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- Oct 1 20164 minutes
Does the World Really Need Nation-States?
To CHIGOZIE OBIOMA, there is more to writing fiction than crafting engaging characters and plots. Writers, he says, have an opportunity to assess and critique the world in which they live. The 2015 Global Thinker’s debut novel, The Fishermen, is a do
- Nov 25 20163 minutes
Why Nigeria’s Shiite Conflict Is Flaring Up Again
After deadly clashes and government bans, Nigeria’s Shiite Muslim community is pushing back.
- Aug 1 20164 minutes
When Do African Problems Need African Solutions?
According to the world bank, 12 percent of humanity lives in africa, yet it produces only about 1 percent of global research output. this gap persists because governments don’t emphasize science and t
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Why This Auto Repair Franchise Expanded to Nigeria
An automotive repair franchise takes the leap.
- Oct 31 20162 minutes
Between Two Worlds
In the absence of a government, Libya has devolved into a brutal marketplace of human lives
- Sep 26 20162 minutes
Nigeria’s Nightmare: Not Just Low Oil, No Oil
Militant attacks cut production, pushing Nigeria close to recession | “The last two years have been terrible. It’s a mess”
- Feb 1 20172 minutes
Nigerian ‘Cultural Evangelist’ Promotes African Languages with Apps and Digital Storytelling
"Technology offers the best form of creative approach to preserving native languages. It aids the process of documentation, collaboration between language experts, offers a wide array of distribution medium etc."
- Jul 25 20161 minute
Suffering and Squandered Hope in a War-Weary Country
BRYAN WALSH JULY 9 WAS THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY of the world’s youngest country, but the citizens of South Sudan had no cause for celebration. Heavy fighting between the government forces of President Salva Kiir and troops loyal to his rival, Vice Pres
- Jan 17 20174 minutes
A Nigerian Nobel Winner Exits Trump’s America
“Trump’s wall is already under construction,” Wole Soyinka says. “Walls are built in the mind.”
- Dec 26 20163 minutes
Praise, Condemnation After Nigeria’s Offer to Grant Corruption Whistleblowers 5% of the Take
"Must everything bring a monetary reward? How about values like patriotism? Primarily, whistle blowers need protection..."