In the capital of Mali, Bamako, hundreds of citizens held a protest action demanding the withdrawal of the French military contingent from the territory of the country. Demonstrators gathered near the Africa Tower, one of the symbols of Bamako, and chanted slogans demanding the withdrawal from the country of French troops stationed in Mali since […]
As we entered 2021, there were 82.4 million people around the world displaced by conflict or persecution. Thirty million of those are refugees, the rest are displaced within their own country (48 million) or asylum-seekers (4.1 million), according to UNHCR’s latest report. Nearly half of these forcibly displaced people are children. [Al Jazeera, 20 Jun […]
Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari has urged the US to relocate US Africa Command to Africa from its headquarters in Germany. In a virtual meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on April 27, 2021 said U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), should be relocated to Africa itself. “Considering the growing security challenges in West and Central […]
Question: On 20/4/2021, the Chadian army announced the killing of Chadian President Idriss Deby in a battle in the north against rebels who had arrived from southern Libya, and announced the formation of a military council headed by the son of the murdered President, commander of the Presidential Guard, Mahamat Deby, for a transitional period […]
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The US State Secretary Rex Tillerson is in a visit to five African nations that commenced in Ethiopia on Wednesday 7 March 2018. Today he is in Kenya and expected to visit Chad Nigeria and Djibouti. This visit is to highlight the strategies to counter terrorism and improve security, bilateral trade and investments.