All posts tagged: niger

FB Q&A: The Sighting of the Crescent and the Astronomical Calculation

Praise be to Allah and prayers and peace be upon the Messenger of Allah, his family, companions and those who are loyal to him, and so… To the brothers and sisters who sent to our webpage asking about the sighting of the crescent and the astronomical calculation… Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh, I have […]

Russia is in a hurry to curry favor with the United States. This time on the African continent

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 […]

Q&A: The Military Coup in Burkina Faso

Question: On 24/1/2022, the army in Burkina Faso announced its seizure of power after it overthrew President Roch Kabore, suspended the constitution, dissolved the government and parliament, and closed the borders. Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henry Sandaogo Damiba signed the statement declaring the coup and another officer read it on state television in the name of the “National […]

War on Terror or Scramble for Resources?

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 […]

Q&A: Latest Political Developments in Chad

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 […]