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in Conakry the Axis returns to violence

Neighborhoods along this Conakry highway experienced a brief lull after the September 5 coup. But in the past three months, demonstrations and operations by the security forces have again shaped the lives of their residents. From our correspondent in Conakry,The security force pickups are back on Axis. A year ago, when the CNRD took power, the noose was loosened. Overnight, the junta…

“The jihadist flag should fly” over the Malian city of Ménaka, warns the Nigerien president

Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum gave an interview to Marc Perelman of FRANCE 24 and Christophe Boisbouvier of RFI on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. Bazoum expressed concern about the deteriorating security situation in Mali and the jihadist threat hanging over the Malian town of Ménaka in the wake of the French military withdrawal. He also mentioned the case of 46 Ivorian soldiers detained in Mali, accused of being mercenaries. Bazoum recalled that the Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara had…

West Africa is increasingly using drones

Since January, Burkina Faso has been using armed drones, having placed, like its neighbors – Togo and Niger – an order in 2021 for Bayraktar TB2, of Turkish construction. Most of the armed drones used in Africa are produced by southern partners such as Turkey,…

Warnings to UN General Assembly as global food crisis deepens

In tonight's edition: Alarm bells ring at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, as NGOs speak of a devastating humanitarian crisis. According to some estimates, 140 million people in Africa face acute food insecurity. Floods in Nigeria have killed more than 300 people so far this year as the country faces its worst flooding in a decade. And protesters take to the streets of Abidjan in solidarity with 46 soldiers detained in neighboring Mali.

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