Politics and Society

Vagabonds In Power (V.I.P.): Africa’s greatest problem is selfish leadership
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Politics and Society Vagabonds In Power (V.I.P.): Africa’s greatest problem is selfish leadership

Do Africans countries have leaders who are concerned about protecting the rights of citizens or the leaders are simply Vagabonds In Power (VIPs) as described by Fela Kuti? For many people, one of Africa’s biggest challenge is selfish leaders who are apathetic to the prevailing suffering of the millions of Africans.

Nigeria: A country with more churches and mosques than hospitals
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Politics and Society Nigeria: A country with more churches and mosques than hospitals

Nigeria has an estimated total of 23,640 health facilities according to the Federal Ministry of Health census of 2005. While more health care facilities have been built in recent years, it appears more churches and mosques are opened in Nigeria than hospitals. There is under-investment in health care infrastructure, and the Nigerian government needs to do more if the country is to achieve most of the health-related SDGs.

Femicide protests in Nigeria and South Africa demand private sector and government intervention
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Politics and Society Femicide protests in Nigeria and South Africa demand private sector and government intervention

Women in South Africa and Nigeria have taken to the streets to speak out against continued male perpetrated violence that has caused the deaths of an alarming number of women in the past few years. The protests have been under the rallying hashtags #ProtectPHGirls in Nigeria and #IAmNext in South Africa.