Fidelis Mbah

Fidelis Mbah

Nigeria

Nigeria's Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as polls loom

Insecurity is a major electoral issue for President Muhammadu Buhari as he seeks re-election in 2019 polls.

Nigeria's Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as polls loom

Nigeria

'It feels like there's no hope': Nigeria's worsening job crisis

Four out of every 10 people in the country's workforce are either unemployed or underemployed.

'It feels like there's no hope': Nigeria's worsening job crisis

Africa

'Politicians have failed us': The despair of Nigeria's poor

Ahead of Nigeria's presidential elections next year, residents of informal settlements say they expect little to change.

'Politicians have failed us': The despair of Nigeria's poor

Nigeria

'Get working again': Nigeria's Abubakar launches poll campaign

A record 79 candidates are in the race for the Nigerian presidential election scheduled in February.

'Get working again': Nigeria's Abubakar launches poll campaign

Africa

Nigeria presidential election: Abubakar will run against Buhari

The opposition, led by ex-VP Atiku Abubakar, plans to beat President Muhammadu Buhari in the February polls.

Nigeria presidential election: Abubakar will run against Buhari

Cameroon

Polls open in Cameroon as President Biya seeks seventh term

Six million to vote against a backdrop of unprecedented violence in the country's English-speaking regions.

Polls open in Cameroon as President Biya seeks seventh term

Africa

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace

Restoration of diplomatic relations among Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia signals an end to region's conflict.

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace

South Sudan

South Sudan: Oil revival to boost economic recovery

Affected by the civil war, the country's oil output is expected to reach 210,000 barrels per day by the end of 2018.

South Sudan: Oil revival to boost economic recovery

Africa

Zimbabwe court rejects opposition bid to annul election results

Top court rejects legal challenge by MDC, which alleged the vote was rigged in favour of President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Zimbabwe court rejects opposition bid to annul election results

Uganda

Uganda: The changing face of political opposition

President Museveni has taken to social media to justify the detention of opposition politicians and their backers.

Uganda: The changing face of political opposition

Africa

Nigeria: Growing demand for youth inclusion in politics

More young people have indicated an interest to contest the presidency after a reduction of the age limit to 35.

Nigeria: Growing demand for youth inclusion in politics

South Sudan

South Sudan: Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal

Former foes Kiir and Machar have three months to form a transitional government once a final peace deal is signed.

South Sudan: Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal