Reflecting on practical actions and policies such as the AU Agenda 2063, Yamoussoukro Decision and Sirte Declaration, Dr Richard Munang and Mr Robert Mgendi suggest ways to curb Africa’s socio-economic inequality
It may make economic and financial sense for Lagos, Nigeria, to push out the poor from its urban centres, but the short-term gains may come with a long-term cost.
The advisory board of the NLNG Prize has announced its 2017 winner. Ikeogu Oke has won the coveted prize for his collection The Heresiad. About 184 poets entered the race for the staggering sum of USD100 000 and the three-man shortlist was announced in September. The list generated heated debate over the soul of Nigerian poetry and the fate of Nigerian literature in general.
The architecture of the ancient Yoruba of Southwest Nigeria was a communal endeavour and the house was a statement of ideological, economic and social position in the larger urban context. Adams Adeosun bemoans the fact that it is fast disappearing.
The tragedy that comes with the change in climate that caused landslides and flooding recently hit Sierra Leone, one of the jewels of Africa. What can we learn from this moment of pain?
Despite the stigma that often surrounds menstruation, Ugandan men and boys are getting involved in promoting menstrual hygiene, writes Arthur Matsiko
Counterfeit medicines have killed thousands in Nigeria because manufacturers placed a higher premium on profitability than saving lives. But NAFDAC and technology have come to the rescue, writes Patrick Egwu
Today we live in a world where one can have as many official romantic partners as one has social media accounts – this is polyamory. However, there are ways in which this new type of loving can teach us how to tackle our more traditional relationships.
In Nigeria, 10,5 million children are not in school. Those who live in slums are at greater risk of growing up uneducated. While one non-profit social development organisation is working to solve the problem by taking education to their doorstep, the government shows little sign of following suit.