In Gambia an entrenched autocrat was forced from power. In Ghana, a sitting president lost an election for the first time, but…
Many villages are witnessing an influx back from both The Gambia and Senegalese cities.
The rest of the continent has so far remained largely immune from the contagion of international criminal justice sweeping West Africa.
The younger generation of educated professionals that played a major role in pushing for political change, saw in Barrow’s cabinet announcements disappointing echoes of the old ways – entitlement over merit
In the 1990s many African states reinvented their constitutions to build good political societies. They moved away from one-party authoritarian states. The limitations on presidential terms have not entirely quashed a culture of entitlement to rule