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Cambridge Analytica – the disbanded data analytics company that allegedly used its software to create and disseminate hateful and inciting messages – in relation to Trump and Brexit, the company also played a nefarious role disseminating fake news in Africa.  In Nigeria, it tried to influence the 2015 election

Misinformation is rife, but it’s nothing new, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

Twenty-five years after the ‘fastest and most efficient murder campaign of the twentieth century’, Katie McQue...

What has become of the ‘Third World’? Featuring Vijay Prashad and Thomas Sankara.

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For Nanjala Nyabola, the sentencing of Trump’s campaign chair tells us a lot about the West’s relationship to...

As thousands of Sudanese defy an army curfew and continue their sit-in, we take a look at how the protests came about....

Nanjala Nyabola comments on the fluctuating, and often unaffordable, cost of local staples in Madagascar....

Guangzhou is home to Asia’s largest African migrant population, who come to China chasing business opportunities, reputable...

Marred with delays and disillusioned voters, Chitra Nagarajan weighs up the results of Nigeria’s...

The United Nations International Court of Justice has ruled that Britain should hand the Chagos Islands back to Mauritius....

Many Nigerians saw the 2019 elections as another step toward better governance. For now, they wait in uncertainty. ...

In Zimbabwe, a deteriorating economic situation, coupled with renewed repression, is tempting ordinary citizens to think...

Here today, here tomorrow - Nanjala Nyabola questions Cameroon's never-ending presidential terms.

Vanessa Baird analyses how the Global South is affected by the current trade turmoil – and old patterns of...

Is aid just an extension of colonial economics? Or a lifeline for imperfect but necessary support systems?...

In Nigeria pressure on natural resources driven by climate stress, alongside government. The link must be broken with Religion and climate change

In rural Nigeria, religious leaders think sinful behaviour is to blame for climate change, writes Adesuwa Ero....

Cairo’s garbage problems are often solved by the Zabaleen community

Attempts to solve Cairo’s garbage problems come up against a community whose livelihoods depend on refuse. Hisham...

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