Beyond Education And Innovation, The Creative Arts Might Just Be What Will Give Back ‘Fallen’ Nigeria Its Mojo

Nollywood contributes 1.42%of Nigeria’s GDP, and the sub-Saharan fashion market is estimated at US$31 billion, or one tenth of the global market.

They Can Be Nasty, But New Media Platforms Have Become Powerful Across Africa – And The Empire Is Pushing Back

ONLINE platforms have become an important site for political and social engagement. On the one hand they have been praised for their progressive characteristics. This is because they offer great organising potential, enhance political accountability and disrupt old media practices that tend to exclude less powerful voices from important social and political discussions. On the other hand, they have invited …

The Proxy Battle For Africa’s Indian Ocean States: Will They Go With India, China, Or Date Both?

It is telling that both Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi have prioritised visits to Mauritius and the Seychelles in recent years.