Songstress Dorothy Masuku once told South Africa’s public broadcaster that music was like breathing for her.
Sierra Leone has declared a national emergency to combat rape and sexual violence.
Research shows that mother tongue teaching is the most ideal tool for early child education.
Leaders go in and out of fashion, making statues built in their memory a tricky issue.
This is not the first time a Nigerian poll has been postponed but it is certainly the most dramatic.
Buhari’s handling of the economy has been somewhere between poor and appalling. But the same could be said of past administrations.
Cultural icons like Achebe, Fela and Saro-Wiwa were among those who highlighted Nigeria’s failings.
Opening up positions of political power to women will lead to effective and better implemented development policies.
Nigerian poets and novelists have compared the Igbo massacres in the 60s to the Holocaust as a way to drive international attention to the atrocities.