Mali /G5 Sahel : Les jeunes du G5S se rencontrent à Bamako

Bamako 22/11/17 – Une rencontre porteuse de signification et d’espoir pour la bande sahélo-saharienne. Elle traduit en outre la volonté commune des jeunes à transcendé les frontières pour bâtir ensemble un espace de paix et de sécurité, débarrassé des fléaux et des discours extrémistes ou radicaux, et ayant comme seul socle la tolérance religieuse. Continuer à lire … « Mali /G5 Sahel : Les jeunes du G5S se rencontrent à Bamako »

G5 Sahel : Renforcement de la coopération policière du G5 Sahel (RCPG5)

22/11/2017 – Conscient des défis sécuritaires existants et de la volonté des pays membres du G5 Sahel dans leur effort de coopération pour la stabilité et le développement, la Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH a été commandité en 2017 par le Ministère fédéral des Affaires étrangères pour mettre en œuvre la composante G5 Sahel du « Programme Police en Afrique Subsaharienne ». Continuer à lire … « G5 Sahel : Renforcement de la coopération policière du G5 Sahel (RCPG5) »

Mali – Mali blames West for chaos in Libya

Brussels 22/11/17 – Mali blames « external intervention » for the chaos that reigns throughout Libya given the Nato-led bombing campaign in 2011.

Abdoulaye Diop, Malian minister of foreign affairs, on Wednesday (22 November) said the raids were « carried out without a strategic vision, without a plan, and without the ability to manage the consequences. » Continuer à lire … « Mali – Mali blames West for chaos in Libya »

Nigeria has failed in providing aviation infrastructure – Buhari

Abuja 22/11/17 – President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigeria has not done well in the area of aviation infrastructure despite the huge potentials in air transport sector.

The President stated this yesterday at the opening of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) World Aviation Forum in Abuja. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria has failed in providing aviation infrastructure – Buhari »

Libya – Libyan finance ministry says economy not so bad as « some officials described »

Tripoli 22/11/17 – Libya’s Finance Ministry of the UN-backed government on Monday said that the country’s economy « is not as bad as some officials described. »The ministry was referring to the remarks of the Governor of the Central Bank, Seddiq Al-Kabir, who told reporters last week that Libya is « in a difficult economic and financial situation. We raise the red flag. » Continuer à lire … « Libya – Libyan finance ministry says economy not so bad as « some officials described » »

NATO and Algeria hold workshop on critical energy infrastructure security

22/11/17 – Energy experts from Algeria and NATO met in the city of Hassi Messaoud, Southern Algeria, on 14-15 November 2017 to discuss critical energy infrastructure security.

The workshop, which also featured a visit to the Krechba natural gas production site, was organised by the Algerian authorities and NATO’s Emerging Security Challenges Division. Over 60 participants covered in particular terrorist and cyber threats to critical energy infrastructure, resilience measures, and discussed new areas of cooperation between Algeria and NATO, notably on education and training as well as on science. The event was among the largest since Algeria joined the Mediterranean Dialogue more than 20 years ago. Algeria is one of the major gas suppliers for Europe.

Source: NATO

Photo: Ms Fatma-Zohra Cherfi, Secretary General of the Algerian Energy Ministry (right), looks on as Michael Rühle, Head of NATO’s Energy Security Section, is about to cut the special cake baked by the chefs of Hassi Messaoud

Security – Niger/Kuwait: Kuwaiti Interior Min. meets Niger counterpart

22/11/17 – Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheickh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah met on Tuesday with Niger’s visiting Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Yacouba, on bilateral cooperation.

They also tackled issues of common interest and the deep-rooted ties between both nations.

The kuwaiti Minister stressed the importance of bilateral cooperation in the security domain, the Ministry’sGeneral Department of Public Relations and Security Medias said.

Source: Kuna