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  • Pete Kingsley

    1. Research fellow in the Centre of African Studies, at the University of Edinburgh. He studies HIV in Nigeria, and African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) across the continent.
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Since gaining independence in 1960, Nigeria has endured military dictatorships, weak civilian governments and endemic corruption. As Pete Kingsley reports, Nigeria needs infrastructure investment and an end to sectarian violence if it is to move on from ‘the business of poverty’.