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A new study shows that 61 percent of Nigerians can't afford basic human needs.
In the aftermath of the Libyan rebellion, fighters and weapons flood West Africa.
Civilians flee homes amid increased violence and post-election turmoil
Opposition leaders band together against the president's bid for re-election.
Human Rights Watch says 400 children have been killed by lead poisoning in Nigeria.
With no end in sight, dead fish are surfacing in the surrounding waters and people are getting sick.
New research shows larger percent of victims are over 5 years old.
And 6 suspected extremist members die in what is believed to be a clash within the group.
Aid organizations say 10 million in the Sahel region could go hungry.
Amnesty International says two civilians and one police officer have been killed.
Nigerian tribal leaders call for Christian flight in the face of continued Boko Haram attacks.
China is guest of honor at 18th annual African Union summit in Addis.
Doctors Without Borders says thousands of Congolese don't have access to life-saving drugs.
President Goodluck Jonathan sacks top police after deadly attacks and escape of suspect.
Human Rights Watch says 935 people have been killed by Boko Haram extremists.
Analysts say extremism in Nigeria a result of inequitable distribution of wealth.
Gunmen in south kidnap American oil worker
Nigerian lawmakers support claims that fuel subsidy fosters fraud.
Suspected Boko Haram top figure Kabiru Sokoto flees a day after arrest.
Congo has 2 men claiming to be president so bishops offer to help negotiate.