A mix of social forestry, agriculture and old water collection methods is a bid to stop desertification so the land can support 232-million people
The US and France have bolstered military strength across vast areas of Africa. But the interest is also driven by Western strategic calculations.
Economic pain will likely continue, the China-Africa romance enters a new, more clear-eyed phase, and terror groups on the back pedal
Libya is breaking up. Losing it could be the price that is paid for saving north Africa and the Sahel.
Senegal produces first wine in shade of iconic baobab; a sweet thing from the Sahel's unforgiving soil
"Le Clos des Baobabs" -- "the Baobab Field" in English -- is Senegal's first vineyard, situated an hour's scenic drive from the capital Dakar
Moroccan king camped in Abidjan briefly, but he’s still lighting up Ivory Coast as trade pushes south
Kingdom pushing into West Africa after financial crisis exposed risks of relying too heavily on its top export destinations, EU and the U.S.
High-profile Sahel summit to define strategy for region as militants threaten gains.