Stoking Nigeria’s flames of insecurity

Deadly attacks by various organised political and religious groups have created a febrile climate of fear in Nigeria. The country’s leadership needs to de-escalate the situation.

Symbols and rituals

Africa was very close to the late British Queen’s heart, and many Africans returned the affection. New African editor Anver Versi reflects on the reign of a monarch whose power lay in what she symbolised.

Can ‘Hustler’ Ruto find the promised land?

Kenya’s newly elected President, William Ruto has promised that he will lead the country in a new direction. Does he have what it takes to lead his people to the Promised Land?