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Francophone Africa update: 17 January 2022

ECOWAS sanctions against Mali’s transition authorities lead to massive protests in Bamako and other cities. Euronews Sahelien.com RFI The Continent (p. 14-15) Former president of Mali Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has died. Le Monde Sahelien.com U.N. mission in Mali grounds flights amid sanctions restrictions. REUTERS Burkina Faso: several military officers arrested for suspected coup plot amidst army tensions. VOA Le Monde Burkina24 En Guinée, la junte réveille les fantômes du passé. Afrique XXI Anti-government protests in Tunisia. REUTERS AlJazeera Le Monde Au Mali et en Centrafrique, le message politique de la France ne passe plus. FranceInfo Tchad: un dialogue, mais pour quoi faire ? Afrique XXI How Senegal created a spectacular new African architecture The Guardian The Continent: Africa‘s ambitious newspaper, designed for WhatsApp. AFP CAN 2022 : les équipes africaines de football privilégient de plus en plus les sélectionneurs locaux. Le Monde

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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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