According to several sources, President Emmanuel Macron must announce Wednesday evening or Thursday a withdrawal from Mali of the French forces of the anti-jihadist operation in the Sahel.
French government: Macron will make a decision on military commitments in Mali soon
Cameroon: One dead in BokoHaram attack last night in Nguetchewe
Mali: Two soldiers killed in an attack in Niafunké Mali
Mali: Rise of the Malian Armed Forces: 26 militants neutralized and important equipment recovered by the military
At least 30 Islamist militants killed in Mali in joint operations, says France
Russian government has nothing to do with companies operating in Mali - Putin
One hundred and four fighters of the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) and their family members have surrendered to the 25 Task Force Brigade of the Nigerian army in Damboa, Borno State
Militants have kidnapped Catholic priest and killed aide in Kaduna
Gunmen on Sunday evening launched an attack on the Okene Area Command Headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force in Kogi State
Germany mulls ending its military mission in Mali
25 ISWAP fighters drown in Marte as military bombard Lake Chad hideouts
Mali: Protesters flooded the streets of Bamako in support of the military's expulsion of the French ambassador earlier this week
AFRICOM says Mali's paying Wagner $10 million a month
12 month ago
Mali- Nearly 70% of detainees in the Bamako central detention center vaccinated against COVID19, according to the results of a vaccination campaign by @UN_MINUSMA, in collaboration with the health district of commune III.
12 month ago
Oil production ship explodes off the coast of Nigeria
1 year ago
The Wagner Group—a Russian private military company linked to the Kremlin—has arrived in Mali with the support of the Russian armed forces
Mali authorities give French ambassador 72 hours to leave the country
1 year ago
One soldier taken hostage and some motorcycles and other material seized by Islamic State (ISWAP) in an attack on a position of African Coalition in Kousseri, Cameroon
US,Pentagon "aware of the allegations that the Russian-backed Wagner Group may have been a force behind the military take-over in BurkinaFaso" BUT "we cannot speak to these reports or any potential factors that led to this event" @DeptofDefense spox tells @VOANews
"We support the State Dept's call for the Burkinabe armed forces to respect BurkinaFaso's constitution & civilian leadership" per @DeptofDefense spox "We encourage the restoration of safety &security for the Burkinabe people & for legitimate, constitutional rule in BurkinaFaso"
A helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Police Force crashed in Bauchi on Wednesday, injuring six persons, the Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB has revealed
The police in Jigawa state have announced the arrest of members of a suspected kidnap gang, who are believed to be responsible for the killing of two police officers
"That's bad for us collectively & globally" per @SETAF_Africa's MajGen Rohling re Russia' Wagner Group in Mali "The accountability [from Wagner] isn't what all of us would like to see"
"The CAR is dominated by Russia" per @SETAF_Africa's MajGen Rohling, noting Russia also destabilizing factor in Libya, and now Mali
1 year ago
Josep Borrell Fontelles: Received today in Brussels the Ministers of Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad. We took stock of the situation in the Sahel and our joint security, development and humanitarian efforts
Four killed, 24 abducted, 73 houses razed in Chibok terror attack
1 year ago
Burkina Komandjari: Twenty militants were killed on Friday and Sunday by VDPs and Koglweogo, while armed men attacked the village of Gnapaga, where they killed 8 people.
5 women kidnapped by BokoHaram JAS elements in the early hours of 01/25/2022 in the locality of Tarmoua along the Cameroon - Nigeria border, have returned home this evening. The women went to fetch firewood when they were taken hostage by the militants
US Department of State: The United States condemns the detention of Burkina Faso's President Kaboré and calls for de-escalation and a return to constitutional order
Latest news from Sahel region: The Sahel part of Africa includes (from west to east) parts of northern Senegal, southern Mauritania, central Mali, northern Burkina Faso, the extreme south of Algeria, Niger, the extreme north of Nigeria, central Chad
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