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
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.
If coups had been able to provide the solution to Africa’s problems, the continent would have become a shining model of development, equity and justice by now, says Anver Versi.