Why moving US Africa Command to Africa will not solve security issues

Nairobi, May 12 -- Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, has asked the United States to move its military headquarters overseeing Africa to the continent, from Germany. This is to better tackle growi... Read More

Does Nigerian music glorify cybercrime? Here's why this matters

Nairobi, May 11 -- Along with its many benefits, the internet has brought the world a new risk - cybercrime. Cybercrimes are offences that intentionally harm victims in various ways using telecommunic... Read More

Deby's death threatens security in the Sahel: Nigeria has a key role to play

Nigeria, April 30 -- The death of Chad's President Idriss Deby has inevitably alarmed foreign and national security policymakers in Nigeria, the West African region and as far as France. The 68-year-... Read More

Idriss Deby Itno offered Chadians great hope, but ended up leaving a terrible legacy

Nairobi, April 24 -- The death of Chadian president Idriss Deby Itno from injuries sustained on the battlefield just days before he was to start his sixth term in office has been met with shock and in... Read More

Somalia's toxic political and security order: the death knell of democracy

Nairobi, April 24 -- By the mid-1990s, it was clear to the world that Somalia had become Africa's first failed post-colonial state. But this vast country of just 10 million people had had a glorious h... Read More

Best hope for fairly distributing COVID-19 vaccines globally at risk

Nigeria, April 19 -- COVAX, the global initiative to coordinate the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in an equitable way, is crucial for bringing the pandemic under control. But COVAX's aim of deliv... Read More

Pandemic underscores flaws in Nigeria's farming and food supply chains

Nigeria, April 16 -- Ademola Adenle, Colorado State University During the lockdown in Lagos, Nigeria, I joined a humanitarian team to distribute food to poor people in the urban slums. The project wa... Read More

How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industry

Nigeria, April 12 -- The construction industry is widely considered to be one of the world's largest industrial employers of labour, and is linked to all other sectors of countries' economies. It pres... Read More

At what age are people usually happiest? New-research offers surprising clues

Nigeria, April 12 -- If you could be one age for the rest of your life, what would it be? Would you choose to be nine years old, absolved of life's most tedious responsibilities, and instead able to ... Read More

Why Kenyans and South Africans share Covid-19 hoaxes

Nairobi, April 8 -- The Covid-19 pandemic has led to widespread disinformation circulating on social media globally. This includes false information about the virus, its origins and possible cures for... Read More