Archive | September, 2021

West Africa Update

Mali EU foreign policy chief warns Mali against Russian mercenary deal – Read article on Reuters Mali : les discussions avec le groupe russe Wagner sont “un moyen de pression pour prolonger la transition” – Read article on TV5 Monde Le Mali ne digère pas les critiques du Niger – Read article on DW Mali must consider its options to “bolster our national defence”, says Prime Minister – Read article on Africa News Mali: à Niono, la dégradation de la situation sécuritaire inquiète – Read article on Sahelien.com French defence minister in Sahel amid speculation Mali may hire Russian mercenaries – Read article on RFI Sahel France In The Sahel Is A Policeman Trying To Escape From Prison – by Michel Goya / Read article on Hoover Institution The Sahelian Matrix of Political Violence – by Heni Nsaibia, Clionadh Raleigh / Read article on Hoover Institution Niger Niger, le nouveau « hub militaire » français au Sahel – Read article on aniamey.com Burkina Faso Burkina Faso : le président Kaboré se félicite de la mort du chef de l’EIGS – Read article on Africanews.com Benin “No Place to Go”: The Demolition of Benin’s Fishing Settlements – Read article on EA Worldview

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West Africa Update

Quels enjeux géopolitiques pour la Guinée d’après Alpha Condé? – Youssouf Sylla / WATHI Mali- Russia: Bamako to sign contract with Wagner Group – The Africa Report/ Jeune Afrique EXCLUSIVE Deal allowing Russian mercenaries into Mali is close – sources –  John Irish and David Lewis / Reuters The G5 joint force for the Sahel was set up four years ago: why progress is slow –  Moda Dieng / The Conversation Guterres réclame “un dialogue” avec les talibans et craint pour le Sahel –  Le Point The Sahel’s jihadists don’t all govern alike: context matters – Natasja Rupesinghe & Mikael Hiberg Naghizadeh / The Conversation

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