The absence of technically organized ideologies in traditional African societies made several historians resolve that pre-colonial Africa had no clear patterns that governed behavior except the unearthing of some ancestral practices. Historians like George Dalton identified the inability of Western …Continue reading
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Lamido Sanusi II, has warned that Nigeria may become the world’s capital of poverty within the next 30 years due to policy deficit.
He said unless the country’s leaders get their priorities right and …Continue reading
Fifty eight years after gaining independence, how has Nigeria fared so far? Despite the tag Giant of Africa, Nigeria has not risen to its full potential.
Studying the trajectory of Nigeria’s history since independence is like reading the account of …Continue reading
The economies of Nigeria and South Africa – the two biggest economies in Africa – may have been in their perilous period. Early this month, the South African government declared that the country’s economy plunged into “technical recession”. Three weeks …Continue reading
The presence of Chinese companies in Africa is testing the labour laws of various African countries. There have been concerns over Chinese labour practices, often viewed as unfair, with various cases reported of poor and harsh working conditions. African governments …Continue reading
Following widespread criticism and outcry that trailed imposition of tax on social media usage in the Republic of Benin, the West African country has shown respect to the views of its citizens who fought against the social media and Internet …Continue reading
Despite immense mineral wealth, Africa’s economic success stories are few. Outside Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius, and Rwanda, economies on the continent have been held back by decades of state interventionism, corruption, petulant government spending, and irresponsible borrowing. National debts have reached …Continue reading