Chad plans military deployment to Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger tri-border area

21/01/2020 – Chad’s defense minister discussed plans to deploy a battalion of military personnel to the Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger tri-border area with his French and Swedish counterparts on Monday, January 20, according to reports.

France’s Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly arrived in Chad’s capital N’Djamena on Sunday to begin a two-day visit to the Sahel region accompanied by Sweden’s Minister for Defence, Peter Hultqvist, the French ministry said in a statement. Continuer à lire … « Chad plans military deployment to Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger tri-border area »

Mali – Insufficient Funds: Sweden Drops Largest African Intel Unit, UN Commitment

2018/04/26 – Despite the deteriorating situation in the African nation of Mali, the Swedish contingent of about 250 soldiers, which is part of a major UN mission and was intended to continue until at least 2022, will be closed down next year due to insufficient funding. The initiative’s annual cost has been estimated at about $105 million.
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Mali – Jihadists Gain Strength Even as Troops Arrive in West Africa

2018/04/24 – As a convoy of United Nations police on a night patrol stopped to chat with residents on the sand-blown streets of the central Malian city of Sevare, Sada Cissoko could no longer hold back his emotions.  Continuer à lire … « Mali – Jihadists Gain Strength Even as Troops Arrive in West Africa »

Mauritania – Aura Energy Interim Loss Narrows As Advances Mauritania #Uranium Mine

2018/03/17 – Aura Energy PLC said Friday interim losses narrowed after listing costs the previous year disappeared as it continued to progress its Tiris uranium project in Mauritania amid a spin-off of its Swedish business.  Continuer à lire … « Mauritania – Aura Energy Interim Loss Narrows As Advances Mauritania #Uranium Mine »