At least 29 people have died after a boat capsized in a river in the northwestern Nigerian state of Sokoto, the governor- of the region said on Wednesday. Five children were among those who perished in the accident. The boat was carrying 35 people across the Shagari river when it sank.
26 Jul 2021
Parents were reunited with their children in Nigeria's northwestern Kaduna on Sunday after kidnappers released 28 children taken from a school earlier this month - but dozens more are yet to return.
15 Mar 2021
Another student kidnapping in Nigeria. On Friday morning, armed men stormed a college where they opened fire, and abducted more than 30 students. And South Africa's Zulu King has died after more than 50 years on the throne. There are fears that Covid-19 restrictions could limit the funeral for the monarch of the country's largest ethnic group. Finally, France's prestigious César awards has made an attempt to diversify... but with less than stellar results. Franco-Nigerien actress Magaajyia Silberfeld joins us in the studio to discuss blazing her own trail in the French film industry.
14 Nov 2020
Federal forces now control the northwestern part of Tigray. As the government mobilizes resources to step up the fighting, humanitarian organizations are increasingly worried about civilians trapped in the conflict.