In his new book, Nigeria Democracy Without Development: How To Fix It, international political economist Omano Edigheji explains why democracy has not led to development in Nigeria.
Britain is ‘opening up’ after months of COVID-19 restrictions. But it could also be opening itself up to court action for breaching international human rights laws.
What started out as a community project with local schoolchildren has garnered an official endorsement and countless memes. It has also sparked a national conversation
The Atlantic slave trade isn’t Britain’s first brush with forced labour.
In this instalment of our fantasy art travel series, Jen Webb yearns to revisit London, a special aunt and a very big arachnid.
Prior to the mid-19th century, the Isthmus of Suez – the 125km strip of land that lies between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea – was a quiet spot.
How will the UK balance its relationship with the two global superpowers?
Blighty is in the shop window like never before. And it needs a makeover.
Nigerians, as well as other Africans, need to actively work to decolonise social arrangements created by the British.
Why ‘one country, two systems’ has failed to guarantee democratic freedoms in Hong Kong
The Boxgrove people, like all other human species, were capable of sharing time, care and knowledge in all parts of their life.
Between trade and traditional security alliances, New Zealand is being pulled in opposite directions over China. A new foreign policy is urgently needed.
We can celebrate Dame Vera while rejecting racist myths about Second World War Britain and those who seek to use Lynn to advance a xenophobic nostalgia.
Cameroon’s anglophone crisis is not simply a dispute between two feuding groups: a range of international actors have been architects of the current situation.
People who support Brexit want different results from the UK’s departure from the EU – and they can’t all get what they want.
New research reveals remarkable evidence of a copper-mining bonanza in Wales that was so productive the metal reached France, Germany, Denmark and Sweden.
People who moved away from Britain’s coal-mining areas have genetic profiles linked to higher educational attainment and better health than those who stayed.
Why doesn’t China put down the protests in Hong Kong? Maybe it doesn’t want to.
Just what is Boris Johnson, the UK’s new prime minister: a liberal or conservative? A historian writing a book about Brexit, the focus of much of Johnson’s career, says the man is hard to pin down.
It’s hard to say if, legally, not paying the Brexit bill will classify as a sovereign default. But credit agencies will take serious notice.