Trade worth millions of dollars are now passing through the port, a far cry from the desperate times of the war barely a year ago.
Activists have still not been able to create a large-scale movement. But what happens on Friday may give an indication of whether they can succeed.
Zack’s mission is to raise cash, build a rehabilitation clinic and get people to take notice.
Many in the restive north Nigerian state are hoping and praying that this Sunday will pass peacefully, after a string of deadly church bombings.
The road to the western Ivory Coast alludes to the many difficulties faced by ordinary people in the region.
As part of a series looking at competitors who have overcome overwhelming odds to take part in the upcoming Olympics, Al Jazeera spends time with Adrien Niyonshuti, a Rwandan mountain biker.
Less than two months to go until Transitional Federal Government is replaced with a permanent one, but political players still can’t agree on the process by which it should happen.
The unsung heroes of many a work trip are the local members of the team.
The fear is that Sunday's church attacks could signal a rebirth of the violence once common in the northern state.
It is hard to cover a drought when it rains.
Regardless of whether they sympathise with the former president or not, citizens worry if only one side is prosecuted, there will be more violence.