The need for the Nigerian authorities to take concrete steps toward bridging the digital gap across the gender line, particularly in the northern region of the West African nation has been on the front burner of public discourse over past

By Michelle Agoh. First published in Nairametrics. “There is no scenario or technical issue within the INEC system that allows double registration. The Commission’s current technological framework and internal mechanism are sufficiently robust to detect any attempt by any individual to register

In December last year, an unidentified middle-aged man surfaced on social media, threatening to kill himself at a United Bank for Africa (UBA) Iju branch, Lagos State, alleging that the bank transferred his money to hackers who compromised his account. By

At the end of 2019, South Africa gazetted two pieces of legislation on migration – the Refugees Amendment Act (2017) and the Refugee Regulations (2018). By Diana Chiyangwa. First published in TalkAfrica. The two laws, gazetted by Minister of Home Affairs, Dr. Aaron

Test data, GPS coordinates and contact tracing help an innovative project spot outbreaks in real time. By Sharon Kiburi. First published in Zenger. A group of female data researchers are providing the tech and data muscle behind digital tools the Kenyan government uses

By Hannah Ajakaiye. First published in International Centre for Investigative Reporting. IN 2018, Azeezat Adedigba, a reporter at the time with Premium Times –  a  digital news platform – was about her duties when she received a call from an unfamiliar line.

By Oluwamayowa Tijani. First Published in The Cable. This journey began in January 2017, at a time when the Nigerian military said it had “accidentally” bombed a civilian camp in Rann, the capital of Kala Balge LGA in north-east Nigeria. I travelled

By Olusoji Samuel Carnegie (Independent Researcher and Postdoctoral Researcher with Professor Akin Alao, Department of History, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria) Note: This content is produced by an independent researcher and does not represent the views of the Africa-China

By Collins Mtika, first published by the Centre for Investigative Journalism Malawi (CIJM) Malawi’s newly appointed Minister of Mining Albert Mbawala has his work cut out in order to uplift the mining sector which his boss President Lazarus Chakwera has earmarked as

With an initial loan of $500 million and another $1.3 billion borrowing from China, Nigeria constructed 186-kilometre Abuja-Kaduna and 156-kilometer Lagos-Ibadan rail projects, respectively.  The ICIR’s Niyi Oyedeji writes on how the project is easing mobility and serving as an