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News, Resources, Events and Vacancies (4/05/2021)

News Sahel. L’héritage colonial des eaux et forêts, une arme aux mains des djihadistes –  Orient XXI Chad facing hard choices as anxious allies ill-prepared – Chatham House Protests erupt in N’Djamena as Chadians demand civilian rule – The Guardian Tchad: la France et le G5 Sahel expriment leur soutien au «processus de transition civilo-militaire» –  RFI Un rapport de la Cour des comptes critique la stratégie de la France au Sahel – Le Monde Josep Borrell : « Au Sahel, nous avons peut-être signé trop de chèques en blanc » – Le Monde Record 29 million in the Sahel in need of humanitarian assistance – Al Jazeera In the Sahel, Macron faces his Afghanistan – Politico Dans le delta du fleuve Niger, un peuple de pêcheurs à la confluence des maux sahéliens – Le Point Béchir Ben Yahmed, fondateur de Jeune Afrique, est décédé – Jeune Afrique Unpacking the EU’s New Sahel Strategy – Peacelab Resources What if France Ended Operation Barkhane? Findings of the RAND Webinar on Operation Barkhane by Michael Shurkin, Sarah Grand-Clement, Paola Fusaro Read conference proceedings here The UK’s Integrated Review: Implications for Africa-UK relations Watch Chatham House video recording here Events Afrobarometer UCT thematic seminar on conflict, […]

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Weekly update and resources

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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