Eastern DRC has long been wrought by armed conflicts, killing and displacing hundreds of thousands since the late 1990s. Why? Congolese singer Mista Poa points to ethnicity, suggesting it’s caused even
Nigeria, economic powerhouse of the future! That’s what economist Jim O’Neill foresees in his latest prediction on the rise of the MINTs – the aromatic little acronym for Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey.
Last May a police officer in northern Nigeria was brutally slaughtered by militiamen, but to this day no one has been held accountable. His brother, our blogger in Lagos, remains tormented by the injustice.
By Nicholas Ibekwe, Lagos