There may come a time when Equatorial Guinea’s Obiang Nguema, now Africa’s longest-serving leader and no mug, thinks Jammeh is the right card for him to play.
Burundi is far from alone. Rwanda, Togo, Gabon, Uganda, Chad, Cameroon, Djibouti, Republic of Congo, Sudan, Eritrea, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have all fiddled with term limits
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.