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Is WhatsApp shaping democracy in Africa?

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

Nigeria’s president loses his right hand man to Covid-19

Abba Kyari was Muhammadu Buhari’s powerful chief of staff, and the jockeying to replace him has already begun

Abubakar lodges election legal challenge

Abubakar, the candidate for the opposition PDP has now followed through with his promise to challenge the results

Why governing Lagos is Nigeria’s ultimate political prize

Forget the presidency. Whoever controls Lagos controls Africa’s most important city

Nigeria’s Buhari wins re-election

The former military ruler was first elected as civilian president of Africa's most populous nation and leading oil producer in 2015

Winning back trust in Nigeria’s rescheduled elections

Only hours before polls were to open, Nigeria’s electoral commission postponed elections scheduled for February 16 by a week

Nigeria has a history of dodgy elections: will it be different this time?

There are question marks over whether Nigeria's upcoming elections will be credible

Nigeria braces for knife-edge election (again)

At times chaotic, at others comical, the race to lead Africa’s biggest economy is never boring

Oby Ezekwesili quits Nigeria’s presidential race

She has withdrawn from the race, pledging to form an opposition coalition to defeat the ruling party

Nigeria’s 2019 election: a two-horse race with uninspiring candidates

Despite the large number of aspirants for Nigeria's 2019 elections, women and young people remain underrepresented

Buhari begins presidential election campaign

Voters go to the polls on February 16, four years after Buhari's landmark victory

Nigeria’s main opposition party announces candidate ahead of 2019 elections

​Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will run for re-election in February 2019 against former vice president Atiku Abubakar

Nigeria president to run for second term with party endorsement

Muhammadu Buhari will run for a second term in polls scheduled for February 2019

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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