The all-women law firm helping prisoners get justice in Nigeria

Poor Nigerian inmates can wait years for their cases to go to trial, but now a group of lawyers are fighting the system. Lagos, Nigeria...

South Sudan: ‘Horrific acts’ by government may constitute ‘war crimes’

Multiple killings and a campaign of sexual violence that may amount to war crimes have been documented by United Nations rights monitors in South...

Sudan

Sudan’s 21-year civil war left two million people dead and split the country in two. Weapons are everywhere in the countryside and inter-communal battles...

Africa’s Long-term Growth Prospects Remain Intact as Economies Display Their Resilience

Many African economies are proving their resilience in the face of the humanitarian and economic crisis brought on by Covid-19. The World Bank expects the...

“Incessant killing more dangerous than Coronavirus”: report on Nigeria to UK...

“The incessant killing is more dangerous than Coronavirus” …The words of a community leader in central Nigeria – after coronavirus had reached his country –...

Energy Storage Technology Will Make Blackouts In Africa Ancient History

A shift from Africa’s traditional approach to power generation is needed to unleash the continent’s clean energy potential and secure an African future free from...

Nigerian women are taking to the streets in protests against rape...

Demonstrators and activists from rights organizations protest in front of the Nigerian Police Force headquarters in Lagos. Protesters have taken to the streets in cities...

Africa is home to nine of the world’s 10 most neglected...

Nine of the world’s 10 most neglected displacement crises are in sub-Saharan Africa, according to an international aid group, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). Each year,...

Nigeria’s Kano State Governor converts Christian under-age girl to Islam

A video showing the Governor of Kano, a state in the far north of Nigeria, leading an under-age Christian girl through the act of...

Why Africa Has the World’s Highest Entrepreneurship and Discontinuance Rates

Africa boasts of the world's highest entrepreneurship and female entrepreneurship rates. However, while entrepreneurial potential is high, the contribution to economic growth has been...