Nigeria wrapped up its inquiry into the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls by militants on Friday with little progress to show, reporting almost none had been freed after the initial kidnapping some girls escaped from.
Second Wedding For 9-Year-Old Boy, 61-Year-Old Wife
A nine-year-old schoolboy has become one of the world's youngest grooms for the second time -- marrying his 62-year-old wife again. The second ceremony took place because the boy wanted to make it "official," though members of both families made it clear that the marriage was not legally binding.
South African Officials Arrested Over Mandela Memorial 'Fraud'
Police said six senior South African government officials were arrested on Monday for alleged fraud relating to the memorial service in December of former president Nelson Mandela. Millions of South Africans and more than 70 world leaders attended events to commemorate the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died at 95 on Dec.
For gays living in Uganda, just walking outside of their homes can be dangerous. And today, long-standing prejudice has been institutionalized into law with the country's "Anti-Homosexuality Act," which calls for harsh sentences for gay acts. Offenders convicted of "aggravated homosexuality" face life in prison. NewsHour Weekend special correspondent Martin Seemungal reports from Kampala.
At Least 22 Killed In Clashes In Central African Republic
At least 22 people have been killed in two days of clashes in Central African Republic, witnesses said on Tuesday, as foreign troops struggle to curb cycles of violence between Muslim and Christian communities.
With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics only weeks away and violence currently plaguing the Russian population, the planned response to and protest of the country's anti-gay laws are gaining more traction than ever.