Muhammadu Buhari

 
Rule of law? What rule of law?
Rule of law? What rule of law?
Since assuming power on May 29 2015, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has shown a stunning disregard for the rule of law and human rights,...
Holistic approaches to ending violence
Holistic approaches to ending violence
The international spotlight on South Africa has subsided, but gender-based violence continues; as do challenges for foreigners and refugees, who...
Border closure has mixed impact for Nigeria's economy
Border closure has mixed impact for Nigeria's economy
Two months ago, Nigeria slapped restrictions on cross-border trade with its neighbours, but there are mixed signals as to whether the controversial...
Buhari’s visit to South Africa eased tensions. But more needs to be done
Buhari’s visit to South Africa eased tensions. But more needs to be done
There were mixed feelings among Nigerians over President Muhammadu Buhari’s state visit to South Africa because of the recent xenophobic attacks...
African leaders prefer overseas to local health care
African leaders prefer overseas to local health care
During the World Health Organisation's (WHO) African regional committee in August 2017, held in Zimbabwe, the late Robert Mugabe argued that...
The Nigerians who are bullish on SA
The Nigerians who are bullish on SA
As President Muhammadu Buhari visits South Africa this week, two Nigerians with dual residence talk to Lester Kiewit about what makes...
Dictators expand their toolbox
Dictators expand their toolbox
The threat to free and fair elections is growing. In the modern world, more authoritarian leaders stay in power by holding elections and rigging...
No end in sight to Nigeria's border closures
No end in sight to Nigeria's border closures
The Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) has appealed to the Nigerian government to reopen its borders.
Africa needs traditional, independent media to hold the powerful to account
Africa needs traditional, independent media to hold the powerful to account
In June, Senegalese President Macky Sall’s brother, Aliou Sall, resigned from his post as the head of a state-run savings fund, following public...
WhatsApp played a big role in the Nigerian election. Not all of it was bad
WhatsApp played a big role in the Nigerian election. Not all of it was bad
There is growing concern about the potential for the message and media sharing platform WhatsApp to undermine democracy in a number of countries...
Nigerian president vows corruption crackdown in second term
Nigerian president vows corruption crackdown in second term
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to continue his crackdown against corrupt officials, in a tough speech ahead of his second term in...
Fela in Versace: how popular culture is driving 21st century pan-Africanism
Fela in Versace: how popular culture is driving 21st century pan-Africanism
This Saturday marks the 56th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), which became the African Union (AU) in 2002. This day is known...

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