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.
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
Many African countries have made progress against malnutrition but the effects of lockdowns could erase the gains made so far. Neil Ford reports.
Mozambique is entering a crucial period in its history. Its LNG projects could add $100bn to the economy over 25 years, but the industry itself is under threat from insurgents. Neil Ford examines the current situation.
The insurgency being waged by the Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaah (ASWJ) movement in northern Mozambique is causing widespread death and destruction. Neil Ford investigates.