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‘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...

African Agenda Vol. 22.1

A record seventeen African countries are gearing up for elections from local, legislative to presidential this year after a couple of decades of multi-party democracy on the continent. Is it time to re-look at democratic practice in Africa and...

African elections: plus ça change

A record seventeen African countries are gearing up for elections from local, legislative to presidential this year after a couple of decades of multi-party democracy on the continent. Is it time to re-look at democratic practice in Africa and...

Nigeria’s bumpy road to democracy

Africa’s most populated country, Nigeria, after some 20 years of democratic governance, has just gone through another cycle of elections, with all kinds of challenges, writes *Chido Onumah. Nigeria’s much-anticipated presidential election took place on Saturday, February 23, 2019,...