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Crisis in Niger: West Africa at the cusp of a proxy war
Aug 05, 2023

Crisis in Niger: West Africa at the cusp of a proxy war

Niger is quickly becoming a new flashpoint in great power competition as ECOWAS mulls military intervention in the wake of the coup in Niger

Debt Diplomacy in Action: An Overview of China's Loans and Investments in West Africa
Sep 15, 2023

Debt Diplomacy in Action: An Overview of China's Loans and Investments in West Africa

In recent years, China has increasingly invested in West Africa to further its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, diversify its supply chains, and acquire critical minerals and raw materials for its domestic industries. Indeed, China sees immense potential in West Africa for the region’s ability to provide a secure supply of critical minerals and energy resources insulated from the West. Beijing is now the region’s largest bilateral trading

Debt Diplomacy in Action: An Overview of China’s Loans and Investments in West Africa
Sep 15, 2023

Debt Diplomacy in Action: An Overview of China’s Loans and Investments in West Africa

In recent years, China has increasingly invested in West Africa to further its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, diversify its supply chains, and acquire critical minerals and raw materials for its domestic industries. Indeed, China sees immense potential in West Africa for the region’s ability to provide a secure supply of critical minerals and energy resources insulated from the West. Beijing is now the region’s largest bilateral trading

Piracy is back to infest West African waters, but what’s driving it?
Jun 25, 2019

Piracy is back to infest West African waters, but what’s driving it?

What makes the waters of the Gulf of Guinea vulnerable to piracy?

Regional Integration in West Africa: The Evolution of ECOWAS
Dec 05, 2015

Regional Integration in West Africa: The Evolution of ECOWAS

The paradox of the African continent is that it is resource-rich but remains poor in many parts. Has regional integration improved economic performance and does it pave the way to a better future? This paper examines West African integration--its evolution, the successes it has scored and the challenges that remain.

The Alliance of Sahel States: A regional crisis in troubled West Africa
Mar 01, 2024

The Alliance of Sahel States: A regional crisis in troubled West Africa

The establishment of the Alliance of Sahel States by Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger and their withdrawal from ECOWAS undoes the decades of regional int

Africa’s coup contagion: Factors driving an upsurge in military intervention
Feb 11, 2022

Africa’s coup contagion: Factors driving an upsurge in military intervention

Several factors aside from mismanagement, corruption, and poverty under democratic rule have led to the rise of military coups in the African continen

Military takeover in Gabon: A coup d’état or palace revolution?
Sep 15, 2023

Military takeover in Gabon: A coup d’état or palace revolution?

The coup in Gabon highlights a fundamental cause of coups throughout Africa: The demise of electoral processes and the rising popularity of military a

Senegal's defining democratic moment
Jul 15, 2023

Senegal's defining democratic moment

Senegal’s President’s decision not to seek reelection for a third time is a reason to cheer and an inspiration to move towards democracy for the r

The fall of Alpha Condé’s regime in Guinea: A critical appraisal
Sep 13, 2021

The fall of Alpha Condé’s regime in Guinea: A critical appraisal

Is the use of constitutional means to secure ruling in perpetuity a new normal in west Africa?

Understanding Africa’s policy conundrums in a changing global order
Aug 30, 2018

Understanding Africa’s policy conundrums in a changing global order

Trends in Africa are diverging. While East Africa shows growing signs of authoritarianism and suppression of dissent, in Southern Africa — liberatio

Why restoring democracy in Guinea is important
Apr 25, 2024

Why restoring democracy in Guinea is important

With growing political instability and economic crisis in Guinea, the likelihood of Guinea joining the Alliance of Sahel States appears to be high

गिनीमध्ये लोकशाही पुनर्स्थापित करणे महत्त्वाचे का आहे?
May 22, 2024

गिनीमध्ये लोकशाही पुनर्स्थापित करणे महत्त्वाचे का आहे?

वाढत्या राजकीय अस्थिरता आणि आर्थिक संकटामुळे गिनी साहे�

नायजर मधील लष्करी बंड आणि राजवट स्थापनेच्या हालचाली
Oct 30, 2023

नायजर मधील लष्करी बंड आणि राजवट स्थापनेच्या हालचाली

नायजर मधील लष्करी बंडाने नवीन राजवट स्थापन करण्याच्या हालचाली सुरू झाले आहेत. मात्र या परिस्थितीत अनेक शक्तींकडून विविध देशांनी खेचण्याचा प्रयत्न सुरू झाला आहे.

पश्चिम आफ्रिकेतील भारतीय गुंतवणुकीचे मूल्यांकन
Mar 14, 2019

पश्चिम आफ्रिकेतील भारतीय गुंतवणुकीचे मूल्यांकन

नैसर्गिक साधनसंपत्तीने समृद्ध पश्चिम आफ्रिकी देशांत गुंतवणूकीद्वारे भारत आर्थिक विकासाला चालना देऊ शकतो. त्यासंदर्भातील उभयपक्षीय क्षमता स्पष्ट करणारा लेख.

सेनेगल मधील लोकशाहीचा क्षण
Oct 20, 2023

सेनेगल मधील लोकशाहीचा क्षण

सेमीगल मधील राष्ट्रपतींनी तिसऱ्यांदा पुन्हा निवडणूक न घेण्याचा निर्णय घेतला आहे, त्यामुळे सर्वत्र आनंदाचे वातावरण आहे. ही घटना म्हणजे उर्वरित पश्चिम आफ्रिका खंडासाठी �