Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,' multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, look at The Presidency, National Assembly, and service chief's. Whey they have remained in office even as their time has expired and why the presidency has refused to change the servicemen, top bosses.
Armed extremists in Nigeria's northeast have murdered four aid workers and a security guard. The killers released a video in which they accused their victims of working for an infidel organisation. We speak to our correspondent. Also, South African restaurants already reeling from the effects of coronavirus restrictions are protesting a curfew and alcohol ban reintroduced last week. Plus, Ethiopia's largest lake is being taken over by the water hyacinth and there are fears the plant could cause problems at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
Jihadists have killed at least 30 people and abducted women and children in a raid in northeast Nigeria's restive Borno state, a regional government spokesman said on Monday. Also, a French appeal court fines Teodorin Obiang, Equatorial Guinea's vice-president, 30 million euros for plundering state coffers to pay for fast cars and mansions in France. And finally, FRANCE 24 heads to the Sudanese city of Atbara ten months after the fall of Omar al-Bashir.
More than fifteen million children are orphaned in Nigeria due to no fault of theirs. As the world marks orphan day, many say there is a need to care for them, especially children. Jesse Tafida takes a look at the significance of the day and conditions of orphans in Borno state.