Benedicte Kurzen’s often graphic images of the recent (April 16) presidential elections in Nigeria and its aftermath–the elections were won by Goodluck Jonathan. At last count, more than 200 people were dead and nearly 40,000 people displaced in post-election violence.

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Further Reading

Long live Ruth First

The great South African writer and activist, Ruth First, was assassinated by a letter bomb sent by the South African Security Police in Maputo, Mozambique on this day, 17 August, in 1982.