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Review: A Peacekeeper in Africa by Alan Doss

In A Peacekeeper in Africa, Learning from UN Interventions in Other People’s Wars, Alan Doss recounts his experience in four war-torn African countries and reflects on the nature of the UN’s peacekeeping role.

Startups lead the way on recycling in West Africa

Governments have a poor record on promoting recycling in West Africa, but startups in Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire are showing that private sector initiatives can make a big impact in dealing with waste.…

West Africa hails a new economic era

The West African Economic and Monetary Union announced landmark economic reforms on Saturday, including the renaming of its common currency the CFA Franc to the Eco, and a weakening of financial ties to former colonial master Paris.

What lies ahead for Africa in 2020?

African Business looks forward to 2020, with analysis of political and economic trends and predictions of what lies ahead from the region’s top economists.

Côte d’Ivoire’s bittersweet chocolate factory

It is the world’s biggest producer of cocoa beans, and yet most of Côte d’Ivoire’s inhabitants have never even tasted chocolate, let alone savoured the profits from the finished product.…