A reader:

‎$1 billion for an election and you’d think ballots would be delivered, on time, and at the right places. Now it’s April 9 for parliamentary polls, April 16 for presidential elections and April 26 for governorship and state assembly polls, if [election commissioner] Attahiru Jega is to be believed.

To keep up with the status of the elections and the issues–though it seems the presidential result is preordained; the man above, incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, who always smiles, should be elected easy because of his party’s large majority–regularly check in here, here, here, here, and here.

Further Reading

Dog day afternoon

The basic lesson from Halima Ouardiri’s short film, “Clebs,” about over 750 stray dogs living in a Moroccan sanctuary: We behave just like dogs.

The cover up

A Kenyan investigative journalist reflects on the capture of a genocidaire in Paris after 26 years on the run and its significance to the families of the victims left in his wake.