Thanks to the growing appeal of African football stars and a dream final, Afcon is establishing itself on the world sporting map.
The author delivers a searing and unforgettable take on the spiritual corruption that has engulfed his homeland and the wounds it leaves on a quartet of friends.
The new novel by Nigerian icon Wole Soyinka is at once satire, political thriller and tragedy. It is the work of a great writer that marks the destruction of postcolonial reason.
In six rural communities in Nigeria, residents were for the first time connected to electricity following the launch of six solar minigrids. This development, a partnership between Husk Power Systems, the World Bank and the Nigerian government has brought change to the communities.
Young people’s use of technology such as Twitter shows that they are interested in politics and governance and have found a way to participate.
Olusegun Stephen Titus is passionately invested in ecomusicology, a research field that intersects sound and the environment. The Nigerian scholar has published widely on how communities and artists channel music as an instrument for climate justice and environmental sustainability. In this wide-ranging interview for African Crossroads, Titus makes ecological interventions on the state of Nigerian and African music today.
Criminalising suicide directs resources towards punishment which has no significant deterrent effect.
This is Africa spoke to Sada Malumfashi, the director of the Hausa International Book and Arts Festival (HIBAF) which will be hosting its first edition around the theme, ‘Spaces’. The festival will “explore the origins of Hausa literary spaces; converse and discuss notions of gender, identity, culture, and politics.”
This Is Africa spoke to Nigerian climate and environmental campaigner Olumide Idowu, popularly known as Mr. Climate about his journey as a climate action warrior, the challenges he’s faced in his activism and why he thinks every African youth should be involved in finding lasting solutions to persistent climate problems.