Election Tracker

Choose a country below for our election observing insights

Cementing Africa’s future

Cementing Africa’s future

Nigeria: Africa’s richest man bets on the continent’s prospects Playing politics has helped Aliko Dangote build his business empire At age 57, Aliko Dangote is Africa’s richest man, and by quite...

Skirting the real issue

Skirting the real issue

Women’s entrepreneurship in Africa Is numerical parity natural justice? A prosperous future for Africa depends upon a greatly enhanced economic role for women. Women, half of the adult population,...

Fulani and Jihad in West Africa: a complex relationship

Fulani and Jihad in West Africa: a complex relationship

With Islamist extremism on the rise in several regions of West Africa, Fulani communities are purported to be front and center. In Mali, Nigeria, and Burkina Faso, Fulani groups have been accused of waging jihad, supporting terrorists, and committing genocide of Christians.