The small West African nation of Guinea-Bissau could soon appoint its sixth prime minister since August 2015. What is behind this political farce? The key to understanding Guinea-Bissau’s current crisis lies in a power struggle between its current president and the political elite.
Dr Bala Mohammed Liman argues that the political elite in Kaduna often pushes the idea that differences are what make Nigeria great, but government actions and policies are usually more divisive than unifying.
Kamissa Camara argues that a focus on regional security masks the root cause of the Malian crisis. Until Mali’s governance and leadership deficits are addressed, attempts to stabilise the country will prove futile.