Brief, 1-15 May 2019

West Africa Brief

In this issue: 

  • Merkel’s West African tour in support of G5 Sahel countries
  • Switzerland, BCEAO support financial inclusion in the UEMOA area
  • Nigeria: Nearly 900 child soldiers released 
  • Burkina Faso creates Faso dan fani label
  • Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa
  • Must read: The mobile economy - West Africa 2019 
  • Opinion: Prevention calls for strengthening development, humanitarian, peace “triple nexus”
  • Maps & Facts: Official development aid to West Africa
  • Who’s who: Maïmouna N’Diaye, Pan-African actress and film director