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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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Francophone Africa update: 15 November 2021

Tensions between Morocco and Algeria over Western Sahara. The Africa Report RFI Togo’s Covid-21 digital stimulus programme offers an innovative solution. Bloomberg The Conversation Burkina Faso: at least 20 killed in an attack in Soum province. RFI Thousands rally in DRC capital against electoral commission pick AlJazeera Poverty, hunger, and deforestation: the dire consequences of climate change in Madagascar. Africa News The Guardian Sky News Le Monde analyses jihadist groups’ videos to understand their methods in the Sahel. “Sahel : ce que les vidéos de djihadistes révèlent de leurs armes et de leurs méthodes”. Le Monde Diplomatic tensions continue between Mali and France. Political analysis by Boubacar Haidara on Afrique XXI. Documentary: “Restituer? L’Afrique en quête de ses chefs-d’œuvre” by Nora Philippe. This film addresses how African art pieces ended up in European museums and contributes to current debates about their restitutions to their countries of origin. To stream for free on Arte.tv by 26/04/2022.

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