Could a long-term solution to Boko Haram come from the World Bank?
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Politics and Society Could a long-term solution to Boko Haram come from the World Bank?

When it comes to the fight against Boko Haram, Nigeria’s new president Muhammadu Buhari has been busy. He has finally got the Multinational Joint Task Force up and running, which combines troops from Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria into one regional force: a necessary weapon against what has always been a regional rather than national problem

Africa’s undemocratic third term template: et tu Kagame, Sassou Nguesso?
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Politics and Society Africa’s undemocratic third term template: et tu Kagame, Sassou Nguesso?

There are three African presidents who have caught the attention of the global media all for the same reason in the last couple of months or more. Presidents Kagame, Nkurunziza and Sassou Nguesso of Rwanda, Burundi and Congo Brazzaville respectively have actively sought and in one instance already acquired third terms of office

Between privacy and access to information: threats and opportunities in internet regulation
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Politics and Society Between privacy and access to information: threats and opportunities in internet regulation

Africa is experiencing an internet revolution. It is estimated that 50 percent of Africans will be online by 2025 – up from 16 percent in 2013. The current and expected growth in both utilisation and the relevance of the internet to African lives highlights the importance of legal and policy measures to regulate its use.

Good morning, I have my period today.
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Lifestyle Good morning, I have my period today.

Having your period is no picnic and the way in which society treats the process makes it even worse. We are wildly horrified by the idea of menstruation as it takes away from the idea of the perfect and sexually desirable woman. One, however, should not be shy to say ‘hey I am on my period’ because there is nothing wrong with it.