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SPECIAL REPORT: Why troops are losing ground to ISWAP

Is the 2018 military strategy and campaign working? The facts based on the number of military formations successfully attacked and overran by ISWAP in...

Buhari set for COP24 in Poland

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Saturday for Katowice, Poland, to attend the 24th session of the Climate Change Conference known as the...

How Africa’s largest city is failing its older people

URBANISATION is spreading across Africa at great speed. Projections suggest that more than half of the total population will live in urban areas by...
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We know our friends, our friends know themselves

By Owei LAKEMFA IN Africa, we welcome any visitor even if he is not a friend. We offer our visitors water and a seat.  That...

The African Road to China

 By Owei LAKEMFA THE African leader's journey to Beijing, for the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) holding from September 3-4, 2018, actually began fifty-three years ago....

Africa is leaving Nigeria behind

By Simon Kolawole YOU should have seen me shaking my head in self-pity, as if somebody had just mercilessly slapped me. I had just landed...
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Giver, beggar, racist – 3 unique identifiers in China-Africa relationship

  China’s presence in the continent is creating an impression of a new saviour complex – the second largest economy in the world has come...

JOB ALERT: African Editor at Global Investigative Journalism Network

  The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) is looking for an editor for Sub-Saharan Africa. The deadline for application is February 28. Journalists with three years of...

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One year after Taliban takeover, Afghanistan plagued by repression, hunger

EXACTLY one year ago, August 15, 2021, the Taliban took over Afghanistan, promising to bring peace to the country...

Regulatory Commission inaugurates gas flare commercialisation team

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has inaugurated a 12-member gas flare commercialisation programme team to steer the...

Kenya: William Ruto wins presidential election amid controversy

KENYA'S Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has declared candidate of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), Deputy President William...

Pro-Health policy journalism fellowship offers reporting grants

GATEFIELD Impact is accepting applications for its inaugural Pro-Health Policy Journalism Fellowship.  The program will provide participants with the skills necessary to...

Cost of lending to rise as inflation surges to 19.64% in July

CONSUMERS in Nigeria would likely be paying more for goods as inflation surges to 19.64 per cent in July,...
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