A gutsy journalist attempts to expose the corruption of the Nigerian government in the hot, sticky atmosphere of Lagos.
Matt Damon, listen up: After five years of covering Africa, our departing correspondent tells how his perceptions have changed about a complex continent, including why some Africans resent celebrity visits.
With the spotlight shining bright on Rupert Murdoch, his media empire, and his political ties, British columnists are offering up searing critiques on every aspect of the phone hacking scandal. Here's a sampling:
Cameramen shoot a scene for ‘Two Brides and a Baby’ in Lagos. Budgets are small, so production values are low. But advances in digital photography mean that good-quality footage can be had fairly inexpensively: Videographer Abdullahi Dop (l.) is using a Canon 7D, a professional still camera set on video mode, to record the scene.
For many Nigerians, their state governors matter more to their daily life than the president or parliamentarians.
Nigerians are debating whether the move to delay the parliamentary vote by two days once it had started on Saturday was necessary in order for the vote to be considered legitimate.
After receiving Kennedy Center Honors, Bill T. Jones remembers his long career as a dancer and choreographer, and he discusses his future plans.
Nigeria's Muslim and Christian politicians play up their religious background in campaigns, but actual religious figures running for office have been relatively mum on the issue.
Since the unrest that has swept the Arab world began in January, many of West Africa's leader nations have been distancing themselves from the crumbling regimes to their north.