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Rights Group, Nigeria Officials Differ on Lekki Shooting Death Toll

Human rights group Amnesty International and authorities in Nigeria disagree on the number of people killed at a shooting Tuesday in Lagos. Amnesty International says at least 56 protesters have died in clashes with security forces during weeks-long demonstrations in...
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Nigerian Vice President Promises Justice for Demonstrators Killed by Security Forces

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is expressing his condolences and promising justice for as many as 12 peaceful protesters shot dead by Nigerian Security Forces at the Lekki toll plaza. Osinbajo’s comments, in a series of tweets Wednesday night, wer...
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Millions of New Rapid COVID Antigen Test Kits Headed to Africa

New rapid coronavirus testing, soon to be available throughout Africa, could be a “game changer” for the continent, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The new, cheaper, less fragile tests could help health systems identify and treat cases more qu...
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