government May Have Just Caught the State-Owned Oil Company Hiding $16 Billion
President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration may have uncovered onto the biggest case of graft to date, with a report out this week revealing $16 billion worth of missing revenue from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in 2014.
'You Don't Fight War With War Crimes': Highlighting Nigerian Military Abuses — Again
A new Amnesty International report details thousands of deaths at the hands of the Nigerian military. The NGO also names nine officials who it says are particularly culpable.
Suicide Bomber Hits Mosque in Nigerian City Hours After Deadly Boko Haram RPG Attack
The attack on Maiduguri, the capital of the Nigeria’s restive Borno state, came just one day after the country’s new president vowed to take on the militant group.
Nigerian President Vows to Tackle 'Godless' Boko Haram In Inauguration Ceremony
In his first address to Africa's most populous nation, the 72-year-old former military dictator said they would face the group head on, while also stressing commitment to rescuing the Chibok schoolgirls.