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Francophone Africa Update

Sahel Violences au Sahel : La Mauritanie et Le Togo expriment leurs “vives préoccupations” – Read more on atlasinfo.fr La mort du chef de l’Etat islamique au Grand Sahara : une occasion de dialogue ? – Read more on crisisgroup.org Sahel: Barkhane poursuit ses opérations conjointes avec les forces partenaires – Read more on wakatsera.com Niger Three policemen killed in Niger jihadist assault – Read more on africanews.com Le président Bazoum affronte sa première crise institutionnelle – Read more on mondafrique.com Burkina Faso Burkina Faso – Niger : une mutualisation des efforts pour plus d’efficacité dans la lutte contre le terrorisme – Read more on koaci.com Erdoğan meets Liberia’s Weah, leaders of Togo, Burkina Faso – Read more on dailysabah.com Pan-African film festival opens in Burkina Faso amid COVID19 and security challenges – Read more on Reuters.com Mali Mali asks Muslim leaders to negotiate with al Qaeda affiliate – Read more on Reuters.com ECOWAS delegation visits Mali, seeks assurance on elections – Read more on africanews.com Choguel Maïga : « Notre gouvernement a compris que s’il ne compte que sur un seul partenaire, il pourra à tout moment être abandonné » – Read more on lemonde.fr Mali’s Timbuktu fears jihadis […]

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Update on Security

Western Sahel: the push for counter-insurgency results is fuelling attacks on civilians, according to a new report After eight years of conflict in the Sahel, the international community remains primarily focused on the two main jihadi militant groups driving the sub-regional insurgency in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger: the Al Qaeda-affiliated Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM) and the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS). The reality on the ground is far more complex. ACLED As Chad’s Problems Mount, What Role for Civil Society? With its people increasingly frustrated by elite impunity, civil society organisations are seeking to mobilise into a coherent protest movement. ACLED Burkina Faso: Thinking Security Out of Informality Oswald Padonou argues that the introduction of military service or a national civic service could help address the growing problem of insecurity in Burkina Faso. WATHI

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