As the West African regional body celebrates 40 years in May, The Africa Report looks at integration on the ground and what the next four decades could hold.
- Wednesday, 13 May 2015 16:32
- Billie Adwoa McTernan and Tolu Ogunlesi in Lagos, and Patrick Smith in Abuja
After steamrolling to victory in the 28 March presidential election with 54% of the vote, General Buhari is promising to bring fundamental improvements to government and security.
- Tuesday, 21 April 2015 14:54
The crusading mayor and community leaders worked hand in hand to turn the tide against Ebola.
- Monday, 23 March 2015 11:47
- Tolu Ogunlesi and Billie Adwoa McTernan in Lagos and Patrick Smith in Abuja
It was set to be the closest-run national election since the 1960s. Now talk of further postponements or interim governments leaves the prospects cloudy and would-be voters increasingly restive.
- Monday, 16 February 2015 11:58
- Benno Muchler and Yiting Sun in Guangzhou, Zhuji, Shanghai
Africans in China are learning from its breakneck growth and profiting from its cheap manufacturing. But what is life really like for them? The Africa Report travelled to the 'Asian eldorado' to find out.
- Friday, 13 February 2015 12:09
- Tolu Ogunlesi in Lagos
Nigerian elections demand big bucks, and many in industry stand to gain. But despite the ostentatious televised giving sprees and cheerleader consortiums, President Jonathan may still find he's scraping the bottom of the (oil) barrel for the funding he needs.
- Friday, 28 November 2014 07:10
In November, a small army of earnest-looking Americans and Britons clutching an array of mobile phones and tablets will invade Abuja, Nigeria's capital. They are the rockstars of political spin, and they will earn hundreds of thousands of dollars for their services over the next few months.