Nigeria is a Federation in Name Only. Why Buhari isn’t the Man to Fix the Problem

Is President Muhammadu Buhari committed to the genuine federalisation of the Nigerian polity? Getty Images Sanya Osha, University of Cape Town The scenes and stories emerging from Nigeria are simply frightening. Nigeria, not a regional powerhouse but traditionally a veritable continental player, has been missing in action in most vital spheres of leadership because it’s […]

Study Shows the Power of Networking in Alleviating Hardship During COVID-19

Typical day in low-income communities in the Strand, Western Cape, South Africa. Hazel Swanepoel/Building Bridges Naiema Taliep, University of South Africa and Ghouwa Ismail, University of South Africa The national lockdown imposed by the South African government to contain the spread of COVID-19 in March 2020 disrupted economic activity, education and other social activities. This […]