Updates on Western Africa

Mali will host a unit of Greek special forces: report

Greece will send a military unit to Mali to join French forces to carry out operations against jihadist terrorists in an operation seperate from the EU’s missions.  Special Forces personnel will be added to the TAKUBA Operational Force (TF TAKUBA) formed by the French and 50 Estonians.

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British corporate plunder helped provoke the war in Western Sahara

On 13 November 2020, Morocco and the Western Saharan Polisario Front exchanged fire after a 29 year ceasefire. The Moroccan army entered Guerguerat to divert Saharawi peaceful protesters blocking Morocco’s “plunder corridor” to Mauritania.

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Exclusif – Emmanuel Macron : « Entre la France et l’Afrique, ce doit être une histoire d’amour »

Interview with the French President in Jeune Afrique.

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