13/07/2020 – A joint EU special ops force formed to back Mali’s fight against jihadist groups will deploy in the West African country on Wednesday, French Defence Minister Florence Parly said.Around 100 French and Estonian troops will initially make up the force dubbed Takuba, Parly told the online version of the daily La Croix on Sunday. Continuer à lire … « EU special ops to deploy in Mali Wednesday: French minister »
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 »
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.
Continuer à lire … « Mali – Insufficient Funds: Sweden Drops Largest African Intel Unit, UN Commitment »
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 »
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 »