Nigeria

At Dakar Biennale, Africa’s artists urged to seize chance

At Dakar Biennale, Africa’s artists urged to seize chance

Published 09/05/2018

DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal’s old Palais de Justice sits among some of the most sought-after real estate in the capital Dakar, where it shares a [more…]

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 15 in Nigeria’s Maiduguri:…

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 15 in Nigeria’s Maiduguri:…

Published 02/04/2018

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suspected Boko Haram attack in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri killed 15 people and wounded 68, an emergency agency [more…]

Tillerson cuts short Africa trip to return to Washington

Tillerson cuts short Africa trip to return to Washington

Published 12/03/2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens to a question during a news conference in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstNAIROBI (Reuters) - U.S. [more…]

Parents of girls abducted from Nigerian school cherish keepsakes

Parents of girls abducted from Nigerian school cherish keepsakes

Published 02/03/2018

Kachalla Bukar, father of Aisha Kachalla, a missing student of Government Girls Science and Technical College, holds a dress of her daughter in Dapchi, in [more…]

Long-lost Nigerian masterpiece found in London sold for $1.4 million

Long-lost Nigerian masterpiece found in London sold for $1.4 million

Published 02/03/2018

LAGOS (Reuters) - A portrait of a Nigerian princess that was lost for more than 40 years and found in a London flat was sold [more…]

Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found in

Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found in

Published 08/02/2018

A worker at Bonhams auctioneers poses next to Tutu," by Nigeria's best-known modern artist Ben Enwonwu, ahead of its sale, in London, Britain February 7, [more…]

Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found…

Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found…

Published 08/02/2018

A worker at Bonhams auctioneers poses next to Tutu," by Nigeria's best-known modern artist Ben Enwonwu, ahead of its sale, in London, Britain February 7, [more…]

Olympics: Nigeria bobsledders welcomed home in Lagos ahead of Games

Olympics: Nigeria bobsledders welcomed home in Lagos ahead of Games

Published 01/02/2018

Nigerian Women's Bobsled Team Ngozi Onwumere, Akuoma Omeoga and Seun Adigun pose upon their arrival in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of preparations ahead of the [more…]

Facebook to open digital training hubs in Europe

Facebook to open digital training hubs in Europe

Published 21/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Balloons are seen in front of a logo at Facebook's headquarters in London, Britain, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File PhotoBRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook [more…]

Benin photographer captures voodoo via the lens

Benin photographer captures voodoo via the lens

Published 11/01/2018

COTONOU, BENIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of Beninois marked National Voodoo Day, celebrating the once-banned religion on Wednesday with a series of ceremonies across the country. [more…]