The arts, culture and free speech play a role in almost every area of policymaking. The candidates should tell us how they’ll handle everything from copyright to the kidnapping and jailing of artists and journalists.
Nigeria's president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, received handover notes from outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan ahead of his inauguration. The document, which was wrapped in a green ribbon, is a compilation of outgoing government's administration notes.
Former Egyptian president and Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi was sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole, nearly three years after he was declared Egypt’s first freely elected president.