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Francophone Africa update: 8 November 2021

West African regional bloc ECOWAS imposes new sanctions on military transition leaders in Mali and Guinea. France 24 Al Jazeera Two attacks in Niger’s Tillabery region kill 69 civilians and eleven soldiers. LE FIGARO Literature: Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, 31-year-old writer born in Senegal, awarded Goncourt prize for The Most Secret Memory of Men. Afrique XXI RFI The Guardian Ex- Central African Republic president and other rebels said to be in N’Djamena. RFI British Council study finds English language is gaining ground in Morocco. The Africa Report Long read (in French): “Au Sahel, le dérèglement climatique a bon dos” Afrique XXI Interview (in French): Dr Rama Salla Dieng : « L’Afrique a aussi eu ses féminismes et elle ne le doit pas à l’Occident » Le Monde New publication on the Sahel: Bruno Charbonneau, ‘Counter-insurgency governance in the Sahel’, International Affairs, 97: 6, November 2021 https://academic.oup.com/ia/article/97/6/1805/6412468

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Francophone Africa Updates

Sahel L’ONU s’occupe «très activement» du Sahel en proie aux atrocités djihadistes – Read more on lefigaro.fr The EU and France in the Sahel: What does the end of Operation Barkhane in its current form mean for the Sahel? – Sylvie Kauffmann Andrew Lebovich Mark Leonard. Read more on ecfr.eu Sahel : « Le Maroc pourrait être une force de médiation » – Nina Kozlowski. Read more on jeuneafrique.com Sahel : au-delà des conflits, un développement économique et social bien réel – Yasmine Osman. Read more on the conversation.com Lessons for the EU in Sahel, from Afghanistan – Cat Evans. Read more on euobserver.com Chad Chad’s ‘Political Transition’ Is a Smokescreen for Military Rule – Daniel Eizenga. Read more on worldpoliticsreview.com Mali Mali expels West African bloc envoy -foreign ministry – Read more on reuters.com UN delegation arrives in Mali to mount pressure on junta – Read more on africanews.com

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