Auschwitz Memorial director offers to share Nigerian boy's blasphemy jail term
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Nigerian boy Omar Farouq has been sentenced to 10 years for blasphemy by a Sharia court. Now the head of the Auschwitz Memorial is offering to serve part of the sentence, slamming it as "disgraceful" for humanity.
Lagos slums struggle to work and eat despite lockdown ease
In Iwaya, a poor district of Lagos, the inhabitants suffer from the economic situation despite the ease of lockdown. The government announced it would carry out food distributions in the poorest neighbourhoods, but according to many residents of Iwaya, they have not received any food aid and are suffering from hunger.
On patrol with Nigeria's 'Agro Rangers', who protect farmers from Boko Haram
The rainy season is the best time to grow rice and corn in Borno, one of Nigeria's agricultural regions. But farmers are frequently targeted by Boko Haram attacks. In a bid to improve security in the region and reassure farmers, teams of so-called "Agro Rangers" were set up a year ago by authorities. The men, who are often volunteer militia or hunters, are recruited by the Nigerian civil defence. Our correspondent Moïse Gomis went on patrol with them on the outskirts of Maiduguri and elsewhere in Borno.