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Research exposes plantation giant Socfin's role in deforestation and displacement of Indigenous communities in Nigeria and Ghana
Greenpeace Media has cautioned that the Group’s steadfast resistance to adopting the industry’s zero-deforestation standard poses a significant and looming threat to the forests of West Africa.
According to a 2021 World Health Organization report, one in four people will experience mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives.
Over 260,000 people have signed a petition seeking to ban Marlian Music, the Afrobeats singer's former record label.
While governments have a legitimate interest in addressing the spread of misinformation and promoting online safety, there may be more effective solutions than outright bans on social media platforms.
"Economic considerations, with BRICS countries constituting a significant portion of global GDP, offer expansive trade and investment opportunities for African economies ... [and] can attract direct foreign investment, technological advancement, and bolster export capabilities."
Digital activist discusses why native Yoruba speakers should embrace their Indigenous language in online spaces
Many people are beginning to forget all the rich cultural and historical aspects of Yoruba. If the language is to thrive, its culture and identity must be visible.
Only three states in Nigeria, compared to seven in 2021, are environmentally clean. This underscores the need for a deeper sense of responsibility and awareness about sustainable practices among citizens.
Studies indicate a positive correlation between higher levels of gender equality, women's political participation, and better overall governance, with significantly lower levels of corruption.
As a result of a reform of the literature teaching program in secondary schools, Togolese authors are at last making their entry into the lessons of their country.
In a report on media coverage, it was found that fewer than 0.1 percent of articles published by two Nigerian newspapers over two three-month periods addressed climate change.
On the evening of the Eurovision Grand Final, Ternopil, the home city of Ukraine's 2023 Eurovision contestant, TVORCHI, was brutally shelled by Russian forces.
Although the state bears the primary responsibility for protecting populations, it seems equally crucial to regard religious leaders as “strong partners in the prevention and incitement of criminal atrocities.
Global Voices spoke with juror and mentor Femi Odugbemi about his role in this project, working with his mentee, and the significance of the project to Africa’s film industry.
As Nigeria goes into a general election, a street reporter shot a documentary on the rising violence and insecurity in Southern Kaduna
The Street Reporter’s documentary is another angle on the events to shine a new beam of light on the killings and crimes against humanity perpetrated by some Hausa-Fulani groups in Southern Kaduna.
“I decided to create something that was tailored for African bodies with a print that represented my tribe,” said Jabulile Gwala, founder of Siko Republik
Last year, the Nigerian government suspended Twitter for seven months, lifting the embargo in January after Twitter agreed to the conditions made by the government, which further clamps down on the digital rights of Nigerian citizens.
Looking ahead, the rest of us must resume the debate about the enormous power we have bequeathed social media platforms and the overdependence on Twitter by those who work in social justice, governance, human rights, and democracy.
Nigeria is in the top three countries for FGM, which causes severe bleeding, urinal infections, psychological problems and complications in pregnancy for women survivors.
A review of Nigeria’s top movies: “Wedding Party,” “King of Boys,” and “Chief Daddy.” Nollywood films are now recognized around the world, paving the way for the new Nigerian cinema.
Nigerian adults can be dismissive of the mental health of young people. Sadly, this only aggravates the situation, leading to severe consequences for the children.
Driving in Lagos, it seems as though everyone is angry or mad. But fear not, soon enough, you notice yourself acting mad too.