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.
With the growth of citizen journalism and the availability of new technologies, human rights investigators are able to locate and review evidence of war crimes …
James Schneider, who was in Nigeria for the elections, analyses how the APC won and what it means for the country’s politics and society.