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Democracy in West Africa: Between Fragile Progress Hopes and Fear

The events in Togo were a reminder of similar situations, notably in The Gambia at the beginning of 2017, and in Burkina Faso in October 2014, just to name few recent examples. They constitute an indication of progress with regards to democracy in West Africa.

President Muhammadu Buhari speaking on Democracy Day

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