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Idayat Hassan

Shadow states infest Africa’s democracies

Two recent reports show evidence that democracy in Africa is being threatened by private power networks

America’s lessons for African dictators

COMMENT: Trump’s attacks on democracy grab the headlines, but the real story is one of democratic resilience

Unite with Nigeria’s ‘Speak Up’ generation protesting against police brutality

Photos of citizens draped in the bloodied flag have spread around the world in the month the country should be celebrating 60 years of independence

Is WhatsApp shaping democracy in Africa?

A study shows that the social messaging platform is both emancipatory and destructive, particularly during election campaigns

WhatsApp: Cibiyar farfaganda a lokacin zaben Nijeriya

Kafofin sada zumunta sun taka muhimmiyar rawa a zaben Nijeriya da ya gabata.

Nigeria’s ‘propaganda secretaries’

Social media and fake news played a big role in Nigeria’s general election.These online entrepreneurs make a living from it

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