Sulayman Nyang

Guest

Professor of African Studies at Howard University and an internationally recognized scholar on Islam in Africa, who has written and edited several books, including Islam, Christianity, and African Identity; former consultant to the World Bank and United Nations Development Program

Sulayman Nyang on KCRW

Nigerians witnessed an historic first this week, the
peaceful transfer of power from one civilian president to another.    Despite this first after  the nation 's long
history of…

Can Nigeria's New President Bring Reform and Stability?

Nigerians witnessed an historic first this week, the peaceful transfer of power from one civilian president to another.   Despite this first after the nation 's long history of…

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.

from Scheer Intelligence

And we’re still waiting for the Mueller report.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.

from To the Point

Joe Biden is in.

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act  in a long international drama.

from To the Point

The great majority of Israel’s problems would be solved if the nation were able to establish lasting peace with its neighbors, says journalist and filmmaker Mariam Shahin.

from Scheer Intelligence

Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.

from To the Point

More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.

from To the Point