Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, who announced his reelection bid last week, will field a challenge from former military president Ibrahim Babangida, who faces charges of financial mismanagement.
By announcing his candidacy via Facebook on Wednesday, Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan is sending a message to Nigerian media that he doesn't need them to get his message out.
Amphibious vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps take part in a mock landing operation in the sea off Incheon, west of Seoul, on Wednesday. The operation marked the 60th anniversary of the landing operations by US-led United Nations troops during the 1950-1953 Korean War.
Blackberry data interceptions by several emerging countries have turned attention to how state spy agencies access electronic communications.
Nigeria – the No. 3 supplier of US oil – says that by 2012 the country will be growing by 10 percent per year. Some economists agree.
American journalist Larry Rohter analyzes the dramatic transformation of Brazil over the course of the past four decades.
Nigeria's privatization plans for its power grid don't consider the role of the generator and diesel fuel industries, which may have an interest in holding up improvements.
Privatization isn’t easy, however. Nigerians need look no further than neighboring Cameroon. While an American company brought cash and expertise, they were initially stymied by the endemic corruption in the electricity network.