Archive | April, 2021

News, Resources & Upcoming Events (26/04/2021)

News and Reports President of Chad is killed on battlefield after winning reelection – Will events in Chad force a reset of Sahel strategy? – Mort d’Idriss Déby : “la France perd un allié très important” dans le Sahel – Rebels threaten to march on capital as Chad reels from president’s battlefield death –  Reuters Niger: The African Commission must act for a human rights approach in the African Union’s handling of the political and security situation – Sahel : l’Algérie et le Niger accordent leurs violons – Gérard Araud – La France devrait s’inspirer de l’Amérique et quitter le Sahel – Burkina Faso : « Juger Blaise Compaoré n’ajoutera pas à l’instabilité » – Mali: Killings, ‘Disappearances’ in Military Operations – Human Rights Watch Mali sets February date for presidential, parliamentary elections – Resources In 2017 the Government of Rwanda retained the Washington DC law firm of Levy Firestone Muse LLP to investigate the role of the French government in connection with the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda that left more than 800,000 dead. The Muse Investigation report was submitted to the Government of Rwanda on 19 April 2021. […]

Continue Reading 0

News, Resources and Upcoming Events 7/04/2021

News and Reports Spate of Islamist Attacks Puts Sahel on Track for Deadliest Year – Bloomberg Barkhane mise en cause au Mali: l’identification des cibles au cœur du problème – Niger: quand l’horizon s’assombrit – Mediapart Barkhane au Sahel : entre remise en question et échec? – IRIS Mali : l’accord d’Alger aggrave-t-il l’insécurité au Sahel? –  Le Point Afrique UNHCR urges greater protection for Sahel communities after deadly attack –  UN News Biden’s Strategy in the Sahel Looks a Lot Like Trump’s – Foreign Policy EU’s moral dilemma in the Sahel – Politico Russian mercenaries increase their presence in CAR – Le Monde Le président Ouattara déclare que Gbagbo et Blé Goudé «sont libres de rentrer en Côte d’Ivoire» – RFI Resources Easter on Fadiouth (Senegal) – the island made of clam shells – The Guardian GW Program on Extremism: The Islamic State in Africa: History, Trends, & Attribution – Youtube recording Upcoming Events Webinar: The UK’s Integrated Review: Implications for Africa-UK Relations TUESDAY 13 APRIL 2021 | 13.00 – 14.15 London, BST VIA ZOOM Register here

Continue Reading 0