Nigeria

 
The man who made an Afro-NBA empire
The man who made an Afro-NBA empire
In Toronto last month, five Africans were among the recipients of what are reportedly the most expensive championship rings ever made. Each ring is...
Mashaba’s xenophobic legacy
Mashaba’s xenophobic legacy
The outgoing mayor’s tweet about the arrest statistics of migrants in Johannesburg over four years displays both his bigotry and a...
Shoprite delivers strong sales in SA market
Shoprite delivers strong sales in SA market
A difficult trading environment has not stopped the Shoprite Group Holdings from producing impressive results for the three months ending September...
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...
Nigeria’s border closure has implications for Africa’s economic integration
Nigeria’s border closure has implications for Africa’s economic integration
Nigeria recently partially closed its border with Benin in an effort to stem the smuggling of rice. It then
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...
Nigerian town is ‘twins capital’ of the world
Nigerian town is ‘twins capital’ of the world
The sign greeting visitors at the entrance to Igbo-Ora in southwest Nigeria welcomes people to a place unlike anywhere on Earth: “Twins capital...
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...
A school secured what leaders couldn’t: A negotiated truce
A school secured what leaders couldn’t: A negotiated truce
On September 18, Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech in Parliament about the recent xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg mentioned one act of hope: how a...
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...
Cameroon's anglophone conflict goes back 100 years
Cameroon's anglophone conflict goes back 100 years
Cameroon is plagued by near-daily clashes between security forces and anglophone separatists that can be traced back to its split between Britain...
Flashy façade hides abuse, poverty
Flashy façade hides abuse, poverty
Landing in Equatorial Guinea’s capital of Malabo, a short drive from the airport brings any road user onto an impeccable six-lane asphalt...

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