“It was no longer about the shooting anymore but hatred towards us Somalians” says shop owner.
In the recent Nigerian election WhatsApp was used to mislead voters in increasingly sophisticated ways. But it also strengthened democracy in other areas.
Bride price practice has both social and psychological implications for the men who pay and those women for whom it is paid.
Kenya’s interior ministry has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign betting firm directors as the government clamps down on betting due to negative social impact concerns. The country’s Betting Control and Licensing Board had also declined to renew licences of 19 firms in order to review their operations.
The LGBTQI+ documentary, Under The Rainbow follows Pamela Adie, as she guides viewers through her first-hand experiences of navigating sexuality in homophobic Nigeria and the alienation that often comes from family, friends and society as a whole.
Nigeria is facing a plethora of challenges and crises but its youths are not taking action to change the status quo. Corruption, and a government making questionable moves has plunged the country deeper into crisis.
A Chinese University has set up a Zulu department officially promoting the language as a programme offered at undergraduate level thus strengthening ties between the two countries.
Deeply influenced by Steve Biko and the Black Consciousness Movement, artist David Koloane, who died on 30 June 2019, believed that artists have a right to define their own work.
What #Heroes Look Like: Nigerian Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, along with four religious leaders was awarded the 2019 the International Religious Freedom Award for sheltering 262 Christians in his home and mosque during an attack in central Nigeria.