A group of girls from notoriously violent Manenberg has embarked on a series of road trips around South Africa. They document their experiences here.
The upcoming AU summit in South Africa will likely see issues such as Boko Haram and the Burundi protests steal attention away from development talks.
The organisation wants senior military officers investigated for war crimes including murder, starvation, suffocation and torture.
Civilians in northeast Nigeria are facing unspeakable violations at the hands of the very military whose duty it is to protect them.
Boko Haram had used Islamic schools to promote their violent ideology to youth, now these schools are trying to make a change by teaching peace.
Security was beefed up in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, as final preparations were made for the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari as president.
Three schoolgirls who were rescued from Boko Haram are now offering comfort and hope for other hostages recently freed from the militant group.
Hundreds of women and children rescued from Boko Haram in Nigeria have spoken to reporters about their ordeal.
Hundreds of decomposing bodies have been found in the northeast Nigerian town of Damasak, apparently victims of the Boko Haram insurgency.
The vexed leftovers of the apartheid military are reportedly turning the tide in Nigeria.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has criticised world leaders for failing to help free 219 schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago by Boko Haram fighters.
Nigeria votes today in a closely fought election after a campaign dominated by a slowing economy and a war against Islamist Boko Haram militants.
Nigeria’s military continues to hold two Al Jazeera journalists who have been detained for close to a week.
A refugee camp in Chad has provided temporary sanctuary for thousands of fleeing Nigerians.
African presidents from Goodluck Jonathan to Yoweri Museveni are allegedly spending millions on western PR specialists to fix their tarnished images.
M&G's Lauren Clifford-Holmes visited a refugee camp in Chad, filled with families trying to escape Boko Haram. She chats about her experience.
As Nigeria heads to the polls, its weakened army faces criticism over its failure to contain Boko Haram.
The M&G's Lauren Clifford-Holmes reflects on her trip to Chad where she visited refugee camps filled with families trying to escape Boko Haram.
Thousands of refugees are fleeing to Chad after Boko Haram's attacks in northeast Nigeria. We visited a refugee camp and town the militants attacked.