Africans are about to learn the harsh realities of borrowing from China

John O. Ifediora. Zambians woke up last week to the sight of Chinese nationals in Zambian police…


The Apostles of hope now fill the economic vacuum in Nigeria

Just a few years back, calling a politician corrupt in Nigeria was synonymous to calling a kettle…


Why Credible Census Matters in African States

Editorial Commentary. Knowing how many residents in a country who are properly invested with civil…


In flawless form Nigeria confirms once again its international reputation

John O. Ifediora* At 2:30AM on February 16 few hours before polling stations were scheduled to…


As Nigerians prepare to elect a new president Islamic State militants now control hundreds of square miles of land mass

Joe Parkinson and Drew Hinshaw.* YOLA, Nigeria—The battle began with two small drones buzzing over…


Senegal: Testing for democracy in Nigeria and Senegal in 2019

Melvin Foote*. Without question Africa is a continent that is very much on the move towards…


Voter apathy in Nigeria's 2019 presidential election is very likely but certainly bad

Editorial commentary. WHEN MUHAMMADU BUHARI won Nigeria’s presidential election in 2015, his…


The Debate on China's Role in Africa; One Point of View

China’s “Marshall Plan” for Africa – Debt or New Deal? Peter Kagwanja. The recently concluded…


Peace and Security Summit

The summit on Peace and Security in Africa held on September 17, 2018 at the African Union Mission…


The Debate on China's Role in Africa; A Different Point of View

A Brief Response: Marshall Plan for Africa or “Debt Trap?” Lawrence Freeman. The world is…