“West Africa” should really only be a geographical label, not a geopolitical one.  It is a place riddled with ethnicities overlapping tribes cut by religion bisected by language. There is nothing simple about West Africa except in the minds of long-dead imperial geographers.

Source: Don’t Look Now, But West Africa Just Took A Huge Leap Forward

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