• Diaspora
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  • West Africa
  • South Africa
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  • Central Africa

Nigeria at 60: A nation of superlatives

On the 60th anniversary of its independence, Nigeria’s role as the lynchpin of African politics, economics and culture has never been stronger, as Neil Ford reports

The keys to a peaceful Sahel

On World Peace Day, the head of UNFPA’s West and Central Africa Regional Office, Mabingue Ngom, looks at what needs to be done to bring an end to conflict in the Sahel

Kumasi’s gallery for returning treasures

Ghana’s ‘Gallery for Returning Treasures’ will be more than a conventional museum. Elsie Owusu describes plans for housing works of art stolen under colonialism