People & Power

West Africa's Opioid Crisis

In Nigeria, prescription drugs are being taken in life-threatening doses by millions in search of a fix.

Africa

Twelve dead in Boko Haram Niger attack: Official

The attack in the border district of Gueskerou is the latest to hit the Diffa region near Lake Chad.

Twelve dead in Boko Haram Niger attack: Official

Chad

Suicide bomber 'kills 6' in Chad; including soldier

Five people also wounded in attack in Lac province, attributed to Nigeria's Boko Haram armed group.

Suicide bomber 'kills 6' in Chad; including soldier

Nigeria

Death, anguish and flickers of hope: 10 years of Boko Haram

A decade later, one of the world's most dangerous armed groups is still wreaking havoc in the region it sprouted from.

Death, anguish and flickers of hope: 10 years of Boko Haram

Health

Is Nigeria facing a mental health crisis?

Experts discuss ways to close a gap in therapy care.

Is Nigeria facing a mental health crisis?

Nigeria

Nigeria: Toll in suspected Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65

Dozens more bodies discovered following assault on mourners by suspected Boko Haram fighters in Borno, say officials.

Nigeria: Toll in suspected Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65

Nigeria

Boko Haram kills 23 mourners after Nigeria funeral

Local hunters and militia recovered nearly two dozen bodies after survivors returned to the village and alerted them.

Boko Haram kills 23 mourners after Nigeria funeral

Nigeria

NGO confirms 6 aid workers kidnapped in Nigeria

The workers, abducted last week in northeast Nigeria, are 'apparently in a good condition of health,' ACF says.

NGO confirms six aid workers kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigeria

The brave women fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria

More than 100 women are working with security agents in Borno state to thwart Boko Haram attacks.

The brave women fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria

Nigeria

Nigerians mourn triple suicide attack involving girls

Two young girls among three suicide bombers who killed at least 20 in attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria.

Nigeria villagers in Borno mourn the dead, lament state failures

Cameroon

Dozens killed in major Boko Haram attack on Cameroon island

Officials say dozens killed, including Cameroonian soldiers, in weekend attack on Lake Chad island.

Dozens killed in major Boko Haram attack on Cameroon island

Africa

Children used by anti-Boko Haram groups struggle against trauma

'One day, I hope to open my own business and take control of my life,' says 18-year-old Kaumi Kolo, a former child vigilante in Nigeria.

Nigeria

Thousands of Nigerian refugees still fear Boko Haram violence

Around Maiduguri, 'temporary' refugee camps are becoming a permanent fixture.

Nigeria

Boko Haram storm military base in northeastern Nigeria

Flanked by a fleet of gunmen firing from motorbikes, attackers burst out from the bush and target overwhelmed troops.

Boko Haram storm military base in northeastern Nigeria

Africa

Boko Haram attacks the most vulnerable in Niger

Recent attacks are focusing on refugees and IDPs in southeast Nigeria, people who were already forced from their homes by the fighting.

Boko Haram attacks the most vulnerable in Niger