Will Nigeria’s 2023 elections help deepen the nation’s democratic roots, or will they tug just a little more at national cohesion, threatening to loosen the ties?
There have been enough coups and attempted coups in West Africa and the wider Sahel over the past two years to suggest that there is a pattern. Analysis by Anver Versi and Neil Ford.
The Nigerian Navy recently added to its fleet as it scales up its operations against pirates, terrorists and other criminals. Adam Sheppard reports.
On 6 January, Africa lost another of its great thinkers. Cameron Duodu pays tribute to the Ghanaian philosopher Kwasi Wiredu, a great son of Africa.
Dr Mensah is an expert in fibre optics and nano technology without whose work fibre optics would not be what it is today. Baffour Ankomah profiles one of Global Africa’s great scientists.
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