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.
Burundi is far from alone. Rwanda, Togo, Gabon, Uganda, Chad, Cameroon, Djibouti, Republic of Congo, Sudan, Eritrea, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have all fiddled with term limits
And a young person in Africa is twice as likely to be unemployed when he or she becomes an adult, a particularly stressful situation given that over 70% of sub-Saharan Africa’s population is below age 30.
In the six years since January 2012, armed groups in West Africa’s Sahel region have grown considerably
In Gambia an entrenched autocrat was forced from power. In Ghana, a sitting president lost an election for the first time, but…