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Spot the location…

1 Nov

bamako (1)

Bamako by Faladie SEMAWhere were these pictures taken in West Africa? I like your guess. Keep trying. It shouldn’t be hard to spot the location if you have been there. Or read or even heard a story about it. I do tell myself, as a matter of fact, that as I have been to several parts of the region (towns/cities), many of my peers will never dream of visiting or will never have a reason to do so in their lifetime. Continue reading

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The Hypocritical State of West Africa’s Unification

25 Jun

Over 200 million people live in West Africa. Majority of the 16 states that comprise the region believe in the notion that there should be integration. But civil unrest and the fight against corruption have been militating against the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the regional body established specifically for the achievement of this objective. Since inception in 1975, ECOWAS has done so much to effect the needed change but this has not translated into the desired assimilation. Continue reading

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