The needs of Nigerian adolescents and youth

This year has brought in its wake another election cycle in Nigeria, amidst a landscape of economic, political and environmental crises that...
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Signal interrupted: When state security goes rogue

In March this year, a drone plummeted through the sky and into the dense bush of Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique, landing...
Internet shutdowns in Africa

How and Why Internet Shutdowns Threaten Democracy in Africa

Today we launch a new series on Internet shutdowns and control in Africa, with ten great new insights from authors from across...

Where is Hochnamibian? – a rejoinder to Bjarnesen et al

On 2 March, Bjarnesen et al engaged with our reply to their earlier post on citizenship in Africa. Our reply had expressed...
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Can President elect Tinubu Solve Nigeria’s Perennial “Restructuring” Problem

If you have spent time on Nigerian social media during the last year and a half leading up to the 2023 elections...

The Nigerian election is too close to call: So what happens...

The question of who will win the Nigerian presidential election is a fascinating one. President Muhammadu Buhari is standing down after serving...

The Elephant in the Room: Citizenship and language (a reply to...

On 23 January, this website published a blog post by Jesper Bjarnesen et al, discussing the challenges and...

#BookClub: What’s up with WhatsApp in West Africa?

It’s refreshing to find research on digital media in African contexts that avoids framing the analysis solely around policy ‘problems’ of ‘development’,...
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Creating Belonging or Ruling by Exclusion? Politics, Citizenship and African Governance

Citizenship is and has always been a complicated and multi-faceted concept. Across African contexts, as a recent IDAP webinar reiterated, this complexity...

REPORT: How Great Power Competition Is Reshaping Civic Activism

Check out this great new report on Global Civil Society in a Geopolitical Age: How Great Power Competition Is Reshaping Civic Activism,...