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Nigeria

Africa and «the brutish museums»

Amin Maalouf, Block Museum of Art, Dan Hicks, Alice Procter: Leo Afrikaneren, Caravans of Gold – Fragments in Time – Art Culture and Exchanges Across Medieval Saharan Africa, The Brutish Museums, The Whole Picture

Cultural history: It is necessary to relinquish ownership of the colonial loot. The treasures of European museums have been stolen. And what about the Cultural History Museum in Oslo – which is also on the list of museums that have Benin's stolen bronze sculptures?

Italy's fifth mafia

Leonardo Palmisano: Ascia nera. La brutal intelligence della mafia nigeriana

HUMAN TRAFFICKING: The Nigerian mafia is smuggling both people and drugs. Threats, violence and voodoo rituals are used to force girls into prostitution.

Black Ax is spreading fear all over the world

BLACK AX: The Nigerian mafia is spreading all over the world, also to Scandinavia.

Making the desert green

Jared P. Scott: The Great Green Wall

CLIMATE CHANGES: Musician Inna Modja travels along the 8000-kilometer route for Africa's ambitious Great Green Wall project, where a wall of trees will stretch across the continent.

Nuanced about Boko Haram

Hilary Matfess: Women and the war on Boko Haram. Wives, weapons, witnesses

: Over the past three years, Hilary Matfess has interviewed a number of women who have been liberated from Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria. She challenges the reader to nuance her image of the group.

He who burns down his father's house inherits the ashes

Jaqueline Farris: Nowhere to Run.

: The title Nowhere to Run unfortunately says the most about Nigeria's environmental crisis. The film provides a useful introduction to the overwhelming amount of environmental problems that plague this part of the world.