The rest of the continent has so far remained largely immune from the contagion of international criminal justice sweeping West Africa.
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
The ECOWAS regional grouping has intervened in all major hot spots within its bloc ranging from the civil war in Liberia in 1990 to the post-election crisis in Côte d’Ivoire in 2011
The proposed constitution maintains a two-term limit, which 85% of Ivoirians support and establishes a senate, one-third of who will be directly appointed by the president