Nigeria

Nigeria is a country slow to honor LGBTQ rights. In many cases, even supporting LGBT people can land you in jail, which is what happened last week  in  the African country. Sadly, Nigerian law enforcement arrested 53 men for attending an unofficial same-sex wedding, according to the BBC. The arrests happened last Saturday in the northern […]

Williams doesn't leave this year's U.S. Open empty-handed, she broke tennis legend Roger Federer's record, winning an extraordinary 308 Grand Slam matches.

Boko Haram released a new video of the abducted Chibok school girls. They're offering to release them in exchange for captured fighters.

Nigerian army officials claim they rescued a second Chibok girl. A Chibok mothers activist group doubts that the rescued victim is one of the Chibok girls.

Activists have identified the victim as Amina ali Darsha Nkeki, the report states. She is the first of the girls rescued from the 2014 mass kidnapping that sparked the hashtag and search movement #BringBackOurGirls.

One in every five "suicide bombers" used by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, underscoring the heartless nature of the religious extremist group, according to a report released Tuesday by the United Nations Children's Fund, writes Al Jazeera.

Baby Hope was helped by Danish aid Anja Ringgren Lovén in January after his family abandoned him over accusations of witchcraft.

Allegedly, a Mississippi landlord who had rented to Erica Flores Dunahoo evicted her family after he found out that her military vet husband was black. The landlord felt blindsided because Dunahoo didn't "act like" she was with a black man.

Two female suicide bombers killed 22 worshipers at a Northeast Nigerian mosque. They injured 18 others during morning prayers.

Two female suicide bombers between the ages of 17 and 20 reportedly blew themselves up this week in a camp in northeastern Nigeria designed to protect people trying to escape Boko Haram terrorists, killing at least 58 people.

In what one researcher calls the "new El Dorado for the prostitution business," there are now between 13,500 and 18,500 Chinese sex workers providing services in countries like Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria.

Houses were torched, suicide bombers detonated devices, and militants opened fire near Nigeria's largest northeastern city.