Nigerian journalist Chido Onumah spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the country’s new president, Bola Tinubu. He explained the controversy in Tinubu announcing an end to fuel subsidies. Chido also explained the agenda of the new president and the political climate in the country following the controversial election.
African Stream did a round-up of February's news from Africa.
Nigeria’s president has scolded Western diplomats for their comments about the way the February 25 presidential election is being run, warning against foreign meddling. Countries across Africa are up against Western-backed coup attempts and Western-supported disinformation campaigns. African Stream reports.
Trafficking of adults and children has become rampant as a war rages in Cameroon between the Francophone government and Anglophone forces. Philip Obaji, Jr., reports from Mamfe, Cameroon.
Lagos, Nigeria, is positioned to become West Africa’s economic hub for the 21st century. But boundless economic and physical growth at the expense of protective wetlands puts the entire city at risk of climate disaster. Ope Adetayo reports for the Sinking Cities Project launched by Unbias the News.