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Fidel Amakye Owusu

An international relations and security expert who previously served as a special assistant to the Vice President of Ghana and a research assistant to the office of the President. He is currently a senior analyst for the Conflict Research Consortium for Africa.

What’s the end game for the military men seizing power in West Africa?

As socio-economic problems and the inefficiency of civilian governments in the region have made recent coups popular, coup makers are eventually going to become the civilian leaders they detest today.In the 1970s and 1980s, many of the participants of coups in the continent eventually became civilian politicians either by...

France’s policies in Africa diminish its influence; inevitably opening the door to Russia &...

In a recent story titled "How Russia and China are trying to drive France out of Africa", what was not lost on the reader is the simple fact that Paris' waning influence in Africa is almost entirely self-inflicted.The fact that Africa has once again become a battleground for a great-power...

Africa’s porous borders promote transnational crimes rather than deeper integration

For positive continental regimes to succeed, there must be both conscious and concerted efforts, as well as political will, from all states to help eliminate transnational crimes while fostering integration across the whole of Africa through trade.