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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:00:05 GMT
A Dozen Shades of Khaki - Counter-Insurgency Operations in the Sahel
[IRIN] Dakar -The region has never been so militarised. Here's an overview of the international players in uniform.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:23:15 GMT
Rwanda to Face Mali in FIBA World Cup Qualifiers Opener
[New Times] Rwanda men's national basketball will face hosts Mali in the Group B opening game at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers First Round to be staged in Bamako from February 23-25.

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 19:06:04 GMT
Islamic State Affiliate Claims Attack
[RFI] An affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) armed group has claimed responsibility for attacks in the Sahel region, including one that injured three French soldiers in Mali on Thursday and an attack in October that killed four US soldiers and three ...

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:51:34 GMT
Mixed Outlook for Africa in 2018
[Chatham House] Africa's political and economic trends, as well as its security arrangements, will continue to diverge in the coming year.

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:49:12 GMT
Herdsmen Challenge - Grow Grass in Chad and Mali
[Guardian] The murderous herdsmen are once again on the rampage; about a score of innocent Nigerian lives have been lost in the latest attacks. (Our hearts go out to the victim families in Benue State). This challenge has become insufferable; it is t...

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