In recent months, thousands of Boko Haram fighters have surrendered to authorities in Nigeria and Cameroon, but the prospects of lasting peace are limited as long as the underlying causes of disaffection remain
1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair returns to Somerset House from Thursday 14–Sunday 17 October 2021 for its 9th London edition, the largest yet. New African previews 15 of the artists whose work is on display.
Whether Africa’s ‘youth bulge’ will become an asset or a time-bomb will depend on the degree to which we invest, or fail to do so, in human capital today, says Hippolyte Fofack.
For the ninth year in a row, the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair in London will be accompanied by 1-54 Forum, the fair’s extensive talks and events programme. Curator Dr Omar Kholeif gives us an advance preview.
The chaotic departure of Western powers from Afghanistan has exposed the brutal reality of the relationship between occupiers and their local servants. The analogy can apply to Africa as well.
1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair returns to London from 14-17 October 2021 with work from 48 leading international galleries from 23 countries across Europe, Africa and North America.
If the West is no longer willing to engage with international terror groups, what is to stop them from running riot in Africa?
After 20 years of talks and haggling, the UN has finally established its Permanent Forum on People of African Descent, but what is astonishing is who voted against the motion, says Baffour Ankomah.
In his sixth run for the presidency of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema eschewed economic jargon and spoke the language of the people, especially the youth. Voters rewarded him with a crushing win over longtime rival Edgar Lungu.
Having already banned Twitter, could Nigeria go the whole hog and emulate China by creating its own firewall for total control? Finbarr Toesland investigates.