Peoples’ Rights in Africa: Bridging the Era of Independence Struggles with the Present

Reading through the preamble to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, 1981 (hereinafter referred to as the “Charter”) one may gather an opinion that, peoples’ rights entrenched in the Charter were primarily designed to emphasise on total independence and development of the then colonised African societies. Such rights are basically reflected in Articles…

Economic Globalization and COVID-19

What lessons for food security in West Africa? Under the impetus of international donors, West African countries have adopted the model of economic globalization and market economy as a means of combating food insecurity. The main argument put forward by the donors is that the globalization model makes it possible to compensate for insufficient food…