Category: Africa

Algeria- Morocco dispute over Western Sahara

Background of Western Sahara Western Sahara has always been a strategic point in contemporary geopolitics, which determines the power balance between Morocco,  Algeria even the future of Europe; previously a Spanish colony, since 1958....

China and Morocco relations

Introduction China-Morocco relations and the French legacy Morocco is an emerging geopolitical strategic player in world trade dynamics, the growing relations between China and Morocco in short can be referred to as ‘pragmatic’. Morocco’s...

The Coup in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. Burkina Faso became a French colony in the year 1896. It got its independence as Upper Volta in 1960; the name Burkina Faso...

Military Coups of West Africa

Weak statehood often gives way to anarchy which in the aftermath of a power vacuum allows non-state actors to replace the legitimate form of government. But non-state actors do not always depose the elected...