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African Agenda 22.5

The adoption of the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) signaled an African consensus against the mineral governance model imposed by the World Bank as part of its Structural Adjustment Programme policies. 10 years on the implementation record across Africa is...

African Agenda 22.4

Is West Africa ready to contain terror from the fringes of the Sahel, as it threatens to gradually, descend on the whole region, asks *Cornelius Adedze

‘White gold’, distress and anger

Big salt mining companies mostly multinationals have overrun the Keta Lagoon Basin, in South Eastern Ghana, in search of ‘white gold’, driving the artisanal and small scale traditional salt miners out of their livelihoods, communal heritage and resource, the...

Financialization in the WAEMU

The West African Economic and Monetary Union, WAEMU, a colonial creature by France but now under both France and the European Union, through financialization has become financially dependent and saddled with socioeconomic challenges it can’t solve, write *Ndongo Samba...