Ten captives taken by extremists in Nigeria are freed. The group had been held by ISWAP militants, who have killed hostages in the past. Also, we look at the tourism industry in Ethiopia ahead of June 21 regional elections. The sector has been hit hard by the conflict in the Tigray region and the Covid-19 pandemic. And we see how a Chinese-funded harbour in Sierra Leone is stirring environmental fears. NIGERIA
Amid the senseless bloody massacre going on in the Republic of Congo, one baby has survived an attack on a village northeast of the country. The four-month-old was found by villagers and security men on the back of one of the victims of the overnight raid.
Northeast Governors agree to set up task force for protection of schools
86 IDP households in Northeast to benefit from free housing scheme
12 Dec 2020
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, talks about President Muhammdu Buhari shunning the call by the National Assembly to appear before it to discuss issues regarding that beheading of farmers in the Northeast last week and the rising insecurity all over the country.
29 Nov 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Monday.
25 Jul 2020
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,' multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, look at The Presidency, National Assembly, and service chief's. Whey they have remained in office even as their time has expired and why the presidency has refused to change the servicemen, top bosses.
24 Jul 2020
Armed extremists in Nigeria's northeast have murdered four aid workers and a security guard. The killers released a video in which they accused their victims of working for an infidel organisation. We speak to our correspondent. Also, South African restaurants already reeling from the effects of coronavirus restrictions are protesting a curfew and alcohol ban reintroduced last week. Plus, Ethiopia's largest lake is being taken over by the water hyacinth and there are fears the plant could cause problems at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
21 Feb 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
11 Feb 2020
Jihadists have killed at least 30 people and abducted women and children in a raid in northeast Nigeria's restive Borno state, a regional government spokesman said on Monday. Also, a French appeal court fines Teodorin Obiang, Equatorial Guinea's vice-president, 30 million euros for plundering state coffers to pay for fast cars and mansions in France. And finally, FRANCE 24 heads to the Sudanese city of Atbara ten months after the fall of Omar al-Bashir.
11 Feb 2020
The soldier reportedly opened fire at a shopping mall in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima, northeast of the capital, Bangkok. Authorities shot the suspect dead after he spent 16 hours holed up in the mall.
30 Jan 2020
Adamawa state governor, Amhadou Fintiri, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari's unflinching support for the military in its fight against the insurgents in the northeast