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.
Magufuli approaches elections buoyed by victory in the local polls and a solid track record on the economy.
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America has historically been a strong Ethiopia ally, but this latest move to withhold foreign direct assistance has thrown its loyalty into question.
Some insights into previous outbreaks of human coronaviruses may be useful in explaining the comparatively ‘low’ numbers of COVID-19 infections and mortality in people with HIV in South Africa.
Government’s ability to harness public trust is crucial for managing the COVID-19 pandemic and finding ways out of the crisis. This article takes a look at what drives the widespread skepticism about government’s coronavirus response and messaging in Lagos.
For all of the shortcomings of Nyerere’s regime, his ideas continue to inspire Tanzanians fighting for a more equal and democratic future, over 20 years after his death.