Facts, Not Magufuli-style Fantasy – Africa Has A Population Problem, But It Can Be Turned Into Gold

Because of its extraordinarily young population, Africa will benefit from favourable demographics, but perhaps less than most Africans assume.

‘I Will Not Be Just Average’: How Football Took Aloh Francis From Uganda’s Warzone To Vietnam And Back

More than 50 years ago, six footballers from northern travelled to England. Famously playing barefoot, they defeated the Great British Olympic team 2-1. One of them, Okot p’Bitek, remained to study, going on to become a renowned East African poet.

Weber Said There Is A Link Between Big Love Of God And Prosperity: Why Then Is Nigeria So Religious, Yet So Poor?

“If prayers were enough”, said American preacher TD Jakes, “Nigeria would be one of the richest countries in the world”.

Meet Nigeria’s ‘Baba IDP’, The Local Hero Making Sure Boko Haram Victims Aren’t Left To Die

He has written dozens of letters marked “SOS” and seeking financial assistance. When they go unanswered, an already-poor Halilu often takes out personal loans to make sure feed patients get fed.

Hunting For Gambia’s Jammeh: Things Aren’t So Cushy Nowadays As They Were For The African Dictators Of Old

There may come a time when Equatorial Guinea’s Obiang Nguema, now Africa’s longest-serving leader and no mug, thinks Jammeh is the right card for him to play.