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Mali’s Lucrative Gold Trade

West Africa’s lucrative gold trade has a costly dark side. Discrepancies in data on gold production and trade between Mali and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) expose a massive illegal business, particularly in the artisanal mining sector. These illicit dealings not only strip West African countries of billions of dollars, but fuel conflictContinue reading “Mali’s Lucrative Gold Trade”

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US -Russia War on Africa

The US State Department released a report concerning Russia’s “Disinformation” on the continent of Africa. “In some parts of Africa – including, most recently, Mali – Kremlin-linked proxies exploit instability to gain influence, particularly through disinformation and the deployment of the Wagner Group forces.” The US Stated Department stated The department also reported that anContinue reading “US -Russia War on Africa”

A Top UN Envoy in Mali

A top United Nations envoy in Mali is pushing the country’s military leaders to allow UN forces to visit a village where Human Rights Watch claims the Malian army and foreign soldiers suspected of being Russian recently massacred an estimated 300 people. The executions in Moura, according to the rights group, were the biggest singleContinue reading “A Top UN Envoy in Mali”

ECOWAS REBUKES MALI OVER APPROVAL OF 5YRS INTERIM TENURE FOR MILITARY GOVERNMENT

Military regimes an aberration in sub-region, says ECOWAS mediator to Mali , Jonathan Nigeria’s former President and Chair of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Council of the Wise (CoW), Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has said the sub-region would not accept the five-year transition period proposed by the military government in Mali because itContinue reading “ECOWAS REBUKES MALI OVER APPROVAL OF 5YRS INTERIM TENURE FOR MILITARY GOVERNMENT”

Africa on the Horizon

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France, European allies announce military withdrawal from Mali

Macron denies that the almost decade-long military deployment led by his country has ended in failure. France and its allies in a European force have announced they will begin withdrawing troops from Mali after nearly 10 years fighting an armed unrest. A statement signed by France and its African and European allies and published onContinue reading “France, European allies announce military withdrawal from Mali”

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Africa’s Youngest Serving Leaders

1. Chad’s 38-year-old President Mahamat Deby 2. Mali’s 39-year-old President Assimi Goita 3. Burkina Faso’s 41-year-old President Paul-Henri Damiba 4. Guinea’s 41-year-old Mamady Doumbouya 5. Ethiopia’s 45-year-old Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Is the Young Revolution sweeping through the Continent?

EU Goes for Military Leaders in Mali

The European Union has agreed to impose travel bans and asset freezes on five members of Mali’s military rulers a day after the junta in Bamako ordered the French ambassador to leave the country. France, on its side, has said it – along with EU partners – is reviewing its military presence in Mali. TheContinue reading “EU Goes for Military Leaders in Mali”

Mali expels Ambassador of France over ‘hostile and outrageous’ French comments

Mali on Monday gave the French ambassador 72 hours to leave the country after “hostile and outrageous” comments by former colonial power France about its transitional government, it said in a statement read on national television. French envoy Joel Meyer was summoned earlier Monday by the West African country’s foreign ministry and instructed to leaveContinue reading “Mali expels Ambassador of France over ‘hostile and outrageous’ French comments”