In this week's pick of some our favourite discussions over 2020-2021, we revisit the making of the nation of Nigeria. Its turbulent history has ... plenty to tell us about the current malaise. After all, as the poet Maya Angelou once said: "If you don't know where you have come from, you don't know where you are going."
In this week’s pick of some our favourite discussions, we go back to that time when the coronavirus pandemic was at its strongest in March.
Many were quick to draw comparisons to how West Africa handled the Ebola outbreak of 2014-2016.
When Ebola hit Liberia in 2014, W. Gyude Moore was working as deputy chief of staff for President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
He had a front row seat as the administration battled the virus; and has important messages for policy-makers in Africa as they confront the coronavirus pandemic.
In this discussion that originally aired on 21 March 2020, Moore reflects on the five lessons learned from the Ebola outbreak.
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