#BookClub: Debating Democracy – Nigerian Salafis and Boko Haram Twenty Years...

In the latest in our popular #BookClub feature, Jacob Zenn discusses the most important findings of his important new book, Unmasking Boko Haram, Exploring...

How COVID-19 is putting immunization at risk

The current COVID-19 pandemic has deflected attention away from other health priorities. However, the coronavirus is far from the only virus people that are...

Compassion vs. coercion: Protecting lives & enhancing legitimacy in COVID-19 Africa

As cases of coronavirus rise across Africa, there is growing recognition that the pandemic could evolve into a crisis not just of health and...
Credit: The MV Liemba trading with locals on its way to Kigoma, Tanzania/Maximillian Köster

The African Continental Free Trade Area: A Catalyst for Development?

In July 2019 Nigeria finally signed the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, after it had pulled out days before the signing was due. Now...

COVID-19 in Africa: Pandemics and Past Glories in Nigeria

In July of 2014, right in the midst of the West African Ebola outbreak, a Liberian American man brought the ebola virus to Lagos...

Authoritarian Africa – Watch the Video of Fromagehomme’s new book!

DiA's very own Fromagehomme (aka Prof Nic Cheeseman) has a new book out with Dr Jonathan Fisher called Authoritarian Africa: Repression, Resistance and the...

What next for UK-Africa relations after Brexit?

The recent UK-Africa Summit in London was big on rhetoric but short on economic commitments in the post-Brexit landscape. Researchers from the University of...

Cambridge Analytica in Africa – what do we know?

More and more information about Cambridge Analytica is hitting the media ... but what does it tell us about African politics, and how has...

Pentecostal Republic: Religion and the Struggle for State Power in Nigeria

Is Pentecostalism appropriating state power in Nigeria? Ebenezer Obadare, author of Pentecostal Republic: Religion and the Struggle for State Power in Nigeria responds to...

Good NGOs, Bad NGOs: Nigerian Government Partnership with NGOs in Counter-terrorism...

In Nigeria, what makes an NGO ‘good’ or ‘bad’? In this brief but compelling read, Emeka Thaddues Njoku shows how the Nigerian security services...