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Rebecca Webb

IDS MA Development Studies student

Rebecca Webb’s recent work

Opinion

Nigerian election results 2019: Has Nigeria lost its Naija?

Yesterday morning it became clear that the incumbent Nigerian president, this term’s APC (All Progressives Congress) candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, had won a second term in office. Since Buhari’s brief stint as military dictator after the coup of 1983, his commitment to democracy has been in...

28 February 2019

Opinion

Who are Gaza Sky Geeks? How are they bypassing the blockade?

Something fascinating is happening in Gaza. In the midst of alarmingly high poverty rates, a decimated economy and ongoing control under the militant Islamic movement, Hamas, a new story is emerging: Gaza is establishing a tech hub. The potential of digital technology to help people...

21 December 2018