Why are so many Nigerian homes still in the dark despite far-reaching reforms? In this factsheet, we test the charge on Nigeria’s electricity challenge.
How big is South Africa’s middle class – especially its black component – and who belongs to it? Here are five main ways in which it can be measured.
What proportion of South Africans live in poverty? How are the numbers calculated? And who is most vulnerable? This factsheet presents South Africa’s official poverty estimates.
Has the health of Nigerians improved over the last decade, at least according to eight key indicators? We examined the trends revealed by a series of major surveys.
Eligible airlines will be allowed to transact their business in the region unfettered, or so the latest Pan-African agreement says. Africans hope it gets off the ground this time.
South Africa’s police service has released the country’s crime statistics for 2016/17. This factsheet provides a breakdown of the main crimes of public interest.
In winning Nigeria’s 2015 election, President Muhammadu Buhari successfully cast himself as an anti-corruption crusader. But as our factsheet shows, Nigerians’ experience with everyday bribery shows he has his work cut out.