Fri, 03 May 2019 05:14:39 GMT
Merkel 'Grilled' By Students Over Sahel Weapons Exports
[Deutsche Welle] During her West Africa trip, Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a student's question on why the region's armies are weaker than terrorists. From Burkina Faso she flew to Mali, where German UN troops are deployed.

Fri, 03 May 2019 18:22:58 GMT
New Fund to Support Transitional Justice Efforts In Africa
[MacArthur Foundation] Chicago, April 30 -The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced the launch of the Africa Transitional Justice Legacy Fund to help support the implementation of transitional justice efforts in Africa, includ...

Thu, 02 May 2019 04:35:28 GMT
Merkel Kicks Off Tour By Pledging Support in Fight Against Terrorism
[Deutsche Welle] Boosting counter-terrorism support for countries in West Africa has become one of Angela Merkel's main priorities on the continent. The EU is also hoping to curb migration by improving security in the Sahel region.

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:56:37 GMT
As a Malian, the Slogan 'Zero Malaria Starts With Me' Has Special Meaning
[The Conversation Africa] For the millions worldwide living with the daily reality of malaria, bringing an end to this awful disease can feel like a distant dream.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 05:04:03 GMT
President Names New Prime Minister
[Deutsche Welle] Mali's president has appointed a new prime minister, after the country's government resigned. Boubou Cisse, who had been serving as finance minster, is now charged with easing growing unrest.