The rest of the continent has so far remained largely immune from the contagion of international criminal justice sweeping West Africa.
In late 2016 Senegal launched a cryptocurrency for the countries of the West African Monetary Union. This and similar innovations could provide a new infrastructure for economic development across Africa.
Faki was presented as a consensus candidate who was not as “unpredictable” as either Kenya’s Mohamed or Senegal’s Bathily on key issues facing the continental body
The younger generation of educated professionals that played a major role in pushing for political change, saw in Barrow’s cabinet announcements disappointing echoes of the old ways – entitlement over merit
Kabila would not have been able to consolidate himself in power in DRC without the military intervention of Angola, Namibia, and Zimbabwe in 1998.