The West Africa sub-region has had an increase in violent extremism and what appears to be manifestations of democratic backsliding.
About $1.9 billion is estimated to be spent fighting piracy in West Africa – diverting important resources from other crucial needs.
Impoverished and mineral-rich, Guinea has known only brief moments of political stability since gaining independence from France in 1958
Gl said in April that smugglers traffic a variety of drugs across the Sahara, but that “cocaine is by far the most profitable […]
France, Chad’s main trading and strategic partner, gave its blessing to the new leadership, refraining from calling what took place a coup.
Supermarket giant says it sees the potential in the West African nation and will pursue a different strategy to other SA companies.
Ramaphosa declared that South Africa is committed to peace and unity in the African continent.
A new report by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) detailed how Chinese involvement in industrial trawling is depleting Africa’s fish stocks.
The SADC’s credibility is at stake. Its lack of political will in acting decisively against despots is at odds with the African Union’s goal of promoting legitimate governance on the continent.
Yahya Jammeh will certainly be removed if West Africa decides to use force. But that will come at a heavy price for The Gambia, the neighbouring states and the world as a whole
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Ebola patient Pauline Cafferkey’s condition has deteriorated just as she seemed to be recovering. An unnamed patient displaying symptoms is currently being tested.