A few days after Nigeria’s presidential elections, with a disputed winner declared, here are some initial conclusions and prospects.
Peter Obi, one of the three main candidates for Nigerian president, is neither a savior nor a socialist, but his candidacy and his supporters have enlivened Nigerian elections.
Climate activists and leftists should tread cautiously when they use the climate argument to support fossil fuel subsidy reform in Africa.
The weakening of Nigeria’s oil trade unions has a devastating impact on workers. Now workers are paid by Shell and others to sabotage union strikes and actions.
African health workers ask for decent work and a strong, public health care system—not applause.
At the heart of the protest movement in Sudan is a trade union. Proving again that democratic influence and change require collective participation and organization.
Negotiations for a minimum wage put Nigeria’s trade unions at the front of poor people’s struggles.
On International Workers’ Day, we provide a sweeping assessment of the strengths, weaknesses and potential of African trade unions.
Uber’s usual tricks — to provoke price wars in an attempt to increase their share of markets, evade taxes, and undermine workers’ rights — are alive and well in Africa.
The world’s most extensive humanitarian crises is currently playing out in northeastern Nigeria and around Lake Chad.
Why do so many African leaders overstay their welcome or break electoral rules?
To quote an old adage by the late Steve Biko: the Swazi workers are on their own.
What has been the personal legacy and costs to the Abiola women in Nigeria’s struggle for democracy.