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Francophone Africa Updates

Human rights abuses As G5 heads of state gather in N’Djamena, Human Rights Watch calls for action on human rights abuses by G5 forces. Read more on hrw.org – Sahel: End Abuses in Counterterrorism Operations | Human Rights Watch  Twenty UN Peacekeepers wounded in Mali Read more on reuters.com – Twenty U.N. peacekeepers wounded in central Mali attack Climate risks in Tunisia Hanne Knaepen’s research paper explores the socio-economic, political and governance challenges to Tunisia’s capacity to adapt to climate risks in the agri-food system. Read more on cascades.eu – Climate risks in Tunisia: Challenges to adaptation in the agri-food system Elections in Niger Akouvi Gloria Nella Vossah discusses the second round of presidential election in Niger. Read more on wathi.org – Niger : le second tour de l’élection présidentielle opposera l’ancien président Ousmane et l’ancien ministre Bazoum

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France will not apologise for colonising Algeria although President Macron believes it was a crime against humanity. Read more on The Times French President Emmanuel Macron has signalled intention to reduce the 5,100-strong French military force fighting jihadis in the Sahel & sub-Saharan Africa. Read more on The Financial Times Algerian soldiers fired high-calibre rounds as part of an operation against the persistent threat of Islamist militants Read more on Africanews.com 300 British troops begin missions in Mali, as part of UN peacekeeping force MINUSMA Read more on The Independent Olajumoke (Jumo) Ayandele reflects on Nigeria’s Kaduna crisis. The state has experienced a near tripling of violent incidents involving armed groups in the past year Read more on Africa Center for Strategic Studies    

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