General elections in Nigeria are due in less than two months. Normally, one will expect that after almost sixty years of political independence, the country’s politics should dwell on well-defined ideologies, but that is not the case.
Almost every time …Continue reading
Nigeria’s election season is here and the stakes are higher than ever. Like with the last general elections (2015) politicians are shying away from the most important questions. There have not been sufficient arguments about the economic future of the …Continue reading
Almost all of Nigeria’s 68 political parties have wrapped up their primaries and chosen candidates to stand in the country’s February 2019 general election. The poll is likely to be yet another two-horse race: a contest between the All Progressives …Continue reading
Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female president.
Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become Africa’s only female head of state.
Her election to the ceremonial position comes a week after …Continue reading