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Vol 63 No 4

Published 17th February 2022


France moves out of Mali

European governments are rethinking military plans in the Sahel ahead of the grand summit between the African Union and the EU

African and European officials have agreed to move the centre for counter-insurgency operations in the Sahel from Mali to Niger but questions remain about how to manage the logistics and the schedule. Nigérien officials worry about the political reactions to such a move. These are the details that were due to be worked out on 16 February when President Emmanuel Macron hosted the presidents of G5 Sahel members Mauritania, Niger and Chad, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, Mohamed Bazoum and Mahamat Déby.

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