Nigeria has closed all its borders and suspended all international flights as the West African country tightens security ahead of presidential elections on Saturday.
- Wednesday, 18 March 2015 16:09
- Crystal Oderson in Cape Town
- Southern Africa
South African President Jacob Zuma expectedly survived a vote of no confidence motion, the second such, as the ruling ANC flexed its muscle to thwart the motion in Parliament.
- Friday, 13 March 2015 14:55
- Patrick Smith
- West Africa
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo was on an international tour to promote his bulky three-volume memoir – My Watch – when the electoral commission announced that the elections due on 14 February would be postponed for six weeks.