A report by Oxfam and DFI said the vast majority of West Africans were “denied the most essential elements of a dignified life, such as quality education, healthcare and decent jobs”.
Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with a 4-1 victory over Namibia on Monday.
Striker Jonathan Kodjia struck 26 minutes from time to hand the Ivory Coast a 1-0 win over South Africa as the two former champions kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign in searing heat on Monday.
South Africa will play their first match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Monday afternoon.
Bafana Bafana get their 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign underway on Monday afternoon as they take on 2015 African champions Ivory Coast at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt.