Weekly ECOWAS Region Updates – Cape Verde and Mali

Political Dynamics in Cape Verde Presidential elections: Opposition emerges winner Amidst the seeming resurgence of military involvement in politics in West Africa and the Sahel regions, Cabo Verde, a nation of multiple islands with a reputation for political stability held its presidential election on the 17th of October. Below are the candidates: Although the election …

Weekly ECOWAS Region Update – Burkina Faso

Political Dynamics in Burkina Faso Merger of Sankarist parties – UNIR/PS and MPS One of the major political events in Burkinabé political scene this October ending is the congress of a coalition of the Sankarist and progressive parties, embarked on by the Union pour la renaissance / Sankariste Party (UNIR / PS ) and the …