In Ghana tourism contributes 5.5% to GDP, and in Nigeria the contribution is 5% to GDP.
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.
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.
In the oil-producing Niger Delta south, and – less reported but often the most deadly – there’s spiralling violence between pastoralist Fulani herders and local farmers in the northwest.
In the six years since January 2012, armed groups in West Africa’s Sahel region have grown considerably