West Africa Issues Wake-Up Call To Africa’s Tyrants: Holding Former Rulers Accountable For Atrocities Catching On In Region?






The rest of the continent has so far remained largely immune from the contagion of international criminal justice sweeping West Africa.

Gambia Crisis: Why Is West Africa Eager To Intervene, But Other Regional Groups Are Soft On Rogue Leaders?






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






In Cote d’Ivorie, A Nation Of Migrants, A Referendum On The Constitution Raises Dust






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