Opinion

French racism, anxiety and love for postcolonialism

Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie's comments at the Night of Ideas reveal France's deep intellectual anxiety.

Wandia Njoya

by Wandia Njoya

Wandia Njoya

Nigeria

Nigeria migrants who escaped Libya restart their lives

Migrants say they are being returned to the same conditions that made them risk their lives crossing the Sahara desert.

Opinion

Chimamanda Adichie: The daughter of postcolonial theory

Amid the Nigeria bookstore buzz, Adichie's remarks on postcolonial theory were ignored. But they are just as important.

Grace A Musila

by Grace A Musila

Grace A Musila

Pyeongchang 2018

Africa's first bobsled team at Winter Olympics

The Nigerian trio are the first bobsled team from Africa at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Africa's first bobsled team at Winter Olympics

Science & Technology

From Kigali to Khartoum: Africa's drone revolution

From Kigali to Khartoum, we meet pioneers using drones to tackle some of Africa's current and future challenges.

From Kigali to Khartoum: Africa's drone revolution

Libya

Slavery in Libya: Life inside a container

Two Eritreans, sold as slaves, share harrowing details of their time inside illegal detention centres in Libya.

Slavery in Libya: Life inside a container

Nigeria

New 360 film reveals Nigeria oil spill devastation

Oil in Our Creeks explores how a Nigerian community was left reeling after a Shell oil pipeline spill.

New 360 film reveals Nigeria oil spill devastation

Football

Nigeria's football 'Big Boss' remembered

Known as the 'Big Boss' and hailed as Nigeria's football icon, Stephen Keshi would have been 56 on Tuesday.

Stephen Keshi: Why Google honours him today

Nigeria

'10 die' as suicide bombers attack Nigeria market

The attack took place on the outskirts of a displacement camp in Nigeria's north-eastern state of Borno.

Suicide bombing in Borno market causes multiple deaths

Boko Haram

Boko Haram video purports to show seized Chibok girls

Girl appearing in footage says the abductees are safe, live g in comfort and do not want to be rescued.

Africa

Nigeria's mass burial: Violence over farmland worsens

As violence between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria worsens, the number of victims continues to rise.

Nigeria

Nigerian migrants return from Libya back to square one

Even after experiencing horrible treatment and conditions, almost half of West African migrants returning home from Libya say that they will try to reach Europe again.

Nigeria

Nigeria flying citizens from Libya amid 'endemic' abuse

Some 5,500 Nigerians trapped in Libya while attempting to reach Europe to be evacuated amid reports of slavery and rape.

Nigeria

Suicide attack on Nigeria mosque kills at least 11

The suicide bomb attack took place during early morning prayers, witnesses said.

Suicide attack on Nigeria mosque causes multiple deaths

Nigeria

Cash is not king in Nigeria's Bakasi IDP camp

With little money to hand at the best of times, IDPs have an alternative economy where they trade goods to survive.

Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram barter to survive