Over the last few days alone, militant group Boko Haram has launched suicide bomb attacks using children and reportedly killed hundreds in the town of Baga. The violence has many Nigerians demanding the same solidarity that world leaders offered France after the Charlie Hebdo attack.
This year's Caine Prize for African Writing has been awarded to Tope Folarin, for his short story, "Miracle". It's the first time the literary prize has been given to an African writer living outside of Africa. Marco Werman speaks with Tope Folarin.
The Embassy of God church in Ukraine has attracted a number of adherents, as well as a number of detractors. While founder Sunday Adelaja insists he's out to save souls, an attorney said he's out to swindle and scam.
This week the violence of the Islamic insurgent group Boko Haram came to the capital of Nigeria. The government says more than 75 people were killed in a Boko Haram bombing at an Abuja bus station. Reporter Heather Murdock speaks with a family who lost several brothers in the attack.
Yabuku Nkeki lost his daughter a month ago when she and more than 200 other school girls were abducted by Boko Haram from their northeastern Nigerian village. A video of some of the girls was released Monday, indicating they're still alive.