There is more support for democracy among African people than is often recognised. Yet this can be undermined by election rigging and is lower in countries like Lesotho, Mozambique and South Africa.
Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire’s best option is to control and restrict supply instead of simply adding a price premium.
Based on the Cote d'Ivoire experience, the United Nations must reconsider its emphasis on coordinating reintegration and transitional justice irrespective of the post-war context.
The contributions that women in West Africa’s fisheries make to the sector are widely un(der)paid, undervalued and largely invisible.
Digital media shutdowns in Africa will lead to higher economic costs and greater public outrage.
The virus is always present in nature and when circumstances allow, it may jump from one species to another.
Despite knowing how harmful it can be, companies and businesses (primarily those in Europe and the US) target countries in the Gulf of Guinea as a dump for their toxic waste.
The sub-region’s approach to free trade agreements, whether in the form of economic partnerships with the EU or regional and continental integration needs a rethink.
Prematurely declaring election victory is a hallmark of non-democratic regimes.
An air of fear and uncertainty looms large over the presidential elections in Côte d’Ivoire as the country struggles to shake off its turbulent past.
More than 20 years after the shift from unilateralism to multilateralism, it is reasonable to wonder how multilateral France’s ‘new interventionism’ really is.
President Alassane Ouattara (78) has been blowing hot and cold on whether he’ll be seeking a third term.
While more people are using the internet and social media during the pandemic, they aren’t entirely happy with what they see.
Effective health care interventions are very important for sub-Saharan Africa because the region has a high burden of vaccine-preventable diseases.
A large free trade area could hinder the development of manufacturing, which countries need for economic growth.
Feeding a simple narrative of piracy without a broader look at other maritime security challenges hinders progress in dealing with it.
The EU continues to enter into fresh agreements with countries, despite evidence of serious population declines in the species of interest.
Constructing fancy ‘smart cities’ might not be the best solution for Africa’s rapidly urbanising populations.
It is time for Ghana to consider the future of its cocoa farmers rather than multinational chocolate producers.
New regulations on the use of folklore are a hindrance to local artists.