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Francophone Africa Update: 6 December 2021

The EU milk lookalike that is devastating West Africa’s dairy sector. Politico Rape culture in Côte d’Ivoire can shift if survivors get support to speak without blame and shame. The Conversation (également en Français) Russia, Wagner Group, and Mali: How European fears weaken European policy. ECFR Russia’s Influence in the Central African Republic. Crisis Group Le Burkina Faso et le Niger pris en tenaille entre échec sécuritaire et soutien à la France. TV5Monde Niger : témoignages sur les heurts à Tera qui ont fait trois morts et onze blessés graves. L’Evènement Niger (article d’abord publié dans Libération). Au Cameroun de Paul Biya, un règne interminable, une succession impossible. Afrique XXI

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Francophone Afrique Update: 29 November 2021

Security crisis: Parliamentary debates, anti-government protests, and internet shutdown in Burkina Faso. RFI Le Monde VOANews Forum de Paris sur la Paix : l’Afrique face aux défis du multilatéralisme. La Tribune Afrique Widespread sexism and violence against women in African parliaments. Report by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the African Parliamentary Union (APU). Article on it by Le Monde. Ugandan troops authorised to hunt ADF rebels in Eastern DR Congo. France 24 Le Monde Dr Rahmane Idrissa: « Du sentiment antifrançais au Sahel. » Substack Guinea: Residents demand justice for late rape victim, M’Mah Sylla. AfricaNews RFI Local elections in Algeria. Le Monde AlJazeera Morocco’s capital booming art scene is also a grab at soft power. Bloomberg Dance: From New Orleans to Abidjan, the roots of twerking. Africa Report

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