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Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has criticised world leaders for failing to help free 219 schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago by Boko Haram fighters.
Nigerian money seized by SA officials is under investigation, but there is a plan for it designed to please the country's new president.
South Africa has many attributes that make it a worthy representative of Africa on the world stage, but is set to lose its first place.
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.
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.
Thousands of people marched in Cameroon's capital to protest against Boko Haram's insurgency and support the Cameroon army's fight on the ground.
Cameroon says its army has detained 1 000 people suspected of having links to Boko Haram, after it killed 86 of the group's militants.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Sunday called for global support to help release more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
A total of 109 Boko Haram fighters have been killed by soldiers responding to attacks on two towns in Niger near the border with Nigeria.
Chad has deployed 2 500 troops as part of a regional effort to take on the militant group, and the army says it has killed more than 200 insurgents.
The strict law prohibits gay marriage, but 18-year-old Faruk Maiduguri told reporters that he and his friends were only celebrating his birthday.
Just after midnight on Sunday ?suspected Boko Haram militants began attacking Maiduguri. The militants began the attack in the Njimtilo area.
Boko Haram takes responsibility for the attack on Baga, and warns Nigeria and its neighbours that they will not stop, saying Baga was "not much".
Highlights of the M&G's Google Hangout on how Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram became the force it is today and Nigeria’s failure to stop it.
Africa Check looks at the facts and figures of what has been called the deadliest attack by Boko Haram in Baga, Nigeria.
The world is accused of "double-mindedness" when it comes to the crisis in the northeast.