An oldie but a goodie. This is a documentary series narrated by the late great Professor of African history Dr Ali Mazrui. He jointly produced the series in conjunction with the BBC and PBS. Mazrui also published a book of the same title.
The series was in 9 parts and covered different themes about the African continent as follows:
This video is an excellent feature on violence and religion in Nigeria. Although it was motivated by the Zaki Biam disturbances, it is an excellent precis of how Nigeria’s Christian and Muslim population keeps the country on a permanent religious knife edge that could turn to violence in the blink of an eye.