Benin recorded its lowest voter turnout rate ever – just 27.12% – during its controversial April 28, legislative elections from which the opposition was excluded.
Footage from the heart of the revolution all contained one thing in common: the familiar beat of music. Sudanese music has always been heavily laden with political rhetoric.
In some West African societies women in menopause are believed to be equipped with supernatural powers. There’s
Support the argument put forward in the African feminist literature that seniority trumps gender in an African context.
In an “unspeakable attack” last weekend 157 Fulani villagers in Mali were massacred by armed men from the Dogon community. Violence has also spilled across the border into Burkina Faso and Niger.
Environmental degradation in the coastal areas of Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, and Togo cost 5.3% of the four countries’ GDP in 2017. In Bargny, Senegal, in the last couple of decades, the water eroded more than 200 meters of coast.