Category Archives: Politics

West Africa’s Addiction to Hard Drugs Is on the Rise

DAKAR, SENEGAL Following a trend among industrialized nations, hard drugs are now making their way into the hands of West African consumers. With European markets saturated, experts believe drug barons are increasingly turning their attention …

West Africa’s Addiction to Hard Drugs Is on the Rise

DAKAR, SENEGAL Following a trend among industrialized nations, hard drugs are now making their way into the hands of West African consumers. With European markets saturated, experts believe drug barons are increasingly turning their attention …

Ivory Coast’s Ouattara Downplays Political Rift as New Government Meets

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara sought to play down divisions within his ruling coalition on Wednesday, calling on Ivorians to maintain the country’s hard-won peace ahead of 2020 elections that many fear could again turn …

Ivory Coast’s Ouattara Downplays Political Rift as New Government Meets

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara sought to play down divisions within his ruling coalition on Wednesday, calling on Ivorians to maintain the country’s hard-won peace ahead of 2020 elections that many fear could again turn …

West African States in Joint Fight Against Root Crop ‘Ebola’

Researchers from half a dozen states in West Africa have joined together in a battle against what one expert calls a root crop “Ebola” � a viral disease that could wreck the region’s staple food …