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Boko Haram Rages in Nigeria, but the World’s Eyes Are Elsewhere

Thu, 2016-09-22 10:30
The militant group, which has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, has continued its bloody campaign, creating a growing humanitarian crisis.

Photographing Lagos, ‘As Much an Experience as a Place’

Thu, 2016-09-22 05:00
Robin Hammond set out to document Lagos, a teeming metropolis where “intimacy and exclusion, love and hate, laughter and insult regularly rub shoulders” on its streets.

Nigeria Describes 3 Failed Negotiations With Boko Haram on Kidnapped Girls

Fri, 2016-09-16 20:44
More than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by the terrorist group in July 2015, and three times government negotiations have failed.

Inspired by the U.S., West Africans Wield Smartphones to Fight Police Abuse

Fri, 2016-09-16 17:30
Citizens are increasingly deploying social media in nations where corruption and abuse by security forces sometimes occur with few repercussions.