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Review: ‘Legacy+’ turns Afrobeat full circle

Following in Fela’s footsteps, Femi and Made Kuti continue the family legacy with their new album

Why the US’s counterterrorism strategy in the Sahel keeps failing

In exclusive interviews, former officials explain what has gone wrong and why the United States keeps making the same mistakes

Bitcoin: Nigeria bites back against cryptocurrency trading

On 5 February Nigeria’s central bank banned crypto transactions, but industry analysts are confident the sector will find a workaround.

Africa: The only continent where political violence increased in 2020

Militias have increased in numbers and strength, and now outnumber state security forces by four to one

Nigerian farmers hail Shell ruling, but future remains uncertain

A Dutch court has ordered the energy company’s Nigerian subsidiary to pay farmers compensation over oil spills

Inside story of sex-trafficking film

Òlòtúré, a new Netflix series, is about how a Nigerian journalist walked the streets to uncover the trade

Debt forgiveness will top the African agenda in 2021

After being praised for their handling of the pandemic, African countries must now confront the economic fallout – even as they grapple with existing political and security challenges

Nigeria’s women on the front line

They led the October 72-hour demonstration against a brutal police squad, following the examples that date back to the 1910 Women’s War

The Portfolio: Antony Kaminju

Antony Kaminju shares his experience of making a photo of the Roving Bantu Kitchen’s Sifiso Ntuli

African science fiction: rereading the The Palm-Wine Drinkard

Nigerian writer Amos Tutuola wields language as the ultimate form of technology

Extract from ‘The Journey’: Responses to the archive

This sequence of texts was written in response to various photographs of Nigeria made between 1920 and 1929 that form part of the Colonial Office photographic collection

The world’s warriors are under attack, but we must keep on fighting

The murder of Fikile Ntshangase in KwaZulu-Natal was not an isolated incident. Around the globe, from Nigeria to Brazil, environmental activists are similarly being silenced, and it is our duty to continue this struggle

Nigeria’s queers say ‘enough’

Notorious police unit that harassed LGBTQ+ community disbanded after widespread protests.

Meet Donald Trump’s Nigerian cheerleaders

If Nigerians got to choose the next US president, Donald Trump would be the clear favourite

Why anti-corruption campaigns are bad for democracy

Such campaigns can draw attention to the widespread presence of the very behaviour they are trying to stamp out — and subconsciously encourage people to view it as appropriate

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