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Anti-corruption boss 'no poodle'

Ghana's independent Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, resigned his post on 16 November after experiencing government interference in his job, he said in a letter to President Nana ...


Generals tighten their grip

Determined to use the #EndSARS protests for their own ends, the securocrats have reasserted their role at the heart of government

The Nigerian army's version of the shootings during the October protests was spelled out at a bizarre press conference in Abuja on 2 November by Attorney General Abubakar Malami, w...


Election stirs up apathy

Against a grim backdrop of pandemic economics, voters are uninspired by the choices in next month's elections

Dampened by the pandemic, economic worries and voter fatigue, campaigning for the national elections on 7 December is heading into the final stretch. Jobs and living standards domi...


Condé shrugs off poll doubts

The incumbent's victory, contested by the opposition and questioned by the European Union, gives him more control of the state than ever

Whether his win with 59.49% of the votes in the 18 October elections was credible or not matters little to President Alpha Condé and his governing team. On 24 October, the C...


Rage at the gates

Targeted with live rounds in Lagos, campaigners against police brutality step up their protests and political ambition

Pressure is mounting on President Muhammadu Buhari's government after the shooting of protestors at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos on 20 October with the African Union and the United...

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States carry on regardless

Rival candidates in Ondo State's elections campaigned for their national ambitions more than local issues

After losing the Edo state elections last month, the ruling All Progressives' Congress (APC) held on to Rotimi Akeredolu's governorship of Ondo State on 10 October – a result...


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Jihadists trade up

The deal that saw Jama'a Nusrat ul Islam wa al Muslimin?(JNIM), the Malian branch of Al Qaida led by Iyad ag Ghaly, exchange four hostages for 204 presumed jihadists, has thrown up...


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