German defence minister visits soldiers in north-eastern #Mali

08/10/2019 – German Defence Minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, on Tuesday, visited German soldiers serving with the UN in Mali to learn about their mission in the West African country. Continuer à lire … « German defence minister visits soldiers in north-eastern #Mali »

Nigeria, Germany sign new deal

05/10/2019 – The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja signed a €70million financing bilateral agreement with the Republic of Germany.

The agreement was on sustainable economic development, renewable energy, polio eradication, internally-displaced persons and host communities in northern Nigeria, education, peace and security. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria, Germany sign new deal »

Germany aims to host Libya conference to stabilize oil producer

12/09/2019 – The plans, which are still in the early stages according to diplomats, are the first major diplomatic push since eastern forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar launched in April an offensive to take the capital Tripoli, held by the internationally recognized government of Premier Fayez al-Serraj. Continuer à lire … « Germany aims to host Libya conference to stabilize oil producer »

Germany will do its part to avoid proxy war in Libya, says Merkel

11/09/2019 – Germany will do its part to avoid a proxy war in Libya, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, warning that the situation in the north African country risked destabilising the whole of Africa.“In Libya, a situation is developing that can take on similar dimensions to what we have seen in Syria .. and it’s imperative we do everything we can to make sure this does not escalate into a proxy war and Germany will play its part,” Merkel told the Bundestag lower house.

“The whole of the African region will be destabilised if Libya is not stabilised,” she added.

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German parliament extends army’s Africa missions #Niger #Mali

2019/05/09 – The German Bundestag, or lower house of parliament, voted overwhelmingly to extend three army missions in Africa for another year on Thursday. The army, known as the Bundeswehr, is currently engaged in one UN and one EU mission in Mali and another EU mission in Somalia. Continuer à lire … « German parliament extends army’s Africa missions #Niger #Mali »

Germany contributes 1.3 million euros to support Rule of Law and Security in Libya

2018/28/11 – German Ambassador to Libya, Oliver Owcza, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Sultan Hajiyev, signed Sunday an agreement by which Germany will contribute 1.3 million euros to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and UNDP Policing and Security Joint Project. Continuer à lire … « Germany contributes 1.3 million euros to support Rule of Law and Security in Libya »

Mali / Opinion: German troops in Mali – time for plain talk

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has called for greater commitment from the Malian government to ensure peace. So far so good, but that’s not enough, says Daniel Pelz. Continuer à lire … « Mali / Opinion: German troops in Mali – time for plain talk »