Africans have the chance today to take control of their economic futures but only a united response will have a lasting, long-term impact, says Alexander Cummings.
By inviting the US’s Africom to help resolve its security issues, Nigeria is once again ceding sovereignty to outside powers, and is in danger of repeating the mistakes and unwanted outcomes of the past, writes Onyekachi Wambu.
New African brings the latest updates on the detention, and possible extradition to the US of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, who was arrested by the Cape Verde authorities over a year ago.
The veteran Ghanaian diplomat talks to us about the way forward in the Sahel and the pressing need for Africa to have a place on the UN Security Council.
Femi Adewole looks at how collaboration between the public and private sector is helping to unlock delivery constraints for large-scale housing programmes in Nigeria.
Abi Daré’s debut novel is not a comfortable read, but reviewer Gail Collins couldn’t put down this tale of a Nigerian girl whose life is dominated by lack of education, poverty and modern slavery.