The Gambia has become the 22nd country to approve the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). This means that the minimum threshold has been met for the agreement to finally come into force.
Hip-hop artists in Nigeria unpack the realities of the country’s cyber fraudsters.
Power outages are frequent and random in Nigeria. To solve this problem, a university in Nigeria has built an organic waste power-generating plant to provide electricity to the whole university. This is the first such innovation by a Nigerian university to help address the power shortage in that country.
Police slogans are one of my favourite sources of reading material. Maybe it is because of their inherent contradictions – it is as if they are saying, “I do the opposite of what I say.” Let’s look at some of the police slogans from across Africa and how these fit with their actions.
Dehlia Umunna, deputy director and clinical instructor at Harvard Law School Criminal Justice Institute, is the first Nigerian to be appointed as a professor at Harvard School of Law.
African sci-fi legend Nigerian Nnedi Okorafor and Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu are teaming up with Oscar-winning actor Viola Davis for an upcoming series adaptation of Octavia Butler’s novel “Wild Seed”. Okorafor and Kahiu will write the script together, while Kahiu will also direct the project.
In December 2018, Nigeria’s unemployment stood at 23.1% affecting 20.9million people, the majority of which are young people. But two programmes initiated by the Delta State government is addressing youth unemployment in that state
As Nigeria lurches from one incompetent government to the other, why has there been no meaningful attempt to take on the entrenched political elite?