Sierra Leone’s new Basic Education Minister, David Sengeh, is on course to radically transform the country’s education system. If he succeeds, it could well be the model for the rest of the continent. Read more
The conflict between Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s federal troops and the provincial government of Tigray has become an almost full-fledged civil war. James Jeffrey reports. Read more
The Covid-19 pandemic has reversed most of Nigeria's recent economic gains and exposed its overdependence on oil. What can be done to reboot the economy? Report by Dianna Games Read more
Nigeria has been one of Africa’s fastest-growing destinations for new investment in fintech, which is helping the country to address the longstanding problem of financial ... Read more
- David Sengeh: ‘We will transform education in Sierra Leone’
- Ethiopia conflict: Abiy Ahmed, no more Mr Nice Guy
- Covid-19 exposes need for new direction in Nigerian economy
- Nigeria’s fintechs drive growth of digital culture
- Dangote vs Rabiu: Clash of the Titans
A new report by Mastercard Foundation highlights the challenges facing education in Africa and suggests ways to improve enrolment and standards.
On Africa Statistics Day, Dr. Mwarumba Mwavita of Oklahoma State University examines the perils of treating valid data as fiction.
The Honorable Charles R. Stith pays tribute to the late Ghanaian President and shares some telling anecdotes about the former leader who he says was a ‘force of nature’.
Anver Versi, editor, New African Magazine who knew Ghana’s former leader Rawlings on a personal basis pays tribute to one of Africa’s most fiery leaders
Access Bank has risen to become Nigeria’s biggest bank and is rapidly becoming a major force across the continent. Dianna Games spoke to MD Herbert Wigwe to find out more about the bank’s growth strategy
Africa is leading the way with a scheme to ensure seamless cross-border travel. Dr. John Nkengasong and Commissioner Amira Elfadil Mohammed Elfadil introduce Trusted Travel.
Charles Okpaleke’s journey, from struggling student to top film producer, and the operator of Nigeria’s first drive-in cinema, reads like the script of a Nollywood epic. Profile by Gail Collins
History consultant Kwaku recounts the story of his mother-in-law, Dzagbele Matilda Asante, who was working in Britain as a nurse at the time the NHS was founded in 1948
Nigeria is Africa’s top oil producer, but 65% of its population do not have access to reliable power. Dianna Games examines one of the main brakes on the country’s economic development
The recent decision by the AU and Africa CDC to adopt the use of digital Covid-19 certificates for travellers will go a long way in saving lives on the continent, says Denver Phiri
Free Trade Zones in Lagos and other major cities are attracting a growing number of companies. Will these areas help Nigeria achieve its ambitions to diversify the economy away from oil? Dianna Games reports
Nigerian journalist Chude Jideonwo gives an eye-witness account of the violence unleashed against people protesting police brutality and says this will cost the government dearly.