The rest of the continent has so far remained largely immune from the contagion of international criminal justice sweeping West Africa.
Violence in Africa has been moving away from armed conflicts to higher levels of riots, protests and social violence, such as homicide and violence associated with organised crime.
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.
The civil defence groups, which had protected villages from the notoriously brutal rebels in Sierra Leone and Liberia during the civil wars, were revived as taskforces to track Ebola cases and enforce quarantines
The country with one of the highest rates of exposure to the sun’s rays in the globe, and the largest solar project in the world, is in Africa