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news by category: West Africa

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Racist rage

Racist hysteria against blacks in Libya has dented Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's ambition to create a 'United States of Africa' (USA) next year. He proclaimed his plan to July's Org...

Reverse roles

West African politics wins again. Formerly coup-proof Côte d'Ivoire succumbs to a putsch de Noël and coup-prone Nigeria survives a military-orchestrated transition to ci...

Publishing pearl

Several heavyweight Nigerian and Ghanaian business consortia are bidding for control of 82 year-old, London-based West Africa magazine, which on 24 March went into compulsory liqui...

Down with tariffs

The Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest-Africaine (UEMOA), the economic and monetary union of the eight West African states of the Franc Zone, is nine months away from a brave expe...

A diplomatic coup

Nigeria's military regime is looking for more support after toppling the Freetown junta

While its ousting of Major Johnny-Paul Koroma’s junta in Freetown has strengthened the grip of General Sani Abacha’s government on West Africa in the short term, it wil...

Pax Nigeriana

Seven years of regional policing in Liberia and Sierra Leone is under scrutiny

Crisis-by-crisis, month-by-month the Nigerian-dominated West African Peacekeeping Force (Ecomog) is becoming a sub-regional police force. Together with its parent organisation, the...

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