International reaction to Gaza siege has exposed the growing rift between the West and the Global South as Jorge Heine explains.
As they continue to wait in vain for state intervention amid rising sea levels, people in Akwa Ibom are taking matters into their own hands, as Ekpali Saint reports.
As many of Nigeria’s recently elected state and federal governments reach 100 days in office, Cheta Nwanze argues for a devolution of powers.
British pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, GSK, announced recently that it would cease operations in Nigeria, and instead operate through a third party. For Grey Continent, Cheta Nwanze examines why they’re leaving and what the move says about the state of the Nigerian economy.
Tony Wheeler is one of the most travelled people in the world, but one country has eluded him for 50 years – Nigeria. For Grey Continent, he explains why he has to right this wrong.
In Cameroon, the unintended consequences of Nigeria’s fuel subsidy withdrawal ripple across the beleaguered Anglophone region as Francis Tim Mbom reports.
As Chinedum Art Michael tries to name his newborn daughter, he ponders the reasons Nigerians give their children certain names.
Kiswahili originated in east Africa, spreading around the continent and the globe. It’s been adopted as a working language at the African Union and there’s a push for it to become Africa’s lingua franca or common language. Morgan J. Robinson is a historian of east Africa with a research focus on language who has published a book on Kiswahili called A Language for the World. We asked Morgan J. Robinson, of Mississippi State University how today’s accepted standard version of Kiswahili came into being.
As Bola Ahmed Tinubu settles into the presidency of Nigeria at Aso Villa, Cheta Nwanze examines some of his early policy decisions.
Senegal’s protesters should be lauded for defending their country’s democracy, not condemned for fomenting chaos writes Franklin Nossiter.