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Vol 63 No 12

Published 9th June 2022


Mali deals hammer blow to G5 Sahel

Bamako’s withdrawal from the regional bloc came as a shock, and desperate diplomacy will struggle to bring it back to the fold

'The G5 Sahel is dead.' This was the verdict of Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum on 18 May, three days after the Malian military regime announced its withdrawal from all institutions of the G5 Sahel, the body once heralded as the key to stabilising a region beset by Islamist insurgencies.

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