16/10/2019 Rhodes — The security threat to the Sahel region has been amplified by the Libyan crisis, said the President of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou. In his forthright assessment of the conflict, Issoufou said it seems the world has turned its back on countries that are dealing with the fallout of the crisis. Continuer à lire … « Niger/Libya: We Are Paying a Heavy Price for What’s Happening in Libya – President Issoufou »
16/10/2019 – Le général Babacar Gaye, ancien chef d’état-major général des armées sénégalaises, a demandé mardi au gouvernement du Sénégal de ne pas « sous-estimer » la force du G5 Sahel. »Ne sous-estimons pas le G5 Sahel », groupe de coopération militaire et de développement qui rassemble la Mauritanie, le Mali, le Niger, le Burkina Faso et le Tchad, parce qu’il y a derrière ce G5 Sahel « une approche globale des problèmes du Sahel », a affirmé le général Gaye. Continuer à lire … « G5 Sahel : un ancien chef d’état-major sénégalais demande de ne pas « sous-estimer » cette force »
16/10/2019 – GNA Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala has sent a letter to the President of the UN security Council, following the barbaric shelling of a home in the Tripoli area of Al Fernaj on Monday, in which 3 children died and a woman and a girl wounded all from one family. The letter reads: ‘Every day passes and indeed every hour without a firm stance taken to repel this aggression on the capital and halt the crimes will lead to crimes that will not only threaten Libya but the entire region.’
16/10/2019 – The Minister of Interior, Fathi Bashagha has discussed with the Chargé d’Affaires of the British Embassy in Libya, Nicholas Hopton training of security service personnel of the ministry.
The meeting reviewed prospects for cooperation between Libya’s Interior Ministry and its British counterpart, in addition to other security topics related to the fight against terrorism, organized crime, and illegal immigration, according to the ministry’s Information Office.
16/10/2019 – President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said all hands must be on deck to ensure that Boko Haram insurgents are completely defeated.
Buhari said Nigerians and security agents must team up with his government to stop the degraded Boko Haram insurgents from attacking soft targets in the Northeast. Continuer à lire … « Boko Haram degraded, we need citizens’ partnership to finish the job – Buhari »
16/10/2019 – The Nigerian Army yesterday asked Chairman of Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, to prove his claim that 847 soldiers had been lost to Boko Haram insurgency in the last six years.
13/10/2019 – One of the deadliest militant attacks in the seven-year Islamist insurgency in Mali has stoked fresh anger over the government’s failure to halt jihadist raids, months after protests forced the prime minister to resign. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Worst Jihadist Attack in Years Stokes Anger Over Mali’s Response »