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Headlines: South Africa is sinking with anger

Wednesday morning "the South Africans woke up again from the shooting", explains The inhabitant, to set the interior directly. A new muscular awakening "as extensive protests and looting continued in large parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, with the risk of spreading to other provinces", states the citizen. On the first page of its website, the daily newspaper also keeps records: 1,234 people have been arrested at the…

France specifies the reorganization of its

We know more about the reorganization of the French military system in the Sahel. The G5 countries - Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Chad - met on Friday, July 9, via video conference. French President Emmanuel Macron attended the second sequence of this summit. One month after announcing the gradual end of Operation Barkhane, he presented the outlines of the new French military system in the…

a first peak since the announcement of the end

A G5 Sahel summit will take place on Friday, July 9, through video conferencing, the first since the announcement of the gradual end of Operation Barkhane. Emmanuel Macron will attend the meeting. He should take the opportunity to clarify the contours of this decoupling. The French president will attend this Elysee summit. But he will not be alone, he will have Mohamed Bazoum, the Nigerian president,…

Emmanuel Macron will attend the G5 Sahel summit

The information was confirmed for RFI, the next G5 Sahel summit will take place on Friday, July 9 via video conference. Emmanuel Macron will attend the meeting. He will have Nigerian President Mohamed Bazoum by his side, who has been invited to the Élysée Palace. The French president should use this summit to specify the future French involvement in the region, one month after the announcement of the…

“We have to defend Niger to show that a country

"Niger has become a democratic island in the Sahel chaos and we must defend Niger to show that a democratic country can defeat terrorism. This is the message that the Nigerian government is sending to its partners, according to the source in Chad and Mali. Nigerian Foreign Minister Massoudou Hassoumi is visiting Paris. At ChistopheBoisbouvier's microphone, he reacts to everything that shakes the Sahel. He also talks about the United States about Joe Biden and about France by Emmanuel Macron. .

The United States is sending a statement of support

The US Secretary of State met with his French counterpart, Jean-Yves Le Drian, in Paris. The issue of the fight against terrorism in the Sahela was raised in particular, while President Emmanuel Macron announced the in-depth transformation of Operation Barkhane in Mali. A change that should not call into question US support for the region.…

The Minusma soldiers seize the withdrawal

In Mali, the mandate of the UN mission must be renewed at the end of the month, no change is expected in the form of this peacekeeping operation, but the announcement of the end of the French operation Barkhane is in everyone's minds. Minusma did not respond to the announcement of the end of Barkhane, officially the mission still shows "assess the possible consequences" of this withdrawal. But outside…

France wants to change its framework and strategy

President Macron wants to "deeply transform" the French military presence in the Sahel. He explained this on Thursday during a press conference. Specifically, this means a reduction of French personnel in the region and the "end of Operation Barkhane as an external operation", in favor of an international alliance associating states in the region and Europeans. Explanations.…

Niger reaffirms its willingness to cooperate

In accordance with the Chadian military, it was throughout the combat in opposition to the rebels in undeniable fact that Idriss Déby was fatally injured on Monday 19 April. The Transitional Navy Council, which refuses a ceasefire or any dialogue with this motion, ensures that they've withdrawn to close by Niger and requires Niamey's cooperation to neutralize them.…

Mohamed Bazoum and Mohamed Ould Ghazouani lead

In Chad, following the funeral of Marshal Idriss Déby Itno, the political class is being consulted on the future of the transition. On Friday after the funeral, two presidents of the G5-Sahel met with political actors to get their opinions. The transition is currently led by a military council led by a general Mahamat Idriss…

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