Young women and men globally are snubbing power dynamics and gender inequality in the workplace, as seen with the #MeToo campaign.
Boko Haram offers relatively better life for some women than north Nigerian society. Many women have looked to religion for a space of relative autonomy, generating the apparent paradox of female support for sharia law
Sacraments such as baptisms and anointing ceremonies have been suspended to avert risk of transmitting Ebola, but the superstitious who believe it’s all witchcraft, and the sceptics who see a western conspiracy, still abound
President Buhari, himself a Fulani and in failing health, has been “slow to respond”
Africa Day is a good occasion to reflect on progress of the African Union. It has come a long way, but two years after the launch of its reforms effort, there are still notable divisions between member states and regions