Gambia won a recent jollof contest in Lagos, but what do the traditional custodians of this West African rice dish, Ghana and Nigeria, have to say about that? Our studio guests dig into this never-ending battle.
The ECOWAS force is on standby for military intervention in Niger if there's no peaceful end to the coup that ousted President Mohamed Bazoum, an official for the regional bloc said.
Defense chiefs from members of the ECOWAS regional bloc meet in Accra to discuss the crisis in Niger. Last week the body activated a "standby force" potentially to intervene in Niger.
Eva Sonaike’s African-inspired fabrics are made in her studio in London. A combination of bright colors and patterns add a splash of West African luxury to European living rooms.
Kidnapping by militants in Western Africa is nothing new. However, security experts say many criminals are now abducting women and children to use them as bargaining chips for political attention and fundraising.
8 Dec 2022
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is planning a peacekeeping force to intervene against jihadism in its member states and in the event of coups.