The European Business Council for Africa

West Africa Brief

1-15 January 2019| PDF


  • Burkina Faso, Mali: a bloody start to the New Year
  • UEMOA celebrates its 25th anniversary
  • Niger, EU start work on Zinder-Tanout road
  • Guinea: Controversy about the new polygamy law
  • Ready to help? Improving resilience of integration systems for refugees...
  • Focus on agriculture and agricultural policies in Mali
  • A quiet revolution: more women seek divorces in conservative West Africa
  • What future for the Sahel?
  • RenĂ© N’Guettia Kouassi, Director of Economic Affairs, African Union Commission
  • Polygamy remains common and mostly legal in West Africa