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Oby takes on Nigeria’s boys’ club

The activist politician will run for president next year, taking on the patriarchy at the same time

Boko Haram frees most of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls

The Dapchi kidnapping on February 19 brought back painful memories of a similar abduction in Chibok in April 2014, when more than 200 girls were taken

Scores of girls ‘missing’ after new Boko Haram school attack

Fears grew in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday about the fate of potentially scores of girls who have not been seen since a Boko Haram attack on Monday

Communities spurn women freed from Boko Haram

After enduring horrific ordeals, the women and girls freed from Boko Haram return to families and communities who reject them, a report has found.

Nigeria: Buhari promises to recover ‘mind-boggling’ stolen oil revenues

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to recover oil revenues from an estimated stolen 250 000 barrels a day during a visit to the US.

Chibok girls offer help to freed Boko Haram hostages

Three schoolgirls who were rescued from Boko Haram are now offering comfort and hope for other hostages recently freed from the militant group.

Malala slams world leaders over Chibok schoolgirls

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has criticised world leaders for failing to help free 219 schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago by Boko Haram fighters.

Nigeria: More than 100 kidnapped, Boko Haram suspected

In a kidnapping similar to that of 200 girls taken from their school by Boko Haram, more than 100 people have been taken into a forest in Nigeria.

Human Rights Watch urges Nigeria to aid Boko Haram survivors

The organisation has called on the government to help women and girls who have escaped from Boko Haram with post-rape care and psychosocial support.

Boko Haram ratchets up the stakes in Nigeria

Nigeria's military claims to have captured one of the group’s ringleaders – but the attacks continue unabated.

#Bringbackourgirls and the politics of Islam and women

Following the kidnapping of schoolgirls by extremist Islamist group Boko Haram, Haji Mohamed Dawjee looks at the perception of women in Islam today.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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