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In Senegal, despite clear legislative progress towards gender equality and the huge contribution women make to the rural economy, they remain in the minority or even absent from strategic and operational land governance bodies at ‘commune’ level. Furthermore, the legal recognition of the principle of citizens’ engagement in public affairs is not accompanied by any working mechanism to ensure that grassroots communities are able to participate.
Four officers have been detained for questioning in Burkina Faso, a day after the military government announced it had thwarted a coup attempt. Also, although Tunisia was decades ahead of many other countries in the region and the world in giving women the right to choose whether to go ahead with unwanted pregnancies, taboos remain. We take a closer look. Finally, we see how Africa's wine market is becoming increasingly full-bodied.
Morocco has slowly transformed from a transit country to a destination country for sub-Saharan African migrants — almost half of whom are women.
France's ambassador to Niger has left the country amid a deterioration of relations between the West African country's new military rulers and the former colonial power.
The West African country's military government — which seized power from a different junta a year ago — said it has detained four people for attempting a coup.
Since 2019, when two French citizens were kidnapped from Benin's Pendjari National Park and their local guide murdered, the West African country has been dealing with regular incursions by armed groups, including terrorists. According to official figures, 40 civilians and 20 soldiers have been killed over the past three years. Our regional correspondents followed the Beninese army in the northern border areas, where it has beefed up its presence.