n African Renaissance - Civil Wars and Coup d'Etat in West Africa : An Attempt to Understand the Roots and Prescribe Solutions, Issaka K. Souare : book review

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1744-2532
  • E-ISSN: 2516-5305


Since post-colonial history, especially, during the past two decades, West Africa has earned notoriety as one of the world's most turbulent and poorest regions. Prebendal corruption, bad governance, military coup d'etat, warlord insurgency, state failure, civil war, lawlessness, and a myriad of low intensity communal conflicts have been some of the defining characteristics of some of the world's poorest countries of West Africa in recent decades. by Issaka K. Souare provides a rigorous and comprehensive analysis of the problem and consequences of political instability in West Africa.

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