In this issue: SWAC/OECD at the Munich Security Conference; Africa’s urban realities; ECOWAS aims to co-ordinate food security responses; Thinking differently about Africa’s urbanisation; and Antoinette Sayeh, IMF Deputy Managing Director
In this issue: Towards a single currency: from CFA franc to the Eco; Embaló wins presidential election in Guinea-Bissau; No peace in sight in Burkina Faso; UEMOA economies are projected to grow by 6.6% in 2020.
In this issue: Niger mourns 71 soldiers following deadly terrorist attack; CILSS Day @COP25; Sahel Alliance looks at local solutions, governance and decentralisation; Africa’s integration: Investing in our common future; more than twice as many severely food insecure people.
In this issue: First Russia-Africa summit; UEMOA, Switzerland agree to deepen co-operation; 7th special envoys for the Sahel and partners meeting; new CILSS-trained hydrologists; Africa’s Development Dynamics 2019; Doing business in West Africa is getting easier, notably in Togo.
In this issue: UEMOA reflects on the free movement of people & goods; Africapolis @ Afric’Up Summit; towards peaceful cross-border transhumance; Rethinking development in Africa and Inequality in the Sahel and West Africa
In this issue: ECOWAS announces USD 1 billion plan to curb terrorism; regional conference on the fall armyworm; african Green Revolution Forum 2019; urbanism at the margins; urban development aid remains focused on bigger cities
In this issue: Africa at the G7 Summit in Biarritz; TICAD 2019; World Water Week 2019; Advancing data planning and gender-sensitive data in Senegal; DJ Arafat, King of coupé-décalé
In this issue: UNESCO, Italia launch media campaign on migration issues; ECOWAS aims to tackle electoral challenges; Inter-community dialogue to foster peace, security and development in Mali, Health coverage in West Africa
In this issue: West Africa in the African Continental Free Trade Area; ECOWAS summit focuses on security issues; Swiss Africa Business Innovation Initiative; Abuja roundtable on transnational security issues and Germaine Acogny, mother of African contemporary dance
In this issue: Merkel’s West African tour in support of G5 Sahel countries; Switzerland, BCEAO support financial inclusion in the UEMOA area; nearly 900 child soldiers released in Nigeria; Burkina Faso creates Faso dan fani label; Official development aid to West Africa
In this issue: Fespaco turns 50; Beating famine in the Sahel; Senegal: Macky Sall wins re-election; Nigeria: President Buhari wins second term, and voter turnout in West Africa
G5 Sahel: Niger transfers presidency to Burkina Faso; UK’s new Joint Sahel Department; Gold at the crossroads; West Africa’s growth prospects remain strong and the new ROPPA president