African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think

Nic Cheeseman

The process of institutionalisation may be patchy and uneven. But one thing is clear: Africa is not without functioning institutions

Do 1 in 5 Nigerian adults really suffer from long-term depression?

Why the World Bank may have peddled some dodgy facts about this mental health condition.

Nigeria to launch probe into two elections over Cambridge Analytica


The firm will be investigated for improper involvement in elections and personal data-hacking of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

Infographic: The rising tide of immigration from Africa to Europe and the US

Mashadi Kekana

African nations account for eight of the 10 fastest growing immigration populations since 2010 and the number of migrants is due to increase

Cambridge Analytica’s role in Africa overstated

Claims about Cambridge Analytica's role in elections in Nigeria and Kenya have been overstated.