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Peuls et jihadisme au Sahel : le grand malentendu NGOs accuse the Malian and Nigerien armies of conducting reprisals against the Peul community, who they hold responsible, often wrongly, for ‘terrorist acts’. Read more on Jeune Afrique Crise au Mali: les opposants au président Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta durcissent le ton The position of the Malian president, IBK, looks increasingly precarious as opposition leaders step up their campaign against him. Read more on RFI

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Face à la politique répressive au Niger, le silence coupable de la France In Niger, under cover of Covid-19 restrictions, journalists are imprisoned for doing their job. And France is accused of turning a blind eye. Read more on Liberation Guinée: faut-il supprimer les forces de défense et de sécurité? Aliou Barry discusses the current security situation in Guinea, arguing that due to their behaviour, security and defence forces need to be replaced with an entire new structure. Read more on WATHI The COVID-19 Pandemic and Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa Elena Gadjanova argues that COVID-19 will accelerate processes of divergence and heterogeneity, impacting aspects such as democratization, civil society and media environments, electoral management institutions but also intra-African integration and cooperation. Read more on Pandemipolitics  

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