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Macron's man

After a baptism of fire, President Bazoum is positioning himself as France’s main security ally in the Sahel

Just three months after taking office, President Mohamed Bazoum has emerged as a central figure in the struggle to restore security to the Sahel.


Warrant worries

The junta in Bamako may have been hoping for a boost with reports on 5 July that a court in the capital had issued an international warrant for the arrest of Karim Keïta, elde...


Victory by proxy

Former Prime Minister Patrice Trovoada may be in self-imposed exile in Portugal but his political influence is undimmed. Carlos Vila Nova, the Acção Democrátic...


Burkina without Barkhane

The army needs French support to handle the jihadist challenge but public confidence in their security forces is weak

Security sources in Burkina Faso are proud of their retaliation against the jihadist forces that carried out the massacre in the village of Solhan in the country's east on 5 June w...


Abuja takes on the secessionists

The security services haul in militant separatist Nnamdi Kanu then narrowly miss Sunday Igboho in Ibadan

The Department of State Services (DSS) emerged from the shadows at the end of last month with all guns blazing, literally. Its targets were two hyper-populists from the south, both...

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A last bid for oil investors

After 20 years of politicking, the National Assembly has passed a landmark law to reform the country’s oil and gas industry

Reaction to the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2020 through the Senate and House of Representatives on 30 June veered from relief in government, quiet excitement and ...


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Paris makes up with the junta

France resumes joint operations against jihadists as familiar civilian politicians line up to 'receive' power from the military – eventually

The governments of France and Mali's regional neighbours are getting used to the colonels on whose approval the Bamako transitional government depends. On 2 July, setting the offic...


Hitting the beach

The seaside resort of Jacqueville is now home to the Académie internationale de lutte contre le terrorisme (AILCT), a concept first mooted in 2017 at a meeting of President ...


Protests gather steam

The opposition National Democratic Congress is back on the streets with a 'march for justice' after months of treading water following its presidential election defeat in December....


Debt crisis, what debt crisis?

The government insists it can handle fast-mounting debts but increased security spending is stretching the budget

While the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) say Nigeria's growing debt is sustainable, worries are growing over the cost of debt servicing relative to revenues.


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