Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday met with a group of schoolgirls who escaped from the terrorist group Boko Haram and the parents of the abducted girls, about 100 days after nearly 300 girls were seized.
South African playwright Athol Fugard wrote a stark novel about a car hijacker who steals a car that has a baby in the back seat and has to face the problem of taking care of the child.
Hackers hijacked the Twitter accounts of Kenya?s Ministry of Defense and its spokesman, sending out tweets Sunday and Monday about corruption and starving children.
Nigerian militants attacked a village in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, killing many civilians, according to local officials and residents cited in Nigerian media.
Someone tell Levick that Nigeria is, you might say, complicated. Nigeria?s Twittersphere erupted Thursday under the hashtag #SomeoneTellLevick over a government contract signed with U.S. public relations firm Levick last month ? reportedly for $1.2 million ? to improve news coverage of the...
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was involved in an altercation at an upscale nightclub Saturday and later insisted that a businessman accosted him aggressively, according to South African media.
McKayla Maroney of Long Beach, who became famous for her quizzical face at the 2012 Olympics when she landed a vault on her bottom after the gold medal had all but been conceded to her, defended her world vault championship Saturday in Antwerp, Belgium. Maroney's American teammate Simone Biles finished second, making it the first time ever the U.S. took gold and silver in the vault in a world championship meet. Also, Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, who finished second to Biles in the all-around earlier in the week, took silver on the uneven bars. Jake Dalton of Reno also won a silver, on floor exercise, and Brandon Wynn of Voorhees, N.J., took bronze on the still rings. In the...