Francophone Africa Update: 6 December 2021

The EU milk lookalike that is devastating West Africa’s dairy sector. Politico

Rape culture in Côte d’Ivoire can shift if survivors get support to speak without blame and shame. The Conversation (également en Français)

Russia, Wagner Group, and Mali: How European fears weaken European policy. ECFR

Russia’s Influence in the Central African Republic. Crisis Group

Le Burkina Faso et le Niger pris en tenaille entre échec sécuritaire et soutien à la France. TV5Monde

Niger : témoignages sur les heurts à Tera qui ont fait trois morts et onze blessés graves. L’Evènement Niger (article d’abord publié dans Libération).

Au Cameroun de Paul Biya, un règne interminable, une succession impossible. Afrique XXI

Francophone Africa update: 15 November 2021

Tensions between Morocco and Algeria over Western Sahara. The Africa Report RFI

Togo’s Covid-21 digital stimulus programme offers an innovative solution. Bloomberg The Conversation

Burkina Faso: at least 20 killed in an attack in Soum province. RFI

Thousands rally in DRC capital against electoral commission pick AlJazeera

Poverty, hunger, and deforestation: the dire consequences of climate change in Madagascar. Africa News The Guardian Sky News

Le Monde analyses jihadist groups’ videos to understand their methods in the Sahel. “Sahel : ce que les vidéos de djihadistes révèlent de leurs armes et de leurs méthodes”. Le Monde

Diplomatic tensions continue between Mali and France. Political analysis by Boubacar Haidara on Afrique XXI.

Documentary: “Restituer? L’Afrique en quête de ses chefs-d’œuvre” by Nora Philippe. This film addresses how African art pieces ended up in European museums and contributes to current debates about their restitutions to their countries of origin. To stream for free on by 26/04/2022.