Nigeria To Add 212 Million City Dwellers By 2050 – Equivalent To Present Population Of Germany, France And UK

In Benin’s capital Cotonou, Togo’s Lomé and Burkina Faso’s Ouagadougou the informal sector accounts for over 80% of non-agricultural employment.

50 Years After Nigeria’s Deadly Biafra War, New Agitation For Divorce: Here’s A Way To Fix The Problem

“We are like second class citizens, of the same status as a colonised people, except that this is internal colonialism, caliphate colonialism”

Cameroon’s Biya, In Power For 35 Years, Says Activists Are ‘Extremists’, But The ‘Anglophone Problem’ Isn’t Going Away

Western Cameroon is 20% of the population but reportedly produces 60% of the country’s GDP, and has little to show for it.

Ethiopia Extends Emergency As Old Grievances Simmer: A Ruling Party’s Strength Becomes Its Main Weakness

Some 20,000 people have reportedly been detained under the state of emergency, which also led to curfews, bans on public assembly, and media and internet restrictions.

The Ivory Trade Is Brutal – And Complicated – Business: Power And Poaching In Africa

Anyone who believes that China’s recent pledge to ban the ivory trade by the end of 2017 will make a difference to the threat hanging over African elephants will have a rude awakening after reading this book