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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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Updates on Francophone Africa

La Commission vérité, justice et réconciliation au Mali: un travail thérapeutique indispensable WATHI Debate on rfi.fr Quel bilan pour Issoufou et quels défis pour son successeur? Apa NEWS: Tatiana Smirnova, chercheuse associée au Sahel Research Group (Université de Floride),dresse le bilan des deux quinquennats du président sortant, Mahamadou Issoufou, et décrit les défis qui attendent son successeur. Boko Haram : La violence contre les civils s’intensifie dans le nord du Cameroun Read more on Centre d’études stratégiques de l’Afrique Five civilians killed in Algeria The defense ministry declared it is the deadliest attack targeting civilians in recent years. Read more on Arabnews.com Forty-six civilians feared killed in eastern Congo attack Forty-six civilians are reported to have been killed in an attack by suspected Ugandan Islamist militants Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). The armed group is believed to have killed more than 1,000 civilians in Eastern Congo since the start of 2019 (UN figures). Read more on Reuters    

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