More needs to be done to ensure that journalists can do their important work without fear or favour.
Young Nigerians are protesting bad governance and police brutality. Where is the music to assist them?
Nigerian women have successfully used their naked bodies as an instrument of power, rather than shame, to protest injustice.
Written from prison, the new book of poems by the writer, academic and activist shows her fire but also her deep love for Uganda.
With a Hate Speech Bill and a shrinking democratic space, Nigerian lawmakers have become no different from the country’s military rule which saw dictatorship thrive. The final breath of democracy in Nigeria is being killed by Nigerian lawmakers, and Nigerians run the risk of losing what is left of their freedom if they continue to sit in silence.
While sometimes intolerant of criticism, Nyerere tended to respond with argument rather than force.
A reread of an article published in September 1985 by West Africa, a weekly magazine shows that Nigeria is facing the same economic, and political challenges it faced three decades ago when President Buhari was Head of State.
A government-imposed internet blackout in Sudan is the latest in a series of internet shutdowns as a means to quell dissent.
Many Africans grew up with the BBC and CNN as their sources of information. In fact, these stations remain the main news source for a lot of us. Are there other options that might serve Africans better?