Today Nigeria’s political system is more fiercely contested than ever with some militants trying to break up the federation – to what extent ... do these schisms have their roots in the extreme violence of Britain’s commercial exploitation of the territory and its colonial conquest ?
As Nigeria grapples with multiple insurgencies, with the hangover from the #EndSARS protests still fresh, governance campaigner Obiageli Ezekwesili ... does not mince her words. Without urgent action and deep-rooted reform, she says, the country will slide into existential chaos.
When veteran correspondent Michela Wrong started researching her book, ‘Do Not Disturb – the story of a political murder and an African regime ... gone bad’ on the killing of Rwanda’s spymaster Patrick Karegeya, she knew it was going to prompt fierce arguments about President Paul Kagame’s record and the country’s direction.
Famine in Tigray: ‘I have never documented anything as relentless & systematic as what we’re seeing’
If the fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray does not stabilise soon, its people will face starvation and more devastation than the famine that nearly ... destroyed them in the 1980s, says a report just published by the World Peace Foundation.
Getting cocoa to market on Liberia’s treacherous roads is no joke. Like Liberia, many African countries hoping to take advantage of the African ... Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will require heavy investment in basic road infrastructure. In this episode of Talking Africa, we follow cocoa beans from harvest to coast.
President Joe Biden has made much of the return of the United States into the concert of nations; rejoining the World Health Organisation, rejoining ... the Paris Climate accord, and withdrawing the threat to exit the World Trade Organisation.
January 25 2020 marks the ten year anniversary of Egypt’s revolution in 2011. It put in motion an end to the 29-year rule of Hosni Mubarak. ... But looking back to the start of those unprecedented protests, was it all in naught or did some good come out of it?