The public opprobrium between President Buhari and his wife must be of interest to any student of politics for three reasons.Â If I am not too young, this is possibly the first time a first lady is not â€œprotectingâ€ her husband in harsh times in an African country.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President of Nigeria on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu on Thursday confirmed through a statement made available to journalist that 21 of the over 200 girls abducted from their school in Chibok, Borno State, in April 2014 have been released.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised cash and military vehicles on Monday to help Niger fight human traffickers and militant Islamists, trying to bolster a country that is a key staging post for migrants trying to reach Europe.
Ethiopia's government on Monday blamed Egypt for supporting outlawed rebels and forcing the declaration of the country's first state of emergency in a quarter-century as widespread anti-government protests continue.
One of South Africa's top universities descended into violence on Monday, with police firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon at stone-throwing students who are locked in a bitter national dispute with administrators and the government over demonstrators' demands for free education.