Francophone Africa Update: 6 June 2022

6 June

À qui profite le franc CFA ?, Afrique XXI

Shady cocoa farming at the root of Côte d’Ivoire’s deforestation, ISS

“Russian mercenaries helped soldiers in Mali massacre hundreds of civilians”, New York Times

Lumumba’s tooth, Politico

Cameroun. Stade d’Olembé, un chantier pharaonique, des salaires princiers, Afrique XXI

Tunisia drifts into even more dangerous territory, ISS

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The Central African Republic’s parliament will discuss the proposal to amend the Constitution and enable President Touadera to run for a third term, Jeune Afrique


The EU is aiming to launch three new military missions in West Africa after Russia pushed Europe out of the Central African Republic (CAR) and Mali, EU Observer


Regional integration in West Africa: Wasteful overlaps or necessary options? ECDPM


Return of Military coups in Africa threatens democratic gains achieved in past decades, ISS blog


L’Algérie tient au principe de non-ingérence, L’Economiste Maghrébin