Nigeria had a civil war 51 years ago triggered by the declaration of independence by the south-eastern part of the country, and the unity and ... peace of the most populous country in Africa is once again being threatened.
In South Africa, manipulated audio recordings have been leaked from recent meetings of the governing African National Congress’s (ANC) leaders, ... raising the temperature ahead of the party’s elective conference next year.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will, in the next two months, appoint a new cabinet to steer his vision as he serves a sixth term ... in office. As his old comrades hope to keep grasp of their positions, youths are also optimistic for ministerial appointments.
Nigeria's social media ‘celebrity’ Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi, was arrested in Dubai in June 2020 on charges of conspiracy ... to commit wire fraud, money laundering and engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity. But his illegal activities are rooted in a culture where many young people see fraud as the only way to make money.
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I accompanied Samuel Eto’o on a trip from Paris to Lyon to collect his MBA and honorary doctorate. This former footballer hopes to play a role ... in the future of continental sport, and perhaps even in politics.
Moroccan-born American researcher Lbachir BenMohamed, director of the immunology research laboratory at the University of California-Irvine, ... is working on developing a universal vaccine that will be effective against all forms of Covid-19.
Incumbent Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, also known as Farmaajo, continues to hold on to power even after his four year term officially ... ended on 8 February, 2021. A political stalemate pushed back elections and on 12 April, parliamentarians -- at the behest of the executive -- extended Farmajo’s term for another two years, further complicating the situation in the country.
Six months after Mali began its political transition period, the former minister of territorial administration and local communities Ousmane ... Sy discusses why the country needs to radically change its form of governance if it hopes to dig itself out of crisis. At the top of his agenda? Passing institutional reforms, initiating an overhaul of the Constitution and doing a good job of running elections.