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Guinea: Opposition rallies around the Sacred Union

In Guinea, the Sacred Union coalition was formed, uniting various civil society organizations and political parties around the UFDG, main opposition force. During their initial statement on Monday, the new alliance urged the junta to hold elections promptly. Coalition members claim that General Mamadi Doumbouya's presidency has missed several deadlines, indicating a desire to seize power.

Mali: Political parties call on the Supreme Court

Malian organizations that signed the March 31 declaration filed a petition on Monday, April 22, before the Supreme Court to annul the decree that suspended political activities on April 10. This coalition includes almost all political parties and civil society organizations in the country, of various perspectives. These groups are demanding to resume their activities, yet their chances of success appear slim.

Sahel’s Haunting Parallels to the Cold War: A Riveting Comparison Unveiled

The Sahel region in Africa is seeing a surge in terrorist-related deaths, now accounting for nearly half of global casualties stemming from terrorism. This alarming statistic was highlighted at a recent summit in Nigeria, dedicated to combating terrorism throughout the continent. With the escalating threat of extremist attacks by Islamist groups, including recent coups in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger leading to the departure of international troops, notably French forces. Stig Jarle Hansen, an expert in international…

Expert suggests that Sahel region is witnessing a similar dynamic to the Cold War as it combats terrorism

The Sahel in Africa now sees nearly half of global terrorism deaths, according to a summit in Nigeria combatting terrorism continent-wide. The rise in Islamist extremist threats forced international troops, including French forces, to depart Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger after coups. Professor Stig Jarle Hansen discusses the consequences of French troop withdrawal, noting increased Russian involvement in the region's "Cold War" dynamic.

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