Nigeria

How the Nigerian and Kenyan media handled Cambridge Analytica

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta recently signed into law the Data Protection Bill. Passed after several years of debate and delay, the new law places...

What comes after nationalism in Africa? A luta continua

There are a number of cases in the past decade where Africans have managed to push the conversation beyond liberal reforms...

The last French speakers in Lagos

In the floating suburb of Makoko a dwindling Francophone community clings to its linguistic heritage

The best of the M&G’s Africa coverage in 2019

This is a selection of the best stories published in the newspaper’s Africa section this year, in no particular order

#MeToo in Nigeria

In Nigeria, survivors of sexual violence and workplace sexual harassment know that facts are not enough

EDITORIAL: Nigerian law is the criminal, not gay people

Social mores and prejudices forged in Lagos are echoed in the intimate spaces of people all over the continent

Nigerian peacekeepers haunted by the ghosts of executions past

They changed the course of Sierra Leone’s civil war, helping to defeat the rebels. But in keeping the peace, these soldiers sins of their own

Rule of law? What rule of law?

Nigeria’s leader ignores court orders to release detainees and provide details of corrupt actions

No tall story: Africa takes on NBA

Masai Ujiri, a Nigerian sports executive, has put the continent on the basketball map

Nigeria’s border closure has implications for Africa’s economic integration

Efforts to increase trade within the continent are being undermined from the start

Border closure has mixed impact for Nigeria’s economy

The most visible winner from the closure is the Nigerian treasury, which has benefited from the falling cost of petrol subsidies

Nigerian town is ‘twins capital’ of the world

The town recently hosted its second festival, attracting hundreds of sets of twins dressed in traditional clothes

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.