In the early 2010s the World Bank and the African Development Bank launched the slogan 'The Africa that wins'. The concept has quickly shown its limits. A narrow perspective, which implies that another part of Africa can be called 'loser', and groups together 54 countries and as many human, historical and social differences into a single value judgment.
They are on the frontline of the fight against corruption, fighting to guarantee the independence of justice in an often difficult context. Portraits of independence from the continent: South African Justice Raymond Zondo, Prosecutor Idrissa Hamidou Touré of Mali, and Algerian magistrate Saadeddin Merzoug.
“African armies: why are they so bad?” A few years ago, after noting increasing conflicts and the inability of the armed forces to rectify them, we dared to ask this deliberately provocative question, causing something of a scandal on the continent. But asking a question does not prevent us from qualifying the answer, nor even from recognising encouraging victories when they do occur.