Francophone Africa update: 17 January 2022

ECOWAS sanctions against Mali’s transition authorities lead to massive protests in Bamako and other cities. Euronews Sahelien.com RFI The Continent (p. 14-15) Former president of Mali Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has died. Le Monde Sahelien.com U.N. mission in Mali grounds flights amid sanctions restrictions. REUTERS Burkina Faso: several military officers arrested for suspected coup plot amidst army tensions. VOA Le Monde Burkina24 En Guinée, la junte réveille les fantômes du passé. Afrique XXI Anti-government protests in Tunisia. REUTERS AlJazeera Le Monde Au Mali et en Centrafrique, le message politique de la France ne passe plus. FranceInfo Tchad: un dialogue, mais pour quoi faire ? Afrique XXI How Senegal created a spectacular new African architecture The Guardian The Continent: Africa‘s ambitious newspaper, designed for WhatsApp. AFP CAN 2022 : les équipes africaines de football privilégient de plus en plus les sélectionneurs locaux. Le Monde

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Francophone Africa Update: 10 January 2022

New evidence of Belgian complicity in 1961 killing of Burundi’s PM. The Guardian Several killed in suicide bomb attack at DRC restaurant. AlJazeera En Algérie, le porte-parole d’un parti d’opposition condamné à deux ans de prison. Le Monde Wagner reportedly deployed in Mali. France 24 RFI The Conversation Delays, debates, and sanctions over Mali’s political transition. BBC DW Sahelien.com « Procès Sankara » au Burkina Faso : Le long combat des justiciers de l’ombre. Afrique XXI Sahel Conflict Set to Worsen in 2022 according to analysts. VOA News Dossier: Aux origines coloniales de l’opération Barkhane au Sahel. Afrique XXI Video report: “The Invisible Enemy: Climate Change and Migration in the Sahel” VOA News CAN 2022 : gloires et déboires du football camerounais. Le Monde

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