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.
Unlike other regions of Africa, there’s a growing body of former opposition leaders in power in ECOWAS, including Nigeria’s Buhari, Liberia’s Sirleaf and Senegal’s Sall. They know the pain