Dr Mensah is an expert in fibre optics and nano technology. But for his work, fibre optics would not be what it is today, but he lacks the renown he merits. Baffour Ankomah profiles one of Global Africa’s great scientists.
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.
If the West is no longer willing to engage with international terror groups, what is to stop them from running riot in Africa?
Having already banned Twitter, could Nigeria go the whole hog and emulate China by creating its own firewall for total control? Finbarr Toesland investigates.
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.
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