Contents p. 16 A heap of contradictions Why Nigeria remains such a bewildering enigma.
Readers’ views 04 Your comments and letters Kaleidoscope 06 Briefs 10 Quote/ unquote 12 P hoto of the month Editorial 15 Kofi Annan – quiet man of steel
COVER STORY: Nigeria 16 A fascinating enigma 18 A heap of contradictions 21 What are Buhari’s chances? 23 Politics weighing down recovery 25 In conversation with Kola Karim,
C EO, Shoreline Energy 27 Nollywood: No longer l iving in bondage 29 The tycoons Baffour’s beefs 30 Mr Bolton, stop the whining! Events 32 Give youth decision-making powers The bigger picture 36 How to achieve inclusive g rowth in Africa erspective 38 Private sector investments w ill drive integration Native intelligence 40 US between a rock and a h ard place over Uganda Agribusiness 42 Interview: Lawrence Haddad, E xecutive Director, Gain Speaker’s corner 44 The power of self-belief Special report: cameroon 46 The star of Central Africa Africa and the world 52 Portugal takes cautious steps back i nto Africa Around africa 57 DRC: Kabila steps d own but not aside 60 Uganda: The rise and r ise of Bobi Wine 64 South Africa: Land –
a t angled and thorny issue 66 South Sudan: Can churches k eep the peace? 68 Tanzania: Death of student f rom lashing raises alarms 70 Zimbabwe: Schoolboy politics
Black history month 72 The best is yet to come 74 A wider African history in Britain Letter from london 76 Constantine – the great all-rounder The arts: 1-54 contemporary african art fair 79 A glimpse into the 2018
e dition of 1-54 London 80 What has changed since 2013
i n the contemporary A frican art market? 82 Athi-Patra Ruga:
R e-imagining South
A frica one story at a time 84 The 1-54 Lounge Commission:
A b reathing space at the fair 85 Ones to watch Sport 88 Has SA rugby turned t he colour tide? Back to the future 90 What does Theresa May’s
A frican dance signify?
NewAfrican The bestselling pan-African magazine, founded in 1966. OCTOBER 2018 ISSUE 587 www.newafricanmagazine.com