West Africa


Is this the end of Boko Haram?

Over the past few months, thousands of Boko Haram fighters have surrendered to authorities in Nigeria and Cameroon, but if if the root causes of what led to its formation are not tackled, another terrorist group could rise up again.

Soyinka at his searing best

In his first novel in 47 years, Wole Soyinka is back to his unique style, with an unflinching look at the often absurd complexities of life in Nigeria that is also a rollicking whodunit.

Rekindling the hopes of Africa’s youth

Surveys indicate that African youth have lost faith in the current status quo and are looking for a future elsewhere. How can this be reversed? asks Onyekachi Wambu