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Online ethno-religious conflicts in Nigeria mirror unsolved trauma offline
Online ethno-religious conflicts in Nigeria mirror unsolved trauma offline
The right of citizens to talk, to express opinions and to keep tabs on governance is an inherent aspect of any democratic culture. But conversation...
Tens of thousands of children may starve to death in Boko Haram-affected areas
Tens of thousands of children may starve to death in Boko Haram-affected areas
About 500 000 children in West Africa are likely to suffer from severe malnutrition this year as Nigeria’s Boko Haram...
Attacks have fallen, but Boko Haram’s new leader could signal a strategic shift
Attacks have fallen, but Boko Haram’s new leader could signal a strategic shift
TERRORISMDeep fissures have emerged in Boko Haram after Abu Musab al-Barnawi was appointed as the new leader of the group, replacing...
South Africa is Africa's largest economy (again). But what does it mean?
South Africa is Africa's largest economy (again). But what does it mean?
South Africa has toppled Nigeria and reclaimed its status as the largest economy in...
We need to act urgently about the health disaster in Nigeria’s Borno state
We need to act urgently about the health disaster in Nigeria’s Borno state
The health situation in Borno State in northeast Nigeria is critical. At least 500 000 people who are either displaced or cut off in enclaves...
[Video]ADVERTORIAL: We need to act on the health disaster in Nigeria’s Borno State
[Video]ADVERTORIAL: We need to act on the health disaster in Nigeria’s Borno State
The extent of the crisis is only now becoming apparent. Hundreds of thousands have been cut off from assistance, some for as long as two years.
Cash crunch affects match-making programme and mass weddings in Kano, Nigeria
Cash crunch affects match-making programme and mass weddings in Kano, Nigeria
Low global oil prices have hurt Nigeria’s economy, taking it to the brink of recession. But the resulting cash crunch has also had a more...
'New' oil rebels spring from the old
'New' oil rebels spring from the old
The Niger Delta Avengers, a militant group that has been attacking Nigeria’s oil infrastructure since early this year, is anything but new,...
Buhari under siege on all fronts, only a year into his presidency
Buhari under siege on all fronts, only a year into his presidency
NEWS ANALYSISA year into his presidency, Muhammadu Buhari may wonder whether it was worth the fight. The airport in Lagos is named for a...
Rescued from Boko Haram but around 700 people, mainly children, are still dying
Rescued from Boko Haram but around 700 people, mainly children, are still dying
Nearly 700 people, most of them children, are receiving treatment in hospital in northeast Nigeria for severe malnutrition after being rescued from...

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