Much like Nigeria, in Squid Game, players emerge victorious not really due to their skills but due in large measure to cheating. Success is a matter of survival of the fittest but the fittest is the trickster. Read more.
All forms of capitalism, including Africapitalism, ultimately, depend on the devaluation and exploitation of essential domestic labour, which women still perform almost exclusively in Africa. Read more.
The Nigerian government is trying to create a database that links mobile phone users’ SIM cards with their National Identity Numbers—but can any government today be trusted with citizens’ sensitive data? Read more.
Journalist, professor and author of ‘Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War’, Howard W. French, spent ten years researching the book. Read our interview.
In a consensual democracy, ‘politics’ is everybody’s participatory responsibility, and Wiredu’s ideas force us to imagine the kind of societies in which diligent senses of careful responsibility could be realized. Read more.
For protests such as #EndSARS where women play prominent leadership roles, gender stereotypes that assign leadership roles to men encourage dampen these protests at a much faster rate than protests led by men. Read more.