WEST AFRICA

ECOWAS heads of state quietly rally to Reckya Madougou's cause

Beninese opposition presidential candidate Reckya Madougou.
Beninese opposition presidential candidate Reckya Madougou. © Reckya Madougou/Facebook
Beninese presidential candidate Reckya Madougou has been detained since 5 March accused of financing terrorism. Across West Africa, where the former minister is very close to several heads of state, presidential offices are getting into action on her behalf. [...] (319 words)
Issue dated 31/03/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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