The dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad is the first step, but Nigeria needs a complete reform of its police.
The gap between predictions of COVID-19 deaths in Africa and what has actually happened is staggering.
Despite having so much to gain from them, Africa’s role in negotiations to reform international tax is negligible.
From red berets to full-on cosplaying, leaders across the continent have a robust relationship with fashion.
Exploiting public office to win elections is common but Madagascar and Cabo Verde are making polls more fair.
The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown have deepened inequality on many levels, researchers have found.
Sixty years after political independence, it is clear that Nigeria has not fulfilled its huge potential, but with a supportive public culture it can transform that into success.
Regional leaders should prevent crises related to power transfers and restore some sense of accountability in African politics.
The proportion of prisoners awaiting trial in Nigeria is disturbing, and prolonged imprisonment can have a damaging effect on their mental functioning.