West Africa


Nigeria’s soccer Super Eagles take flight

Over the years, Nigeria’s national football team – the Super Eagles –  have given Nigerians plenty of reasons to rejoice. Michael Renouf looks fondly back on their triumphs 

Dangote vs Rabiu: Clash of the Titans

It seems the gloves are off between Nigeria’s two most celebrated entrepreneurs. Mfonobong Nsehe and Seun Adegoke Oyeniyi report on the growing business rivalry between Aliko Dangote and Abdulsamad Rabiu

Nigerian business leaders to watch

Mfonobong Nsehe and Seun Adegoke Oyeniyi highlight seven Nigerian entrepreneurs likely to be snatching the headlines in the near future

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