The New York Times’ alarmist ..
A thought provoking New York Times article entitled “Nigeria Tested by Rapid Rise in Population” has had the dubious effect of causing some to froth at
“You can’t come here with Europ..
Dear John, I listened to your reports from Liberia on The Today programme this morning with growing fury. I am not angry because your reporting
Defending the giant African snail a..
The American State of Florida has declared an all out war against the giant African snail. As a bonafide connoisseur of this species of snails perhaps
What Facebook’s IPO could mea..
. With the IPO, Mr Zuckerberg will be under immense pressure to turn facebook into a cash-generating powerhouse. As he has stated publicly before “the thing I really care about
Did apartheid make South Africa the..
Most people both sane and insane would probably say NO. I suspect their answer would perhaps be more influenced by the morality of apartheid rather
US Presidential candidates’ v..
US presidential candidates are not necessarily expected to know an awful lot about Africa, at least not be their own electorate. However, as we pointed
#OccupyNigeria: The Story so far; E..
It all started on January 1, 2011 when the announcement of #Fuel Subsidy Removal by the federal government sent everyone into a crazy frenzy, people
INTERVIEW: Nicholas Ibekwe an organ..
On the 1st of January 2012, the Nigerian government removed fuel subsidy that had kept petroleum prices in Nigeria low. The removal led to petrol prices
From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy N..
A few months ago and at the height of America’s Occupy Wall Street demonstrations we featured an African equivalent based in Kenya called Ocuppy Nairobi
Spreading the word about AfricaR..
The latest spill happened over the Christmas holidays. It is still ongoing. We wrote about it here and alerted readers to a petition created to help
World’s E-waste finds home in..
The Scientific American and informative and well research article on the dumpings grounds of the world’s Electronic Waste has. In the video below the publication shows how M.I.T.
Should calls for the break up of Ni..
The death of Biafra leader and stalwart Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu in November 2011 seems to have galvanised some Nigerians into re-considering splitting the country into more