Relations between Ghana and the US have become a hot topic after the African country agreed to host freed Guantanamo prisoners.
Nigeria’s primary focus is its neighbours, then the West African sub-region, then the African continent, then the rest of the world.
Patrice Trovoada, the Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe, was born into an era when the archipelago’s thirst for political independence was coming to a head.
Boko Haram attacked traditional ruler Seini Boukar Lamine’s town, kidnapped him and his family and held them hostage for two and a half months.
As Boko Haram’s deadly insurgency spills out of Nigeria’s borders, we sent James Schneider to one of the affected regions – Cameroon’s far north.
Most Boko Haram fighters are very young. Many are just 14 or 15. The core fighting force is comprised of teenagers, with older fighters in their mid-20s.