While the world literally burns from climate and political turmoil, Nnimmo Bassey argues the impacts of the climate crisis in Africa and other vulnerable regions is often overlooked.
The nationwide strike in Nigeria against a petrol price hike ended under rather curious circumstances on January 16. The strike called by trade unions had crippled the economy, save for the fact that the oil pipelines continued to deliver their load. Labour leaders and civil society coalitions entered into dialogue with a government that favours monologues. It was not surprising that the game was over before the labour leaders knew it.