Why Should The EU Finance ECOWAS Security Operation In The Gambia?

On May 28, 1975, Lagos, Nigeria, West African countries met to form a regional body called The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The founding fathers had a dream of building a robust regional bloc to improve the living standard of its citizens, but forty-five years later, ECOWAS is a skimpy slice of what […]

The Ivorian ruling party requests for President Alassane Ouattara to run for 3rd term

After his prime minister’s death and designated successor, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the ruling party is asking the Ivorian president to run for a third term. Alassane Ouattara already vowed not to run for re-election last year, says he won’t seek third term in October 2020 election. If President Ouattara refuses to stand for next election […]

The Gambian Justice Minister Who Sued Myanmar at UN Court Resigned For a UN Job

The minister who is seen by many as the man who reforms Gambia’s justice sector resigned for a job in the United Nations. Resignation of a Minister was uncommon during the “Jammeh administration,” as some top government officials would prefer to flee out of the Country than to tender resignation. Since the departure of its […]